Can you tell me how to get, how to get to Sesame Street? Principal puppeteer Pam Arciero can as she has been with the children’s series for nearly 40 years, primarily as Oscar the Grouch’s girlfriend, Grundgetta. Arciero, who hails from ʻĀina Haina in East Honolulu, got her start in the Department of Theatre and Dance at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa. There, she joined a summer program in puppetry – one that would change the course of her life.
Six months after we launched our video read-aloud initiative GET CAUGHT READING with community partner the Hawaii State Library System, we found there’s no shortage of booklovers who are excited to share their favorite book excerpt with the world—on-air, online and on social media.