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Tyrus Wong at his home in Sunland, CA 2004. Photo © Peter Brenner, Mural by Tyrus Wong © 1955

Tyrus Wong: Chinese American Artist Broke Barriers, Reached Back Centuries to Create Bambi

Heard on Voice of America – A look back at the inspiring legacy of Tyrus Wong, who’s best known for creating the look of the film “Bambi,” and passed away at the age of 106.

‘Moana’ Making Waves Around Globe

Heard on Voice of America – Disney’s animated movie “Moana” is riding a wave of popularity around the globe.

U.S. Sen. Daniel Inouye with his wife, Irene Hirano

Hawaii bids Aloha to Dan Inouye

Heard on NPR Newscast – Hawaii bids Aloha to U.S. Senator Daniel Inouye. Remembering the second-longest serving senator in U.S. history, and an American hero.

‘Mother Of Outcasts’ To Be A Saint For Leprosy Work

Heard on NPR – Mother Marianne Cope become’s Hawaii’s second saint, honored for caring for people in Hawaii with leprosy, now known as Hansen’s disease.

Gabby Pahinui

Soundtracking “The Descendants” With “Real” Hawaiian Music

Heard on NPR – The Oscar-winning film “The Descendant’s” is the first Hollywood movie scored entirely with Hawaiian music.

Hawaii-Five-0-on-location on the beach

Hawaii Enjoys Financial Boost from TV and Film Productions

Heard on Voice of America – Hawaii is becoming a growing hub for TV and Film production thanks to the series reboot of “Hawaii Five-0,” and several recent movies, including “The Descendants.”

Hawaii Five-0 Stars | CBS photo

TV, film producers hang ten in Hawaii

Hawaii has long been known as a tourist destination, but lately it’s been gaining popularity as a hub for TV and film production. And now, the show that put the state on the map in the 60s and 70s is back. The new “Hawaii Five-0” is getting a lot of buzz this fall season.

Hawaii Ukulele Festival

Heard on PRI’s The World – Each year, Hawaii’s Ukulele Festival attracts thousands of people from around the world. Lately, the instrument is seeing a resurgence, thanks in part to musicians like Jake Shimabukuro, who headlined the 40th Annual Ukulele festival.

Father Damien

Father Damien of Molokai: Hawaii’s First Saint

Heard on AARP Radio – In 2009, the Belgian priest, known as Father Damien, was declared a saint for his extraordinary service in caring for patients with Hansen’s disease on the Hawaiian island of Molokai in the 19th Century. Watch and listen to an audio slideshow.

Obama’s Hawaiian Getaway

Heard on Weekend America – After months of non-stop campaigning, presidential candidate Barack Obama returns to Hawaii, where he was born, to enjoy time with his family and friends, and rejuvenate. (2008)

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