Hawaii Narrative Project



Hawaii Narrative Project's mission is to document the lives of everyday people in Hawaii, collecting and archiving stories, cultural anecdotes and traditions, for the purpose of educating current and future generations of Hawaii's diverse culture. Disclosure & Discovery is a podcast where we take our favorite stories and put them into short form audio packages for your enjoyment.


  • Disclosure & Discovery: Breakaway

    27/02/2015 Duração: 08min

    Today, Rita Martin tells us about her personal experience with domestic violence and how by helping others, she was able to obtain closure. Music (as it appears): War - Severed Fifth Window #3 - Two Bicycles The Temperature of the Air on the Bow of the Kaleetan - Chris Zabriskie Don't Close Your Eyes (Instrumental) - Josh Woodward

  • Getting Out There

    20/02/2015 Duração: 06min

    Today Dr. Andrea Dewing tells us her views on patient care, and how work done in underserved communities can be improved. We spoke with her just before her departure for Southern California. Music (as it appears): Amerikan Idle - The Impossebulls Pretend and Walk Outside - Krackatoa While She Sleeps (Radio Edit) - The Light Galaxia

  • Always With You

    06/02/2015 Duração: 07min

    Today, Keith tells us how at an early age the harsh reality of life struck him not once, but twice.

  • Gilly The Fighter

    30/01/2015 Duração: 08min

    Gilly Cambra tells us about his exploits in the boxing ring. Knocking opponents out, fighting guys twice his size, and being an overall badass. Music (as it appears): Flute Paradise - Butterfly Tea Floss Suffers From Gamma Radiation - Blue Ducks Champion Babylon - Ain’t No Love

  • The Academy

    17/12/2014 Duração: 07min

    Ramsay Taum is a business consultant and lecturer who is finding ways to bring Hawaiian Culture to all levels of industry. Today, Ramsay tells us about his experience at the Air Force Academy in Colorado, and how it prepared him for the cultural task he has undertaken. Keyword: Kuleana - responsibility Ke Akua - God Music (as it appears): Floss is Full of Surprise - Blue Ducks Origami - Podington Bear Gratidao - Elipe Ninety Days (Instrumental) - Robin Grey

  • Disclosure & Discovery: On The Bus

    20/11/2014 Duração: 08min

    Kalani Asam is a Native Hawaiian activist who tells us about a bus ride through the American South, less than 10 years after the Civil Rights Act. He describes how the journey from Alabama to Tennessee made him more aware of race, and his own culture.

  • Disclosure & Discovery: Like Mr. Spock

    13/11/2014 Duração: 09min

    Today, Mike Kumukauoha Lee shows us how in delicate situations spiritual power or mana can be used to make things right.

  • Disclosure & Discovery: Old Time Love

    24/10/2014 Duração: 07min

    With the tables turned, the interviewer becomes the interviewee. Today, Aunty Ruby tells us how a boy she met as a youngster, became the man she married.

  • Disclosure & Discovery: Pohaku To Pohaku

    17/10/2014 Duração: 06min

    Pohaku or stones have an essential role in Hawaiian culture, from the pounders used to make poi to the stones used to build a hale, or home. Ki’i pohaku is the Hawaiian art of stone carving or petroglyphs. In this episode we have Hoaka Delos-Reyes, who has taken the ideas of ki’i pohaku and creates many of Hawaii's most amazing stone sculptures. He is also well versed in the traditional method of stone on stone carving. Today, Hoaka tells us about a time when a stone taught the lesson of patience to man who thought he knew it all.

  • Disclosure & Discovery: The Prologue

    10/10/2014 Duração: 07min

    In this episode DeMont Conner recounts how his family name was reclaimed. From his ancestors being cast aside centuries ago, to DeMont coming full circle to take back their place.