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Journeys of Discovery: Exploring the past and present at the Kona Hawaiian Quilt Museum

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Thomas Wilmer
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Karen Barry, director of the Kona Hawaiian Quilt Museum.

Correspondent Tom Wilmer visits with Karen Barry at the Kona Hawaiian Quilt Museum in Kailua-Kona,  Hawaii. Barry shares the story of quilting and its connection with Hawaiian history, and modern day quilting as an art form. Barry also talks about the museum’s connection with the annual Kona Coffee Cultural Festival.

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Tom Wilmer produces on-air content for Issues & Ideas airing over KCBX and is producer and host of the six-time Lowell Thomas award-winning NPR podcast Journeys of Discovery with Tom Wilmer. Recorded live on-location across America and around the world, the podcasts feature the arts, culture, music, nature, history, science, wine & spirits, brewpubs, and the culinary arts--everything from baseball to exploring South Pacific atolls to interviewing the real Santa Claus in the Arctic.
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