Henry Louis Gates, Jr. traces the family trees of Francis Collins, Shirley Ann Jackson and Harold Varmus, three pioneering scientists who’ve made dramatic contributions to our understanding of the world while knowing little about their own ancestry.
Tokyo Hula, explores the phenomenal popularity of hula in Japan from both Native Hawaiian and Japanese perspectives. An estimated two million people dance hula in Japan – a figure greater than the entire population of Hawai‘i. The explosive growth has created a multi-million dollar industry. Through interviews with Hawaiian master hula teachers and Japanese students, the film poses important questions about what happens to culture when it is exported.
Isey, a cheeky Ngāti Manu woman living in a small New Zealand town, is about to turn 100, but still goes fishing and swills whiskey. James & Isey is an intimate portrait of the centenarian and her son, a deeply spiritual man who is devoted to his mother. The film explores how the bond between parent and child changes as we age, and bears witness to the power of unwavering love.
Join the acclaimed personal finance expert for essential advice on planning for and thriving in retirement. With empathy, straight talk and humor, Suze provides information about key steps for anyone trying to achieve their "ultimate retirement."
On The Divide follows the story of three Latinx people living in McAllen, Texas who, despite their views, are connected by the most unexpected of places: the last reproductive health clinic on the U.S./Mexico border.
Searching for Justice: Life After Lockup focuses on the challenges people who have spent years behind bars encounter after release – from reconnecting with family, to finding work and housing, to staying out of prison or jail. Hear the struggles and successes of four formerly incarcerated individuals as they navigate their return to society.
The PBS NewsHour will provide live coverage of President Biden’s State of the Union Address on Tuesday, March 1 at 4:00 pm Hawaiʻi time. Coverage will include the president’s speech, the Republican response, and analysis from the PBS NewsHour team.
At a time when America is ripping apart at the seams, “The Reunited States” is a powerful and urgent documentary that follows four everyday heroes on the difficult journey of bridging our political and racial divides. Based on the book of the same name, the film urges us to consider that everyone has a role to play in reuniting the country.