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Mar. 27 – Apr. 2, 2016


Arts, Drama, Culture


Secrets of Selfridges

Sun., March 27, 7:00 pm



Selfridges was the brainchild of an American, Harry Gordon Selfridge. The
flamboyant Mr. Selfridge brought about a complete revolution in the way
Londoners shopped, introducing a new American retail model that made shopping
less a practical pursuit and more a luxurious adventure. Keen to put the
shopper’s experience above anything else, Selfridge coined the expression
“The customer is always right,” which has become the mantra of shops all
over the world. The program reveals the grandiose store’s hidden stories and
delves into the mind of its ambitious creator.



Part 1 of 6

Sun., March 27, 8:00 pm



Reverend Sidney Chambers (James Norton) and Inspector Geordie Keating (Martin
Green) return for another round of mysteries. Together, the sensitive vicar
and the hard-bitten cop make perfect crime-solving partners.


Part 1 of 6
Sidney is suspected of murder. But then, so are a fellow priest, a photographer
and a classmate of the victim.



Part 1 of 9

Sun., March 27, 9:00 pm



Jeremy Piven returns as the flamboyant American entrepreneur Harry Gordon
Selfridge, who founded the famous London department store, Selfridges.
Pioneering and reckless, with an almost manic energy, Selfridge creates a
theater of retail where any topic or trend that is new, exciting, entertaining,
or just eccentric, is showcased. In his personal life, as in his business, he
is addicted to the sensational, which creates exciting complications for all
concerned. Season Four picks up the Selfridge story in 1946.


Part 1 of 9
Wheeler-dealer Jimmy Dillon makes his cocky entrance. The Groves are at loose
ends. Harry has a run-in with the Queen of Time. The Dolly sisters mar Mae’s
fashion show.



More! Ledward Kaapana and Family

Mon., March 28, 7:30 pm



Ledward Kaapana remembers his Uncle Fred Punahoa playing the song “Radio Hula”
in Kalapana: “In the morning, like one, two o’clock in the morning. In Kalapana,
it’s so quiet, so… you know, and it’s dark, and so, he used to just sit outside
on the porch, and play his guitar. I don’t know if you ever experienced
sleeping…and hear one guitar just playing sweet music that just wake you up and
like, ‘Oh, so sweet,’” Kaapana remembers. “Radio Hula” is one of the songs that
Ledward Kaapana, along with his sisters Lehua Nash, Rhoda Kekona, and Lei Aken
play in his Kaneohe garage on a rainy evening. They also share an energetic
slack key performance of “Kuu Ipo Onaona,” and Ledward honors the late Dennis
Kamakahi with “Kokee.”



Tucson, AZ, Part 1 of 3

Mon., March 28, 8:00 pm



Travel to Tucson to learn more about finds like a 1943 Allen Ginsberg-signed
yearbook, an 1884 Anna Pottery temperance jug and an Alfons Walde oil painting
dating to around 1935. Which item is valued at $200,000-$300,000?



Boise, ID, Part 3 of 3

Mon., March 28, 9:00 pm



Highlights from the Roadshow floor in Boise include: an 1822 letter from Thomas
Jefferson that documents his reading suggestions for furthering one’s education;
and a ruby and diamond necklace, ca. 1920, that was originally mailed to the
guest’s mother and sat on her front porch unnoticed for several days, valued
$80,000 to $100,000.



An Honest Liar

Mon., March 28, 10:00 pm



For the last half-century, James “The Amazing” Randi has entertained millions
of people around the world with his remarkable feats of magic, escape and
trickery. But when he saw faith healers, fortune tellers, and psychics using
his beloved magician’s tricks to steal money from people and destroy lives, he
dedicated his life to exposing frauds, using the wit and style of the great
showman that he is.


Long Story Short with Leslie Wilcox

Karen Radius

Tues., March 29, 7:30 pm



Growing up in Chicago, Karen Radius learned values from her working class
parents, neither of whom attended high school. After passing the bar exam in
Hawaii, Radius’ first job was with Legal Aid, serving some of the poorest
people in Hawaii. As a Family Court judge, Karen Radius learned that juvenile
girls who haven’t succeeded on regular probation needed a different type of
juvenile justice system. So she created Girls Court. “Girls Court is all
about… working on the relationships…within the family,” Radius explains.
“(it’s) not just, ‘Did you comply with the court’s order and what the court
told you to do’ … but let’s figure out your life and let’s come up with a
life’s plan for you.”


This program will be rebroadcast on Wednesday, March 30 at 11:00 pm
and Sunday, April 3 at 4:00 pm.


