Archive for April, 2014

Gerri Hayes

For businesswoman Gerri Hayes, being told that “you can’t do it” just makes her more determined to succeed. On the next Long Story Short, Gerri shares her survival story as a single mother of two young children who moved to Hawaii to take a human-services job that didn’t materialize. She founded a business, Office Pavilion Hawaii, providing furniture to workplaces. It was hailed by Pacific Business News as 2011’s top female-owned business in the islands, with revenues that year of $37 million.

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

Visit the Long Story Short website at: http://www.pbshawaii.org/ourproductions/longstory.php

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Susan Scott

Growing up in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, Susan Scott would page through National Geographic magazines, imagining herself travelling to distant lands.  Little did she know that her life would be dedicated to learning about marine life and marine science, and sailing to those same distant lands that enchanted her as a child.

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

Visit the Long Story Short website at: http://www.pbshawaii.org/ourproductions/longstory.php

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Jack Cione

He was an entrepreneurial showman, best known in the 1960s through the ’80s for staging risque spectacles in Honolulu nightclubs. On this episode of Long Story Short, Jack Cione, now retired, reflects on his colorful business life in Honolulu, which included highly publicized arrests. He freely and gleefully admits that it was he who called the news outlets when police arrived. Women would become some of his best customers – at luncheons featuring nude waiters.

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

Visit the Long Story Short website at: http://www.pbshawaii.org/ourproductions/longstory.php

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