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Town Square: 2017 Legislative Session Wrap

May 4, 2017
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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

May 3, 2017
Max Pixel

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

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Pexels / Sebastian Voortman

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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  Today on Bytemarks Café, we’ll talk about the STEM pathway from high school into college especially for Native Hawaiians. We’ll talk about a program at Chaminade University that provides scholarships and mentoring to STEM students.

Town Square: Another Look at the Rail Project

Feb 9, 2017
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Wikimedia Commons

  Since before Honolulu's elevated rail broke ground, architect Scott Wilson has advocated for a different system. Still rail but 'at grade.' In a report released this year he re-energized that idea to transform the bloated project once it reaches town. Scott Wilson will be on the show to answer calls and questions.

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U.S. Department of Agriculture / Flickr

  Today on Bytemarks Café, we’ll get an update on the XLR8UH Accelerator program and learn how it’s evolved. We’ll also hear from two companies in the latest cohort who are focused on the agriculture sector and find out what makes this sector so popular.

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Wikimedia Commons

Today on The Body Show, talking about the new vaccines on the horizon with guest Dr. Andrew Croaker of the Centers for Disease Control about the different shots offered for kids, adults seniors, and more.

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Wikipedia

  The ramifications and life after President Trump's Executive Order Travel Restrictions. Guests: Clare Hanusz, Hakim Ouansafi Chair of the Muslim Association of Hawaii, Dr. Tin Myaing Thein Executive Director of the Pacific Gateway Center, and Mateo Cabellero Legal Director of the ACLU of Hawaiʻi join the discussion.

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  We’ll explore what’s possible using a supercomputer at the University of Hawaii. Researchers tackle topics in astronomy to genomics. What problems are supercomputers uniquely qualified to solve?

The Conversation: Tuesday, January 31st, 2017

Jan 31, 2017
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Being Indigenous in the Modern World; Possible Tax Increase on Tobacco; Policy Priorities for Keiki Caucus


The Conversation: Monday, January 30th, 2017

Jan 30, 2017
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Good News for Hawaiian Monk Seals; Does Honolulu Need a Toll Road? Mental Health Advocacy


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Vic / Flickr

Oxidation and inflammation...sound scary? How about free radicals? Well inside the body it could be to blame for a lot of common conditions like heart disease and more. Today on the Body Show, talking with experts about how to minimize these effects on health and maximize longevity.

The Conversation: Friday, January 27th, 2017

Jan 27, 2017
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Neighbor Island Homeless Count; Women’s Issues in the Legislature; Whale Watching on Maui


The Conversation: Thursday, January 26th, 2017

Jan 26, 2017
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Changes to national Education Policy; Engaging Younger Voters; Live Music from Onward, Etc.

The Conversation: Wednesday, January 25th, 2017

Jan 25, 2017
Katherine Hitt

Will 2017 Be the Year of Decriminalization? Measuring Economic Value of Conservation; Buffalo Soldiers On Stage; Balancing Culture and New Discovery


Town Square: Is Higher Education Needed in the Current Era?

Jan 24, 2017
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www.innovaar.net

Three years ago, Google hired 14% of its team members who didn't have a BA degree. Why? Because in the current innovation era, it's about what you can do with what you know, and how creatively you solve problems. Today on Town Square, we talk with Expert-in-Residence at Harvard's Innovation Lab and all around education disrupter, Tony Wagner, co-author of Most Likely to Succeed.

The Conversation: Tuesday, January 24th, 2017

Jan 24, 2017
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Kuleana Land Rights; Artificial Intelligence in the Workplace; Retirement Woes in Hawaii


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Jim Bowen / Flickr

  Join us today 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.

The Conversation: Monday, January 23rd, 2017

Jan 23, 2017
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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.

The Conversation: Thursday, January 19th, 2017

Jan 19, 2017
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Tax Increases Likely Ahead; Unity Concert in Waikiki; Hawaii Actor Makes it Big


The Conversation: Wednesday, January 18th, 2017

Jan 18, 2017
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Learning to Identify Fake News; Implementing Harm Reduction in Hawaii; Art and Music from Around the World


Town Square: The 2017 Legislative Session

Jan 18, 2017
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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.

The Conversation: Tuesday, January 17th, 2017

Jan 17, 2017
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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.

The Conversation: Monday, January 16th, 2017

Jan 16, 2017
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Contrarian View on Drug Use; Fostering Innovation in Education; How to Be a Hollywood Stuntman


The Conversation: Friday, January 13th, 2017

Jan 13, 2017
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Alternatives to Obamacare; Outlook for Maui’s Sugar Workers; Mandating Tax Return Disclosure for Presidential Candidates


The Conversation: Thursday, January 12th, 2017

Jan 12, 2017
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Outlook for Good Governance; Healthcare Reform in Hawaii; Jazz of Lenore Raphael


Town Square: Death with Dignity

Jan 11, 2017
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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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