Time for Three in Concert

Tues., March 29, 11:00 pm



Time for Three, a trio made up of violinists Nikki Chooi, Nick Kendall and
double bassist Ranaan Meyer, blends music genres in this performance with the
Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra. The concert features a blend of pop, classical
and folk music arranged in unique mash-ups. Vocalists include Joshua Radin and
Lily & Madeleine.



They Call ’em ‘bagas

Wed., March 30, 7:30 pm and 11:30 pm



A Chef’s Life is a cooking and documentary series that takes viewers inside the
life of Chef Vivian Howard, who, with her husband Ben Knight, opens a fine
dining restaurant in her small hometown in Eastern North Carolina. Each
episode follows Vivian out of the kitchen and into cornfields, strawberry
patches and hog farms as she hunts down the ingredients that inspire her menus.
Using a chef’s modern sensibilities, Vivian explores Southern cuisine, past
and present – one ingredient at a time. A celebration of true farm-to-table
food, the series combines the action and drama of a high-pressure business
with the joys and stresses of family life.


They Call ’em ‘bagas
Lillie shows Vivian three ways to bring out the bitter and the sweet in
rutabagas. Vivian showers her team with gifts as they prepare a holiday menu.
A hectic New Year’s Eve at the restaurant ends with a toast and a smile,
despite brewing tension.



Haleakala: A Trek for Dignity

Thurs., March 31, 8:00 pm



Mental health advocates, including those diagnosed with mental illness, trek
from the summit of Haleakala on Maui to sea level. Their journey is an effort
to demonstrate that those with mental illness are capable of extraordinary
achievements, and to end the stigma and prejudice associated with having
mental illness.



Thurs., March 31, 9:30 pm



Take a sneak peek at upcoming PBS independent documentaries, including “The
Armor of Light,” “Peace Officer” and “Welcome to Leith,” upcoming on
INDEPENDENT LENS, and “All the Difference” and “Thank You for Playing,” both
upcoming on POV.



Building England II

Thurs., March 31, 10:00 pm



Host Judith Jones continues her exploration of English architecture with a look
at the Georgian and Victorian styles. Among the places we’ll see: Queen’s House
in Greenwich; St. Paul’s Cathedral in London; Osterley House in Middlesex;
Hammerwood Lodge in East Sussex; and the Clifton Suspension Bridge in Bristol.



Miami Book Fair International – Part 2

Thurs., March 31, 11:00 pm



In Part 2 of the road trip to the Miami Book Fair International, host Terry
Tazioli visits with some of the authors who’ve found themselves on various
book awards lists.



Gumbo (Beginnings to 1917)

Fri., April 1, 9:00 pm



Acclaimed filmmaker Ken Burns tells the story of jazz – the quintessential
American art form. The 10-part series follows the growth and development of
jazz music from its beginnings to the present.


Gumbo (Beginnings to 1917)
Jazz is born in the unique musical and social cauldron of New Orleans at the
turn of the 20th century, emerging from such genres as ragtime, marching bands,
work songs, spirituals, European classical music, funeral parade music and the



The Gift (1917-1924)

Fri., April 1, 10:30 pm



Acclaimed filmmaker Ken Burns tells the story of jazz – the quintessential
American art form. The 10-part series follows the growth and development of
jazz music from its beginnings to the present.


The Gift (1917-1924)
Jazz is born in the unique musical and social cauldron of New Orleans at the
turn of the 20th century, emerging from such genres as ragtime, marching bands,
work songs, spirituals, European classical music, funeral parade music and
the blues.



Oahu, Hawaii

Sat., April 2, 7:00 pm



This series combines flavorful ingredients, top chefs and beautiful locations
for the ultimate dining experience. In the third season of the Emmy-nominated
series, Australian Chef Pete Evans goes coast-to-coast, and across the sea,
traveling to Nashville, Louisville, Miami, San Antonio, Hawaii and other US
locations to meet the best chefs in each area and cook a delicious meal that
incorporates local and seasonal ingredients.


Oahu, Hawaii
Chef Pete Evans joins award-winning Hawaiian chefs Jon Matsubara and Lee Anne
Wong on Oahu to learn how local pineapple is harvested. They also meet local
fish guru/mentor Brooks Takenaka at the Honolulu Fish Auction to bid and buy
locally sourced fish for dinner. Chef Jon shows how to make his famous smoking
mai tai cocktail, hibachi-style Kauai shrimp, and Kahaluu roast pork belly,
while Lee Anne cooks up fresh opah and vegetable sides and Pete prepares
ahi poke.


Burt Wolf: Travels & Traditions

Cruising The Rhine – Part Two

Sat., April 2, 7:30 pm



Burt explains the Romantic Period in European art, what the original Grimm
Brothers Fairy Tales were really like and how the Black Forest got to be black.




