PRI's The World Published by PRI's The World Hello Kitty turns 40 this year and she's got news! Download this audio Want to embed this player? Use the code below. More info. <iframe frameborder="0" scrolling="no" height="130" width="100%" src="https://www.wnyc.org/widgets/ondemand_player/wnyc/#file=/audio/json/397782/&share=1"></iframe> Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Email a Friend The Japanese American National Museum will be opening an exhibit highlighting the 40-year rise of Hello Kitty. And the well known white Kitty has one thing to make clear to the world.