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  Hawaii is known for beautiful beaches, but many around the state are disappearing. That includes Hawaii’s most famous beach, Waikiki, which attracts millions of visitors each year and billions of dollars for the local economy. Many other beaches around Hawaii are also threatened. Today's panel examines the problem of coastal erosion in Hawaii and what, if anything, can be done to solve it.

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Possible Brain Harm from Moderate Drinking; Hawaii Honeybee Comeback; Bishop Museum’s Way Ahead

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Today on Bytemarks Café, we’ll explore the rising tides, climate change and a phenomenon called King Tides. We’ve seen the physical effects of the recent King Tides but what can citizens do to help researchers studying potential.

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Bringing Healthcare Back to Schools; Meals on Wheels Funding Under Threat; Hokule’a Crewmembers Return

Coastal Care

Travel Ban Ruling Upheld; Teacher Solicitation; Beach Erosion

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For many people the location of their nearest hospital is not in downtown Honolulu. What are the unique challenges and opportunities for Hawaii's rural hospitals to provide quality care? Hear more about how Kahuku Medical Center is meeting the needs of the community and how.

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Lobbying Rules for Public Employees; Story of Kamehameha’s Birth; Language Immersion for Kids

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Food, construction, and cosmetics are just some of its uses. But some still fear hemp is too much like its cannabis cousin marijuana while others are actively working to get hemp off the US Drug Enforcement Agency’s Schedule 1 list. Has hemp’s time finally come?

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Positives of Paris Pullout; Civic Participation in Government; Flux Magazine Goes to Sydney

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Flickr / perspec_photo88

  Today on Bytemarks Café, we’ll talk about the growing need to develop cyber security talent in Hawaii. We’ll talk to the organizers of the summer Cyber Camp and programs like Cyber Patriot and Gen Cyber and learn how these programs enhance student career options.

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Financial Health of Millennials; Court Diversion in Hawaii County; Building Voices Symposium

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Atrial Fibrillation is the most common heart rhythm abnormality there is. And the treatment for this is rapidly changing. Today on The Body Show, we'll talk to an expert about the emerging trends atrial fibrillation comprehensive management.

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2017 Hurricane Season; Public Beach Access Controversy; Red Hill Fuel Tanks

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Adopting Paris Climate Change Accord as State Law Maxine Burkett; Elizabeth Pickett, Executive Director Hawaii Wildfire Management

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  This year, the Honolulu City Council is attempting to tighten loopholes in its plastic bag ban, but advocates of the ban say the Council is not being proactive enough. Changes to the current ban would jettison the compostable bag from the loophole of reusable bags and mandate a fee for bags at the point of sale. Bill 59 is set for its final hearing next week but we'll talk about it today on Town Square.

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Lessons on Sea Level Rise from King Tides; Involuntary Mental Health Treatment; Films by Kids, for Kids

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Flickr / Scot Nelson

  Today on Bytemarks Café, we’ll talk about unwanted, invasive species that are establishing themselves in Hawaii. We’ll find out their effect on the environment and what efforts are being implemented to control or eradicate them.

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Domestic Violence: Nanci Kreidman; James Horton, Ted Tsukiyama, My Life’s Journey 

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Daniel Martinez, Pearl Harbor Veteran Interment Program; James Horton, Director of National Memorial Cemetery of the Pacific]

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HIV, we don't hear much about it these days, but the virus continues to affect our population. Both in Hawaii and the world. Today on The Body Show, we'll talk about the latest in the screening, diagnosis and treatment for those infected with the HIV virus.

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Changes Coming to Education Policy; New Head of Hawaii GOP; Alice in Wonderland Gets a Modern Makeover

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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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Flickr / Jeremy Keith

  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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