The onset of the COVID-19 pandemic brought to the forefront problems that many had been not-so-quietly talking about for years; Hawaiʻi’s overdependence on imported food and its reliance on a tourism-based economy. Hear from local farmers, entrepreneurs, elected officials, government leaders and other stakeholders as they share ideas on how to increase the state’s homegrown food supply as well as agricultural exports to help diversity Hawaiʻi’s economy.
PBS Hawaiʻi celebrates AANHPI Month with a diverse selection of programming.
Waterman – Duke: Ambassador of Aloha, narrated by Jason Momoa, shares the inspiring story and considerable impact of five-time Olympic medalist Duke Kahanamoku. He shattered swimming records and globalized surfing while overcoming racism in a lifetime of personal challenges.
From healing stones to climate change, unwavering love and healing past traumas, enjoy these films that share the authentic voices of the Pacific.
Journey to South America to explore the magnificent flora and fauna of Colombia, from the wild, largely deserted Pacific coast to the snow-covered volcanoes of the Andes, from the plains of the Orinoco region to the rainforests of the Amazon.
The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song salutes musician, Lionel Richie for his unforgettable work that has shown us that music can bring us together.
Kawate Haruo knew that his father, Masao, a second-generation Japanese American, returned to Japan after World War II. That, however, was about all he knew of it. Follow along as Haruo pieces together the facts of his father's life, 80 years after the attack on Pearl Harbor.
Three Indigenous students experience the highs and lows of adolescence while attending one of the most remote high schools in the United States. Living in the uniquely beautiful but isolated Diné community within the Navajo Nation reservation, they navigate life as teenagers and dream of a glittering future.
According to Kuana Torres Kahele, music can transcend boundaries. He hopes that Hawaiian songs, or mele, can spark something inside of listeners, no matter their culture. Enjoy this new episode of Nā Mele and our digital exclusive content.
This new series features host Worsley re-examining some of the most dramatic chapters in British history, uncovering forgotten evidence and finding new clues.
Pacific Islands are among the first places to feel the impacts of rising seas, yet few Pacific voices are included in the global conversation about climate change. High Tide, Don’t Hide is about the generation that is changing that. The film follows New Zealand teenagers of diverse backgrounds who learn to work together as they organize a protest that demands action to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
Education, conservation and determination are the underlying themes in this month’s episode of Home is Here. We tag along with dogs searching for the invasive devil weed plant; we learn the history of Bess Press; and we talk with a 14-year-old trying to collect and recycle millions of bottles to raise enough money to provide scholarships for other students who have a dream of attending college, but can’t afford it.