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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, Aug 8, 2019 7:30 PM
TOP STORY:   Students from Chiefess Kamakahelei Middle School on Kaua‘i introduce us to an unconventional food source in the U.S. – crickets! Kaua‘i farmer Lourdes Torres recalls first hearing about the idea of insects as food from her grandmother. “She would point at them and say, ‘That’s food.
Air Date: Thu, Aug 1, 2019 7:30 PM
TOP STORY:   Students from H.P. Baldwin High School on Maui introduce us to a Filipino immigrant who legally changed her name to Madame Donut.
Air Date: Thu, Jul 25, 2019 7:30 PM
This compilation show features some of the top stories from the Spring Quarter of the 2018-2019 school year. Besides being excellent stories, these pieces all explore the connections between people and, in some cases, between people and other living things.
Air Date: Thu, Jul 18, 2019 7:30 PM
This special edition features stories from the 2019 HIKI NŌ Spring Challenge. On April 26, 2019, participating middle school and high school teams were given four days to complete a HIKI NŌ story based on the theme: “The unappreciated beauty of simple, everyday things.” Teachers could not provide hands-on help.
Air Date: Thu, Jul 11, 2019 7:30 PM
TOP STORY   “Unified Sports” Students from Maui High School in Kahului feature fellow student Britney Bautista. Britney, who has a developmental delay syndrome, has gained a sense of belonging through the school’s Special Olympics Unified Sports program.
Air Date: Thu, Jun 27, 2019 7:30 PM
TOP STORY   “Return of the ʻAlalā” Students from Kua O Ka Lā Miloliʻi Hipuʻu Virtual Academy Public Charter School on Hawaiʻi Island tell the story of efforts to save an almost extinct bird: the ʻalalā, or Hawaiian Crow, a native species endemic to the forests of Hawaiʻi Island.
Air Date: Thu, Jun 20, 2019 7:30 PM
TOP STORY   “Piano Prodigy” Students from Island School on Kauaʻi feature 10-year-old piano prodigy Jannik Evanoff. A Kauaʻi resident and Island School 6th grader, Jannik started playing piano when he was six and by the age of eight had already won an international piano competition: the Stage 4 Kids competition in Hamburg, Germany.
Air Date: Thu, May 2, 2019 7:30 PM
This compilation show features some of the top stories from the Winter Quarter of the 2018-2019 school year:   –Students from Maui High School in Kahului introduce us to Maui High robotics captain John Fabella. John’s mother passed away when he was just seven years of age, and his father was deported.
Air Date: Thu, Apr 25, 2019 7:30 PM
This special edition features stories from the 2019 HIKI NŌ Winter Challenge. On February 1, 2019, 12 participating middle school teams and nine participating high school teams were given four days to complete a HIKI NŌ story based on the Hawaiian value of kuleana (to take responsibility). Teachers could not provide hands-on help.
Air Date: Thu, Apr 18, 2019 7:30 PM
TOP STORY   “One in a Million” Students from Ewa Makai Middle School on O‘ahu feature two cancer survivors who battled with their diseases at a very early age: Lily Mallory, who was undergoing treatment for her cancer at the age of three, and Emi Robison, who was battling leukemia at the age of […]
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