Archive for July, 2008

Long Story Short – Mamo Howell – Hawaii Fashion Designer

If you know the name Mamo, it’s probably because Mamo Howell is one of Hawaii’s most successful fashion designers and retailers. Quite an accomplishment for a woman  – half Hawaiian – who started her business in her 40s.

Long Story Short - Mamo HowellBut that’s not where Mamo’s story began. As a teenager she danced hula in Waikiki to help support her family and later became a high-fashion model, strutting on runways in New York and Paris. Hawaii’s first top model.



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Long Story Short – Neva Rego – Hawaii’s ‘Voice Coach to the Stars’

Neva Rego is known by many as Hawaii’s Voice Coach to the Stars, the wind beneath their wings, with a list of vocal students that includes Robert Cazimero, Tony Conjugacion, Jimmy Borges, Jasmine Trias and Jordan Segundo, and a waiting list with more than a hundred names.

Long Story Short - Neva RegoLeslie Wilcox sits down with Neva to discuss how she followed her musical dreams, and how she shares her training and experience with her vocal students.

Long Story Short with Leslie Wilcox is a production of PBS Hawaii. 




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Long Story Short – Harry Kim – Hawaii’s ‘Maverick’ Mayor – Part Two

Leslie Wilcox continues her conversation with Hawaii Mayor Harry Kim.

Long Story Short with Leslie Wilcox is a production of PBS Hawaii.


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