Tag Archives: Voice of America

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.

Limahuli Garden and Preserve is set in a verdant tropical valley on the north shore of the Hawaiian Island of Kaua`i. Against a backdrop of majestic Mt. Makana, the garden overlooks the Pacific Ocean. Photo: Courtesy National Tropical Botanical Garden.

Ancient Hawaiian Farmers Offer Lessons in Sustainability

Heard on Voice of America – Explore how Limahuli Garden and Preserve can be a model of sustainability for Hawaii and the world.

Steve Perlman, on the Kalalau cliffs on Kauai, Kauai. above Nakeikionaiwi. Photo ©Ken Wood

‘Rock Star’ Botanist Rappels Down Cliffs to Save Hawaii’s Rarest Plants

Heard on Voice of America – ‘Rock Star’ Botanist Rappels Down Cliffs to Save Hawaii’s Rarest Plants

A new documentary, Linsanity, captures the unlikely rise of NBA star Jeremy Lin. Heidi Chang produced a radio story about it for Voice of America.

‘Linsanity’ Details Rise of Asian-American Basketball Star Jeremy Lin

Heard on Voice of America – A new documentary, “Linsanity,” Details the Rise of Asian-Amerian Basketball Star Jeremy Lin.

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.”


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