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Hawaiian Voices: Bridging Past To Present
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directed by Eddie Kamae, 1927-; produced by Rodney A. Ohtani, fl. 1998 and Myrna Kamae, fl. 1970 (Honolulu, HI: Hawaiian Legacy Foundation, 1998), 59 mins
This award-winning 1 hr documentary honors the role of kupuna (elders) in preserving Hawaiian culture. It focuses on the legacies of 3 respected Hawaiian elders whose lives bridged the transition from older times into the late 20th century. They are Ruth Makaila Kaholoa‘a; Lilia Wahinemaika‘i Hale; & Reverend...
directed by Eddie Kamae, 1927-; produced by Rodney A. Ohtani, fl. 1998 and Myrna Kamae, fl. 1970 (Honolulu, HI: Hawaiian Legacy Foundation, 1998), 59 mins
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Lahaina: Waves of Change
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directed by Eddie Kamae, 1927-; produced by Lisa Altieri Sosa, fl. 2007, Myrna Kamae, fl. 1970 and Dennis Mahaffay, fl. 1988 (Honolulu, HI: Hawaiian Legacy Foundation, 2007), 57 mins
In 1999 Hawaiian music legend and documentary filmmaker Eddie Kamae visited the West Maui town of Lahaina, only to find that Pioneer Mill, the center of Lahaina’s sugar industry, was closing down. Eddie knew that this signaled the end of Lahaina’s plantation era, a simpler, more innocent time that he remembere...
directed by Eddie Kamae, 1927-; produced by Lisa Altieri Sosa, fl. 2007, Myrna Kamae, fl. 1970 and Dennis Mahaffay, fl. 1988 (Honolulu, HI: Hawaiian Legacy Foundation, 2007), 57 mins
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Luther Kahekili Makekau: A One Kine Hawaiian Man
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directed by Eddie Kamae, 1927-; produced by Myrna Kamae, fl. 1970 (Honolulu, HI: Hawaiian Legacy Foundation, 1997), 58 mins
This award-winning documentary pays tribute to the untamed spirit of a colourful and controversial Hawaiian man. Known throughout the islands and descended from a line of warrior chiefs, Luther Makekau was part philosopher and part outlaw, a chanter and a singer, a fighter and a lover, a cattle rustler, a rebel an...
directed by Eddie Kamae, 1927-; produced by Myrna Kamae, fl. 1970 (Honolulu, HI: Hawaiian Legacy Foundation, 1997), 58 mins
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Li'a: The Legacy of a Hawaiian Man
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directed by Eddie Kamae, 1927-; produced by Myrna Kamae, fl. 1970 (Honolulu, HI: Hawaiian Legacy Foundation, 1988), 1 hour
Sam Li’a was a Hawaiian song composer who spent his life in the remote valley of Waipi’o on the Big Island of Hawai’i. There he perpetuated the tradition of celebrating the beauty of one’s place and memorializing the events of its people. Among the musicians inspired by Sam Li’a is Eddie Kamae, a major f...
directed by Eddie Kamae, 1927-; produced by Myrna Kamae, fl. 1970 (Honolulu, HI: Hawaiian Legacy Foundation, 1988), 1 hour
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Words, Earth & Aloha: The Sources of Hawaiian Music
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directed by Eddie Kamae, 1927-; produced by Rodney A. Ohtani, fl. 1998 and Myrna Kamae, fl. 1970 (Honolulu, HI: Hawaiian Legacy Foundation, 2005), 58 mins
In Hawaii music has always been much more than a form of entertainment. It has been a key to Hawaiian culture. This documentary explores the sources of a complex tradition, from early chants and 19th century gospel influences, to the work of composers who flourished between the 1870s and the 1920s, for whom Hawaii...
directed by Eddie Kamae, 1927-; produced by Rodney A. Ohtani, fl. 1998 and Myrna Kamae, fl. 1970 (Honolulu, HI: Hawaiian Legacy Foundation, 2005), 58 mins
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