HIKI NŌ

A Second Chance and other stories

Special | 28m 2s

Students from Waiākea High School in the Hilo district of Hawaiʻi Island tell the story of Easten Tanimoto, a young man who, under the influence of psilocybin (hallucinogenic mushrooms), climbed a telephone pole, was electrocuted, then fell to the ground, sustaining serious injuries and severe burns. After a miraculous recovery, Tanimoto has dedicated his life to speaking at schools.

Aired: 11/07/19

Rating: TV-G

Video has closed captioning.

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