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Transmissions from Hawaii

May 31, 2022

Due to their status as one of the most isolated landmasses in the world, the Hawaiian islands are home to a diverse population of wildlife. This is particularly the case for birds. Unfortunately, Hawaii's diverse bird population is rapidly dwindling. Many bird species in Hawaii have already gone extinct and many of...


Apr 14, 2022

When people think of surfing, images of Hawaii often come to mind. This is rightfully so. Not only is Hawaii a mecca for surfers around the world, it is also where you end up when you look into the origins of surfing. But have you ever stopped to think about the origins of this now global sport? And what about how it is...


Feb 16, 2022

Dr. William H. “Pila” Wilson is a professor of Hawaiian language, Hawaiian studies, and linguistics at Ka Haka 'Ula O Keʻelikōlani College of Hawaiian Language at the University of Hawai'i at Hilo. On this episode Dr. Wilson tells us about his research into the origins of the Hawaiian language and the work he has...