HPR Produced Talk Shows

The Conversation: Wednesday, July 12th, 2017

Jul 12, 2017
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Top National Rail Expert Coming to Honolulu, Dr. Vukan Vuchic; Virtual Reality Homelessness Project: Brian Dote

The Conversation: Tuesday, July 11th, 2017

Jul 11, 2017
Darice McGuire

Summer of Resistance: Tim Vandeveer;  Darice Machel McGuire "The Art Of Painting In Acrylic


40% of adults in Hawaii have prediabetes, but only 12% know about it. If you're told that you're at risk, is there anything you can do? On this edition of The Body Show, an exciting new program coming to a YMCA near you.

The Conversation: Monday, July 10th, 2017

Jul 10, 2017
Kaipo Kiaha

Public Housing Tenant Rights: Victor Geminiani; Jamarek Atherton Concert: Kapono Ciotti & Kahnma

The Conversation: Friday, July 7th, 2017

Jul 7, 2017

National Education Association Meeting: HSTA President Corey Rosenlee; Downtown Honolulu show Contact 3017 Nanea Lum

Town Square: Cyber Security

Jul 6, 2017

  They have different mechanisms and names Wannacry, Petya, and ExPetR. Whatever they’re called, the destructive global sabotage of PCs by ransomware and wiper attacks that started this summer all amount to the same thing: breached information, work stops and huge headaches over what to do about it. Today on Town Square we’ll look at cyber security in and out of Hawai‘i. We’ll find out who is trying to do what to mitigate the latest round and to try to prevent the next one.

The Conversation: Wednesday, July 5th, 2017

Jul 5, 2017
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CSIS North Korea: Brad Glosserman; New Movement of Young Organic Farmers: Pam Boyar

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We’ll explore what steps are being taken to fight the devastating Rapid ʻŌhiʻa Death. We’ll learn about new survey and detection tools being used to fight the outbreak allowing scientist to identify areas for treatment.

The Conversation: Monday, July 3rd, 2017

Jul 3, 2017

Patriotism in America HPU Professor Dr. Jon Davidann; Honolulu Community College Voyaging Course: Captain Robert Perkins

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Summertime is meant to be fun and no one wants to spend their time in the ER if they don't have to. So what types of injuries require medical attention? Are there things you can do to stay safe while enjoying the Great Outdoors? On the next Body Show, we're exploring some common mishaps and how to avoid them. 

The Conversation: Friday, June 30th, 2017

Jun 30, 2017
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Labor dispute may shut down Matson: Gunnar Lundeberg; Masters of the Currents Casting: Leilani Chan

Hawaii Community Foundation

  Hawaii Community Foundation is one the most significant non-profit organizations in the local community. After 19 years of stewardship, Kelvin Taketa will be stepping as CEO of HCF on July 1st. Today on Town Square, Kelvin Taketa and his successor Micah Kāne are in the studio to discuss their organization's past, present and future.

The Conversation: Wednesday, June 28th, 2017

Jun 28, 2017
Hawaii Department of Health

Healthcare Impacts to Hawaii; New Water Quality Notification Standards; Perfecting Public Speaking

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  Today on Bytemarks Café, we’ll talk to Your Front Desk and Tripidee, two companies in the latest Blue Startups cohort. We’ll talk to the company execs to find out what they learned during their accelerator experience and what’s next after graduation.

The Conversation: Tuesday, June 27th, 2017

Jun 27, 2017
John Gotanda

Bikeshare Hawaii: Lori McCarney; Dwell Magazine Editor and Chief Amanda Dameron; HPU President John Gotanda

The Conversation: Monday, June 26th, 2017

Jun 26, 2017
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Biki's Unaffordable Pricing: Wyatt Gordon; Jon Nguyen, director of new David Lynch documentary

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Is that uncomfortable sensation in your chest just heartburn or something more serious? Get the details on the signs and symptoms of esophageal cancer on this edition of The Body Show.

Town Square: Hawaii Heatwaves

Jun 22, 2017

Heatwaves in Hawaii

A study coordinated by  UH Manoa put the world’s heatwave future somewhere between bad and terrible. As much as seventy-four percent of the world’s population will be exposed to fatal heat by 2100 according to the study. Even with aggressive action to reduce carbon gas emissions, the lethal heatwaves of recent years are forecast to escalate and affect 48  percent of the world’s human population.

The Conversation: Wednesday, June 21st 2017

Jun 21, 2017

Compassion and Choices: John Radcliffe; Paradise Cove: Drew Broderick

The Conversation: Tuesday, June 20th, 2017

Jun 20, 2017

Older Women Face More Economic Challenges: Dr. Colette Browne; Renshi Poetry Reading on The Massey Case: Juliet Kono

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We'll find out what resulted from the Ala Wai Challenge and what's next to improve the watershed. We'll talk to the winners of the challenge and learn what innovations they considered implementing to clean up one of Hawaii's most visible waterways.

The Conversation: Monday, June 19th, 2017

Jun 19, 2017

Deadly Heat Waves on the Rise; Hawaii’s Score on Elder Care; Homebrewing on Hawaii Island

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The kidneys, essential to the function of the body, and hard to replace, even with the latest advances in dialysis. Today on the Body Show, we’ll talk with an expert about the best way to protect your kidneys right now, and long into the future.

The Conversation: Friday, June 16th, 2017

Jun 16, 2017
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Life Aboard Hokulea; Increasing Summer School Lunch Participation; Kauai Land Use Lawsuit

Town Square: Beach Erosion

Jun 15, 2017
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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.

The Conversation: Wednesday, June 14th, 2017

Jun 14, 2017

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.

The Conversation: Tuesday, June 13th, 2017

Jun 13, 2017
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Bringing Healthcare Back to Schools; Meals on Wheels Funding Under Threat; Hokule’a Crewmembers Return

The Conversation: Monday, June 12th, 2017

Jun 12, 2017
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.