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Air Date: Tue, Sep 29, 2020 7:30 PM
NEW! Join us for a visit with Jack Law, a longtime Honolulu entrepreneur and businessman who’s also known as an advocate for LGBTQ civil rights. The owner of the iconic Hula’s Bar and Lei Stand in Waikīkī, Law grew up in Detroit, Michigan and moved to Oʻahu in 1966 to attend the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa. But school was short-lived, as he made friends and decided to pursue his dream of working in the entertainment industry. Law was a founding member of the Life Foundation, a pioneer nonprofit in focusing on the needs of those with HIV/AIDS.
Known as the Golden Voice of Hawaiʻi, Emma Veary shares that as she has aged, she’s learned not to let the bumps in the road get to her.

The October 2020 Program Guide is available now. Download the complete guide and monthly primetime schedule.

Air Date: Wed, Sep 30, 2020 9:00 PM
Just as writing changed the course of human history, the evolution of paper and printing revolutionized the spread of information. The printing press kicked off the Industrial Revolution that fast-tracked us to the current digital age. But as the 4,000-year-old tradition of penmanship falls out of favor, should we consider what might be lost in this pursuit of ever more efficient communication?
Air Date: Wed, Sep 30, 2020 8:00 PM
ISLANDS OF WONDER concludes its three-parter with an outsider’s look at the most remote island chain on Earth, our own Hawaiʻi home. The program shows the Islands as a sanctuary for wildlife that reaches these tropical shores. Learn how these animals, including invasive species, have developed and adapted to survive in their surroundings.
Air Date: Tue, Sep 29, 2020 3:00 PM
The PBS NewsHour will provide coverage of the first Presidential Debate from 3:00 pm to 4:30 pm, and will be followed by analysis from the NewsHour team, led by anchor and managing editor Judy Woodruff.
Air Date: Mon, Sep 28, 2020 9:00 PM
When artist Maleonn realizes that his father suffers from Alzheimer’s disease, he creates “Papa’s Time Machine,” a magical, autobiographical stage performance featuring life-size mechanical puppets.Through the production of this play, the two men confront their mortality before time runs out and memories are lost.
Air Date: Mon, Sep 28, 2020 7:30 PM
For a young Kalani Peʻa, music wasn’t just a hobby he enjoyed – it was also therapy, as he worked through a childhood speech impediment. On a new Nā Mele: Traditions in Hawaiian Song, the Grammy and Nā Hōkū-winning singer and his band perform selections from his albums, E Walea and No ʻAneʻi in the PBS Hawaiʻi studio. Discover Peʻa’s humble beginnings in Panaʻewa, Hawaiʻi Island, his creative drive and how music changed his life.
Air Date: Sun, Sep 27, 2020 8:00 PM
An eco-fashion vlogger turns up dead during his video feed, and the case uncovers a bitter rivalry between two firms dedicated to ultra-green clothing.Piet and Dahlman confront the vengeful son of a corrupt cop they previously put away.
Air Date: Sun, Sep 27, 2020 7:00 PM
Alan and Celia’s relationship comes under increasing strain. Ted arrives with two young New Zealanders in tow. A giraffe turns up at Far Slack farm, creating anxiety for Gillian. As Judith looks to the future, John begins to look the other way.

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