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Long Story Short with Leslie Wilcox features engaging, akamai, one-on-one conversations with some of the most intriguing people in Hawaii. Leslie brings out personal stories revealing experiences and values molding the people who shape our community.
Air Date: Tue, Nov 6, 2018 7:30 PM
Revisit stories from Bill Paty, Frank Padgett and Jerry Coffee and their harrowing experiences as prisoners of war.   Bill Paty, who served as Director of the Hawai‘i Department of Land and Natural Resources, landed in German hands in Normandy, right before the D-Day Invasion.
Air Date: Tue, Oct 23, 2018 7:30 PM
An idyllic childhood spent outdoors in Hilo set the stage for Suzanne Case’s lifelong commitment to the preservation of Hawai‘i’s natural resources, first as a conservation lawyer, and then as the executive director of The Nature Conservancy of Hawai‘i for 14 years.
Air Date: Tue, Oct 16, 2018 7:30 PM
Original air date: Tues., Sept. 9, 2008   This program will be rebroadcast on Sunday, Oct. 21, at 4:00 pm and 11:30 pm.
Air Date: Tue, Oct 9, 2018 7:30 PM
Look back on three guests who trusted their instincts and possessed unwavering confidence in the choices they made. We revisit our conversations with the late Hawai‘i State Supreme Court Chief Justice William S. Richardson, Wai‘anae High School (O‘ahu) educator Candy Suiso and video game creator-turned-philanthropist Henk Rogers.
Air Date: Tue, Oct 2, 2018 7:30 PM
Kamuela Enos’ vision for his community of Waiʻanae on West O‘ahu considers his deep regard for ancestral values, as well as an appreciation for contemporary innovation.
Air Date: Tue, Sep 11, 2018 7:30 PM
This special edition of LONG STORY SHORT is a compilation of Leslie’s past conversations with several of Hawai‘i’s storytellers.
Air Date: Tue, Sep 4, 2018 7:30 PM
Original air date: Tues., July 5, 2011   Helping to Conserve Hawai‘i’s Natural Environment   Bill Paty has a life story that spans nine decades of personal and Hawai‘i history. Many residents probably remember Paty as the state land director during Governor John Waihee’s administration.
Air Date: Tue, Aug 28, 2018 7:30 PM
The conversation with Chief Susan Ballard continues with insights into her almost-33 years with the Honolulu Police Department. She reveals the ways she had to prove herself as a rare woman on the police force and how she is breaking the mold of her predecessors by just being herself.
Air Date: Tue, Aug 7, 2018 7:30 PM
Fred Hemmings has lived life as a waterman, an entrepreneur and a lawmaker – but he says he’s most proud of being a “local boy.
Air Date: Tue, Jul 31, 2018 7:30 PM
Augie Tulba, known to the world as comedian Augie T, understood the value of hard work from a young age growing up in Kalihi Valley Housing. He started working long before his comedy career, and today still juggles his weekday morning radio program, a day job and comedy gigs.
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