Pod Squad: Why Are So Many Tourists Dying In Hawaii?

Civil Beat staff discusses our new special report -- a multimedia series examining the high rate of visitor deaths in Hawaii.
By April Estrellon /

In Hawaii, there are frequent news stories about a tourist dying somewhere in the state. Drownings, falls, even moped accidents take a hefty toll on visitors to paradise.

Civil Beat reporters Nathan Eagle and Marina Riker join Pod Squad host Chad Blair to talk about a new series that looks at why so many tourists die on vacation here, and what if anything is being done to reduce the number of deaths.

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Nathan Eagle, left, Marina Riker and Chad Blair talk about our series on visitor deaths.

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