Air date: Thurs., Nov. 17, 7:30 pm
Students from Sacred Hearts Academy on O‘ahu report on a phenomenon known to orthopedists as “text neck.” According to experts, bending one’s head down to text and perform other functions on one’s smartphone and other portable devices can lead to a deformity of the spine resulting in hunchback at the base of the neck and upper back. This story raises awareness of this growing problem and explores ways of diagnosing and preventing the condition.
–Students from Lahaina Intermediate School on Maui tell the story of a teacher who turned to her church to help cool down her 90-plus degree classroom.
–Students from Kapa‘a Middle School on Kaua‘i profile one of the state’s top junior lifeguards, who happens to be a thirteen-year-old-girl.
–Students from Waiakea Intermediate School on Hawai‘i Island show us the proper procedures for “hands only” CPR.
–Students from Konawaena High School on the Kona side of Hawai‘i Island profile their recently retired, legendary athletic director, who has inspired many students over the past few decades.
–And students from Kalani High School in East Honolulu introduce us to a photography teacher who passionately believes that photography is the universal language.
This program encores Saturday, Oct. 1 at 12:00 pm and Sunday, Oct. 2 at 3:00 pm. You can also view HIKI NŌ episodes on our website, www.pbshawaii.org/hikino.
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