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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.
||Sam Low: Raising Islands||Raising Islands is a term that Hokulea canoe voyagers use to describe chicken-skin moments during a long sea journey when islands appear to rise out of the distant horizon. It’s also the name of the second part of my conversation with Sam Low on Lon[..||7/8/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||Sam Low: A Hawaiian Yankee||In 1921, a young Sandy Low was sent away from his home in Kohala to attend school in Connecticut. He never returned to Hawaii. But he gave his aloha spirit, his appreciation of Hawaiian music, and most importantly, his love of the sea, to his son, S[...]||6/24/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||Stacy Sproat-Beck||At the age of twelve, Stacy Sproat left her home on the north shore of Kauai to attend Kamehameha Schools in Honolulu and subsequently, the University of Southern California. But she always wanted to come home. As a child, she’d worked on the [...]||6/10/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||Nick Vujicic||Born without arms and legs, inspirational speaker Nick Vujicic has never experienced the warmth of wrapping his arms around someone and hugging them. Yet he once held the record for the number of hugs in an hour. That’s Nick Vujicic &ndash[...]||5/29/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||Alvin Wong||When the New York Times found that Hawaii’s Alvin Wong has all of the attributes that make for the happiest person in America, he said, “My life philosophy is, if you can’t laugh at yourself, life is going to be pretty terrible for[...]||5/13/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||Gerri Hayes||For businesswoman Gerri Hayes, being told that “you can’t do it” just makes her more determined to succeed. On the next Long Story Short, Gerri shares her survival story as a single mother of two young children who moved to Hawaii [...]||4/30/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||Susan Scott||Growing up in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Susan Scott would page through National Geographic magazines, imagining herself travelling to distant lands. Little did she know that her life would be dedicated to learning about marine life and marine science, [...]||4/15/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||Jack Cione||He was an entrepreneurial showman, best known in the 1960s through the ’80s for staging risque spectacles in Honolulu nightclubs. On this episode of Long Story Short, Jack Cione, now retired, reflects on his colorful business life in Honolulu,[...]||4/1/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||Michael Broderick||Michael Broderick Tuesday, March 18 at 7:30 pm On this episode of LONG STORY SHORT, a former Family Court judge talks about his career move, leaving the bench to head the YMCA of Honolulu. Michael Broderick says it was all about the best way to impr[...]||3/24/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||Ramsay Taum||On this episode of LONG STORY SHORT (Tues., March 4, 7:30 pm), Hawaiian cultural expert Ramsay Taum recalls the day when the venerable Richard “Papa” Lyman told him: “You’re not Hawaiian yet.” Ramsay accepted the challenge to learn what it me||3/5/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||Keone Nunes||For Hawaiian cultural practitioner Keone Nunes, a tattoo is more than skin-deep; it’s a representation of who that person is. On a new LONG STORY SHORT (Tues., Feb 18, 7:30 pm), I’ll talk with Keone about his efforts to learn more about his subjects[.||3/4/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||Hoala Greevy||On this episode of LONG STORY SHORT, my guest is Hoala Greevy, founder of one of the earliest locally owned email spam and virus filtering companies, Pau Spam. The son of Hawaii community activists, Hoala is intent on his career and dedicated to hi[...]||2/11/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||Alice Greenwood||“It takes a village to raise a child.” For Alice Greenwood, it’s a theme that repeats itself throughout her life. In this conversation with Leslie Wilcox, the Waianae community advocate talks about how a series of unforeseen events[...]||1/21/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||Takeshi Yoshihara: An Historic Journey||After hardships during the Great Depression and World War II, Takeshi Yoshihara became the first Japanese American appointed to the U.S. Naval Academy. In this conversation with Leslie Wilcox, Takeshi talks about what made him an unlikely Naval Acad[...]||1/7/14||Free||View In iTunes|
||Sharon L. Hicks||Sharon Hicks knew something was wrong with her mother when she started locking 4-year-old Sharon out of the house. Her mother was bipolar and schizophrenic, while her father, a well-known housing contractor, was a pillar of the Honolulu community. S[...]||12/18/13||Free||View In iTunes|
||Will Henderson: Life Lessons||Will Henderson is former longtime President and CEO of Queen’s Medical Center. In the second of two episodes, Will talks about the importance of staying active. Now in his nineties, Will says people would be surprised at what they can do at th[...]||11/19/13||Free||View In iTunes|
||Will Henderson: Humble Beginnings||Will Henderson is former longtime President and CEO of Queen’s Medical Center. In the first of two episodes, Will talks about his humble beginnings in South Dakota. Raised in poverty, Will could not speak until age 3, and spent much of his you[...]||11/13/13||Free||View In iTunes|
||Ku’uipo Kumukahi||Ku’uipo Kumukahi’s father once told her: “You go make them happy.” They are words that the Na Hoku Hanohano award-winning singer still lives by through her music. In this conversation with Leslie Wilcox, Ku’uipo remembe[...]||10/30/13||Free||View In iTunes|
||Dr. Ginny Pressler||After 10 years of practicing surgery, Dr. Ginny Pressler took on leadership roles that would push for transformation in Hawaii’s health care system. Long before the start of her career, Dr. Pressler was simply Ginny, a girl from Hana who walke[...]||10/9/13||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!!