Ukulele player Jake Shimabukuro is a fifth-generation Japanese-Hawaiian who traces his roots back to Fukushima Prefecture. He visits evacuees from the nuclear-contaminated town of Futaba. He marvels at their optimism despite their living in an abandoned school far from home. They sing along to Shimabukur's music in a heartwarming exchange. He is also reunited with Omori, a hula girl from Spa Resort Hawaiians theme park in Futaba. The people of Futaba continue to smile even though their future remains uncertain.
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Episode #116 / Length: 28 minutes