About Us


PBS Hawaii is Hawaii’s sole member of the trusted Public Broadcasting Service (PBS). We are dedicated to providing educational and enriching programming to all ages, from keiki to kupuna.


We are a nonprofit 501(c)(3) multi-media organization and the only locally owned broadcast television station in Hawaii.


Our Mission
We advance learning and discovery through storytelling that touches lives.


Our Vision
We see PBS Hawaii as a digital touchstone for the community, connecting and convening citizens of all ages in civil discourse, appreciation of culture and the arts, lessons of history and in shaping Hawaii’s future.


Our Values
In this most ethnically and culturally diverse state in the union, we are committed to upholding Hawaii’s universal values:


Pono – seek rightness and balance
Imi Naauao – seek knowledge and wisdom
Aloha Kekahi I Kekahi – respect the dignity of others
Kulia I Ka Nuu – strive for excellence
Kuleana – accept responsibility for the collective good
Lokahi – promote collaboration and unity
Malama – protect and care for


We also operate under the Public Media Code of Integrity (PDF).


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To obtain copies of annual financial reports and filings, please contact Karen Yamamoto at (808) 462-5000.