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Air Date: Fri, Feb 3, 2023 8:00 PM
“The Stars & The Osprey” begins with Lightman's late-night experience alone on the ocean when he felt connected to the stars and ends with a memorable eye-to-eye encounter with a wild creature. Alan attempts to reconcile these transcendent experiences with the material world of atoms and molecules. Can science explain such experiences in terms of the brain? Are we humans nothing but matter?
As Black people fought for full citizenship, hour one explores how free African Americans exercised their self - determination by building communities, establishing schools, and creating associations that would become the foundational pillars of Black America. Host Henry Louis Gates, Jr. explores the organizations, networks and artistic impression created by and for Black people.
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Air Date: Mon, Jan 30, 2023 3:00 PM
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Legendary local B-Boy Skillroy talks about his journey from humble beginnings to touring around the world as part of New York's iconic Rock Steady Crew, and how he's been able to keep breaking after 4 decades.
PBS HAWAIʻI is celebrating Black History Month. Stream new and beloved programs during the month of February, including FIGHT THE POWER: HOW HIP-HOP CHANGED THE WORLD, INDEPENDENT LENS: THE BIG PAYBACK, AMERICAN EXPERIENCE: ZORA NEALE HURSTON: CLAIMING A SPACE, THE ROOTS RESIDENCY, AND AMERICAN MASTERS: ROBERTA FLACK.
Air Date: Sat, Feb 4, 2023 10:00 PM
WE WERE HYPHY is a love song to the artists, dance, music, clothes, cars and people who came of age during the Hyphy Movement. The film is a fun, nostalgic experience for those lucky enough to experience Hyphy the first time around, and a tantalizing introduction to those discovering it now.
Air Date: Sat, Feb 4, 2023 8:00 PM
Set against the social, political and cultural landscape of the times, Chasing Trane brings saxophone great John Coltrane to life, as a man and an artist. The film is the definitive look at the boundary-shattering musician whose influence continues to this day.
Air Date: Thu, Feb 2, 2023 8:30 PM
What happens when you are three years old and homeless in Hawaiʻi? Find out in this documentary that follows Thalia and her parents who live in a homeless encampment in the Kakaʻako neighborhood in Honolulu.
Air Date: Thu, Feb 2, 2023 7:30 PM
Nonprofits help everyone from keiki to kūpuna in everything from healthcare to childcare, to providing shelter, putting food on the table or simply sharing a hot meal. But rising costs including wages and persistent calls for help from the community, continue to be a challenge for many of these organizations, making it difficult for them to survive. How can we help the helpers and what happens if we don’t?
Air Date: Wed, Feb 1, 2023 9:00 PM
Thousands of engineers, technicians and workers race to build Europe’s biggest construction project–London’s new railroad, the Elizabeth Line.
Air Date: Wed, Feb 1, 2023 7:30 PM
This rebroadcast of Spectrum Hawaiʻi highlights t-shirt fashion, Hawaiian quilts and an army band on Schofield Barracks.
Air Date: Wed, Feb 1, 2023 5:00 AM
Hawaiʻi State Film Commissioner Donne Dawson talks about Hollywood's longtime love affair with the Islands and how cultural sensitivity and respect play a leading role in productions.
Air Date: Wed, Feb 1, 2023 12:00 AM
PBS HAWAIʻI is celebrating Black History Month. Stream new and beloved programs during the month of February, including FIGHT THE POWER: HOW HIP-HOP CHANGED THE WORLD, INDEPENDENT LENS: THE BIG PAYBACK, AMERICAN EXPERIENCE: ZORA NEALE HURSTON: CLAIMING A SPACE, THE ROOTS RESIDENCY, AND AMERICAN MASTERS: ROBERTA FLACK.
Air Date: Tue, Jan 31, 2023 10:00 PM
Vladimir Putin’s clashes with American presidents as he’s tried to rebuild the Russian empire. Over five administrations, trace the miscalculations and missteps of our presidents, culminating in Putin’s invasion of Ukraine.
Air Date: Tue, Jan 31, 2023 9:00 PM
Chuck D of Public Enemy explores Hip Hop’s political awakening over the last 50 years. With a host of rap stars and cultural commentators he tracks Hip Hop’s socially conscious roots. From The Message to Fight The Power 2020, he examines how Hip Hop has become "the Black CNN."
Air Date: Tue, Jan 31, 2023 7:30 PM
On this episode of HIKI NŌ on PBS Hawaiʻi, H.P. Baldwin High School senior Kailani Ibanez presents a special collection of stories with subjects often furry or feathered: animals, and the joy and unique contributions they bring to our human lives.
Air Date: Mon, Jan 30, 2023 9:00 PM
The vibrant life of Ernest Withers—civil rights photographer, and FBI informant—was anything but black and white. From his Memphis studio, Withers' nearly 2 million images were a treasured record of Black history but his legacy was complicated by decades of secret FBI service revealed only after his death. Was he a friend of the civil rights community, or enemy—or both?
Air Date: Mon, Jan 30, 2023 7:30 PM
Paula took a break from touring the world to share that remarkable gift on the Nā Mele stage. Accompanied by an all-star band including Mike Love and Brad Watanabe from The Green, Paula performs songs from her catalogue and her 2022 Nā Hōkū Hanohano award winning album for Contemporary Album of the Year, Rain on Sunday.

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