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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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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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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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The First Battle: The Battle for Equality in War-Time Hawaii
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directed by Tom Coffman, fl. 1998; produced by Tom Coffman, fl. 1998 (Hawaii: Privately Published, 2007), 55 mins
The First Battle is the previously untold struggle for freedom, equality and full citizenship in America. This struggle was waged unconventionally behind the scenes in Hawaii during the two years leading up to World War II and the first several years of the war. It pitted fragile inter-ethnic relationships and unt...
directed by Tom Coffman, fl. 1998; produced by Tom Coffman, fl. 1998 (Hawaii: Privately Published, 2007), 55 mins
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Happy Birthday Tutu Ruth
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directed by Ann Marie Kirk, fl. 1996 (Honolulu, HI: Pacific Islanders in Communications, 1996), 27 mins
Account of Ruth Kaholoa'a, a 90 year-old great-great-grandmother who continues to cultivate taro in Hawai'i. Some of her 13 children describe their parents and their upbringing.
directed by Ann Marie Kirk, fl. 1996 (Honolulu, HI: Pacific Islanders in Communications, 1996), 27 mins
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Hawaii National Park
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(District of Columbia: United States. Department of the Interior, 1936), 7 mins
Tourists drive a car into Hawaii National Park and visit scenic points. Shows Kilauea volcano, the forest, 'Thurston Lava Tube,' 'Twin Craters,' 'Summer Camp,' Makaopuha, and Holemaumau. Includes views of a cemetery.
(District of Columbia: United States. Department of the Interior, 1936), 7 mins
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Holo Mai Pele: The Epic Hula Myth
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directed by Catherine Tatge, fl. 2004 (Honolulu, HI: Pacific Islanders in Communications, 2004), 54 mins
Holo Mai Pele (Pele Travels) tells the epic saga of the rivalry between Pelehonuamea, goddess of the volcano, and her youngest and favorite sister Hi'iaka. The one-hour performance weaves together archetypal themes of creation, love, and betrayal into a sweeping dramatic performance. For the first time, a rare leg...
directed by Catherine Tatge, fl. 2004 (Honolulu, HI: Pacific Islanders in Communications, 2004), 54 mins
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Kaho'olawe Aloha 'Aina
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directed by Puhipau, 1937-2016 and Joan Lander, fl. 1957; produced by Joan Lander, fl. 1957 and Puhipau, 1937-2016, Nā Maka o ka ‘Āina (Video production) and Protect Kahoʻolawe ʻOhana (Honolulu, HI: Nā Maka o ka ‘Āina (Video production), 1992), 56 mins

Kahoʻolawe Aloha ʻĀina focuses on the cultural, political and military significance of the "target island" of Kaho‘olawe in the Hawaiian archipelago. The Hawaiian term aloha ‘āina refers to love of the land, the basis of Hawaiian cultural belief that animates the current movement to bring the island back to...

directed by Puhipau, 1937-2016 and Joan Lander, fl. 1957; produced by Joan Lander, fl. 1957 and Puhipau, 1937-2016, Nā Maka o ka ‘Āina (Video production) and Protect Kahoʻolawe ʻOhana (Honolulu, HI: Nā Maka o ka ‘Āina (Video production), 1992), 56 mins
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Kumu Hina
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directed by Joe Wilson, fl. 2009-2015 and Dean Hamer, 1951-; produced by Joe Wilson, fl. 2009-2015 and Dean Hamer, 1951- (Oahu, HI: Qwaves, 2013), 1 hour 17 mins
Imagine a world where a little boy can grow up to be the woman of his dreams, and a young girl can rise to become a leader among men. Welcome to Kumu Hina's Hawai'i. During a momentous year in her life in modern Honolulu, Hina Wong-Kalu, a native Hawaiian māhū, or transgender, teacher uses traditional culture t...
directed by Joe Wilson, fl. 2009-2015 and Dean Hamer, 1951-; produced by Joe Wilson, fl. 2009-2015 and Dean Hamer, 1951- (Oahu, HI: Qwaves, 2013), 1 hour 17 mins
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