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Island Cowgirls

Season 12 Episode 1202 | 56m 46s

On the northwest side of Hawai‘i island, as La‘i Bertlemann prepares to graduate from high school, she must make a difficult decision whether to stay home and continue her family tradition of land stewardship or leave. On the south side, Lani Cran Petrie is at a crossroads as she continues to plan for the future of her ranch while faced with the uncertainty of the lease of the land expiring soon.

Aired: 08/09/23 | Expires: 08/06/24
Funding provided by the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and the National Endowment for the Arts. Distributed nationally by American Public Television
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Polynesian surfer girl, Vahine, has her sights set on Olympic gold.
Discover the Hawaiian tradition of healing and gender diversity that is all but unknown.
New Zealand treasures Isey and her son James invite viewers into their lives.
A chronicle of journeys - migration, spirituality, voyaging, healing and coming home.
Teenagers discover that activism, authority and awareness make for a steep learning curve.
The promo for the tenth season of documentary series Pacific Heartbeat.
Stories about transgender people in the Pacific Islands
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