Oahu Country News with Senator Gil Riviere airs the 1st Sunday of the month, on ‘Ōlelo49, at 9:00 PM.  It will also air on Tuesdays at 8:00 AM (excluding the fifth Tuesday that occurs in the month.)

Episode 46: Waialua Community Association with Leif Andersen

March 01, 2020

Please click the image to learn more about the history of Waialua Community Association with Leif Andersen. 

Episode 45: DLNR - Div. of Aquatic Resources with Kimberly Peyton, Ph.D.

February 02, 2020

Please click the image to learn more about the Dept of Land and Natural Resources, Div. of Aquatics, and their research on Hawaiian estuaries. 

Episode 44: Malama Pupukea Waimea with Jenny Lynn Yagodich and Christy Hill

January 04, 2020

Click the image to watch Jenny Lynn Yagodich and Christy Hill discuss the non-profit Malama Pupukea Waimea and their efforts to save and protect this special coastline.  

Episode 43: OISC with Erin Bishop

December 01, 2019

Click the image to watch Erin Bishop discuss the Oahu Invasive Species Committee and their efforts to eradicate invasive species. 

Episode 42: Life of the Land with Henry Curtis

November 03, 2019

Please click the image to watch Henry Curtis discuss the goals and projects of the non-profit Life of the Land. 

Episode 41: North Shore EVP with Kevin Kelly

October 05, 2019

Please click the image to learn more about North Shore EVP and their efforts to promote more locally sourced food. 

Episode 40: The Hawaiian Institute of Marine Biology with Dr. Carl Meyer

September 01, 2019

Please click the image to learn more about the Hawaiian Institute of Marine Biology, sharks, and marine balance in ocean ecosystems. 

Episode 39: Girl Scouts of Hawaii with Shari Chang

August 04, 2019

Please click the image to learn about Girl Scouts of Hawaii. 

Episode 38: Kalona Brand Company with Kawika Burgess

July 07, 2019

Please click the image to learn more about Kalona Brand Company and their agricultural plans in Kawailoa. 

Episode 37: We the People - Kahuku High School: Kayla Swiderski, Taylor Magalei, Jane Bradshaw and Nathan Strain

June 02, 2019

Please click the image to learn more about Kahuku High School's We The People debate program. 

Episode 36: North Shore Field School with Kuulei Freed and Keola Silva

May 05, 2019

Click the image to learn about the North Shore Ethnographic Field School studies. 

Episode 35: North Shore Community Land Trust with Doug Cole and Adam Borello

April 07, 2019

Please click the image for an update on what North Shore Community Land Trust has been accomplished. 

Episode 34: Kahuku Public LIbrary with Tamara King and Cecile Oshima

March 03, 2019

Please click the image to learn about the Kahuku Library and the Battle of the Books. 

Episode 33: GoFarm Hawaii with Janel Yamamoto and Daniel Carroll

February 03, 2019

Click the image to learn about GoFarm Hawaii and how they help new and existing agribusinesses become more successful. 

Episode 32: Heeia Estuarine Research Reserve with Kawika Winter

January 06, 2019

Click the image to watch Dr. Kawika Winter discuss the Heeia Estuarine Reserve and how they are stewarding this precious area. 

Episode 31: Kahuku Medical Center with Alan MacPhee

December 02, 2018

Click the image to watch Alan MacPhee talk about Kahuku Medical Center. 

Episode 30: ORC&D with Frankie Koethe

November 04, 2018

​Click the image to watch Frankie Koethe, of ORC & D, discuss different ways they can assist farmers and help create sustainable agriculture. 

Episode 29: Kathleen Pahinui

September 02, 2018

Click the image to watch Kathleen Pahinui, chair of North Shore Neighborhood Board, switch it up and interview Senator Riviere. 

Episode 28: Hawaii Center for Advanced Transportation Technology with Stan Osserman

August 05, 2018

Click the image to watch Stan Osserman discuss the alternative energy options. 

Episode 27: North Shore Chamber of Commerce with Roxana Jimenez

July 01, 2018

Please click the image to watch Senator Riviere and Roxana Jimenez discuss the North Shore Chamber of Commerce. 

Episode 26: Malama Loko Ea Foundation with Rae Decoito

June 03, 2018

Click the image to watch Rae Decoito discuss the Malama Loko Ea Foundation. 

Episode 25: Camp Erdman with Ron Okimoto

April 01, 2018

Click the image to watch Ron Okimoto discuss the YMCA and Camp Erdman.  

Episode 24: Kayla Economou

February 01, 2018

Click the image to watch Kayla Economou discuss growing up in Kahuku, her experience in the legislature so far, and her thoughts on brain drain and why she wanted to come home to work for local government.

Episode 23: Kaena Point with Jaime Raduenzel

January 07, 2018

Click the image to watch Jaime Raduenzel discuss the outreach programs at Kaena Point. 

