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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, Jul 17, 2018 7:30 PM
As someone who dropped out of high school once and college twice, Tony Wagner has used his negative experiences in the education system to spark change.
Air Date: Tue, Jul 3, 2018 7:30 PM
For 24 years, Marilyn Cristofori headed the Hawai‘i Arts Alliance, a statewide nonprofit that champions the arts through advocacy and education. Upon Cristofori’s retirement, the very nonprofit she headed selected her as its 2017 Alfred Preis Honoree for her lifetime support and leadership in the arts.
Air Date: Tue, Jun 26, 2018 7:30 PM
Throughout his career, Paul Turnbull has helped create learning environments that encourage students to thrive. As President of Mid-Pacific Institute, he champions project-based learning and embraces innovation and technology in education – values that he brought with him from his experience at California public schools.
Air Date: Tue, Jun 19, 2018 7:30 PM
Kanoe Miller felt drawn to the spotlight at an early age, fantasizing about becoming a Broadway chorus girl or a ballerina. The young Kanoe began taking hula lessons, and her goal shifted to performing hula in Waikīkī. For more than 40 years, Kanoe has been living that dream.
Air Date: Tue, Jun 5, 2018 7:30 PM
This special features three previous “Long Story Short” guests whose personal values and passion for community have informed their career paths: Dr. Elliot Kalauawa, Chief Medical Officer at Waikiki Health; Dr. Kent Keith, President of the Pacific Rim Christian University; and Connie Mitchell, Executive Director of the Institute for Human Services.
Air Date: Tue, May 8, 2018 7:30 PM
As a child who played a lot of baseball in rural Virginia, Ted Dintersmith wanted to be a Major League Baseball pitcher. By serendipity, he says, life took him on a completely different path, when he got a job at a high-tech startup.
Air Date: Tue, May 1, 2018 7:30 PM
Long Story Short looks back on three previous guests who paved their own paths in life and followed their instincts, often against the grain of society’s expectations.
Air Date: Tue, Apr 17, 2018 7:30 PM
Rita Palafox left her sheltered plantation upbringing on Maui to join the Army straight after high school, and serve her country in the Vietnam War. Her 20-year career took her places beyond Hawai‘i – to Guam to recruit, and to the Deep American South, in the heart of Klan country.
Air Date: Tue, Apr 10, 2018 7:30 PM
Original air date: Tues., Jul. 29, 2008   You’ve heard the expression, “Nice guys finish last.” Not true. Not when it comes to U.S. Senator Daniel Kahikina Akaka. Except at the very beginning of his political career, he’s been number one in the balloting for every elective office for which he’s run.
Air Date: Tue, Apr 3, 2018 7:30 PM
Original air date: Tues., Apr. 1, 2008   Hawai‘i’s Voice Coach to the Stars   Neva Rego is known by many as Hawai‘i’s Voice Coach to the Stars, the wind beneath their wings, with a list of vocal students that includes Robert Cazimero, Tony Conjugacion, Jimmy Borges, Jasmine Trias and Jordan Segundo, and a […]
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