Talk Shows

Nick Yee
Nick Yee

  The Legislature is in session and fights over money are always on the agenda…but this year those fights could look a little different.  Neal Milner, Colin Moore and I take our annual look at the Legislature…and what we’ll be watching this year. Get your list ready, too; we want to hear from you today on Town Square.

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Pixabay Commons

 

   Today on Bytemarks Cafe, we’ll find out what tech policy issues might take center stage at this year’s legislative session.  We’ll have Sen Glenn Wakai, Chair of the Economic Development, Environment and Technology committee along with Robbie Melton from HTDC to give their perspectives.

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chrstphre ㋛ campbell / Flickr

  Community health centers are the backbone of the health care system that take on some of the most challenging medical and social situations of the underserved.  Waikiki Health Center is a model of what great work can be done.  Today on The Body Show we’ll hear more about the unique outreach programs they support, and what we can all do to help.

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American Advisors Group / Flickr

Grassroot Motion for Civil Contempt Decision, 6th Annual Kagu/Akari Exhibition, HI Appleseed Report on Earned Income Tax Credit, MACC Printmaking show

The Conversation: Friday, January 15th 2016

Grassroot Motion for Civil Contempt Decision: Dr. Keali’i Akina

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Wikipedia Commons

Homelessness is on the big “To Do” list for the Governor and many state lawmakers the coming legislative session.  Central to that action will be the perspectives of Scott Morishige the State Homelessness Coordinator,  Jun Yang the Executive Director of the Mayor's Office of Housing for the City and County of Honolulu, and Greg Payton the Executive Director of Mental Health Kokua, and now former chair of Partners in Care. They’ll join us with a preview. 

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Wikipedia Commons

Living and Working in Palestine; Writer, Teacher, and Historian Pam Sakamoto; Right-To-Die Law for Hawai‘i; Atherton Concert Performance

The Conversation: Thursday, January 14th 2016

Living and Working in Palestine: Dr. Hatim Kanaaneh

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planetearthandhumanity.blogspot.com

  Today on Bytemarks Cafe, we’ll learn about a revolutionary idea called the Pacific International Ocean Station, to build a self-sustaining platform in the deep ocean. It would be powered by ocean thermal energy conversion to derive seafood, potable water, clean fuels and other marine products.

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jasleen_kaur / Flickr

  Supportive care at the end of life, it's a new term meant to reflect the comprehensive team approach to the challenges facing those with advanced cancer, and hopes to help those who are the sickest, receive the care they need in the location they choose. We'll talk with local experts about how this program might work and what it can do to help those in need and their families with this difficult time in their lives.  

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Edward Morgan / Flickr

Today we are going to talk with Dr. Ben Chun, head of sports medicine at Kaiser Permanente and find out how to get in shape, safely, and avoid the most common injuries of the new athlete: sprains, strains, stretching, and more. 

Join Howard Dicus for a look ahead at 2016 with Hawaiian Airlines CEO Mark Dunkerly, Outrigger head David Carrey, and real estate developer Stanford Carr. Included in the discussion will be: tourism, development, the homeless problem, and events in Japan and Europe.  

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