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NA MELE
Kawika Kahiapo

 

Slack key musician and singer-songwriter Kawika Kahiapo is a longtime member of the PBS Hawai‘i ‘ohana. In 2008, he wrote the theme song for our “PBS Hawai‘i and You” campaign. He then served on our Board of Directors for six years, from 2009 through 2015.

 

Kahiapo makes his NA MELE debut, performing music inspired by his lifelong home, Windward O‘ahu. “When I lived in Lā‘ie, driving up and down the coast every day, coming to and from work and from gigs, I was just inspired by the natural beauty,” Kahiapo says in the program. “I wanted to celebrate that.” Song selections include “Nani Wale Kualoa,” “Kaulana Makapu‘u” and “‘O ‘Oe ‘Io.” Kahiapo’s wife Laurie and daughter ‘Ālana accompany him with hula during several songs.

 

Here is a behind-the-scenes look at this production of Na Mele:

 

Donʻt Miss Kawikaʻs Na Mele Digital Short.

 



ANTIQUES ROADSHOW
Our 50 States 2

 

Travel across America and back in time with appraisals of items from all 50 states in the two-part special. Finds include a Green Bay Packers championship group, a Joseph Henry Sharp oil, and a Molesworth lamp and furniture.

 

ANTIQUES ROADSHOW
Detroit, MI, Part 2 of 3

 

Highlights from the Roadshow floor include Marvin Gaye’s 1964 passport, found inside an album purchased for 50 cents at an estate sale; a Petrus van Schendel oil painting, ca. 1860; and a signed photo album of President Abraham Lincoln and his cabinet and Senate.

 

ANTIQUES ROADSHOW
Detroit, MI, Part 3 of 3

 

Highlights from the Roadshow floor include a Charles Schulz signed letter and drawing of his “Peanuts” character Linus; letters from Carl Jung and Sigmund Freud discussing Russian ballet dancer Vaslav Nijinsky; and two etchings, one by Edward Hopper and one by John Sloan.

 

ANTIQUES ROADSHOW
Baton Rouge, LA, Part 1 of 3

 

In Baton Rouge, ANTIQUES ROADSHOW host Mark L. Walberg joins appraiser Leigh Keno at Magnolia Mound Plantation to learn about Campeche chairs. Highlights include a French Art Deco diamond and platinum ring, ca. 1930, purchased at auction for $30 as cubic zirconia and now valued at $25,000 to $35,000; a copy of the book The History of Magic, with an inscription from the owner’s old college roommate — Jim Morrison of The Doors; and four Rembrandt and James McNeill Whistler etchings that were collected by the guest’s father from around 1940 to 1960 and are appraised for $100,000.

 

ANTIQUES ROADSHOW
Boise, ID, Part 3 of 3

 

Highlights from the Roadshow floor include an 1822 letter from Thomas Jefferson that documents his reading suggestions for furthering one’s education and a Babe Ruth Candy Club membership card.

 

ANTIQUES ROADSHOW
Seattle, WA, Part 2 of 3

 

Seattle discoveries run the gamut, with a circa 1964 “Star Trek” script and pitch letter; a Civil War dog collar; and Harriet Frishmuth bookends valued at $10,000.

 

ANTIQUES ROADSHOW
Seattle, WA, Part 3 of 3

 

Highlights from the Roadshow floor in Seattle include a late-16th-century diamond and enamel jewel; a moose, elk and buffalo hide chair; and a Steiff clown bear worth $2,500-$3,200.

 

ANTIQUES ROADSHOW
Rapid City, SD, Part 3 of 3

 

Finds from the Roadshow floor include a 1760s Chester County Pennsylvania spice chest, two sets of Frank Lloyd Wright blueprints, and a Tiffany desk lamp valued at $4,000-$6,000.

 

ANTIQUES ROADSHOW
Seattle, WA, Part 1 of 3

 

Highlights from the Roadshow floor include a Vladimir Kagan desk used by Kagan himself and an impressive 1874 Francis A. Silva oil painting valued at $250,000.

 

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