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Assessing of the Asia Pivot; Maui Health System; Tsunami Warning Funding

Wayne Yoshioka

  In the wake of the 2017 Marco Polo condo fire, it has come to the public's attention that many of Honolulu's high rise residential buildings do not have sprinkler systems. Fire officials said that had there been a sprinkler system in place, the Marco Polo fire would have been doused in a matter of minutes. Today on Town Square we’ll look more closely at the fire code, the sales implications for condos without sprinklers and how high rise residences without sprinklers might get them.

 

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Aversion to the Homeless; Attorney-Client Privilege; Halting Invasive Algae

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Today on Bytemarks Café, we'll find out how drones are being used by botany researchers to find new native plant communities. We'll learn how these unmanned aerial systems with high resolution cameras are able to identify the rarest plants in very remote areas.

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Update on Travel Ban Legal Proceedings; Concerns Over Bio-Engineering; Hawaii’s Picture Brides

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One hour of exercise that burns calories for up to 36 hours later? Have you heard of Orangetheory Fitness? It's a combination of cardio and muscle building that can help anybody at any Fitness level to improve their health through exercise and maybe even make it fun while they're at it.

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Battling Invasive Species; Costs of Climate Change; Remembering a Death at Pearl Harbor

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Extended conversation on PTSD in our community: Dr. James Spira; Short Film JUVENTUD: Concepcion Alicino

Extended conversation on PTSD in our community: Dr. James SpiraSpira

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 Today on Town Square, we’ll talk with Governor Ige about the bills he gave the boot and his expectations for the special legislative session later this summer to tackle the ever escalating cost of rail. We’ll also talk about next year's reelection bid and issues that put Hawaii at odds with the Trump administration.

Intro music: Toastman's Wave by Jake Shimabukuro

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  Today on Bytemarks Café, we’ll learn about a system for teaching computer programming to teachers. We’ll hear about Altino the autonomous robotic model car that makes coding concepts easy and fun.

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

Darice McGuire

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

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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.

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

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

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  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.

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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.

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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. 

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

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  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.

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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.

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

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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.

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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.

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

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

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