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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.

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United States

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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.

Language:

English


Episodes
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Digital Equity and Literacy (with Kaʻala Souza)

5/22/2024
Send us a Text Message. What is digital literacy? Ka‘ala Souza reveals his motivation for making Hawai‘i the nation’s most digitally literate state. Support the Show. WHAT SCHOOL YOU WENT? is available anywhere you get your podcasts. Follow us on: YouTubeInstagramTikTokFacebook

Duration:00:38:54

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JDM Mania (with Slater Robinson)

5/15/2024
Send us a Text Message. Are kei trucks just the latest auto trend in Hawai‘i, or are they here to stay? Slater Robinson, the man who helped kickstart the craze, weighs in. Support the Show. WHAT SCHOOL YOU WENT? is available anywhere you get your podcasts. Follow us on: YouTubeInstagramTikTokFacebook

Duration:00:28:25

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Teenage Businessman (with Coen Cadinha)

5/8/2024
Send us a Text Message. Coen Cadinha is not an entrepreneurial dreamer, he’s an experienced businessman with an inspirational success story… and he’s only 16. Support the Show. WHAT SCHOOL YOU WENT? is available anywhere you get your podcasts. Follow us on: YouTubeInstagramTikTokFacebook

Duration:00:31:06

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Soup Soup (with Mark Noguchi)

5/1/2024
Send us a Text Message. From beef stew to zosui, our soups and stews are windows into the lives of our ancestors, and to this day, the recipes remain a family affair. Chef Mark Noguchi explains. Support the Show. WHAT SCHOOL YOU WENT? is available anywhere you get your podcasts. Follow us on: YouTubeInstagramTikTokFacebook

Duration:00:31:44

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Dis-N-Dat and Everything in Between (with Kutmaster Spaz)

4/24/2024
Send us a Text Message. His students call him Mr. Bulatao, but you may know him as Kutmaster Spaz. We’ll meet the man behind the microphone. Support the Show. WHAT SCHOOL YOU WENT? is available anywhere you get your podcasts. Follow us on: YouTubeInstagramTikTokFacebook

Duration:00:34:38

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Every Person Has A Story and a Dream (with Ronley Lakalaka)

4/17/2024
Send us a Text Message. A Kalihi boy’s relentless work ethic earns him a professional football contract, but he chose instead to walk away from the game he loved. Support the Show. WHAT SCHOOL YOU WENT? is available anywhere you get your podcasts. Follow us on: YouTubeInstagramTikTokFacebook

Duration:00:26:45

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Macaroni Salad (with Mark Noguchi)

4/10/2024
Send us a Text Message. Chef Mark Noguchi returns to the show to discuss Hawaiʻi's favorite plate lunch side, macaroni salad. WSYW? Episode 113 Original Airdate: April 10, 2024 Support the Show. WHAT SCHOOL YOU WENT? is available anywhere you get your podcasts. Follow us on: YouTubeInstagramTikTokFacebook

Duration:00:25:37

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What's in a Name? (with Lance Threefingers)

4/3/2024
Send us a Text Message. A young man has spent his entire life confirming his name is real. Join us for an inspirational story of understanding one’s responsibility. Support the Show. WHAT SCHOOL YOU WENT? is available anywhere you get your podcasts. Follow us on: YouTubeInstagramTikTokFacebook

Duration:00:29:29

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RE-LISTEN: ʻOpihi (with Lanai Tabura)

3/27/2024
Send us a Text Message. It's known as "Hawaiian gold", and it's getting harder to find. DJ/comedian/TV personality Lanai Tabura returns to the show once again to talk with Ron about the dangerous art of picking ʻopihi. WSYW? Episode 013 Original Airdate: November 3, 2021 How UH-Mānoa is Working to Restore ʻOpihi Support the Show. WHAT SCHOOL YOU WENT? is available anywhere you get your podcasts. Follow us on: YouTubeInstagramTikTokFacebook

Duration:00:18:58

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RE-LISTEN: Night Marchers (with Lopaka Kapanui)

3/20/2024
Send us a Text Message. Originally published October 27, 2021. Master storyteller Lopaka Kapanui returns to the show to talk about the legend of the Night Marchers... and what to do if you cross their path. Support the Show. WHAT SCHOOL YOU WENT? is available anywhere you get your podcasts. Follow us on: YouTubeInstagramTikTokFacebook

Duration:00:21:03

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RE-LISTEN: Is Kauaʻi a Storm Magnet? (with Olena Heu)

