Tuesday, December 3 at 7:30 pm
Sunday, December 8 at 4:00 pm
Leslie Wilcox talks with Joy Abbott, singer and widow of renowned stage producer George Abbott. Born and raised in Wahiawa, Oahu, Joy graduated from Punahou School. She attended Temple University in Philadelphia to study education, before pursuing a career in entertainment. In recent years, Abbott has written and directed several theater benefit galas, and is co-authoring a biography on George Abbott.
Takeshi Yoshihara: A Quiet Struggle
Tuesday, December 10 at 7:30 pm
Wednesday, December 11 at 11:00 pm
Sunday, December 15 at 4:00 pm
For three years, Takeshi Yoshihara and his family lived in Japanese American internment camps in Oregon and Idaho. After a while, he says, it became the "new normal" for him. After World War II ended, he became the first Japanese American admitted into the U.S. Naval Academy.
Sharon L. Hicks
Tuesday, December 17 at 7:30 pm
Wednesday, December 18 at 11:00 pm
Sunday, December 22 at 4:00 pm
Sharon Hicks knew something was wrong with her mother when she started locking 4-year-old Sharon out of the house. Her mother was bipolar and schizophrenic, while her father, a well-known housing contractor, was a pillar of the Honolulu community. Sharon sought normalcy her whole life, and while she swore she would never be like her mother, she found herself making some of the same mistakes. Here, Sharon talks openly about her family’s dysfunction and the insights she’s gained from it.