In partnership with POV and Open Society Foundations, an intimate virtual talk story on the challenges and opportunities faced by members of LGBTQ+ communities beyond urban Honolulu.
Mark Yamanaka is a singer, songwriter, multiple Nā Hōkū Hanohano award winner and a car salesman. On this Nā Mele, enjoy Yamanaka’s soothing yet powerful falsetto voice.
Pacific Islanders in Communications (PIC), in collaboration with scientist and filmmaker Alizé Carrère, presents a new series, ADAPTATION. The four-part series brings audiences into communities in Bangladesh, the United States, Vanuatu and India, and documents the ways people around the world are adapting to changing climates and landscapes.
The American Cancer Society estimates more than 7,500 people in Hawaiʻi will be diagnosed with cancer this year. Most of those cases are likely to be women who have breast cancer. That diagnosis is scary but it is not a death sentence. Early detection, various treatment options and preventative measures, are among the tools available to help patients overcome this obstacle.
Decades earlier, Mama Icha moved to the United States to help her daughter. However, she never lost sight of her hometown spending years sending money to build her dream house there. Now, at the end of her life, she boards a plane and flies back to Colombia where she bravely struggles with her loved ones.
This Nā Mele: Traditions in Hawaiian Song features the talented, musical Lim Family of Kohala, Hawai‘i Island. On the program, you’ll see siblings Sonny Lim, Nani Lim Yap and Lorna Lim perform as a trio. Among the featured hula dancers are family members Namakana Davis-Lim, Brianna “Wehi” Lim Ryder and Asialynn Yap.
Join us for a special screening of POV’s Pier Kids, a film that shines a light on an underground community in New York City where homeless queer and trans youth of color forge friendships and chosen families.