The Conversation: Monday December 12th, 2016

Dec 12, 2016
Kotzebue ShoreZone

Lessons on Climate Change Displacement from Alaska; Using Business Ethics to Foster Peace; Holiday Music from Willow Chang

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handarmdoc / Flicker

Muscle and joint pains are common as we age, but when does it turn into arthritis? What can be done to prevent having to take a lot of pain pills all the time? Are there newer treatments available for things like back pain?  Talking with an expert about the latest in the diagnosis and treatment of joint pains and arthritis. 

The Conversation: Friday December 9th, 2016

Dec 9, 2016

New Food Safety Rules; Balancing Multiple Education Reforms; The Last Samurai, Toshiro Mifune

The Conversation: Thursday, December 8th, 2016

Dec 8, 2016
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Telemedicine and The Last Job in Hawaii; Exploring the Undersea Remains of WWII; The Creation of a New Musical Instrument  

Town Square: Maui's Polystyrene Ban

Dec 7, 2016
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frankieleon / Flickr

  Maui wants to take the lead in banning one-time use polystyrene products. And there's a bill before the County Council to do just that. Next time on Town Square, we'll consider that proposed ban, how effective the bag ban has been and whether Hawaii will continue to get the plastic out of our state.

The Conversation: Wednesday, December 7th, 2016

Dec 7, 2016
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One Family’s Story from an Internment Camp; Remembering Contributions of Nisei Veterans; Tales of the 442nd Infantry Regiment

The Conversation: Tuesday, December 6th, 2016

Dec 6, 2016

Perspective on Pearl Harbor; News Analysis from Neal Conan; Upcoming Holiday Music Performances


  We’ll learn about a new partnership between the Polynesian Voyaging Society and an international robotics organization. We’ll explore how this partnership raises awareness of the maritime environment and how technology can be used to care for and better understand the ocean.

The Conversation: Monday, December 5th, 2016

Dec 5, 2016

21st Century Cures Act; Possible Conclusion to Peter Boy Case; Go For Broke: The Story of the 442nd Regimental Combat Team

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Wikimedia Commons

Can what you eat actually affect how your brain functions? What are the best foods if you've been diagnosed with Parkinson's, Alzheimer's or multiple sclerosis?

The Conversation: Friday, December 2nd, 2016

Dec 2, 2016

Pushback Against Industrial Composting in Hilo; Preempting Discrimination and Harassment in Hawaii; Behind the Scenes of Big Wave Surfing

The Conversation: Thursday, December 1st, 2016

Dec 1, 2016

State of HIV/AIDS in Hawaii; Challenges in Adapting Fair Labor Standards Act; From The Top Comes to Hawaii

The Conversation: Wednesday, November 30th, 2016

Nov 30, 2016

Roots of Racism; Central Oahu Transportation Study; William Finnegan’s Barbarian Days

The Conversation: Tuesday, November 29th, 2016

Nov 29, 2016
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Maui Moves to Ban Styrofoam; News Analysis from Neal Conan; Craft of Comedy

The Conversation: Monday, November 28th, 2016

Nov 28, 2016

On the Ground at COP22; Virtual Reality in Education; Mentoring Young Performers

The Body Show: Diabetes

Nov 28, 2016
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Practical Cures / Flickr

  Diabetes it's not just about the sugar anymore. Diabetes is a risk factor for strokes, kidney problems, vision loss and more. This afternoon on The Body Show, a talk with an expert about the latest in diabetes care and how controlling sugars is just the beginning.

The Conversation: Monday, November 21st, 2016

Nov 21, 2016

Outlook for Hawaii Democrats; Recording Family History with the Great Thanksgiving Listen; Understanding Acting Great Marlon Brando

The Conversation: Thursday, November 17th, 2016

Nov 17, 2016

The Future of Hawaii’s GOP; Local Powerlifter Sets Sights on the Olympics; Painting Workshop

The Conversation: Wednesday, November 16th, 2016

Nov 16, 2016

The Politics of Resentment; Hawaii Island Sweet Potatoes Under Threat;  Hawaii Kids on ‘From The Top’

The Conversation: Friday, November 11th, 2016

Nov 11, 2016
New Jersey State Library

Preserving the Stories of Veterans; Benefits of Mandatory Service; Remembering the Value of American Citizenship

The Conversation: Thursday, November 10th, 2016

Nov 10, 2016
Noah Matteucci

Will State Government Be the Last Job in Hawaii? The Business of Fashion in Hawaii; Spotlighting the Glass Ceiling in the Film Industry

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ryan harvey / Flickr

  We’ll delve into the world of eSports and fantasy football. We’ve invited two startups going through the Blue Startup accelerator program to find out how they plan to make money and how big is the business opportunity.

The Conversation: Tuesday, November 8th, 2016

Nov 8, 2016
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The Race for OHA; Final Thoughts on the Election; A True Paniolo Legend Comes to Stage


The Conversation: Monday, November 7th, 2016

Nov 7, 2016
Wikimedia Commons

An Insider’s Look at the Fishing Industry; Lackluster Results from Cyber Charter Schools; Hawaii’s Unique View of Family

geralt / Pixabay
geralt / Pixabay

November is Epilepsy Awareness Month and most people may not realize that this is the fourth most common neurologic problem and can be scary if anyone has ever witnessed someone having a seizure.  We’ll be talking with a panel of experts about the common misperceptions about epilepsy and also reviewing the facts.

The Conversation: Thursday, November 3rd, 2016

Nov 3, 2016

Growing Teachers on Kauai; Affordable Housing on Hawaiian Homelands; Hawaii's Own Special Effects and Animation Studio

The Conversation: Wednesday, November 2nd, 2016

Nov 2, 2016
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Exploring the Electoral College; 2017 Outlook for Social Security; Teaching Tolerance to Children Through Theater

The Conversation: Tuesday, November 1st, 2016

Nov 1, 2016
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Presidential Race Down to the Wire; Online Pro-Bono Legal Service Seeks to Narrow Justice Gap; Helping the Intellectually Disabled be a Part of Society

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Wikimedia Commons

  We’ll explore the intersection of culture, technology and the hackathon. What happens when you immerse the participants in the cultural experience of Aloha ʻĀina and how does this influence technology?

The Conversation: Monday, October 31st, 2016

Oct 31, 2016
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Ministering to Foreign Fisherman; Real Hawaiian Ghost Story; Hawaiians in the Media