Hiki No – CAN DO Episode 4 – Hilo High School

Hey guys!

Tonight was episode 4 of Hiki No, the nations first statewide student news network.

Hilo High School was homebase for this episode.

Student anchors include:

Myself (Luke Eclipse-Ujano)

Josianne Cabalce-Hotchkiss

Ginger Thomas


I am very honored to be a part of this historic event!

From http://www.pbshawaii.org/hikino/index.php:

Hawaii’s only public television broadcaster has partnered with more than 60 of Hawaii’s public, private and charter high schools and middle schools to create a statewide student news network with all schools collaborating through equal access, regardless of geographic boundaries or economic challenges.

Student-produced newscasts and other content will be available on PBS Hawaii’s broadcast and web platforms. The model is the first of its kind in the country, and PBS Hawaii has branded it Hiki Nō – the Hawaiian phrase for “can do”.

Hiki Nō is an example of media and education working together for a better society. Many leaders in education and business in Hawaii and across the nation see a model like Hiki Nō as an opportunity for students to develop the skills and competencies they’ll need for the 21st century.

You can episodes of Hiki No at: http://www.pbshawaii.org/hikino/index.php


I got this email from my teacher from a staff member of PBS Hawaii

Your hosts were wonderful.

We watched the show in the lobby of the PBS Hawaii station with staff and when I asked one of the staff members what she liked best about the show.

She said, “Luke!”