travel

JOSEPH ROSENDO’S TRAVELSCOPE
The Cook Islands – Cultural Paradise

 

During Joseph’s visit to Rarotonga and Aitutaki in the Cook Islands, he visits attractions that choose to educate visitors as well as entertain them. Joseph discovers that by offering the visitor authentic experiences in their beautiful land, the Cook Islanders are able to better protect their heritage from commercial exploitation and perpetuate their culture.

 

THE DURRELLS IN CORFU SEASON 2 ON MASTERPIECE
Part 1 of 6

 

Keeley Hawes stars as an intrepid widow who decamps from dreary 1930s England to the bucolic Greek island of Corfu with her four recalcitrant children, ages 11 to 21. A six-part adaptation of Gerald Durrell’s My Family and Other Animals and its two sequels.

 

Part 1 of 6
After Louisa meets a handsome fellow Brit named Hugh, her landlady suddenly turns hostile. Louisa’s effort to get Greeks to pay for English cooking falls flat. Gerry and Theo trap an otter.

 

FAMILY INGREDIENTS
Philippines – Adobo

 
 
FAMILY INGREDIENTS: Philippines – Adobo

“Top Chef” fan favorite Sheldon Simeon makes his first trip to the Philippines. Born and raised in Hawaiʻi, Simeon credits his dad for his love of Filipino cuisine.

 

Airdates:

Wednesday, October 18 at 7:30 pm (premiere)

Wednesday, October 18 at 11:30 pm (encore)

Sunday, October 22 at 4:30 pm (encore)

 

Broadcasts of Family Ingredients on PBS Hawaiʻi are sponsored locally by:

PBS HAWAI‘I PRESENTS
The Roots of ‘Ulu

 

Follow the mythological origins of ‘ulu, its journey from Tahiti to Hawai‘i on Polynesian voyaging canoes, and modern efforts to revitalize breadfruit as a possible solution to food shortages. Native practitioners, medical specialists and agricultural experts have a shared vision of the ‘ulu tree playing an important role in cultural preservation, health restoration and food sustainability for Hawai‘i’s future.

 

GLOBE TREKKER
Tough Trains: India’s Independence Railroads

GLOBE TREKKER: Tough Trains: India's Independence Railroads

 

Trekker Zay Harding takes on an epic journey across one of the world’s biggest railway networks. These railways were built during the 19th century by the British to move troops and raw materials across the land, and ultimately played a role in the independence of the country a century later. The railway tracks are some of the oldest and longest you’ll find anywhere in the world, and train travel doesn’t get any tougher than this in a country with a population of over 1.2 billion.

 

A CHEF’S LIFE
Prolific Peppers

A CHEF’S LIFE

 

Vivian preps peppers for a trip to Lambstock, where chefs, food and music converge. Holley’s grandmother offers a lesson in stuffing peppers and delegating authority.

 

RICHARD BANGS’ ADVENTURES WITH PURPOSE
Basel and Lucerne: Quest for the Crossroad

 

In the 12th installment of his Emmy®-winning ADVENTURES WITH PURPOSE series, renowned adventurer Richard Bangs follows the ancient trade routes from the Gotthard pass into central Switzerland, along Lake Lucerne, with a final stop at the port city of Basel. On his quest, Richard aims to uncover what turned landlocked Switzerland, the most mountainous country in Europe, into the crossroads of the continent, a hub for commerce, ideas, medicines and people.

 

THE DURRELLS IN CORFU SEASON 2 ON MASTERPIECE
Part 2 of 6

 

Louisa Durrell (Keeley Hawes) and her four willful children return in the further adventures of an eccentric English family living on a Greek isle in the 1930s.

 

Part 2 of 6
Louisa has an idea to boost Larry’s writing career. It doesn’t go well. Leslie starts a distillery. Pavlos tries to inspire Margo’s spiritual side. Gerry tries out tutors.

 

POV
Cameraperson

 

A boxing match in Brooklyn; life in postwar Bosnia; the daily routine of a Nigerian midwife. This work combines documentary, autobiography and ethical inquiry in a thoughtful examination of what it means to train a camera on the world.

 

PBS HAWAI‘I PRESENTS
Voyage of the Hōkūle‘a

 

Witness Hōkūle‘a’s inaugural 1976 journey from Hawai‘i to Tahiti, the preparations leading up to it, and the behind-the-scenes turmoil that threatened to derail the voyage. Rifts are seen among leadership, between leadership and the crew, and among crewmembers. The film by Dale Bell was co-produced by the National Geographic Society and WQED Pittsburgh.

 

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