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Pacific Heartbeat: Na Lani ‘Eha From ‘Iolani Palace: The Music of Hawaiian Royalty

This historic production, produced by PBS Hawaii, brings together some of Hawaii’s most beloved musicians to perform songs composed by the last members of Hawaii’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.

Premieres Tuesday, April 16 at 7pm on WMHT WORLD 17.3. Find WORLD on your TV.

The monumental building that was supposed to last forever was destroyed after 53 years.

New York NOW: Education & History

Study finds New Yorkers don't want school mergers

Governor Cuomo and the legislature approved a plan in the state budget to encourage local governments and schools to merge and share services over the next few years, in an attempt to lower propert...

POV Documentary Blog

Upcoming POV Screenings

'American Promise' and 'Neurotypical' take the lead this week, with screenings and discussions centering around social and emotional development happening throughout the nation. Check out our local...

American Masters

A Fierce Green Fire: Watch the Film

American Masters presents A Fierce Green Fire, the first big-picture exploration of the environmental movement, premiering nationally Tuesday, April 22, 2014, 9-10 p.m. on PBS (check local listings...

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