Sat., April 2, 8:00 pm



James Levine conducts the first Met revival of Wagner’s Tannhauser since 2004.
Johan Botha sings the title role, with Peter Mattei, Gunther Groissbock,
along with Eva-Maria Westbroek and Michelle DeYoung as the human and divine
rivals for Tannhauser’s affection.


Public Affairs



Sun., March 27, 6:00 pm



Hosted by Alexander Heffner, this weekly public affairs program is a thoughtful
excursion into the world of ideas, exploring issues of national and public
concern with the most compelling minds of our times.



Saudi Arabia Uncovered

Tues., March 29, 10:00 pm



FRONTLINE presents an inside account of efforts to bring about change in the
Saudi kingdom. With on-the-ground reporting, the program examines Saudi
Arabia today.



Science and Wonder

Wed., March 30, 10:00 pm



Journey through space, the human body, disappearing landscapes and the world
of Pixar animation as speakers look at the future of nanotechnology, the
search for life beyond earth and the science of light. Featured speakers
include: Pixar’s Danielle Feinberg; MIT’s Paula Hammond; Radiolab’s Latif
Nasser; author Juan Enriquez; and artist Zaria Forman.



Thurs., March 31, 7:30 pm





Students from Mid-Pacific in the Manoa district of Oahu tell how UH Warrior
assistant football coach and former NFL player Rich Miano devoted his life to exceling in football as a reaction to the tragic death of his brother Robert
Miano. Soon after the Miano family moved to Hawaii from Massachusetts, a
teenaged Robert Miano lost his footing on an ocean cliff in Portlock, injured
his head and passed away. Says Rich, “We [he and Robert] shared the same room,
we played the same sports, we walked home together. We were inseparable. He
was my best friend.” To honor the memory of his brother, Rich wore Robert’s
jersey number (38) throughout his career and channeled his inspiration into
tremendously successful careers as a player and coach.




Students from Aliamanu Middle School on Oahu explore the challenges of moms
deployed for military duty abroad.


As a companion piece to this story, we turn to the HIKI NŌ archives for a past
story from Kainalu Elementary School in Windward Oahu about programs that help
elementary school children deal with the trauma of separation from their
deployed parents.


Students from H.P. Baldwin High School on Maui profile teenaged artist Sofia
Bews, whose artwork has been featured in the prestigious online and print
publication Rookie Mag.


Students at Hawaii Preparatory Academy on Hawaii Island tell the story of the
Annual BK Fun Run, held in honor of HPA alumna Bieni Kohler Johnson, who passed
away from breast cancer.


Students at Chiefess Kamakahelei Middle School on Kauai tell the story of
basketball coach Clarence Sales. Clarence became paralyzed from the waist
down as the result of an injury sustained in a fight. Rather than giving up
on life, Clarence decided to use his experience in overcoming adversity to
teach valuable life lessons to his players.


This episode of HIKI NŌ is hosted by Hongwanji Mission School in the Nuuanu
district of Honolulu.


This program encores Saturday, April 2 at 12:00 pm and Sunday, April 3 at
3:00 pm. You can also view HIKI NŌ episodes on our website, www.pbshawaii.org/hikino.



Follow-Up Discussion to Haleakala: A Trek for Dignity

Thurs., March 31, 8:30 pm



Following the broadcast premiere of PBS HAWAII PRESENTS Haleakala: A Trek
for Dignity, several individuals featured in the documentary will discuss
mental health, and local resources available to promote mental well-being.
Our guests, including mental health advocates and those diagnosed with mental
illness, trekked from the summit of Haleakala to sea level to seek empowerment
and relief from the social stigma associated with mental illness.


Please note the special time of 8:30 pm for this broadcast.


INSIGHTS ON PBS HAWAII is a live public affairs show that is also streamed
live on PBSHawaii.org. Your questions and comments are welcome via phone, email, or Twitter during the broadcast. You may email us ahead of time to insights@pbshawaii.org, or include the #pbsinsights hashtag when posting on Twitter.



Fri., April 1, 7:30 pm



For 40 years, WASHINGTON WEEK has delivered one of the most interesting
conversations of the week. Hosted by Gwen Ifill, it is the longest-running
public affairs program on PBS and features a group of journalists participating
in roundtable discussion of major news events.



Fri., April 1, 8:00 pm



This weekly series features the iconic TV anchor’s focus on the events and
conversations shaping this week and the week ahead. Drawing on conversations
from his nightly PBS program and new insightful perspectives from around the
world, it captures the defining moments in politics, science, business,
culture, media and sports.



