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Ever The Land (Episode #603H)

KQED 9: Tue, May 23, 2017 -- 11:00 PM

Ever The Land explores the sublime bond between people and their land. For the past 150 years, longstanding grievances over extreme colonization tactics have defined the Ngai (tribe) Tuhoe and New Zealand governments relationship. In 2014 history was made when the Tuhoe's ancestral homelands were returned, the New Zealand government gave a official apology and Tuhoe built the first ever "Living Building" in Aotearoa, New Zealand as a testament to their values and vision of self-governance.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Fri, May 26, 2017 -- 3:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Wed, May 24, 2017 -- 5:00 AM

A Place to Call Home (Episode #501)

KQED World: Tue, May 23, 2017 -- 2:00 AM

Two women at odds over a plan to rebuild one community with houses taken from the other.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, May 23, 2017 -- 8:00 AM

Visions in the Dark: The Life of Pinky Thompson (Episode #602H)

KQED Plus: Mon, May 22, 2017 -- 3:00 PM

Visions in the Dark: The Life of Pinky Thompson is a Hawaiian story of pain and promise, of challenge and triumph and a story of leadership. Sustaining a serious eye wound in Normandy during WWII that left him in the dark for two years, Myron "Pinky" Thompson emerged with a clear vision of his purpose in life. Thompson would go on to be a social worker, mentor and revered leader in the Native Hawaiian community who left a legacy of positive social change, pride in Pacific heritage and a strong sense of native identity among Hawaiians that flourishes today.

Mele Murals (Episode #601H)

KQED Plus: Sun, May 21, 2017 -- 11:00 AM

Mele Murals is a documentary about the transformative power of art through the unlikely union of graffiti and ancient Hawaiian culture. At the center of the story are two renowned street artists - Estria Miyashiro (aka Estria) and John Hina (aka Prime) - a group of Native Hawaiian youth, and the rural community of Waimea. Through their stories Mele Murals shows how public art and Native Hawaiian traditions transforms the artists, students and community.

Next Goal Wins (Episode #604)

KQED World: Sun, May 21, 2017 -- 1:00 AM

In 2001, the tiny Pacific island of American Samoa suffered a world record 31-0 defeat at the hands of Australia, garnering headlines across the world as the worst football team on the planet. Next Goal Wins is an inspirational story about the power of hope in the face of seemingly insurmountable odds, and an object lesson in what it really means to be a winner in life.

A Place to Call Home (Episode #501)

KQED World: Sat, May 20, 2017 -- 7:00 AM

Two women at odds over a plan to rebuild one community with houses taken from the other.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, May 23, 2017 -- 8:00 AM
  • KQED World: Sat, May 20, 2017 -- 1:00 PM

Mele Murals (Episode #601H)

KQED Plus: Fri, May 19, 2017 -- 3:00 PM

Mele Murals is a documentary about the transformative power of art through the unlikely union of graffiti and ancient Hawaiian culture. At the center of the story are two renowned street artists - Estria Miyashiro (aka Estria) and John Hina (aka Prime) - a group of Native Hawaiian youth, and the rural community of Waimea. Through their stories Mele Murals shows how public art and Native Hawaiian traditions transforms the artists, students and community.

Visions in the Dark: The Life of Pinky Thompson (Episode #602H)

KQED 9: Tue, May 16, 2017 -- 11:00 PM

Visions in the Dark: The Life of Pinky Thompson is a Hawaiian story of pain and promise, of challenge and triumph and a story of leadership. Sustaining a serious eye wound in Normandy during WWII that left him in the dark for two years, Myron "Pinky" Thompson emerged with a clear vision of his purpose in life. Thompson would go on to be a social worker, mentor and revered leader in the Native Hawaiian community who left a legacy of positive social change, pride in Pacific heritage and a strong sense of native identity among Hawaiians that flourishes today.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Wed, May 17, 2017 -- 5:00 AM

Next Goal Wins (Episode #604)

KQED 9: Sun, May 14, 2017 -- 6:00 PM

In 2001, the tiny Pacific island of American Samoa suffered a world record 31-0 defeat at the hands of Australia, garnering headlines across the world as the worst football team on the planet. Next Goal Wins is an inspirational story about the power of hope in the face of seemingly insurmountable odds, and an object lesson in what it really means to be a winner in life.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, May 16, 2017 -- 12:00 PM
  • KQED World: Tue, May 16, 2017 -- 6:00 AM
  • KQED 9: Mon, May 15, 2017 -- 12:00 AM

Hula: The Merrie Monarch's Golden Celebration (Episode #303H)

KQED Plus: Sun, May 14, 2017 -- 11:00 AM

This program takes a behind-the-scenes look at preparations for the 50th annual Merrie Monarch Festival in Hilo, Hawaii. The Festival is Hawaii's most significant cultural event and showcases the ancient art of hula for a global audience. This program highlights the hard work, dedication and spirit of the Festival participants.

