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60 Minutes, The Bishop Estate
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produced by L. Franklin Devine, fl. 1993-2016, Columbia Broadcasting System, in 60 Minutes (New York, NY: Columbia Broadcasting System, 2000), 13 mins
Report about the misused and mismanaged Bishop trust of Hawaii, the largest private trust in the nation. Established to benefit the children of Hawaiian heritage, it was becoming a player in global land transfers. The trustees were becoming quite powerful and the school the trust was to be supporting was getting t...
produced by L. Franklin Devine, fl. 1993-2016, Columbia Broadcasting System, in 60 Minutes (New York, NY: Columbia Broadcasting System, 2000), 13 mins
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216 Beach Walk, Waikiki
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directed by Alan Marcus, fl. 1991 (Privately Published, 2018), 32 mins
The film's title, 216 Beach Walk, Waikiki (2018, 30mins), refers to the former address of author Jack London during his period in Hawaii in 1915-16 when he was stimulating interest in the islands through his writings. By chance, the same location is now the back door of Trump Int’l Hotel Waikiki. In the film, hi...
directed by Alan Marcus, fl. 1991 (Privately Published, 2018), 32 mins
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Abundant Land: Soil, Seeds, and Sovereignty
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directed by Natasha Florentino, fl. 2017; produced by Natasha Florentino, fl. 2017 (New York, NY: Third World Newsreel, 2017), 1 hour 2 mins
Abundant Land is a one-hour documentary about a Hawaiian community on Moloka’i opposing the biotech industry’s use of the island to test genetically engineered seeds. Agrochemical biotech corporations are depleting Moloka’i’s topsoil and freshwater while contributing to dust storms that spread pesticides i...
directed by Natasha Florentino, fl. 2017; produced by Natasha Florentino, fl. 2017 (New York, NY: Third World Newsreel, 2017), 1 hour 2 mins
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Act of War: The Overthrow of the Hawaiian Nation
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directed by Puhipau, 1937-2016 and Joan Lander, fl. 1957; produced by Puhipau, 1937-2016 and Joan Lander, fl. 1957, Nā Maka o ka ‘Āina (Video production) (Hawaii: Nā Maka o ka ‘Āina (Video production), 1993), 58 mins
This hour-long documentary is a provocative look at a historical event of which few Americans are aware. In mid-January, 1893, armed troops from the U.S.S. Boston landed at Honolulu in support of a treasonous coup d'etat against the constitutional sovereign of the Hawaiian Kingdom, Queen Lili'uokalani. The event w...
directed by Puhipau, 1937-2016 and Joan Lander, fl. 1957; produced by Puhipau, 1937-2016 and Joan Lander, fl. 1957, Nā Maka o ka ‘Āina (Video production) (Hawaii: Nā Maka o ka ‘Āina (Video production), 1993), 58 mins
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Agriculture Among the Hawaiians
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produced by Ford Motor Company (Detroit, MI: Ford Motor Company, 1916), 4 mins
This early documentary from the Ford Motor Company shows agriculture among the Hawaiians in the early 20th Century.
produced by Ford Motor Company (Detroit, MI: Ford Motor Company, 1916), 4 mins
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Ahupua‘a, Fishponds and Lo‘i
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directed by Puhipau, 1937-2016 and Joan Lander, fl. 1957; produced by Nālani Minton, fl. 1992-2010, Nā Maka o ka ‘Āina (Video production) (Hawaii: Nā Maka o ka ‘Āina (Video production), 1992), 1 hour 30 mins

The Hawaiian system of land use allowed access to all resources in the ahupua‘a, a land division that stretched from mountain to sea. Within the ahupua‘a, highly specialized technologies such as fishponds and lo‘i kalo (taro gardens) ensured an abundance of food.

Our Kanaka Maoli (Native Hawaiian) ancestors...

directed by Puhipau, 1937-2016 and Joan Lander, fl. 1957; produced by Nālani Minton, fl. 1992-2010, Nā Maka o ka ‘Āina (Video production) (Hawaii: Nā Maka o ka ‘Āina (Video production), 1992), 1 hour 30 mins
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American Aloha: Hula Beyond Hawai'i
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directed by Evann Siebens, fl. 2001; produced by Lisette Marie Flanary, fl. 2003, in American Aloha: Hula Beyond Hawai'i (United States: Lehua Films, 2003), 55 mins
For Hawaiians, the hula is not just a dance, but a way of life. Yet while most Americans know only the stereotypes of 'grass skirt girls' from old Hollywood movies and tourist kitsch, the revival of the ancient art of hula tells of the rich history and spirituality of Hawai'i. American Aloha: Hula Beyond Hawai'...
directed by Evann Siebens, fl. 2001; produced by Lisette Marie Flanary, fl. 2003, in American Aloha: Hula Beyond Hawai'i (United States: Lehua Films, 2003), 55 mins
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American Experience, Season 30, Episode 6, The Island Murder
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directed by Mark Zwonitzer, fl. 1995; produced by Mark Zwonitzer, fl. 1995, WGBH Educational Foundation, Hiddenhill Productions and American Experience Films, in American Experience, Season 30, Episode 6 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2005), 53 mins
Discover the truth behind the scandalous 1930s rape and murder case involving a Navy wife, her society mother, Clarence Darrow and five non-white Hawaiians that shook the island paradise and exposed the racial tensions roiling beneath the surface.
directed by Mark Zwonitzer, fl. 1995; produced by Mark Zwonitzer, fl. 1995, WGBH Educational Foundation, Hiddenhill Productions and American Experience Films, in American Experience, Season 30, Episode 6 (Arlington, VA: Public Broadcasting Service, 2005), 53 mins
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Battleline, 5, Pearl Harbor
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directed by Sherman Grinberg, 1927-1982; produced by Sherman Grinberg, 1927-1982, in Battleline, 5 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2008, originally published 1963), 22 mins
Americans will never forget the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor in the Hawaiian Islands on December 7, 1941. But what was going through the minds of the Japanese pilots as they flew their ominous mission? This classic program incorporates authentic WWII archival film footage and accounts from soldiers on both side...
directed by Sherman Grinberg, 1927-1982; produced by Sherman Grinberg, 1927-1982, in Battleline, 5 (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2008, originally published 1963), 22 mins
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Best of Both Worlds, Hawaii
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produced by Granada US Productions, in Best of Both Worlds (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2003), 52 mins
Whether you've got money to burn or are squeezing every penny, this unique show highlights the best Hawaii has to offer. There's no way a travel show can appeal to every possible visitor, but BEST OF BOTH WORLDS does a better job than most. With two hosts visiting the same place in markedly different styles, view...
produced by Granada US Productions, in Best of Both Worlds (New York, NY: A&E Television Networks, 2003), 52 mins
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