Monday, August 4, 2014
Pure Caz: Music of the Brothers Cazimero
Legendary musicians Robert and Roland Cazimero of the The Brothers Cazimero perform an enchanting array of original compositions and island standards. Also featured are reflections from the brothers and their friends on their childhood, their illustrious careers, and their perspectives on Hawaiian music from the past to the present.
Monday, August 11, 2014
The Illness & The Odyssey
A cure for Alzheimer's. A Nobel Prize. An honored place in medical history. All of this hangs in the balance as scientists race to find the cure for a rare disease found on one remote Pacific island. The Illness & the Odyssey tells the story of a deadly, mind-wasting disease that could, potentially, hold the key to solving the riddle of so many other neurological nightmares. The film features the renowned neurologist Dr. Oliver Sacks and as well as many other luminaries in the field of neuroscience. Based on the book "The Island of the Colorblind" by Dr. Sacks, the film traces the struggle to solve a medical mystery plaguing a native population living on Guam.
Monday, August 18, 2014
Hula: The Merrie Monarch's Golden Celebration
Hula: The Merrie Monarch's Golden Celebration takes a behind-the-scenes look at preparations for the 50th annual Merrie Monarch Festival in Hilo, Hawai??i. The Festival is Hawai??i's most significant cultural event and showcases the ancient art of hula for a global audience. This program highlights the hard work, dedication and spirit of the Festival participants.
Monday, August 25, 2014
Na Loea: The Masters
Na Loea: The Masters beautifully depicts the lives of those who are considered masters in Hawaiian culture. This episode includes two stories: Ancestral Ink features Keone Nunes, a kumu hula (teacher of hula) and master of traditional kakau (tattooing), and The Great Heart of Waiokane features Ed Wendt, a pioneer in the taro restoration movement who has helped to re-establish the water rights for all traditional farmers in east Maui.