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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.
||CleanRita Palafox||Rita Palafox left her sheltered plantation upbringing on Maui to join the Army straight after high school, and serve her country in the Vietnam War. Her 20-year career took her places beyond Hawai‘i – to Guam to recruit, and to the Deep American Sou[.||9/22/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanBillie Gabriel||Billie Gabriel’s life was forever changed when her brother James “Kimo” Gabriel Jr. was killed in the Vietnam War. She was only 11 when he died, and the tragedy left its mark. She has dedicated much of her adult life helping to preserve the legacies||9/15/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanArt Souza||As a teacher, Art Souza encouraged his students to approach learning from an experiential and exploratory angle. Now as a Hawai‘i Island complex area superintendent, he supports the 19 schools in his district from an administrative position, guided [...||8/25/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanRalph Aviles||Before his current career as a bus operator with O‘ahu Transit Services, where he’s been for more than 30 years, Ralph Aviles was a professional featherweight boxer. At one point, he ranked third in the world in his division. Aviles says boxing help[.||8/14/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanAlberta de Jetley||Alberta de Jetley’s life has been a winding path, taking her through the island chain. She was born on Moloka‘i, raised on Lana‘i and spent her married life in Hana, Maui. She eventually returned to Lana‘i after the death of her husband, Tony de J||7/25/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanConnie Mitchell||As Executive Director of The Institute for Human Services, Hawai‘i’s largest homeless services provider, Connie Mitchell has worked ceaselessly to find effective ways to heal and comfort her community – mind, body and soul. Bringing experience from||7/17/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanLaura Beeman||Head coach of the University of Hawai‘i’s Rainbow Wahine basketball team, Laura Beeman knows what it takes to win. She has revitalized the team drastically since her arrival in 2012, by pushing and inspiring her young women to reach their full poten[.||7/7/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanDr. Elliot Kalauawa||Dr. Elliot Kalauawa’s childhood in Palolo Valley’s public housing helped fuel his desire to enter the medical field. He discovered his life’s purpose at Waikiki Health, where he has worked for over 30 years, offering compassion, guidance and hope to||6/26/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanHenry Rice||A direct descendant of a missionary family, Henry Rice’s roots run deep in upcountry Maui. His grandfather purchased Kaonoulu Ranch a century ago, and with roughly 10,000 acres of land stretching from the top of Haleakala to Maui’s south shore, it||6/5/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFlorence “Johnny” Frisbie: Islander at Heart||Florence “Johnny” Frisbie’s sense of curiosity and adventure took her far beyond her Pacific island home in Pukapuka, in the Cook Islands. She traveled to Hawai‘i, Japan and eventually New Zealand, where she raised her family. She eventually follo||6/5/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanFlorence “Johnny” Frisbie: Life Lessons from Pukapuka Atoll||Florence “Johnny” Frisbie was only 15 years old when she published her first autobiography in 1948. Miss Ulysses from Puka-Puka is an account of her life on the little-known Pacific island of Pukapuka, part of the Cook Islands. The adventurous daugh[.||5/22/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanSacha Pfeiffer||Sacha Pfeiffer was part of the Boston Globe’s Spotlight investigative team, which won the Pulitzer Prize for Public Service in 2003 for exposing the Roman Catholic Church’s cover-up of clergy sex abuse. The story behind the reporting was made into t[.||5/15/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||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|
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!!