Archive for August, 2015

Bob Apisa

When he first came to Hawaii from American Samoa at the age of seven, Bob Apisa could not understand a word of English. Despite that initial difficulty, he excelled in sports at Farrington High School and won a national championship as a member of the Michigan State Spartan football team. He was drafted by the Green Bay Packers and went on to a successful career in Hollywood as an actor and stuntman.

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

Visit the Long Story Short website at: http://pbshawaii.org/lss/

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Mahina Eleneki Hugo

As a member of the 1987 national champion University of Hawaii Rainbow Wahine volleyball team, Mahina Eleneki learned the value of discipline, teamwork, and of getting right back up after failure. Now, as Head of School at La Pietra- Hawaii School for Girls, Mahina Eleneki Hugo teaches those same values to new generations of women.

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

Visit the Long Story Short website at: http://pbshawaii.org/lss/

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