Fri., April 1, 8:30 pm



THE MCLAUGHLIN GROUP is an unscripted forum featuring some of the greatest
political analysts in the nation.


Science and Nature



Animal Reunions

Wed., March 30, 8:00 pm



Feel the emotion as keepers and caregivers reunite with the wild animals that
were once in their care to learn whether the close interspecies bonds that
developed over many years in refuges and orphanages have stood the test of time.



The Great Math Mystery

Wed., March 30, 9:00 pm



NOVA leads viewers on a mathematical mystery tour – a provocative exploration
of math’s astonishing power across the centuries. We discover math’s signature
in the swirl of a nautilus shell, the whirlpool of a galaxy and the spiral in
the center of a sunflower. Math was essential to everything from the first
wireless radio transmissions to the prediction and discovery of the Higgs boson
and the successful landing of rovers on Mars. But where does math get its power?
Astrophysicist and writer Mario Livio, along with a colorful cast of
mathematicians, physicists and engineers, follows math from Pythagoras to
Einstein and beyond, all leading to the riddle: Is math an invention or a




Al Capone: Icon

Tues., March 29, 8:00 pm



His name sparks images of pin-stripe suits and bloody violence. To this day,
Americans are fascinated by this celebrity gangster. Was Al Capone a self-made
American man, a ruthless killer – or both?



The Alcatraz Escape

Tues., March 29, 9:00 pm



The three convicts who escaped Alcatraz in rafts in 1962 were swept out to sea,
never to be heard from again. Now, a team of scientists believes the escapees
could have made it to dry land – but only if they left at a specific time.





Master Showcase with Phil Lowe

Sat., April 2, 2:00 pm



Hosted by carpenter, craftsman and educator Tommy MacDonald, the sixth season
of this series offers woodworking enthusiasts the confidence to fulfill their
furniture-making dreams. With help from his friends Al, Eli and Steve and
special guests, Tommy creates bold and inspiring woodworking designs.
Tommy also travels to historic landmarks around the country for inspiration.


Master Showcase with Phil Lowe
Tommy builds a chair with Master Woodworker and furniture maker Phil Lowe,
owner and director of the Furniture Institute of Massachusetts.



Sat., April 2, 2:30 pm



Ready for a chimney overhaul. Watch Kevin reignite an old flame in Texas. Good
cooking is leaving a bad smell in one kitchen. See Scott rescue a homeowner
from unwanted aromas by installing an exhaust fan. Get Tom’s tutorial on roof



This Old New House

Sat., April 2, 3:00 pm



On the North Shore of MA, homeowners Bill and April Harb begin
building their dream home on a plot of raw land. The traditional farmhouse will
look as though it’s been there for 200 years, but the building methods are at
the forefront of innovation.




Sat., April 2, 4:00 pm



Martha Stewart demonstrates the technique for creating the subtle nutty flavor
that makes brown butter cookies special. She also shows how you can easily
transform a simple macaroon with the addition of one or two ingredients,
and makes graham crackers so good you’ll never want to go back to store-bought.



Sweet and Spicy Asian Specialties

Sat., April 2, 4:30 pm



Test cook Becky Hays shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the best
crispy salt and pepper shrimp at home. Next, tasting expert Jack Bishop
challenges Chris to a tasting of Sichuan peppercorns. Finally, test cook
Julia Collin Davison reveals the secrets to making Vietnamese-style caramel
chicken with broccoli.



Kitchen Companions

Sat., April 2, 5:00 pm



Jacques Pépin presents his final series, featuring demonstrations of his
impeccable technique along with candid exchanges between Jacques and his
family and friends.


Kitchen Companions
There’s never a dull moment when best friend Jean-Claude joins Jacques in the
kitchen. The dynamic duo team up to create a flavor-filled feast, beginning
with octopus stew with onions, paprika and wine served over a creamy polenta.
Jacques blends up a velvety mixture for a corn soufflé to go alongside Jean-
Claude’s favorite, venison in sweet-and-sour sauce. Prunes in red wine make
the classical ending.



Texas 3

Sat., April 2, 5:30 pm



SIMPLY MING returns for another season of mouth-watering recipes, celebrity
appearances and culinary road trips. Each episode kicks off with a technique
demonstration, followed by two dishes – one prepared by a nationally renowned
guest chef and one by host Ming Tsai. This season focuses on comfort food –
from childhood classics to melting-pot dishes from around the world.


Texas 3
Chef Ming cooks with Chef Matt McCallister in Dallas. After a quick trip to the
Farmer’s Market, Matt makes a grains salad with salmagundi and bagna
while Ming creates a Texas hot and sour stir fry with crispy rice.