Ever The Land (Episode #603H)

KQED World: Sun, May 14, 2017 -- 2:00 AM

Ever The Land explores the sublime bond between people and their land. For the past 150 years, longstanding grievances over extreme colonization tactics have defined the Ngai (tribe) Tuhoe and New Zealand governments relationship. In 2014 history was made when the Tuhoe's ancestral homelands were returned, the New Zealand government gave a official apology and Tuhoe built the first ever "Living Building" in Aotearoa, New Zealand as a testament to their values and vision of self-governance.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Fri, May 26, 2017 -- 3:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Wed, May 24, 2017 -- 5:00 AM

Mele Murals (Episode #601H)

KQED 9: Sat, May 13, 2017 -- 6:00 PM

Mele Murals is a documentary about the transformative power of art through the unlikely union of graffiti and ancient Hawaiian culture. At the center of the story are two renowned street artists - Estria Miyashiro (aka Estria) and John Hina (aka Prime) - a group of Native Hawaiian youth, and the rural community of Waimea. Through their stories Mele Murals shows how public art and Native Hawaiian traditions transforms the artists, students and community.

Splinters (Episode #505)

KQED World: Sat, May 13, 2017 -- 10:00 AM

In the 1980's an intrepid Australian pilot left behind a surfboard in the seaside village of Vanimo, Papua New Guinea. Twenty years later, surfing is not only a pillar of village life, but it's also a means to prestige. This story unfolds in the months leading up to the first National Surf Championships and explores the hopes and dreams of the surfers, and how surfing has led to societal changes in a male dominated culture.

Waiting for John (Episode #503)

KQED World: Sat, May 13, 2017 -- 9:00 AM

The history, culture, and conflict surrounding the John Frum Movement, the last surviving cargo cult.

Dream Big: Nanakuli at the Fringe (Episode #504)

KQED World: Thu, May 11, 2017 -- 1:00 PM

In 2011, students and alumni from the Nanakuli Performing Arts Center on O'ahu, Hawai'i traveled to Scotland to perform at the prestigious Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Learn how this group, who hailed from what was once considered the "worst" school in Hawai'i, came to proudly represent the United States in the largest art festival in the world. When a lack of funds threatened to keep students from going to Scotland, the Hawai'i community rallied behind them. The resulting journey proved to be emotional and life-changing for everyone involved.

Splinters (Episode #505)

KQED World: Thu, May 11, 2017 -- 11:00 AM

In the 1980's an intrepid Australian pilot left behind a surfboard in the seaside village of Vanimo, Papua New Guinea. Twenty years later, surfing is not only a pillar of village life, but it's also a means to prestige. This story unfolds in the months leading up to the first National Surf Championships and explores the hopes and dreams of the surfers, and how surfing has led to societal changes in a male dominated culture.

Dream Big: Nanakuli at the Fringe (Episode #504)

KQED World: Thu, May 11, 2017 -- 7:00 AM

In 2011, students and alumni from the Nanakuli Performing Arts Center on O'ahu, Hawai'i traveled to Scotland to perform at the prestigious Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Learn how this group, who hailed from what was once considered the "worst" school in Hawai'i, came to proudly represent the United States in the largest art festival in the world. When a lack of funds threatened to keep students from going to Scotland, the Hawai'i community rallied behind them. The resulting journey proved to be emotional and life-changing for everyone involved.

Splinters (Episode #505)

KQED World: Thu, May 11, 2017 -- 5:00 AM

In the 1980's an intrepid Australian pilot left behind a surfboard in the seaside village of Vanimo, Papua New Guinea. Twenty years later, surfing is not only a pillar of village life, but it's also a means to prestige. This story unfolds in the months leading up to the first National Surf Championships and explores the hopes and dreams of the surfers, and how surfing has led to societal changes in a male dominated culture.

Ever The Land (Episode #603H)

KQED World: Tue, May 9, 2017 -- 12:00 PM

Ever The Land explores the sublime bond between people and their land. For the past 150 years, longstanding grievances over extreme colonization tactics have defined the Ngai (tribe) Tuhoe and New Zealand governments relationship. In 2014 history was made when the Tuhoe's ancestral homelands were returned, the New Zealand government gave a official apology and Tuhoe built the first ever "Living Building" in Aotearoa, New Zealand as a testament to their values and vision of self-governance.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Fri, May 26, 2017 -- 3:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Wed, May 24, 2017 -- 5:00 AM

Dream Big: Nanakuli at the Fringe (Episode #504)

KQED World: Tue, May 9, 2017 -- 8:00 AM

In 2011, students and alumni from the Nanakuli Performing Arts Center on O'ahu, Hawai'i traveled to Scotland to perform at the prestigious Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Learn how this group, who hailed from what was once considered the "worst" school in Hawai'i, came to proudly represent the United States in the largest art festival in the world. When a lack of funds threatened to keep students from going to Scotland, the Hawai'i community rallied behind them. The resulting journey proved to be emotional and life-changing for everyone involved.