Episode 22: TerViva with William Kusch

December 03, 2017

Click the image to watch William Kusch discuss TerViva and uses of the hardy, high yielding oilseed tree crop called pongamia they grow. 

Episode 21: Kanehunamoku Voyaging Academy with Bonnie Kahapea-Tanner

November 05, 2017

Click the image to watch Bonnie Kahapea-Tanner discuss Kanehunamoku Voyaging Academy's 29 ft double hull sailing canoe and their educational services in traditional Hawaiian navigation. 

Episode 20: ALEA Bridge with Phil Acosta

October 01, 2017

Click the image to watch Phil Acosta discuss ALEA Bridge and their community outreach program focusing on the homeless issues impacting Central Oahu and North Shore Communities.    

Episode 19: Wai Project with John Reppun and Barry Usugawa

September 03, 2017

Click the image to watch John Reppun and Barry Usugawa discuss the WAI Project (Waihe'e Ahupua'a Initiative) -- the protection of the Waihe'e valley and resources.   

Episode 18: Riceup with Elvin Laceda and Joseph Duano

August 06, 2017

Click the image to watch Elvin Laceda and Joseph Duano discuss their app that creates a new marketplace for farmers.  

Episode 17: Ronald McDonald House with Susan Smith and Kanoe Paauhau

July 02, 2017

Click the image to watch Senator Riviere, Susan Smith, and Kanoe Paauhau discuss Ronald McDonald House of Hawaii. 

Episode 16: Surfrider with Rafael Bergstrom

June 04, 2017

Click the image to watch Rafael Bergstrom and Senator Riviere discuss environmental and clean water water issues. 

Episode 15: Rep. Sean Quinlan

May 07, 2017

Click the image to watch Rep. Quinlan and Senator Riviere discuss issues within their overlapping district. 

Episode 14: Blue Zones Project - Koolaupoko with Cherie Andrade

April 02, 2017

Click the image to watch Cherie Andrade discuss the Blue Zones project and how to add life to your years through healthy eating. 

Episode 13: Kunia Village with Dave Robichaux

March 05, 2017

Click the image to watch Dave Robichaux discuss the rich history and future plans of Kunia Village. 

Episode 12: Hoola Na Pua with Jessica Munoz and Jody Allione

February 05, 2017

Click the image to watch Jessica Munoz and Jody Allione discuss how Ho' ola Na Pua is working to meet the needs of teenage girls who have been sex trafficked in Hawaii and the US. 

Episode 11: Kahiau with Kori Napa'a

January 01, 2017

Click the image to watch Kori Napa'a discuss Kahiau (social services program), adult day care services, and kupuna care. 

 

Episode 10: Kalei Kaho'okele

December 04, 2016

Click the image to watch Kalei Kaho'okele discuss his endeavors to earn a spot on the US Olympic Team in kayak racing.   

Episode 9: Waimea Valley with Richard Pezzulo

November 06, 2016

Click the image to watch Richard Pezzulo and Senator Riviere discuss one of the most beautiful places in Oahu, Waimea Valley.   

Episode 8: Oahu RC&D with Stephanie Mock and Miranda Foley

October 02, 2016

Please click the image to watch Stephanie Mock and Miranda Foley discuss what/how Oahu RC&D is assisting our district. 

Episode 7: Kualoa Ranch with Taylor Kellerman

September 04, 2016

Please click the image to watch Taylor Kellerman discuss different aspects of Kualoa Ranch.

Episode 6: Paepae o He'eia with Hi'ilei Kawelo

August 07, 2016

Watch the sixth episode with Hi'ilei Kawelo on Paepae o He'eia, a private non-profit organization dedicated to caring for He'eia Fishpond, by clicking the image.

Episode 5: North Shore Community Land Trust with Doug Cole

July 03, 2016

Watch the fifth episode with Doug Cole on North Shore Community Land Trust, a voluntary land conservation non-profit, by clicking the image.

Episode 4: Maunawila Heiau with Christina Aiu and Rebekah Matagi

June 05, 2016

Please click the image to watch Christina Aiu and Rebekah Matagi discuss the Maunawila Heiau.

Episode 3: 2016 Oceanfest with Dotty Kelly-Paddock and PJ Ollien

May 01, 2016

Please click the image below to watch the Dotty Kelly-Paddock and PJ Ollien episode on the 2016 Oceanfest event.

Episode 2: Koolaupoko Hawaiian Civics Club with Mahealani Cypher and Rocky Kaluhiwa

April 03, 2016

In this episode, Mahealani Cypher and Rocky Kaluhiwa discuss the Koolaupoko Hawaiian Civics Club. Please click the image to watch.

Episode 1: Junior Lifeguard Program with Bryan Phillips

March 06, 2016

Tune into our preimere episode!  Please click the image to watch Bryan Phillips discuss the Junior Lifeguard Program.

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