Season 8

    The eighth season of PACIFIC HEARTBEAT chronicles the Pacific Islander experience from Hawai’i to the continental USA, Tonga, Australia, Easter Island, London, England, and beyond. From revealing exposés to rousing musical performances, the series features a diverse array of programs that will draw viewers into the heart and soul of Pacific Island culture.

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    Pacific Heartbeat

    Let's Play Music! Slack Key with Cyril Pahinui & Friends

    Slack key musician Cyril Pahinui jams with some of the most talented musicians in Hawai‘i.

    Let's Play Music! Slack Key with Cyril Pahinui & Friends

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    Pacific Heartbeat

    Corridor Four

    Challenging the American hero image in a portrait of 9/11 first-responder Isaac Ho’opi’i.

    Corridor Four

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    Pacific Heartbeat

    Te Kuhane o te Tupuna

    The people of Rapanui attempt to claim back what is theirs: land and a lava-rock image.

    Te Kuhane o te Tupuna

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    Pacific Heartbeat

    Leitis in Waiting

    Tonga’s evolving approach to gender fluidity through the story of leiti Joey Mataele.

    Leitis in Waiting

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    Pacific Heartbeat

    Prison Songs

    The inmates at Australia's Berrimah Prison share their feelings and faults through song.

    Prison Songs

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