Amos Kotomori’s career in advertising, with modeling agencies and with top fashion designers, has taken him all over the world. However, his most inspirational attribute is how he has dealt with life’s challenges. This Honolulu and Bali-based designer shares how his life values and no-fear attitude have helped guide him through obstacles in life with grace and humility.
Learn how Hilo designer Kūhaʻo Zane, son of renowned clothing designer Sig Zane and on his mother’s side, a descendant from an unbroken line of Kanakaʻole cultural practitioners, is navigating his own path in both the design and Hawaiian cultural worlds. He shares how he draws on his Hawaiian roots while approaching his design work with a modern vision.
Discover the art, life and enduring impact of Tyrus Wong, the renowned Chinese American painter behind Walt Disney’s Bambi. The film features interviews with Wong’s daughters and fellow artists and designers, along with never-before-seen film clips and artwork.
TOP STORY: Students from Wai‘anae High School in West O‘ahu tackle the controversy surrounding commercial dolphin tours. On August 23, 2016, NOAA (the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration) published a regulation prohibiting tour boats from being within 50 yards of a spinner dolphin, including swimming with them.
Explore the life story of the influential “Migrant Mother” photographer through her granddaughter’s eyes. Never-before-seen photos and film footage, family memories and new interviews reveal the artist who challenged America to know itself.
Original air date: Tues., Apr. 29, 2008 Award-Winning Singer, Songwriter and Kumu Hula Robert Cazimero, award-winning singer, songwriter and kumu hula, joins Leslie Wilcox for a good-fun, talk story session in which the two share laughter, tears and touching stories of living and loving – including stories about The Brothers Cazimero (Robert and […]
Original air date: Tues., Feb. 2, 2008 Fashion Designer of “Kimono Couture” Anne Namba is the creator of a fashion line blending vintage Japanese fabrics and contemporary fashion, “kimono couture.” Her brand, Anne Namba Designs, is being picked up nationally by Nordstrom’s and is featured in other select Mainland stores.