Paula Fuga & Karen Tan
Left: Paula Fuga, Hawaiian Music Recording Artist; Right: Karen Tan, LCSW, President & CEO, Child & Family Service

About the Show

This one-hour program is a talk-story with President & CEO of Child & Family Service, Karen Tan, a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Hawai’i recording artist, Paula Fuga. Paula will share her journey of resiliency as a beacon of Hope for families, children, and teens who may be struggling today. This heartwarming dialogue offers a glimpse into surviving childhood trauma and becoming empowered by Hope. Paula shares what inspired her music and you won’t want to miss her musical performances.

About Paula

Paula Fuga

Acclaimed for her originality in song composition and spellbinding, soulful vocals, Fuga is one of Hawaii's top female musicians in generations. A poet at heart and an accomplished ukulele player under Master Instructor, Roy Sakuma, she has intertwined her passions into award-winning songwriting. Her debut album, LILIKOI lauded the prestigious Nā Hōkū Hanohano Award for ‘Most Promising Artist.’ Since the release of her EP Misery’s End, which featured guest appearances by Ziggy Marley and Jack Johnson, Fuga has headlined the global music circuit and performed on the stages of Madison Square Garden, The Sydney Opera House Forecourt and is a three-time return guest artist to The White House. Today, with a global fanbase and thriving music career, Fuga’s music is dedicated to inspiring positive social change - rooted in perseverance and hope. She is fiercely committed to permeating the world with the evocative voice of the Hawaiian people. On June 18th, Fuga will release her second full-length album Rain on Sunday through Brushfire Records. Lead single, “If Ever” is available now. 

“Music is my first love. Love is my first language." - Paula Fuga

Join Us!

Saturday, May 29, 6-7p KGMB

  • Spectrum & Hawaiian Telcom - Channel 7
  • Direct TV & Dish TV - Channel 9

Sunday, May 30, 6-7p KHNL (encore airing)

  • Spectrum & Hawaiian Telcom - Channel 8
  • Direct TV & Dish TV - Channel 13

Monday, May31, 8-9pm K5 (encore airing)

  • Spectrum, Hawaiian Telcom, & Direct TV - Channel 6
  • Dish TV - Channel 8