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What began as a week-long festival in Honolulu, Hawaii, has grown into what the directors of POW! WOW! describe as a "global network of artists" who organize gallery shows and create projects as far away from Hawaii as Taiwan, Singapore, and New Zealand. POW! WOW! founder and lead director Jasper Wong and co-lead director Kamea Hadar describe the journey from local event to worldwide art festivals.

"Self-Starters," a five-episode series from NBC Asian America, explores the stories of entrepreneurs whose unique stories include one common thread: the pursuit of the American dream.

New episodes of "Self-Starters" are available on Tuesdays through April 26 and can be watched on NBCAsianAmerica.com, NBC Asian America's Facebook page, NBC News' official YouTube channel, and the NBC News app available on mobile devices, Roku, Apple TV, and Amazon Fire TV.

"Self-Starters" is part of "NBC Asian America Presents...," a new video channel that will feature documentaries centered around themes and voices found in Asian American and Pacific Islander communities.

Catch up on more videos online at NBCAsianAmericaPresents.com.


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