The Conversation: Monday, October 23rd, 2017

Oct 23, 2017

Regenerative Medicine; Avoiding Identity Theft; Zen and Cancer

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Credit Army Medicine / Flickr

The Future of Regenerative Medicine

Regenerative medicine is aimed at the body’s natural mechanisms to succeed where conventional medical techniques have failed.

Intro Music: Catamaran by Allah-Las

Outro Music: American Dream by LCD Soundsystem

Frank Abagnale Jr., left.
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Avoiding Identity Theft with a Former Con-Man

The human con is still the key to modern fraud says Frank Abagnale Jr., the legendary former con-man featured in the 2002 film Catch Me If You Can.

Intro Music: Muted Colours by Chain Wallet

Outro Music: Catch Me If You Can by John Williams

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‘Cyber Hygiene’ Vital Part of Digital Security

The State of Hawaii’s chief cybersecurity expert lays out some simple strategies for stepping up your digital defense measures.

Outro Music: I'm Not Gonna Teach Your Boyfriend How to Dance with You by Black Kids

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Civil Beat Reality Check

No one can say where the Kealoha investigation will end, but one thing is apparent: the indictment and arrest of the former police chief and his city prosecutor wife was only the beginning.

Outro Music: It’s My Life by The Animals

Chozen-Ji in Honolulu.
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Zen and Cancer

When your world seems to be falling apart, it is hard to take a step back and just breathe. But, that’s what local DJ Christina Wittmier decided to do when she was diagnosed with stage-four cancer.

Intro Music: Unsquare Dance by Dave Brubeck

Outro Music: Nocturne - Frederic Robinson Remix