Herb Ohta is one of the giants of the ‘ukulele who snatched the simple four-stringed instrument out of the background and planted it firmly at the front of the stage.
PBS’ premier science series helps viewers of all ages explore the science behind the headlines. Along the way, NOVA programs demystify science and technology and highlight the people involved in scientific pursuits.
The legendary Grammy-winning songwriter (“Wichita Lineman,” “MacArthur Park,” “Up, Up and Away,” “Highwayman”) shares hits and demonstrates his storytelling prowess. In an emotional set, Webb introduces rising country star Ashley Campbell, daughter of his best friend, the late Glen Campbell. The elegant duo is accompanied by guitar and string quartet.
Host Eric Gorges combs the country for America’s finest craftsmen, documenting what it means to be a modern-day maker. In each episode, Eric explains the history of an old-world craft as it is practiced in America today. The Puppet Maker Eric visits master ventriloquist puppet maker, Tim Selberg.
Tony Conjugacion pays tribute to his musical influences in this special. This kanikapila is a historic occasion captured by the cameras in the PBS Hawaii studio.
PBS Hawaii is proud to present an encore of a special vintage NA MELE from 2000, featuring ukulele maestros Byron Yasui, Benny Chong, Gordon Mark, Blane Kanno and Jake Shimabukuro.