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INSIGHTS ON PBS HAWAIʻI is a live public affairs show that is also available online through live streaming. Your questions and comments are welcome via phone, email, Twitter or live blogging.
Air Date: Thu, Jul 16, 2020 8:00 PM

Change is coming to Windward Oʻahu. Two seats in the State House of Representatives, representing Kailua, Kāneʻohe Bay and Waimānalo, are being vacated by longtime incumbents. INSIGHTS Election 2020 features candidates in these two races.

Air Date: Thu, Jul 9, 2020 8:00 PM
Many incumbent Democrats in the State Legislature are facing challengers in the upcoming primary election. INSIGHTS ON PBS HAWAIʻI Election 2020 features candidates in two of those races: –House District 13, comprised of Northeast Maui, Molokaʻi, Lanaʻi and Kahoʻolawe, has incumbent Lynn Decoite opposed by Native Hawaiian activist Walter Ritte.
Air Date: Thu, Jul 2, 2020 8:00 PM
Longtime City Councilmember Ann Kobayashi is “terming out,” leaving an open seat in Honolulu City Council District 5. This race is to represent the district’s wide range of neighborhoods, each with its own identity – from high rises in newly developed Kakaʻako to historic homes in Mānoa and St. Louis Heights.
Air Date: Thu, Jun 25, 2020 8:00 PM
Election 2020: The Honolulu Prosecutor Race featured seven candidates vying to replace outgoing Keith Kaneshiro as Honolulu Prosecutor. In nearly four decades, Honolulu has only had three elected Prosecutors.
Air Date: Thu, Jun 18, 2020 8:00 PM
We kicked off our Election 2020 coverage on INSIGHTS ON PBS HAWAIʻI with the contest for a position that will have no incumbent and a complicated stew of challenges: The Honolulu Mayoral Race.
Air Date: Thu, Jun 4, 2020 8:00 PM
On this week’s INSIGHTS ON PBS HAWAIʻI What’s it Going to Take?, we discussed Hawaiʻi’s Resilience Through the Pandemic. Like the rest of the world, our state had to pause and hit the reset button due to the novel coronavirus.
Air Date: Thu, May 28, 2020 8:00 PM
This week’s INSIGHTS ON PBS HAWAIʻI  was a special edition, expanded to 90 minutes, asking What’s it Going to Take? Managing Tourism in Hawaiʻi. The tourism industry is one of the State’s largest employers and has been the driving force of our economy.
Air Date: Thu, May 21, 2020 8:00 PM
This week’s live televised public affairs discussion about COVID-19 in Hawaiʻi on INSIGHTS ON PBS HAWAIʻI looked at the re-opening of some businesses, under new guidelines. Is the State safely moving toward a new normal? Join INSIGHTS’ statewide COVID-19 conversation with Lt. Gov.
Air Date: Thu, May 14, 2020 8:00 PM
This program of INSIGHTS ON PBS HAWAIʻI looked at the plight of workers and small businesses in our continuing coverage of COVID-19 in Hawaiʻi. Many residents and small businesses were already having a tough time making ends meet before the coronavirus outbreak and government shutdowns.
Air Date: Thu, May 7, 2020 8:00 PM
INSIGHTS ON PBS HAWAIʻI presses its coverage of COVID-19 in Hawaiʻi, this time seeking answers from key State lawmakers. At the start of the year, lawmakers had high hopes of addressing Hawaiʻi’s affordable housing crisis, increasing the minimum wage and creating tax breaks for the working class.
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