This episode of HIKI NŌ is hosted by King Kekaulike High School on Maui.
Students from Damien Memorial High School on Oahu tell the story of Nick Acosta, an accomplished, award-winning ukulele player who was born with one arm. His love of music and can-do attitude have enabled this Damien student to overcome the physical challenges of excelling on the instrument with only one arm.
Plus, students from Chiefess Kamakahelei Middle School on Kauai tell of the deep friendships that develop between mentally ill patients and their caregivers at the Friendship House on Kauai.
Students from Konawaena High School on Hawaii Island tell the story of Kona’s historic Manago Hotel; students from Wheeler Middle School on Oahu show the loving process a cafeteria worker employs to make the school’s famous cinnamon sticky buns; students at Moanalua High School on Oahu show how a Kaimuki flower shop owner has survived and flourished despite the influx of big-box retailers; and students from Waianae High School on Oahu feature a story on mango farmer Mark Suiso of Makaha Mangoes.