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Let's Play Music! Slack Key with Cyril Pahinui and Friends (Episode #203)

KQED World: Tue, Apr 30, 2013 -- 5:00 AM

In this intimate backyard performance, master slack key musician Cyril Pahinui (featured in last season's "Waimea 'Ukulele and Slack Key Guitar") jams with some of the most talented musicians in Hawaii. The Oscar-winning film The Descendantsprominently featured the music of Cyril's father, Gabby "Pop" Pahinui, considered the "Godfather" of Hawaiian slack key guitar.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Tue, Apr 30, 2013 -- 11:00 AM

Tonga: The Last Place On Earth (Episode #202)

KQED World: Tue, Apr 23, 2013 -- 5:00 AM

Tonga is a peaceful island nation, as distant from modernity as it is physically from the western world. Ethnic Tongans convicted of murder, gang violence and other serious crimes, are being deported from the United States to Tonga. Forced to leave behind spouses, children, and family, these convicts are sent to a homeland many know nothing about. Will they adapt and survive in a community that is wary to have them? And how will the influx of these hardened criminals change Tonga: The Last Place on Earth?

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Mon, Apr 29, 2013 -- 12:00 AM
  • KQED World: Sun, Apr 28, 2013 -- 11:00 PM
  • KQED World: Tue, Apr 23, 2013 -- 11:00 AM

Na Lani 'Eha From 'Iolani Palace: The Music of Hawaiian Royalty (Episode #201)

KQED World: Tue, Apr 16, 2013 -- 5:00 AM

This historic production, produced by PBS Hawaii, brings together some of Hawai'i's most beloved musicians to perform songs composed by the last members of Hawai'i's ruling monarchy. 'Iolani Palace's executive director and curator provide viewers with a historical background of the palace, and the musicians themselves explain the cultural significance of the royal repertoire.

Repeat Broadcasts:

  • KQED World: Mon, Apr 22, 2013 -- 12:00 AM
  • KQED World: Sun, Apr 21, 2013 -- 10:30 PM
  • KQED World: Tue, Apr 16, 2013 -- 11:00 AM
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