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HONOLULU — Losing the Thirty Meter Telescope could mean losing billions of dollars in research funding over the next few decades, a senior University of Hawaii official said.

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UH Dealing with TMT Protester Absences; Universal Design and Aging in Place; Kealoha Trial's Rising Costs; Planting 11,000 Trees in a Day; Mai Poina Walking Tour

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On this edition of Bytemarks Café, a discussion about a novel new project that projects a 3D hologram from Hawaii to American Samoa. The project is called Holo Campus, and is the delivery of University of Hawai‘i lectures over the trans-Pacific fiber optic broadband network to the Pacific Islands. 6:30 PM on HPR-1

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Today, we throw the spotlight on beneficial bugs. They care the good guys in your garden. How do you encourage more of them to hang around? Are you planting things that invite bad bugs? What's a gardener to do?

This morning we welcome Darcy Oishi, the Biological Control Section Chief for the Hawaii Department of Agriculture; Chrissy Mogren, Assistant Researcher at the University of Hawaii; and Andrew Nowinski, aka "Da Bug Doctor," who holds 'green' pest control workshops with the Honolulu Board of Water Supply.

Click here to find out more about plants for bees in Hawaii.

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According to new research from the University of Hawaii and Institute for Basic Science, icebergs could weaken and delay the effects of climate change for the Southern Hemisphere by up to 50 years.

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The chairman of the University of Hawai'i Board of Regents says he'll call for the university president to lead the effort to resolve the conflict on Mauna Kea and planned construction of the Thirty Meter Telescope.

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East West Center Perspectives on Asia Pacific; UH Regents, Gut and Replace; Monsanto Lawsuits; Election Security

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Opiod Outreach; UH Parking Woes; Beach Project Could Harm Environment; Safe and Clean Labor Day Tips; Contemporary Landscapes: Li Huayi

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It's back to school today for nearly 50,000 University of Hawaiʻi students across the state. Total enrollment has been declining over the last decade, and officials have been trying to reverse the trend. But preliminary numbers suggest they have their work cut out for them. 

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A new University of Hawaiʻi Board of Regents group will be investigating the school's role in managing Mauna Kea.

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Leadership and TMT; Polls and Polling; Rail Legal Dispute; Wildfire Risk in Hawaii; Transpac: Roy Disney

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A dispute is brewing over a parcel of land in West Oʻahu designated as the site of a new state film studio.

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On this edition of Bytemarks Café, Burt will get an update on the latest projects involving unmanned aeiral systems at the University of Hawaiʻi. Also, a discussion about the university's drone boot camp, where participants can learn best practices for flying -- including safety issues and legal guidelines. 6:30 PM on HPR-1.

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The public has a second chance to chime in on rules governing public and commercial activity on Mauna Kea on the Big Island. Statewide public hearings on the University of Hawaiʻi’s proposed management rules kick off tonight on Oʻahu.  

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On this edition of Bytemarks Café, an update on the renovations of the Atherton YMCA to create a new innovation center. We'll find out how the University of Hawaiʻi envisions it to be a place to mentor entrepreneurs and incubate new startups.

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ANAHEIM, Calif. — A nonprofit organization that investigates sexual misconduct for the U.S. Olympic Committee has been looking into allegations that University of Hawaii men's volleyball coach Charlie Wade engaged in sexual misconduct with a former female player.

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From the arrival of the first Polynesian settlers, to short term rentals and the tourism industry, a new book chronicles the history of human society in the Hawaiian Islands. Hawaii: Eight Hundred Years of Political and Economic Change is the work of University of Hawaii economist Sumner La Croix.

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Officials say an 18-year-old University of Hawaii student has died after he collapsed during a workout at the recreation center on the Manoa campus.

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Senator Donna Mercado Kim has completed a review of more than a hundred positions at the University of Hawaii that were in jeopardy of being dropped. Earlier this week, the UH administration was warned of a proposed $30 million budget cut at the State Legislature. 

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The University of Hawaiʻi has warned that proposed budget reductions by the Hawaii Legislature would result in the elimination of hundreds of positions.

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In 2012, the city of Hoboken, New Jersey experienced flooding in excess of 9 feet above normal levels. The city of 50,000 people, which sits just across the Hudson River from Manhattan, had sustained a nearly direct hit from a Category 3 hurricane. One source of flooding was a long-forgotten river, which had been paved over decades earlier.

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The University of Hawaiʻi and at least two dozen other universities have been targeted by Chinese hackers as part of an effort to steal military maritime technology research, The Wall Street Journal reported today.

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Can money motivate students to get better grades? That’s the question at the center of a research project being launched by an economics professor at UH Mānoa. HPR Reporter Kuʻuwehi Hiraishi has this story.

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If you’re still looking for a worthy New Year’s resolution, how about learning a new language in 2019? Studies have shown that language learning can help you tune out distractions, become better at multitasking and even ward off dementia. HPR Reporter Kuʻuwehi Hiraishi has more.

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A group of University of Hawaiʻi law students recently returned from international climate negotiations in Poland. This was the first time the University sent a delegation of observers to the United Nations Climate Change Conference. HPR Reporter Kuʻuwehi Hiraishi has this story.

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A group of University of Hawaiʻi faculty, staff, and students is urgingthe University terminate plans for construction of the Thirty-Meter Telescope on Mauna Kea. This comes a little over a month since the Hawaiʻi Supreme Court upheld its decision to allow TMT construction to proceed. HPR’s Kuʻuwehi Hiraishi reports. 

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Today on Bytemarks Café, Burt will catch up with the Maritime RobotX Challenge, and find out what teams built for their autonomous ocean vessels. It's been two years since the RobotX Challenge was last held in Hawaiʻi, and Burt will find out how the University of Hawaiʻi team has prepared to compete against this international roster.

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This week Germany technology takes the spotlight at the University of Hawaii. Denis Salle of the honorary General Counsel is a spark plug behind a conference taking place tomorrow. He has brought together green energy experts from Germany to share their experience and to see how they can help Hawaii reach its energy goals by 2045.

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  Today on the Long View our Neal Milner is back to do a deeper dive on the costs of college. We’ve been exploring this issue--earlier we touched on the iPromise Schools started by athlete LeBron James. Neal Milner is a retired professor of political science and Contributing Editor of our segment The Long View.

 

 

 

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