Ever The Land (Episode #603H)

KQED World: Tue, May 9, 2017 -- 6:00 AM

Ever The Land explores the sublime bond between people and their land. For the past 150 years, longstanding grievances over extreme colonization tactics have defined the Ngai (tribe) Tuhoe and New Zealand governments relationship. In 2014 history was made when the Tuhoe's ancestral homelands were returned, the New Zealand government gave a official apology and Tuhoe built the first ever "Living Building" in Aotearoa, New Zealand as a testament to their values and vision of self-governance.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED Plus: Fri, May 26, 2017 -- 3:00 PM
  • KQED 9: Wed, May 24, 2017 -- 5:00 AM

Dream Big: Nanakuli at the Fringe (Episode #504)

KQED World: Tue, May 9, 2017 -- 2:00 AM

In 2011, students and alumni from the Nanakuli Performing Arts Center on O'ahu, Hawai'i traveled to Scotland to perform at the prestigious Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Learn how this group, who hailed from what was once considered the "worst" school in Hawai'i, came to proudly represent the United States in the largest art festival in the world. When a lack of funds threatened to keep students from going to Scotland, the Hawai'i community rallied behind them. The resulting journey proved to be emotional and life-changing for everyone involved.

Pure Caz: Music of the Brothers Cazimero (Episode #301H)

KQED Plus: Sun, May 7, 2017 -- 11:00 AM

Legendary musicians Robert and Roland Cazimero of the The Brothers Cazimero perform an enchanting array of original compositions and island standards. Also featured are reflections from the brothers and their friends on their childhood, their illustrious careers, and their perspectives on Hawaiian music from the past to the present.

Visions in the Dark: The Life of Pinky Thompson (Episode #602H)

KQED World: Sun, May 7, 2017 -- 2:00 AM

Visions in the Dark: The Life of Pinky Thompson is a Hawaiian story of pain and promise, of challenge and triumph and a story of leadership. Sustaining a serious eye wound in Normandy during WWII that left him in the dark for two years, Myron "Pinky" Thompson emerged with a clear vision of his purpose in life. Thompson would go on to be a social worker, mentor and revered leader in the Native Hawaiian community who left a legacy of positive social change, pride in Pacific heritage and a strong sense of native identity among Hawaiians that flourishes today.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Wed, May 17, 2017 -- 5:00 AM

Dream Big: Nanakuli at the Fringe (Episode #504)

KQED World: Sat, May 6, 2017 -- 5:00 PM

In 2011, students and alumni from the Nanakuli Performing Arts Center on O'ahu, Hawai'i traveled to Scotland to perform at the prestigious Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Learn how this group, who hailed from what was once considered the "worst" school in Hawai'i, came to proudly represent the United States in the largest art festival in the world. When a lack of funds threatened to keep students from going to Scotland, the Hawai'i community rallied behind them. The resulting journey proved to be emotional and life-changing for everyone involved.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Sat, May 6, 2017 -- 9:00 PM

Visions in the Dark: The Life of Pinky Thompson (Episode #602H)

KQED World: Tue, May 2, 2017 -- 6:00 AM

Visions in the Dark: The Life of Pinky Thompson is a Hawaiian story of pain and promise, of challenge and triumph and a story of leadership. Sustaining a serious eye wound in Normandy during WWII that left him in the dark for two years, Myron "Pinky" Thompson emerged with a clear vision of his purpose in life. Thompson would go on to be a social worker, mentor and revered leader in the Native Hawaiian community who left a legacy of positive social change, pride in Pacific heritage and a strong sense of native identity among Hawaiians that flourishes today.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED 9: Wed, May 17, 2017 -- 5:00 AM
  • KQED World: Tue, May 2, 2017 -- 12:00 PM
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    • 2/22/17: Fremont Peak tower transmissions, including KQET DT25

      (DT25.1 through 25.3) Recent storms have taken out dozens of trees on Fremont Peak, which in turn have taken down power lines leading to the transmission tower located on the peak. It has been running on generators for several days, and regular trips are scheduled to re-fuel those generators with gas. However, the truck has […]

    • KQED TV All Channels: Planned outage late Fri/early Sat 1/14 midnight-2am

      All KQED television channels will be off the air late Friday/early Saturday 1/14 beginning at midnight for approximately two hours to perform maintenance and upgrades to our electrical system. These improvements will help KQED maintain and continue our broadcast service to the community. We will return to our regularly scheduled programs as soon as work […]

    • Wed 12/28: KQET DT25 Over the Air signal restored

      UPDATE: signal was restored apx 6pm (DT25.1 through 25.3) We are aware that our transmitter servicing the Watsonville/Monterey/Salinas area, KQET, is off the air. Engineers are on their way from San Francisco to check it out. Estimated time for repairs not yet known.

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