Jason Ubay

Producer, The Conversation

Jason Ubay brings a variety of media experience to his role of producer on The Conversation. He was managing editor of Hawaii Business magazine for 5 years, where he launched the publication’s social media channels. He later covered tourism and financial institutions at Pacific Business News. He holds a degree in journalism from the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa and is the treasurer of the Hawai’i chapter of the Asian American Journalists Association. 

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Traffic moves from roads to the Internet; Doctors move to telemedicine in face of COVID-19; Lt. Gov. iced out of leadership role; Daily briefings keep military communities updated

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SBA to provide relief for businesses affected by COVID-19 crisis; Social distancing lessons from California's Inland Empire; Bus drivers on the front lines; Nurse advocates for more compassion in healthcare

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Quarantine for travelers and stay at home order for residents; National Guard gets ready; Retooled policies could prevent jail overcrowding; Farmers markets as essential business

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Update from Hawaii's visitor industry; Honolulu orders bars and restaurants closed; Theater productions halt during coronavirus crisis; Sitting volleyball player preps for Paralympics

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UH professor prepares for online teaching; Delivering food to the needy during the coronavirus crisis; Hawaii tourism drops; Hawaii-born rugby player eyes Olympics

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Hawaii cruise ship business in jeopardy from COVID-19; Event looks at nexus of Hawaiian tradition and innovation in hospitality industry; State wants to subsidize interisland shipper; Neal Milner on those who don't vote

Update on Oahu TVR 's; Hiring for 2020 Census; No Side Gigs for State Leaders; "The Swedish Model" Combats Sex Trafficking; Local Talent on the National Stage

Hong Kong economy reeling from coronavirus; Elemental Excelerator wants startups solving climate change; Former House Speaker eyes Honolulu City Council seat; Society of Professional Journalists seeks more members

Hawaii Department of Health update on COVID-19; Climate change effects on national security; Bill could increase housing development with less reviews; Day of Remembrance for Japanese Americans; President Obama's memorabilia road show

Hong Kong Journalist on Coronavirus; New EPA Administrator; Hawaii Affordable Housing Not So Affordable; Author Tae Keller; Hilo High Scholarship Winner

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Hawaii healthcare industry prepares for COVID-19; Stricter coffee labeling might actually happen; National expert talks toxic masculinity and domestic violence; Uncle Wayne and the Howling Dog Band brings folksy music to preschoolers and their parents

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The Honolulu City Council on Wednesday approved one of the strictest bans on plastics in the country, closing loopholes in the existing ordinance on plastic bags and prohibiting single-use utensils and Styrofoam containers.

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The Honolulu Zoo is still moving toward regaining the accreditation it lost from the national Association of Zoos and Aquariums in 2016.

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Twenty years ago, the islands grieved as the unthinkable happened. Byran Uyesugi, a service technician with the Xerox Corp, went to the company’s warehouse and murdered seven of his co-workers.