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HIKI NŌ, Hawai`i’s New Wave of Storytellers, teaches elementary, middle and high school students how to create PBS-quality news features that reach a statewide audience on PBS Hawai`i and a worldwide audience on pbshawaii.org.   In the process, students acquire the life skills needed to succeed in college and career.
Air Date: Thu, Jun 15, 2017 7:30 PM
TOP STORY: Students from Wai‘anae High School in West O‘ahu tackle the controversy surrounding commercial dolphin tours. On August 23, 2016, NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) published a regulation prohibiting tour boats from being within 50 yards of a spinner dolphin, including swimming with them.
Air Date: Thu, Jun 8, 2017 7:30 PM
TOP STORY:   Students from Kapa‘a Middle School on Kaua‘i tell the story of Kinichi Ishikawa, a 98-year-old, 442nd Regimental Combat Team veteran who has been a farmer since the age of fourteen. Now nearing the century mark, Mr. Ishikawa farms taro at Waikoko Farms on Kaua‘i eight hours a day, rain or shine.
Air Date: Thu, Jun 1, 2017 7:30 PM
TOP STORY   Students from Aliamanu Middle School on O‘ahu tell the story of Jimmy Lee, an eighty-six year old O‘ahu resident who witnessed the attack on Pearl Harbor when he was an eleven-year-old boy. Images of the planes and the bombing are etched in Lee’s memory.
Air Date: Thu, May 25, 2017 7:30 PM
TOP STORY:   Students from Kapolei High School on O‘ahu present a story on the Hawai‘i-themed artwork engraved on the columns of O‘ahu’s rail project. The column art was designed by local architect Daniel Kanekuni and, according to HART spokesperson Bill Brennan, adds a sense of place and local identity to the rail project.
Air Date: Thu, May 18, 2017 7:30 PM
TOP STORY Students from Kaua‘i High School in Lihu‘e introduce a new story genre to HIKI NŌ: the Personal Essay. In her essay “The Fact of You,” Kaua‘i High School student Haven Luper-Jasso explores the nature of truth.
Air Date: Thu, Mar 9, 2017 7:30 PM
The final in a series of seven 2017 HIKI NŌ Award nominee shows highlights the nominees for Best Overall Story, High School Division:   –“Life After Sugar” by H.P.
Air Date: Thu, Mar 2, 2017 7:30 PM
The sixth in a series of seven 2017 HIKI NŌ Award nominee shows highlights the nominees for Best Overall Story, Middle School Division:   –“Dog Wheelchair” by Chiefess Kamakahelei Middle School on Kaua‘i;   –“Firefighter” by Kapa‘a Middle School on Kaua‘i;   –“Steel Guitar” by Ka Waihona o Ka Na‘auao Public Charter School on […]
Air Date: Thu, Feb 23, 2017 7:30 PM
The fifth in a series of seven 2017 HIKI NŌ Award nominee shows highlights the nominees for:   –Best Franchise Piece (Hana K-12 School on Maui, Kalani High School on O‘ahu, Kapa‘a Middle School on Kaua‘i, Kaua‘i High School, Moloka‘i High School, Pacific Buddhist Academy on O‘ahu);   –Best Factoid (Hana K-12 School on […]
Air Date: Thu, Feb 16, 2017 7:30 PM
The fourth in a series of seven 2017 HIKI NŌ Award nominee shows highlights the nominees for Best Writing, High School Division.
Air Date: Thu, Feb 9, 2017 7:30 PM
The third in a series of seven 2017 HIKI NŌ Award nominee shows highlights the nominees for Best Writing, Middle School Division.
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