TRANSCRIPTS: For those who are interested in viewing guest transcripts of the show, you may find them by going to the Previous Guests Page and selecting from the list of Long Story Short guests. Each guest page will have a link to a .pdf transcript document. Thank you for your interest.
Sam Low: A Hawaiian Yankee
Tuesday, November 18, 7:30 pm
In 1921, a young Sandy Low was sent away from his home in Kohala to attend school
in Connecticut. He never returned to Hawaii. But he gave his aloha spirit, his
appreciation of Hawaiian music, and most importantly, his love of the sea, to
his son, Sam Low, who was raised on Martha's Vineyard off Cape Cod. Sam Low took
all that his father had given him to heart, and returned to Hawaii to become an
This program is available in high-definition and will be rebroadcast on Wed., Nov. 19 at 11:00 pm and Sun., Nov. 23 at 4:00 pm.
Sam Low: Raising Islands
Tuesday, November 25 at 7:30 pm
As a crewmember on the Hokulea, waterman Sam Low experienced the chicken skin
moments when, as the canoe would approach a Pacific island, the island itself
would appear to be raised out of the distant horizon as the canoe sailed
closer. As a documentarian, author Sam Low heard the vision, fears and
dreams of master navigator Nainoa Thompson and those involved with sailing the
canoe. On this episode, Sam Low shares his stories of sailing on Hokulea.
This program is available in high-definition and will be rebroadcast on Wed., Nov. 26 at 11:00 pm and Sun., Nov. 30 at 4:00 pm.