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Long Story Short with Leslie Wilcox features engaging, akamai, one-on-one conversations with some of the most intriguing people in Hawaii.Leslie brings out personal stories revealing experiences and values molding the people who shape our community.Long Story Short is a production of PBS Hawaii.Visit our website at www.pbshawaii.org.
||CleanRoland Cazimero||Roland Cazimero was just a boy from Kalihi before he became a Hawaiian music legend. He and his younger brother Robert, as The Brothers Cazimero, played an essential role in the evolution of modern Hawaiian music. However, Roland’s success was not w[...||4/21/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanKent Keith||Kent Keith has had anything but a traditional career. In every prominent position he’s held, he has lived a mission of helping others find personal meaning in their lives. As President of Pacific Rim Christian University in Honolulu, he works to ins[...||3/28/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanKevin Matsunaga||Kevin Matsunaga of Lihu‘e, Kaua‘i, never imagined he’d follow in his father’s footsteps and become a teacher. He found his calling as the digital media teacher at Chiefess Kamakahelei Middle School in Lihu‘e. His students have won many national||3/14/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanPaul and Grace Atkins||Filmmakers Paul and Grace Atkins have never shied away from adventure. Partners in both life and career, their acclaimed natural history documentaries have told the stories of our planet in breathtaking, never-before-seen ways. They have worked with[...]||2/14/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMichael Titterton||Born into a struggling family in the east end of London, books and radio offered young Michael Titterton a glimpse into a different life. His insatiable curiosity led him to travel around the world, eventually landing him in Hawai‘i, where he took o[...||2/14/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHarry Tsuchidana||Harry Tsuchidana’s love of art would carry him far in life, but it would hardly be a straight path. His tenacity would take him far beyond his childhood in Waipahu, to the Marines, Washington, D.C. and eventually, New York City. Now 84 years old and[...||2/3/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanJeannette Paulson Hereniko||Jeannette Paulson Hereniko has always known the power of storytelling. During a troubled childhood, stories functioned as a source of comfort. In adulthood, she founded the Hawai‘i International Film Festival. Throughout her multifaceted life, Jeann[...||1/11/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEd Ginoza||Ed Ginoza has dedicated his life to educating Maui’s public school students in science – in the classroom and beyond. His personalized approach to education has made its mark on countless young minds, earning him several top teaching awards througho[.||12/2/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanKimi Werner: Life in the Deep||Kimi Werner – a spearfisher, chef, artist and motivational speaker – shares how her underwater experiences have informed her life on land in profound ways. She recounts her opportunity to swim alongside a great white shark and how the encounter shif[.||11/16/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanCourage in Captivity: Three POWs’ Stories||Revisit stories from Bill Paty, Frank Padgett and Jerry Coffee and their harrowing experiences as prisoners of war. Bill Paty, who served as Director of the Hawai‘i Department of Land and Natural Resources, landed in German hands in Normandy, right [...||11/2/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanKimi Werner: Shaped by the Sea||Growing up in rural Maui, Kimi Werner joined her father as he free dived and hunted for fish to feed his family. Werner would discover her own passion for free diving and spearfishing, eventually becoming the U.S. National Spearfishing Champion in 2[...]||10/25/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSam Kamaka Jr. and Fred Kamaka Sr.||Meet second-generation owners of Kamaka Hawaii, Sam and Fred Kamaka. Now celebrating 100 years in business, Kamaka Hawaii has been the ‘ukulele crafter of choice for artists around the world. From a young age, Sam and Fred, now 94 and 92 years old, [...||10/12/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanShep Gordon||Shep Gordon’s career as a talent manager may have started by chance, but his knack for creatively developing and promoting his client’s signature image has earned him a reputation distinctly his own. Throughout his career, Gordon has cultivated clos[.||9/28/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMick Kalber||Mick Kalber moved to Hawai‘i Island on a whim after a successful but draining career in television. There, he would confront the most creative and destructive of muses: the Kilauea volcano. A self-described “volcanographer,” Kalber has spent the pas||9/14/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBryan Andaya||Bryan Andaya learned how to manage conflict with civility and diplomacy at an early age while growing up on the Big Island. His ability to problem-solve became essential as a young lawyer and eventually, as the vice president and chief operation off[...]||9/2/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanMonica Toguchi||Monica Toguchi’s ability to adapt and evolve is evident in her role as the third-generation owner of Highway Inn. The Oahu restaurant, which specializes in local favorites, has come a long way from the charming Waipahu establishment it started as 70[...||8/24/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanGlenn Medeiros||Glenn Medeiros’ humble childhood on Kauai did not prepare him for the international fame he would achieve after winning a Hawaii-based singing competition as a teen. After years in the music industry, Medeiros grew disenchanted with the life of a po[...||7/13/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHeather Haunani Giugni||Heather Haunani Giugni is a longtime filmmaker whose passion for preserving Hawaii’s stories culminated in the establishment of ‘Ulu‘ulu, the Henry Ku‘ualoha Giugni Moving Image Archive at the University of Hawaii – West Oahu. The archive is nam||6/22/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRose Galera||Rose Galera approaches cleaning as both a science and an art. Her early enthusiasm for keeping her environment safe and clean led her to a career in professional cleaning management and as a consultant and training specialist. She is certified by th[...]||6/16/2016||Free||View in iTunes|
Just a great podcast that really captures the local flavor of Hawaii. Listening to Leslie and her subjects is like taking a walk along a beautiful Hawaiian beach. As a Californian, I appreciate the opportunity each podcast gives me to revisit Hawaii (without the daylong flight!!) My only complaint is the podcasts aren't frequent enough! I'd love more!!