About Us


PBS Hawai‘i is Hawai‘i’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 kūpuna.


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


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


Our Vision
We see PBS Hawai‘i 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 Hawai‘i’s universal values:


Pono – seek rightness and balance
‘Imi Na‘auao – seek knowledge and wisdom
Aloha Kekahi I Kekahi – respect the dignity of others
Kūlia I Ka Nu‘u – strive for excellence
Kuleana – accept responsibility for the collective good
Lōkahi – promote collaboration and unity
Mālama – 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