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Chinatown Citizen's Patrol on Mayor Blangiardi's intiatives; New approach to policing Chinatown's unsheltered population; Molokaʻi Arts Center offers free classes; Downbeat Diner and Lounge; Manifest cafe-bar back in business; Wo Fat Building restoration

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Indigenous solutions to climate change; Reality Check with Civil Beat; Pacific Islanders in Communications celebrates 30th anniversary; Restoring a Kaua‘i church organ

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Doctor A via Pixabay

Today on Bytemarks Cafe, weʻll find out about a new FCC program launched today called the Emergency Broadband Benefit. We’ll learn what the program entails, who can benefit from it and how someone can apply to get a discount on their monthly Internet service bill.

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Former congresswoman joins Honolulu rail; Salvaging the rail project; Inter-island vaccine passports; The Long View with Neal Milner; Reality Check with Civil Beat; Remote work training

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Criticisms of the Honolulu rail; Foster care system facing challenges; Reality Check with Civil Beat: Vaccinating young teens; Resuming LDS missions; 60th anniversary of the Peace Corps

Nurses are the most trusted profession in the US year after year and play such an important role in healthcare.

In Part 2 of this series weʻll highlight their growing responsibilities and their key role to help transform the healthcare system now and into the future!


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Red Hill facility fuel leak; Confidential rail report uncovered; Reality Check with Civil Beat: Police review board; Renovating housing policy; International adoptions amid pandemic

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Saving Hawaii hotel jobs; AARP launching anti-fraud campaign; Reality Check with Civil Beat: University of Hawaii budget cuts; UH Contemporary Music Ensemble; Teacher Appreciation Week: Nanakuli Elementary and Waʻena Intermediate

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Cutting Hawaii Tourism Authority's budget; Local ties to Netflix documentary "My Octopus Teacher"; Reality Check with Civil Beat: Interim police chief; UH Mānoa hosts esports tournament; Mauka to Makai: Long Spoon Farms

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jmexclusives via Pixabay

Today on Bytemarks Cafe, with the popularity of zoom and online webinars, we’ll delve into enhancements to livestreaming. We’ll talk to a couple of professionals to find out what it takes to livestream your interviews to Youtube and Facebook live.

Revamping the Hawaii Tourism Authority; Homeschooling on the rise in Hawai‘i; Reality Check with Civil Beat: Federal vaccine requests; Benefits and pitfalls of artificial intelligence; Monk seal pup at Kaimana Beach

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Honolulu Prosecuting Attorney Steve Alm marks 100 days; Reality Check with Civil Beat: 'Love Has Won' cult leader; American Youth Soccer Organization kicks off locally; Shangri La Artist-in-Residence is Kamran Samimi

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Encouraging Hawai‘i Island residents to get vaccinated; Reality Check with Civil Beat: Tourism industry; Initiative to reduce waste and create jobs in Hilo; Teacher Appreciation Week

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On this Aloha Friday Conversation, we’re all about flowers and growing things. Tomorrow is May Day, Lei Day in Hawai‘i, which has traditionally meant making lei, giving lei, wearing a lei and the May Day Court with all their floral regalia---the only time local kids did poi balls, tinikling and haka was in May Day performances.

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State Senator J. Kalani English bids farewell to his colleagues; Kauai COVID-19 vaccinations and an uptick in cases; Reality Check with Civil Beat: Honolulu rail and Colleen Hanabusa; Kauai resort general manager on tourism; History of the Hawaii Education Association on its 100th anniversary

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State lawmakers pass measure allowing state to extend leases of public lands; Reality Check with Civil Beat: Investigations of police fatal shootings; The Long View: Public relationship with law enforcement; Pandemic parenting and education tips; Native Hawaiian sons of the Civil War

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Aloha Tower lights up blue this week in recognition of Autism Awareness Month; Achieving educational equity in the islands; Reality Check with Civil Beat: Maui's native birds; Civil War history at Nu‘uanu Cemetery

State-funded preschool program scores in top tier nationally; Domestic Violence Action Center helping families in need for 30 years; Reality Check with Civil Beat: Pacific Islanders and COVID-19 funeral aid; UH Cancer Center on racial and ethnic disparities; Hawai‘i Sons of the Civil War

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Raising awareness of sexual assault at the University of Hawaii; Reality Check with Civil Beat: Latest from state legislature; Art educators leave their legacy; Local bookstore celebrates; Comedian Tumua Tuinei on local style humor

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UH medical school resumes Willed Body Program; Reality Check with Civil Beat: Hau‘ula assisted living facility; Lecture series about Queen Liliuokalani; Earth Day: Local seed bank's restoration efforts

Local reaction to former Minneapolis police officer's guilty verdict; The push to vaccinate residents; Hawaii Tourism Authority under scrutiny; Earth Day: Maui Nui Marine Resource Council cleaning up pollution

Elemental Excelerator
Elemental Excelerator

Today on Bytemarks Cafe, we'll get an update from Elemental Excelerator and learn what is in store for their next 5 year strategic plan. With more that 117 companies under their belt we find out what frames their mission to eliminate the global climate crisis.

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Honolulu Mayor Rick Blangiardi's thoughts about the Honolulu Police Department; Maui doctor discusses the Johnson & Johnson vaccine; Reality Check with Civil Beat: Sand Island Treatment Center; Assets School celebrates 65th anniversary

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Tumisu via Pixabay

If you have been thinking that you might not have the same memory function as you used to, you are not alone! Neuropsychologist Dr. Rachel Song will share her expertise on the assessment and diagnosis of various conditions such as dementia, parkinson's, and more. 

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Hawai‘i Tourism Authority faces possible funding cuts; ‘Iolani Palace seeks financial support amid pandemic; Reality Check with Civil Beat: Honolulu police shoot, kill man in Nu‘uanu

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Honolulu rail project seeks more federal funding; Workshop for Hawaiian Heritage Music Series; Reality Check with Civil Beat: Kauai Police Chief Todd Raybuck; Hana Hou: Hawai‘i honors the efforts of healthcare workers


The Hawaii Housing Authority opens the waitlist; The Long View: Fact-checking and fake news; Reality Check with Civil Beat: Federal funding and the Honolulu rail; Manu Minute rebroadcast

Alex Kwok Wai Young via Hub Coworking
Alex Kwok Wai Young via Hub Coworking

Today on Bytemarks Cafe, During this special fund drive edition, we have representatives from Hub Coworking join us to talk about the Social Impact Incubator Program and the growing demand for co-working during this pandemic.

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Rebound of Waikiki resort area; Community survey underway about development of state parks; Reality Check with Civil Beat: Bribery scandal in Honolulu; Hana Hou: Highlighting CEO of American Red Cross Hawaii

Niu Health
Niu Health

Dr. Tony Trpkovski of Niu Health is on the show, sharing how his latest program of primary care at $10/month is working here in Hawaii.