What School You Went?

What School You Went?

A PBS Hawai‘i podcast that explores Hawaiʻi's local cultures, communities and relationships – that help shape our identity. PBS Hawaiʻi President and CEO Ron Mizutani hosts a weekly conversation with unique and colorful individuals from across the state. From rubbah slippahs to unsolved local mysteries, Ron and guests examine and shed light on the real deal of what makes Hawaiʻi, Hawaiʻi.

Episodes

November 30, 2022 22 min

We revisit our episode on Kanemitsu’s Bakery and the Molokai Hot Bread Run with Lanai Tabura.

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    The day after Thanksgiving has become a day of commercialism, but every year, full-time real estate broker and part-time line enthusiast Kapono Kanoho subverts the concept of Black Friday.

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    Dr. Mestisa Gass returns to the show to discuss the importance of mental health, and the growing problem of teen depression in Hawaiʻi.

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    November 9, 2022 23 min

    While many businesses suffered during the pandemic, one industry not only thrived, but exploded in popularity: trading cards. Dave Jenkins of Best of the Best in Sportscards explains why.

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    November 2, 2022 39 min

    Local comedian Tumua Tuinei stops by the PBS Hawaiʻi studio to talk about his meteoric rise to stardom. Livestreamed on Twitch, Facebook and YouTube on October 18, 2022.

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    October 26, 2022 20 min

    Master storyteller Lopaka Kapanui tells the tale of two brothers and their unforgettable encounter one night at the legendary Menehune Fishpond on Kauaʻi.

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    Could there be a link between ghost sightings near the Mānoa Tennis Courts and a horrible crime committed on the grounds in 1911?

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    At the post office in downtown Honolulu, a former postal worker from the 1920s may still be on the clock… master storyteller Lopaka Kapanui explains.

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    There have been multiple accounts of strange happenings in the Wilson Tunnel since its opening in 1958, but what could be the cause? Master storyteller Lopaka Kapanui explains.

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    September 28, 2022 19 min

    We revisit our conversation with Lanai Tabura about the dangerous art of picking ʻopihi, and how the “Hawaiian gold” is getting harder to find.

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    September 21, 2022 29 min

    They’ve intrigued travelers from around the world with their beauty and mystery. We learn more about black sand beaches from archaeologist Alan Carpenter of the Dept. of Land and Natural Resources.

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    September 14, 2022 19 min

    Roller skating is back – but did it ever truly go away? Richard Pentecost of Kapolei Inline Hockey Arenas talks about how teenagers are leading the resurgence of the nostalgic pastime.

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    September 13, 2022 20 min

    Teen suicide numbers are increasing in Hawaiʻi. It's a difficult topic to talk about, but Dr. Mestisa Gass from Mental Health America of Hawaiʻi explains the importance of having the conversation, and how to identify cries for help.

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    Ahead of the parade celebrating our Little League World Series champions, team manager Gerald Oda talks about Hawaiʻi's triumphant return to South Williamsport, and tells you why today's gonna be a great day.

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    September 7, 2022 27 min

    The foodie scene in Hawaiʻi is ever popular, and always growing. Mari Taketa from Frolic explains why.

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    August 31, 2022 23 min

    We revisit our episode about the popularity of tattoos in Hawaiʻi with Sean McCready, owner of Tattoolicious Tattoo.

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    August 24, 2022 22 min

    Billy Pratt discusses the legendary surfer and five-time Olympic medalist.

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    Between 1985 and 1986, the murders of five women by an unidentified serial killer struck fear in the hearts of Hawai‘i residents. Robbie Dingeman tells the story of the Honolulu Strangler. 

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    Grammy and Nā Hōkū Hanohano award-winning musician John Cruz talks about his musical influences and growing up during the Hawaiian Renaissance.

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    August 3, 2022 16 min

    Derrick Iwata, Educational Programs Coordinator at Hawai‘i’s Plantation Village, talks about the popular summer cultural tradition in communities across the state as obon.

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