3/13/2024
Send us a Text Message. Originally published October 20, 2021. Olena Heu and Ron share their experiences of the day that Hurricane ʻIniki hit Kauaʻi, and discuss why the Garden Island seems to attract so much severe weather. Support the Show. WHAT SCHOOL YOU WENT? is available anywhere you get your podcasts. Follow us on: YouTubeInstagramTikTokFacebook

Duration:00:22:08

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RE-LISTEN: Slippahs In Da House (with Mona Wood-Sword)

3/6/2024
Send us a Text Message. Originally published October 13, 2021. Why do people in Hawaiʻi remove their slippers before entering the house? Writer, editor and publicist Mona Wood-Sword returns to the show to discuss this local tradition and its origins. Support the Show. WHAT SCHOOL YOU WENT? is available anywhere you get your podcasts. Follow us on: YouTubeInstagramTikTokFacebook

Duration:00:23:16

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RE-LISTEN: Morgan's Corner (with Stephany Sofos)

2/28/2024
Send us a Text Message. Originally published October 6, 2021. There are many different versions of the story, but the chills are always the same... author, consultant and real estate diva Stephany Sofos joins Ron to talk about the legend of Morgan's Corner. Support the Show. WHAT SCHOOL YOU WENT? is available anywhere you get your podcasts. Follow us on: YouTubeInstagramTikTokFacebook

Duration:00:20:20

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RE-LISTEN: Koko Crater Stairs of Doom (with David Nixon)

2/21/2024
Send us a Text Message. Originally published September 29, 2021. For some, it's a rite of passage. For others, it's a daily morning routine. In this episode, we explore the Koko Crater Stairs with David Nixon, president of the Kokonut Koalition, a non-profit organization dedicated to protecting, preserving and rehabilitating the trail. Support the Show. WHAT SCHOOL YOU WENT? is available anywhere you get your podcasts. Follow us on: YouTubeInstagramTikTokFacebook

Duration:00:19:09

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RE-LISTEN: Glass Beach (with Olena Heu)

2/14/2024
Send us a Text Message. Originally published September 22, 2021. Award-winning journalist and TV personality Olena Heu returns to the show to talk about an unusual beach on Kauaʻi, and the effects of social media on once-hidden spots. Support the Show. WHAT SCHOOL YOU WENT? is available anywhere you get your podcasts. Follow us on: YouTubeInstagramTikTokFacebook

Duration:00:17:40

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RE-LISTEN: The Green Lady of Wahiawā (with Lopaka Kapanui)

2/7/2024
Send us a Text Message. Originally published September 15, 2021. It's a legend that has struck fear into the hearts of Central Oʻahu residents for generations. Master storyteller Lopaka Kapanui joins Ron as they discuss the Green Lady of Wahiawā. Support the Show. WHAT SCHOOL YOU WENT? is available anywhere you get your podcasts. Follow us on: YouTubeInstagramTikTokFacebook

Duration:00:21:20

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RE-LISTEN: Aunty & Uncle Status (with Mona Wood-Sword)

1/31/2024
Send us a Text Message. Originally published September 8, 2021. Writer, editor and publicist Mona Wood-Sword joins Ron to examine the highs and the lows of reaching aunty & uncle status. Support the Show. WHAT SCHOOL YOU WENT? is available anywhere you get your podcasts. Follow us on: YouTubeInstagramTikTokFacebook

Duration:00:20:02

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RE-LISTEN: Molokai Hot Bread Run (with Lanai Tabura)

1/24/2024
Send us a Text Message. Originally published September 1, 2021. DJ/comedian/TV personality Lanai Tabura returns to the show to talk about Kanemitsu’s Bakery and the Molokai Hot Bread Run. (Or is it Molokaʻi?) Support the Show. WHAT SCHOOL YOU WENT? is available anywhere you get your podcasts. Follow us on: YouTubeInstagramTikTokFacebook

Duration:00:21:32

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RE-LISTEN: Lava Sledding (with Pohaku Stone)

1/17/2024
Send us a Text Message. Originally published August 25, 2021. Cultural practitioner and waterman Pohaku Stone joins Ron to talk about how the ocean saved him, and how he and his family are perpetuating the death-defying Hawaiian tradition of hōlua, or lava sledding. Support the Show. WHAT SCHOOL YOU WENT? is available anywhere you get your podcasts. Follow us on: YouTubeInstagramTikTokFacebook

Duration:00:15:41

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Sashimi (with Eric Kingma)

12/27/2023
Send us a Text Message. Sashimi is a local New Year’s custom, but how much do you know about the journey from sea to plate? Eric Kingma, Executive Director of Hawaiʻi Longline Association, explains. Support the Show. WHAT SCHOOL YOU WENT? is available anywhere you get your podcasts. Follow us on: YouTubeInstagramTikTokFacebook

Duration:00:24:42