Talk Shows

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Jim Bowen / Flickr

Join us Wednesday on Bytemarks Café for our annual tech policy preview. We’ll find out what issues might take center stage for the upcoming 2017 legislative session. Fresh from ‘opening day’ at the state Capitol, Robbie Melton from the HTDC and Representative Mark Nakashima will share their predictions and perspectives. 5 PM on HPR-2.

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A Second Chance for Bioenergy; Keeping the East-West Center Relevant; Inside the Mind of a Modern Inventor


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Martina Rathgens / Flickr

Looking and feeling your best, we all want that for the New Year. So what's the latest in cosmetic surgery to help you look and feel great? Next time on The Body Show, talking about the latest in invasive and non-invasive ways to put your best face forward.

Open Source Photos

Tax Increases Likely Ahead; Unity Concert in Waikiki; Hawaii Actor Makes it Big


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Learning to Identify Fake News; Implementing Harm Reduction in Hawaii; Art and Music from Around the World


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Teemu008 / Flickr

  With the opening of the Legislature this week, lawmakers began the process of sifting through thousands of bill. They'll determine what issues will mark this session and what contrast there may be between our state and a changed federal government. Neal Milner and Colin Moore join me with a preview.

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Colleen Hanabusa’s Thoughts on 115th Congress; Life On Mars; Hope for Maui’s Coral Reefs


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Maritime RobotX

  Today on Bytemarks Café, we find out about a new robotics competition called Maritime RobotX. Teams come together from all over the world every two years to test their autonomous marine vessels on a complex obstacle course.

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The Javorac / Flickr

The opioid crisis is in full force nationwide. But there are other options for people who are suffering in chronic pain that don't come just in a pill. Next time on the Body Show, talking with a health psychologist about hypnosis, meditation and more.

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Contrarian View on Drug Use; Fostering Innovation in Education; How to Be a Hollywood Stuntman


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Alternatives to Obamacare; Outlook for Maui’s Sugar Workers; Mandating Tax Return Disclosure for Presidential Candidates


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Outlook for Good Governance; Healthcare Reform in Hawaii; Jazz of Lenore Raphael


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Vinoth Chandar / Flickr

Hawaii has considered death with dignity for decades. This year, it's again poised for a discussion with lawmakers in the 2017 legislative session. Supporters believe this year is a game changer. We'll find out why from our panelists Charmaine Manansala.

Political Director of advocacy group, Compassion & Choices; oncologist Chuck Miller, one of the founding members of the Physician Advisory Council for Aid in Dying and John Radcliffe, Stage 4 terminal cancer patient and advocate for medical aid in dying in Hawaii.

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Shining A Light on Abortion; Can Honolulu’s Rail Project Be Turned Around? Crickets as the Sustainable Food of the Future


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Women’s Issues in the Legislature; Budget Priorities for Honolulu; Science Fiction and Sea Level Rise


2017 Legislative Preview; Coffee Berry Borer Arrives on Maui; The Tangled Web of an On Screen Romance


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Christiaan Colen / Flickr

We'll explore the latest in the field of artificial intelligence and its impact on the future of work. As machine learning and Big Data are leveraged to make better decisions, how does the knowledge worker of the future stay relevant?

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Roger Mommaerts / Flickr

Back pain, neck pain, carpal tunnel, arthritis, these are all conditions best treated by a combination of physical and occupational therapy. Next time on The Body Show, talking with experts about what these types of therapy can do for you and how the right activity can make all the difference. 

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Future of OHA; Hawaii Teachers Cleared for Field Trips; Dancing While Pregnant


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Hawaii After the Affordable Care Act; Power of Unconventional Thinking; Exploring Color and Age on Stage


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Wikimedia Commons

  If news is now more infotainment than fact, where does that leave science? Tomorrow, a talk with scientists who are concerned about their place in a post-truth world. Guests; Dr. Mark Hixon is the Sidney and Erica Hsiao Endowed Professor of Marine Biology at the University of Hawai'i at Mānoa and Professor Joe Mobley of the UH Manoa School of Nursing.

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The Fight to Recognize MLK Day; Women’s Solidarity March; Green Development in Kailua-Kona


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Kārlis Dambrāns / Flickr

Today on Bytemarks Café, talking to two companies in the latest Blue Startups cohort, building apps for properties. What do these apps do and how are these businesses evolving through the accelerator program?

Honolulu Homeless Crisis

Controversial Homeless Map; Community Approach to Business; Garden Isle Coral Garden


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A Push to Increase Electric Car Use; Veterans Affairs Wishlist; Artist Heather Brown


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Anthony Quintano / Flickr

We'll reflect on the end of the year in politics with our guest Chuck Friedman a longtime Democratic party political strategist. We'll look at the 2016 presidential race, the future of Hawaii's political parties, and how politics in Hawaii has changed over the years. Guest host Neal Milner moderates Town Square.

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Challenge to DHHL Funding Request; Taking Mental Health First Aid Mainstream; Campus Based Education Initiative; Cancer Support Group


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aotaro / Flickr

  We’ll find out what opportunities exists for tech startups in the Asia marketplace. With the East Meet West event coming up in January we will talk about how Hawaii companies can differentiate and compete.

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The Conversation Staff Favorites from 2016


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Economic Winners and Losers of 2017; HIS Needs Your Help in the Effort Against Homelessness; Train Your Brain to Improvise


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