On this special episode of Long Story Short, we look back at conversations with three of Hawai‘i’s contemporary authors. We revisit our 2011 interview with Chris McKinney, whose gritty, semi-autobiographical novels, like local best seller The Tattoo, depict the dark underbelly of paradise.
If you think you know Kitty (Lagareta) Yannone – business owner, public relations professional, University of Hawai‘i Regent – you’ll be surprised at the second career she almost had, how she got into public relations in the first place, and what she can do on a skateboard.
Original air date: Tues., Nov. 11, 2008 Richard Ha, Visionary Farmer On this episode of Long Story Short, Leslie Wilcox sits down to share stories with Hawaii Island farmer Richard Ha. Never heard of him? Well, Richard Ha isn’t your average farmer. He’s been called a visionary farmer.
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.