Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month
Highlands Intermediate – O‘ahu | How To Salsa
Learn how to salsa with HIKI NO students.
Family Ingredients: Puerto Rico: Arroz con Gandules
Puerto Rican pride thrives in Hawai’i! Chef Ed meets up with entertainer Tiara Hernandez, whose family grew up in Waikiki. Tiara follows a culinary path to a country she’s never seen to learn more about her heritage.
Building the American Dream, Thursday, September 16, 10:00pm
Across Texas an unstoppable construction boom drives urban sprawl and luxury high-rises. Its dirty secret: abuse of immigrant labor. The film captures a turning point as a movement forms to fight widespread construction industry injustices. A story of courage, resilience and community, the film reveals shocking truths about the hardworking immigrants who build the American Dream.
Great Performances: Roots of Latin Jazz: Friday, September 17, 10:00pm
Great Performances: Roots of Latin Jazz takes viewers on a musical journey from Cuba to Miami and Africa to Brazil. Featuring musicians from all over the world, the film tells the complex story of Latinx history and culture through the exuberant rhythms and infectious beats of Latin Jazz.
Latino Americans: Foreigners In their Own Land, Saturday, September 18, 10:00 pm
Explores the period from 1565-1880, as the first Spanish explorers enter North America, the U.S. expands into territories in the Southwest that had been home to Native Americans and English and Spanish colonies, and as the Mexican-American War strips Mexico of half its territories by 1848.
Voces on PBS: The Pushouts: Thursday, September 23, 10:00 pm
Meet Dr. Victor Rios, a high school dropout and former gang member turned award-winning professor, author and expert on the school to prison pipeline, who works with young people who have been pushed out of school for reasons beyond their control.
Latino Americans: Empire of Dreams, Saturday, September 25, 10:00 pm
Documents how the American population begins to be reshaped by the influx of people that began in 1880 and continues into the 1940s, as Cubans, Mexicans and Puerto Ricans begin arriving in the U.S. and start to build strong Latino-American communities in South Florida, Los Angeles and New York
Voces on PBS: Adios Amor: The Search for Maria Moreno: Thursday, September 30, 10:00 pm
See how the discovery of lost photographs sparks the search for a hero that history forgot – Maria Moreno, an eloquent migrant mother of 12 who became an outspoken leader for farmworker rights. Her legacy was buried – until now.