“Top Chef” fan favorite Sheldon Simeon (Pictured, left) makes his first trip to the Philippines. Born and raised in Hawaiʻi, Simeon credits his dad for his love of Filipino cuisine.
TOP STORY “Mele Murals” Students from Hawaiʻi Preparatory Academy in the Waimea district of Hawaiʻi Island tell the story of volunteers from an arts organization known as Mele Murals who taught Waimea area students how to use meditation to guide them through the painting of a mural at the Waimea Community Center.
From a remote mountain village in the Northern Philippines, Wang Od Oggay carries on the tattooing tradition of her ancestors, offering those who come to her the sacred markings that were once reserved for the women and warriors of the Kalinga people.
The story of President Duterte’s campaign against drug dealers and addicts in the Philippines. Told with unprecedented and intimate access to both sides of the bloody war – the Manila police and an ordinary family from the slums.
Meet some of the people whom Silicon Valley leaders like Facebook and Google hire to do “digital cleaning” – deleting offensive, pornographic and incendiary posts. Mostly located in the Philippines, these “content moderators” delete “inappropriate” content on the net, thereby influencing what people around the world see and think.
Gil Won-Ok reading her speech in China, supported by a Cao Hei Mao and her daughter activist Meehyang Yoon. During World War II, the Imperial Japanese Army kidnapped approximately 200,000 young women and forced them into military sexual slavery as “comfort women.
In December 1944, intelligence officer Hiroo Onoda of the Japanese Imperial Army was deployed to Lubang Island in the Philippines, where he was given orders to disrupt and sabotage enemy efforts. Although the Japanese surrendered on August 15, 1945, Onoda and three others vowed to continue this mission.
Learn the story of farm labor organizer Larry Itliong and a group of Filipino farm workers who instigated The Delano Grape Strike of 1965, which brought about the creation of the United Farm Workers Union (UFW).
Florante, a classically trained guitarist returns to the Philippines after 12 years of absence, to rediscover the music of harana, a long forgotten tradition where men sing under the window at night to declare their love for a woman, and discovers three of the last surviving practitioners.
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