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The Hawaii Symphony Orchestra is marking its 5th year and as it looks toward its sixth season, there are still challenges. Some are not unlike what faced its earlier incarnation, the Honolulu Symphony, which shuttered in bankruptcy in 2010. The reasons were many. Tiffany Hill writing for Honolulu Magazine put it this way:  In the end, it was the perfect storm: dropping ticket sales, increasing debt, bad blood between the board and the union, a sour economy and a reorganization plan that couldn’t get off the ground.

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Local Surgeon Returns from Mosul: Dr. Tom Crabtree; The New Mastersounds: Jazz Maui second annual East Meet West, Bryant Neal

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  Today on Bytemarks Café, we’ll find out what benefits and concerns occur when more devices are connected to the Internet. We’ll talk about the Internet of Things and explore it’s technical and social implications.

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Surfrider Foundation Blue Water Task Force: Stuart Coleman; The New Mastersounds: Eddie Roberts

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The Case for Short Term Rentals; Maui County Council Chair; Music from Rachel Gonzales

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Today on The Body Show, if you have arthritis, Parkinson's or other medical problems going to the gym to the work out might just be harder than you think. We'll talk to an expert about the concept of a medical gym and why it just might help provide the personalized attention that can make all the difference.

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Honolulu County Council Chair; Tiny Homes Coming to Kauai; Music of Silent Films

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Few conditions are more stigmatized in American society than addiction. The era of widespread opioid addiction has blown the lid off many preconceived notions about addiction and addicts. Today on Town Square our panel discusses best practices in addiction treatment, recovery and the overlap of substance abuse and mental illness. 

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Mumps Outbreak Expected to Grow; Gap Between Metal and Physical Health; West Side Story Comes to Maui

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  Today on Bytemarks Café, we’ll talk about the latest in microwave technology and the upcoming International Microwave Symposium. In addition to the conference, we’ll find out the many ways microwaves influence our lives, from 5G wireless to deep space exploration.

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Fallout from WannaCry Cyberattack; Pesticide Alternatives Education; Kahilu Quintet

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A Plan to Save Hawaii's Coral; Hawaii Coffee Issues; Hawaii Attorney General Doug Chin

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Ever get really nervous about what's going on? Feel super stressed and know that your body is feeling it too? Today on The Body Show, talking with an expert about stress and anxiety. When is it a symptom and when is it a disease? 

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Building 10 Houses in 10 Days; Creating an Eco-friendly Sunscreen; Music from Jeff Peterson

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  Alzheimer’s affects 1 in 10 Americans over age 65 or about 5.5 million people. The number of American adults 18 and older with any form of mental illness in a given year is 1 in 5 or 43.4 million people. Today on Town Square we’ll look what it will take to create parity in dollars, focus, and understanding of physical and mental illness.

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Non-Profit Funding Questions; New Education Research; A Journey Through the Foster Care System

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Today on Bytemarks Café, we’ll catch up with the organizers for the statewide STEM Conference. Geared primarily for students and teachers, we’ll find out how STEM programs are taking shape in schools and preparing students for future careers.

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Coral Reef Health: Ruth Gates; Nick & Danny Kaleikini Mother’s Day show

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Rebuilding Media Trust; MVT’s Wait Until Dark; History of the Jones Act; Mural Art

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Today on The Body Show, swallowing seems automatic but what happens when things go down the wrong pipe it can be a simple problem or much more serious. Talking with an expert on how to know if the simple reflex of swallowing is something you need to pay more attention to.

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Check-in with Senator Mazie Hirono;  AARP CEO Jo Ann Jenkins; Legislative Session Wrap Up

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The 2017 legislative session at the Hawaii State Capitol was a rollercoaster ride. In this edition of Town Square, our panel will take a look at which bills survived the session to become law, ones that died on the vine and issues left unresolved. 

The Conversation: Wednesday, May 3rd, 2017

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Pushback Against TAT Hike; New Alzheimer Treatment; Training the Next Generation of Journalists

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Today on Bytemarks Café, we’ll find out what is like to be an artist in residence at a science organization. We’ll talk to two artists and find out what they learned while resident at the Schmidt Ocean Institute and the Bishop Museum.

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North Korea and Hawaii: Retired Lt. Gen. Dan Leaf; Maui Mauka Conservation Awareness Training: Lissa Fox Strohecker

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HART Recovery Plan; New Strategies for Dyslexic Students; ‘A Few Good Men’ On Stage

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Today on The Body Show, guest Ira Zunin will talk about pain management in the islands and how integrative medicine may be the answer.

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New Teacher Contract Guarantees Raises; Pioneering Musician June Millington; Hawaiian Language Opera

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Tax Brackets, HB209 and HB375: Tom Yamachika

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Hawaii's U.S. district attorney, Attorney Flo Nakakuni, Comedian Ron Josol

Hawaii's U.S. district attorney, Attorney Flo Nakakuni

 

Today we talk with Florence Nakakuni, Hawaii's first female U.S. Attorney for the district of Hawaii that was appointed by President Obama. We talk with her about the resignation of more than 40 U.S. attorneys and the White House administration. 

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