Long Story Short With Leslie Wilcox

2007, TV Show

Intriguing people in Hawaii are interviewed.


Free | PBS Posted: 5/2/2014

Leslie Wilcox talks with internationally renowned ukulele phenom Jake Shimabukuro. Jake started playing the ukulele at age four and later found local success as part of music trio Pure Heart. Jake talks about pushing the limits of a four-stringed instrument, discovering the viral YouTube video that catapulted his solo career and settling into a new phase in his life: fatherhood.

Free | PBS Posted: 5/2/2014

Will Henderson is former longtime President and CEO of Queen's Medical Center. In the first of two episodes, Will talks about his humble beginnings in South Dakota. Raised in poverty, Will could not speak until age 3, and spent much of his young adult life taking remedial education classes. Determination paid off, and he eventually began his career in health care administration.

Free | PBS Posted: 5/2/2014

Long Story Short with Leslie Wilcox - Jessie Higa - Jessie Higa is a volunteer historian at Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam on Oahu. A child of parents in the service and now the wife of a military officer, Higa is a civilian who has always had close military ties. She shares her wealth of knowledge about the area that became Pearl Harbor-Hickam. Original Air Date: May 14, 2013.

Free | PBS Posted: 5/2/2014

After hardships during the Great Depression and World War II, Takeshi Yoshihara became the first Japanese American appointed to the U.S. Naval Academy. In this conversation with Leslie Wilcox, Takeshi talks about what made him an unlikely Naval Academy candidate, and his journey through the ranks and, eventually, to Hawaii.

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Premiered: December 04, 2007
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