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Air Date: Thu, Jun 25, 2020 9:00 PM
A collection of candid interviews and archival images, combined with the music of an array of virtuoso performers, this film tells the story of Hawaiian slack key. It depicts how this unique style of playing has become fundamental to Hawai‘i’s musical, cultural and familial traditions.
Air Date: Tue, Jun 2, 2020 9:30 PM
Join host Gloria Estefan for a 50th anniversary celebration of the iconic children’s series. This new documentary includes celebrity appearances, interviews with puppeteers and video clips of Sesame Street’s most unforgettable moments.
Air Date: Fri, May 29, 2020 8:00 PM
Discover the ingenious inventor behind the beautiful face as the Hollywood star tells her own story in a newly discovered interview. Learn how Hedy Lamarr’s pioneering work is the basis for secure WiFi, GPS and Bluetooth technology.
Air Date: Wed, Mar 4, 2020 9:30 PM
At the peak of his fame in the 1970s, John Denver was one of the most popular singers in America. He performed at sold-out concerts, his albums sold more than 100 million copies, his TV specials got top ratings and he was named poet laureate of his adopted Colorado.
Air Date: Sat, Feb 22, 2020 8:00 PM
Journey through the prolific life of the I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings author and activist who inspired generations with lyrical modern African American thought. Features new interviews with Oprah Winfrey, Common, the Clintons and others.
Air Date: Tue, Aug 6, 2019 7:30 PM
Growing up in the crowded, rundown tenements of downtown Honolulu, Mahealani Wendt witnessed the poverty of the Native Hawaiian people around her.
Air Date: Tue, May 28, 2019 7:30 PM
As one of more than two million draftees called upon to fight in the Vietnam War, 19-year-old Allen Hoe thought he would serve his time and then his life would return to normal. He couldn’t have imagined that his 10-month combat tour would make him what others describe as a soldier’s soldier.
Air Date: Wed, Mar 13, 2019 5:00 PM
With Englishman Peter Barakan as the host, each edition of Japanology Plus presents fresh insights into Japanese life and culture.
Air Date: Mon, Jan 7, 2019 10:30 PM
How El Paso became Trump’s immigration testing ground and then the target of a white supremacist. Through interviews with border patrol agents, militias, local advocates, and migrants, the inside story from the epicenter of the border crisis.
Air Date: Mon, Jan 7, 2019 7:30 PM
One of my favorite Hawaii newspaper columns is about the marvels of the sea – and who would guess its writer grew up in a land-locked state? As a kid, Wisconsin native Susan Scott would page through National Geographic magazines, imagining herself traveling to distant lands.
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