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  My guest tonight, Joseph Gill, can probably best be characterized as “a generalists’ generalist.” Joe has literally “traveled the world” for almost 60 years — first, at a young age with his globe-trotting mother, then for the past 25 years with his wife, Nancy; tonight, he will be speaking to us from Malaysia — the place he and Nancy currently call “home” …. Joe’s geological background — and the fact that he lived for many years on the Big Island — make him the perfect guest to ask about Hawaii … and the increasingly energetic activity occurring beneath Kilauea … at “19.5.” Joe’s other diverse interests, ranging from the extraordinary array of people he has met in his decades of far-flung travels, to his passion for “gemology” (he sold the famous 78-caret “pear-shaped diamond” to Richard Burton, for Elizabeth Taylor in 1979), also extend to “world symbologies” — including, the true […]