Voters in a so-called canoe district ecompassing Molokaʻi, Lānaʻi and northeast Maui have three choices to fill an open seat in District 13 in the State House of Representatives. In the August primary election Democrat Mahina Poepoe beat two other candidates including Linda Haʻi Clark, who was appointed to replace Lynn DeCoite who moved to the state Senate. Republican Adam Clark ran unopposed in his primary as did Green Party candidate Nick Nikhilananda. On Oʻahu, State House District 36 is up for grabs with no incumbent. Republican Veamoniti Lautaha faces Democrat Rachele Fernandez Lamosao. Join the conversation on both races Thursday at 7:30 pm on Insights on PBS Hawaiʻi.
There have been multiple accounts of strange happenings in the Wilson Tunnel since its opening in 1958, but what could be the cause? Master storyteller Lopaka Kapanui explains.
Hawaiian musician Weldon Kekauoha has been crafting beloved musical arrangements and sharing them with Hawaiʻi, the continental U.S. and beyond for over 30 years. He’s enjoyed a successful solo career, amassing multiple Nā Hōkū Hanohano awards and, in 2014, a Grammy nomination.
Join us as we countdown to Halloween with these spooky (and not-so-spooky!) stories, episodes and videos right here in our backyard. Listen to our audio podcast, WHAT SCHOOL YOU WENT? and watch student produced HIKI NŌ.
Eighty years ago in February 1942, President Franklin D. Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066, which resulted in the establishment of internment camps for people of Japanese ancestry. Relocation centers were stationed throughout the country with several in Hawaiʻi on multiple islands. This film that shares untold first-hand accounts of Hawaiʻi residents and their experiences of being detained during World War II.
Legislative boundaries in Central Oʻahu have changed due to reapportionment. In the new District 38 which includes part of Mililani and Waipiʻo Acres, Republican incumbent Lauren Cheape Matsumoto faces a challenge from a former area lawmaker, Democrat Marilyn Lee. And on the Kona side of Hawaiʻi Island there is no incumbent for State House District 6 which includes Hōnaunau, Kealakekua, Hōlualoa and part of Kailua-Kona. Democrat Kirstin Kahaloa advanced to the general election after beating two opponents in the primary election. She faces Republican Jonathan Kennealy who ran unopposed in the primary.
Marques Marzan, cultural advisor at Bernice Pauahi Bishop Museum explains the Hawaiian concept of kinolau and how chiefs used it to choose the birds and colors for their cloaks.
Started more than a decade ago, Sustainable Coastlines Hawai‘i, along with a team of dedicated workers and volunteers, work tirelessly to end plastic pollution statewide. Thanks to teachers like Kumu Hulu Mele Kahalepuna-Chun, the art form of Hawaiian featherwork is thriving. After playing a year of eight-man football at Moloka‘i High School, Vaai “Uso” Seumalo suits up for the Kansas State Wildcats and playing in the Big 12.
ʻOpihi, known as "Hawaiian gold," is getting harder to find. Learn about the dangerous art of picking this sought-after Hawaiian delicacy. Listen to the audio podcast now.
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