Readings from the Center for Oral History and Bamboo Ridge to air on radio

University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa
M Kodama-Nishimoto, (808) 956-6165
Rsch Assoc, Ctr for Oral History, Social Science Research Institute
Warren Nishimoto, (808) 956-6260
Director, Center for Oral History, Social Science Research Institute
Posted: Aug 30, 2010

In Their Own Words: Voices of Hawaiʻi's Past, paired readings from Bamboo Ridge Press and UH Mānoa's Center for Oral History's anthology Talking Hawaiʻi's Story: Oral Histories of an Island People, were taped at the fifth annual Hawaiʻi Book and Music Festival on May 16, 2010.  The two-part program will air September 7 and 14 at 6:30 p.m. on "Aloha Shorts," KIPO 89.3 FM.
The first broadcast features "Hawaiʻi, Plantation of Destiny" by Virgilio Felipe, read by Troy Apostol; "Severo Dinson" read by Wayland Quintero; "Lemon Rusty Holt" read by Wil Kahele; and "The Long Swim" by Michael McPherson, read by Moses Goods.
The second broadcast features "Venicia Damasco Guiala" read by Donalyn Dela Cruz; "On Hearing My Mother Call Out to Our Neighbor Over the Courtyard Fence" by Amalia Bueno, read by Kiana Rivera; "Robert Kiyoshi Hasegawa" read by Dann Seki; and "Wartime" by Juliet S. Kono, read by Kat Koshi.
"Aloha Shorts" is a locally produced radio program of writings from Bamboo Ridge Press performed by Hawai'i's actors.  The shows are broadcast every Tuesday at 6:30 p.m. on Hawaiʻi Public Radio's KIPO 89.3 FM. Tapings and broadcasts are supported in part by the Hawaiʻi Council for the Humanities. Past shows are archived at the Bamboo Ridge website.