40 episodes

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.

What School You Went‪?‬ PBS Hawaiʻi

    • Arts
    • 4.9 • 60 Ratings

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.

    High School Daze (with Andy Bumatai)

    High School Daze (with Andy Bumatai)

    Local comedy icon Andy Bumatai revisits his legendary TV special High School Daze.

    • 20 min
    Top 5 Most Haunted Schools on Oʻahu (with Lopaka Kapanui)

    Top 5 Most Haunted Schools on Oʻahu (with Lopaka Kapanui)

    Master storyteller Lopaka Kapanui reveals the top five most haunted schools on O‘ahu. 

    • 22 min
    School Clothes (with Rodney Lee)

    School Clothes (with Rodney Lee)

    Rodney Lee, author of the long-time nostalgia blog Midlife Crisis Hawaii, reminisces about growing up with school clothes and play clothes, back-to-school shopping, pencil fights and more.

    • 15 min
    May Day is Lei Day (with Kuana Torres Kahele)

    May Day is Lei Day (with Kuana Torres Kahele)

    Nā Hōkū Hanohano-award-winning musician and master lei maker Kuana Torres Kahele returns to the PBS Hawai‘i studio to help us celebrate May Day.

    • 25 min
    Merrie Monarch (with Kimo Kahoano)

    Merrie Monarch (with Kimo Kahoano)

    Legendary voice Kimo Kahoano talks about the history of the Hilo festival, his experiences in co-hosting the event and how the hula tradition has endured through the pandemic.

    • 17 min
    Doubt Your Way To Success (with Cary Valentine)

    Doubt Your Way To Success (with Cary Valentine)

    Award-winning author and motivational speaker Cary Valentine returns to the show to share how anxiety and doubt can affect even the most successful, and what you can do to achieve a higher quality of life.

    • 19 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
60 Ratings

60 Ratings

User96730 ,

Keeping up with my Āina

Thank you for this wonderful little gem. I’m far away from home, but this keeps me informed. Mahalo, and I went to Kahuku, Kalaheo, and finally graduated from McKinley😎

Eloise C-H ,

👍

I’m enjoying the variety of the podcasts…there seems to be no discernible theme…I like that, it exposes me to new ideas. I’m a Kamehameha Grad, Class of 1960…your mom, Phyllis is my dear classmate, please give her my regards! Eloise Choy-Hee Thompson

cmssep ,

Love it

This is a very good podcast. I am not Hawaiian. But I am interested in other cultures. I really enjoy the paranormal side of Hawaii. That’s how I found this podcast. I was searching for the night marchers and found this podcast. I liked it so much I just kept listening. I would love if you did more of the paranormal side of Hawaii and the lore. It’s very interesting. Don’t make the mistake of passing this podcast by if you are not Hawaiian. It’s very well done. Also IF you can maybe explain more about the Hawaiian terms and such for us that are not Hawaiian. If not it’s ok. But thank you very informative

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