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Pacific Heartbeat Season 3 Premieres on Public Television Nationwide

Posted on April 27, 2014

Pacific Islanders in Communications and PBS Hawaii, in partnership with American Public Television (APT) proudly announce the national release of the third season of Pacific Heartbeat, a fascinating anthology series focused on the people, cultures, languages, music and contemporary issues of Pacific Islanders, the indigenous people of Melanesia, Micronesia and Polynesia. 

From rousing musical performances to riveting documentaries, Pacific Heartbeat Season 3 features a diverse collection of films intended to draw viewers into the heart and soul of Pacific Island cultures.

Learn more about Season 3 in our Features section, and browse through the individual episodes in our Explore section:

Pure Caz: Music of The Brothers Cazimero features performances and lively narrative by legendary Hawaiian musicians Robert and Roland Cazimero.

The Illness & The Odyssey follows the pursuit of three scientists to find the cause of a mysterious disease afflicting native people on the island of Guam.

Hula: The Merrie Monarch’s Golden Celebration provides a rare glimpse at preparations for the 50th Anniversary of the Merrie Monarch Festival, which showcases hula for a global audience.  

Nā Loea: The Masters honors those who are considered masters in Hawaiian culture, including Keone Nunes, a master of traditional tattooing and Ed Wendt, a pioneer in the taro restoration movement on the island of Maui. 

Airing on public television stations nationwide, please check local listings for episode dates and times. 

Categories: Broadcast