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Air Date: Thu, Feb 13, 2020 8:00 PM
It’s a stunning statement: Suicide is the leading cause of injury-related death in Hawaiʻi. Health officials report that an average of 190 people take their own lives each year. The reasons stem from depression, significant life changes and the trauma of abuse. Nearly a thousand other individuals survive a suicide attempt.
Air Date: Mon, Nov 25, 2019 7:30 PM
Singer Melveen Leed is joined by her hula dancer daughter Kaaikaula Naluai at the PBS Hawai‘i studios. Best known for contemporary Hawaiian, jazz and country, Moloka‘i girl Melveen also has deep roots in traditional Hawaiian song.
Air Date: Fri, Apr 19, 2019 8:00 PM
KĀKOU – Hawai‘i’s Town Hall “KĀKOU” means “all of us.” But it doesn’t mean we all agree.   When we can speak to each other honestly and listen earnestly… When we recognize that we are all in this together… When we are engaged in working toward a common goal, that is “kākou.
Air Date: Wed, Jan 9, 2019 8:00 PM
What are the biggest issues facing Hawaiʻi’s state lawmakers in 2020? Raising the minimum wage from the current $10.
Air Date: Thu, Aug 31, 2017 7:30 PM
This special edition of HIKI NŌ highlights some of the best stories from the spring quarter of the 2016-2017 school year.
Air Date: Thu, Jun 29, 2017 10:00 PM
No other group of islands on earth fascinates the common traveler more than the lush archipelago of volcanic isles positioned so beautifully in the Pacific. With this in mind, Trekker Zoe D’Amato sets out on an adventure to explore Hawai‘i Island, Kaua‘i, Maui and O‘ahu.
Air Date: Thu, Jun 29, 2017 8:00 PM
Is Hawai‘i a dangerous destination? Some national media outlets think so. The Huffington Post declared “too many tourists are dying in Hawai‘i,” and a Bay Area NBC station included Hawai‘i when it promised “Dangerous Destinations Revealed.
Air Date: Tue, Jan 24, 2017 7:30 PM
Bryan Andaya learned how to manage conflict with civility and diplomacy at an early age while growing up on the Big Island. His ability to problem-solve became essential as a young lawyer and eventually, as the vice president and chief operation officer of L&L Franchises, Inc.
Air Date: Wed, Jan 4, 2017 9:30 PM
Witness Hōkūle‘a’s inaugural 1976 journey from Hawai‘i to Tahiti, the preparations leading up to it, and the behind-the-scenes turmoil that threatened to derail the voyage. Rifts are seen among leadership, between leadership and the crew, and among crewmembers. The film by Dale Bell was co-produced by the National Geographic Society and WQED Pittsburgh.
Air Date: Thu, Aug 18, 2016 9:00 PM
Pahoa residents Josh Ballauer, Jeremiah Lofgreen and Matt Tavares document the 2014 Kilauea lava flow that threatened their Hawai‘i Island neighborhood of Kaohe Homesteads, and how their community came together during the crisis. Why do this film? Jeremiah: We were at a friend’s house; he was really close to the lava coming down.
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