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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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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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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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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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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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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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Mauna Kea: Temple Under Siege
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directed by Joan Lander, fl. 1957 and Puhipau, 1937-2016; produced by Nā Maka o ka ‘Āina (Video production) (Hawaii: Nā Maka o ka ‘Āina (Video production), 2005), 50 mins
Although the mountain volcano Mauna Kea last erupted around 4000 years ago, it is still hot today, the center of a burning controversy over whether its summit should be used for astronomical observatories or preserved as a cultural landscape sacred to the Hawaiian people. For five years Na Maka o ka Aina captured...
directed by Joan Lander, fl. 1957 and Puhipau, 1937-2016; produced by Nā Maka o ka ‘Āina (Video production) (Hawaii: Nā Maka o ka ‘Āina (Video production), 2005), 50 mins
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Ola Na lwi: Haloa
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produced by Ty Robinson, fl. 2013 (Honolulu, HI: Twiddle Productions, 2013), 13 mins
Hāloa (pronounced: Haa-lo-ah) tells the story of how the first Hawaiian came to be and how the Hawaiian peoples bond is forever linked to the Kalo (taro) plant, the Aina (land), and the Kanaka (people). Hāloa is a short animated film produced by Twiddle Productions in Honolulu Hawaii, and is brought to lif...
produced by Ty Robinson, fl. 2013 (Honolulu, HI: Twiddle Productions, 2013), 13 mins
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SALESI: Hero to Love
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directed by Vilsoni Hereniko, 1954- and Garin Nugroho, 1961-; produced by Jala Adolphus, fl. 2010, Network for the Promotion of Asian Cinema (Honolulu, HI: Network for the Promotion of Asian Cinema, 2015), 30 mins
Salesi: Hero to Love is a story about the tragedy of power and unconditional love. This dance film is a collaboration of filmmakers, dancers, choreographers, and producers from Indonesia, Hawai`i, and the Pacific Islands. It is significant because of this collaboration. Both Directors are grounded in their own cul...
directed by Vilsoni Hereniko, 1954- and Garin Nugroho, 1961-; produced by Jala Adolphus, fl. 2010, Network for the Promotion of Asian Cinema (Honolulu, HI: Network for the Promotion of Asian Cinema, 2015), 30 mins
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