46 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 • 64 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.

    RE-LISTEN: Lava Sledding (with Pohaku Stone)

    RE-LISTEN: Lava Sledding (with Pohaku Stone)

    We revisit our episode on the death-defying Hawaiian tradition of hōlua, or lava sledding with cultural practitioner and waterman Pohaku Stone.

    • 15 min
    A Crime of Jealous Rage (with Robbie Dingeman)

    A Crime of Jealous Rage (with Robbie Dingeman)

    On August 25, 1991, four people were killed in an act of jealous rage that spanned across O‘ahu. Award-winning journalist and author Robbie Dingeman returns to tell the story.

    • 16 min
    The Consolidated Theatres Hula Trailer (with Healiʻi Heine)

    The Consolidated Theatres Hula Trailer (with Healiʻi Heine)

    Hula dancer Heali‘i Heine revisits her experience shooting the iconic Consolidated Theatres hula trailer.

    • 23 min
    It's Aloha Friday (with Kimo Kahoano)

    It's Aloha Friday (with Kimo Kahoano)

    Kimo Kahoano tells the story behind Hawaiʻi’s pau hana anthem, “It’s Aloha Friday”.

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

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

    Hurricane season is upon us once again. We revisit our October 2021 episode with Olena Heu, discussing the memories of Hurricane ‘Iniki in 1992.

    • 22 min
    Poke (with Reno Henriques)

    Poke (with Reno Henriques)

    Reno Henriques, chef and owner of Fresh Catch, talks about his journey to opening his first restaurant and how he became friends with Food Network’s Guy Fieri.

    • 19 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
64 Ratings

64 Ratings

ctakim ,

This is a great podcast for learning about local Hawaiian culture!

I am a mainland katonk but I married an island girl. This podcast has been a great way to learn about the island culture. Ron Mizutani is terrific. Highly recommended!!

Waimo's 96795 ,

Hawaii my Home

Born and raised in Kalihi and Waimanalo, Graduated from Kailua High, Left home back in ‘99 to Vegas for 14 years and now Colorado for the last 8 years, this podcast brings me back home, love every episode but my favorite is Unko Kimo Kahoano by far, when he starts getting emotional I start getting emotional cause you and feel his aloha he has for our home and our people,Mahalo nui and Aloha Braddah Ron

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😎

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