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Keepers of the Flame: The Legacy of Three Hawaiian Women
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directed by Eddie Kamae, 1927-; produced by Dennis Mahaffay, fl. 1988 and Myrna Kamae, fl. 1970 (Honolulu, HI: Hawaiian Legacy Foundation, 2005), 57 mins
This is the story of three extraordinary Hawaiian women who helped revive Hawaiian culture when it was perilously close to being lost. It was a time when the monarchy had been overthrown, the Hawaiian language banned from public places and schools, and the Hawaiian heartbeat of hula forced underground. Mary Kawen...
directed by Eddie Kamae, 1927-; produced by Dennis Mahaffay, fl. 1988 and Myrna Kamae, fl. 1970 (Honolulu, HI: Hawaiian Legacy Foundation, 2005), 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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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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The History of the Sons of Hawaii
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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, 2000), 1 hour 21 mins
Some of the leading voices of the Hawaiian cultural renaissance, which began in the early 1960s, were musicians and singers. Their songs carried feelings that were yearning to be expressed throughout the island chain. Among the most influential groups of that era was the SONS OF HAWAI’I, led by Eddie Kamae, alre...
directed by Eddie Kamae, 1927-; produced by Rodney A. Ohtani, fl. 1998 and Myrna Kamae, fl. 1970 (Honolulu, HI: Hawaiian Legacy Foundation, 2000), 1 hour 21 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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Listen To The Forest
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directed by Eddie Kamae, 1927-; produced by Myrna Kamae, fl. 1970 (Honolulu, HI: Hawaiian Legacy Foundation, 1993), 56 mins
Listen to the Forest is an environmental documentary speaking to the widespread concern for rainforest preservation. It is about the Hawaiian Islands, and also about a Hawaiian way of feeling. A film for all ages emphasizing the powerful connection between a unique natural history and Hawaii’s rich cultural life.
directed by Eddie Kamae, 1927-; produced by Myrna Kamae, fl. 1970 (Honolulu, HI: Hawaiian Legacy Foundation, 1993), 56 mins
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Slack Key: The Hawaiian Way
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directed by Eddie Kamae, 1927-; produced by Myrna Kamae, fl. 1970 and Rodney A. Ohtani, fl. 1998 (Honolulu, HI: Hawaiian Legacy Foundation, 1993), 1 hour 1 mins
This film is a moving journey into the beauty and meaning of Hawaiian slack key music. Director Eddie Kamae’s rare combination of master musician and cinematic storyteller is the key to showing how Hawaii’s cultural traditions and the ki ho’alu guitar intertwine – and opening the door to greater love of th...
directed by Eddie Kamae, 1927-; produced by Myrna Kamae, fl. 1970 and Rodney A. Ohtani, fl. 1998 (Honolulu, HI: Hawaiian Legacy Foundation, 1993), 1 hour 1 mins
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Those Who Came Before: The Musical Journey of Eddie Kamae
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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, 2011), 57 mins
Those Who Came Before tells the story of a young Hawaiian 'ukulele virtuoso's journey of musical self-discovery and how it turned into a 50-year pursuit of Hawaiian cultural and musical traditions. The documentary pays tribute to the music of Hawaiians whose gifts of knowledge helped guide Eddie Kamae. His pursuit...
directed by Eddie Kamae, 1927-; produced by Rodney A. Ohtani, fl. 1998 and Myrna Kamae, fl. 1970 (Honolulu, HI: Hawaiian Legacy Foundation, 2011), 57 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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