Pacific Heartbeat

An anthology series that provides viewers a glimpse of the real Pacific.


  • Power Meri

    Power Meri follows Papua New Guinea's first national women's rugby league team
  • Anote's Ark

    The Pacific Island nation of Kiribati is one of the most remote places on the planet.
  • Let's Play Music! Slack Key with Cyril Pahinui & Friends

    Slack key musician Cyril Pahinui jams with some of the most talented musicians in Hawai‘i.
  • Corridor Four

    Challenging the American hero image in a portrait of 9/11 first-responder Isaac Ho’opi’i.
  • Te Kuhane o te Tupuna

    The people of Rapanui attempt to claim back what is theirs: land and a lava-rock image.
  • Leitis in Waiting

    Tonga’s evolving approach to gender fluidity through the story of leiti Joey Mataele.
  • Prison Songs

    The inmates at Australia's Berrimah Prison share their feelings and faults through song.
  • Being Bruno Banani

    Being Bruno Banani tells the unique story of the first and only Tongan Luger.

About Pacific Heartbeat

Pacific Heartbeat is a national public television series of critically acclaimed documentaries that provides an authentic glimpse into the Pacific Islander experience. Creative and beautifully told stories about arts, culture and intimate human stories, the series features a diverse array of programs intended to draw viewers into the heart and soul of Pacific Island culture.