Students from Maui Waena Intermediate School host the Season Four premiere. They also file a report on a 16-year-old female professional motocross racer. From Kauai, Chiefess Kamakahelei Middle School students report on its unusual on-campus personal electronics policy.
Other featured schools: Konawaena High School (Hawaii Island); Maui High School (Maui); Halau Lokahi, Mililani Middle School, Moanalua High School and Waianae Intermediate School (Oahu).
Original Air Date: September 13, 2012
Students from Mililani Middle School host this episode, which features student journalists from Aliamanu Middle School looking back on the Salt Lake public library's history in the celebration of its 20th anniversary. On Kauai, Kapaa High School students feature the island's craze over a Japanese toy called kendama.
Other featured schools: Kealakehe High School (Hawaii Island); Kihei Charter School (Maui); Kainalu Elementary School, Leilehua High School, Punahou School and Waianae High School (Oahu).
Original Air Date: September 20, 2012
This episode's student hosts hail from Konawaena High School on Hawaii Island. In this edition, H.P. Baldwin High School students on Maui talk with a Paralympian in Beijing who now teaches tennis to people with physical and mental disabilities. Also, young journalists from Wheeler Middle School on Oahu profile a teacher whose grandmother came to Hawaii as a picture bride.
Other featured schools: Waiakea High School (Hawaii Island); Waimea Canyon Middle School (Kauai); Molokai High School (Molokai); and Campbell High School, Kalaheo High School and Sacred Hearts Academy (Oahu).
Original Air Date: September 27, 2012
Join host Leslie Wilcox for a look back at HIKI NŌ's journey from audacious idea to successful reality. Follow the statewide student news network's growth from 50 to more than 80 participating schools, the national recognition it's received, the professional development HIKI NŌ provides teachers and how students are blooming as a result.
Original Air Date: October 4, 2012
Students from Ke Kula Niihau O Kekaha on Kauai host this episode. Young reporters from Hana K-12 School on Maui talk to residents about why Hana Wharf is a vital landmark for the local community. On Oahu, Maryknoll students share the story of their life-changing experience on Majuro, in the Marshall Islands.
Other featured schools: Kamehameha Schools – Hawaii (Hawaii Island); Lokelani Intermediate School (Maui); Damien Memorial School, Mid-Pacific Institute and Waialua High and Intermediate School (Oahu).
Original Air Date: November 1, 2012
HIKI NŌ Season Four
HIKI NŌ is PBS Hawaii's weekly half-hour student news show. Under their teachers' guidance, students from over 80 public, private and charter schools statewide share stories from their schools and communities to Hawaii and the world.
For more information, go to: pbshawaii.org/hikino/index.php