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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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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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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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The Tribunal
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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) (Honolulu, HI: Nā Maka o ka ‘Āina (Video production), 1994), 1 hour 24 mins

In August 1993, Nā Maka o ka ‘Āina spent twelve days capturing on video the proceedings Ka Ho‘okolokolonui Kānaka Maoli — Peoples' International Tribunal Hawai‘i, 1993, in which the United States and the state of Hawai‘i were put on trial for crimes against the original people of Hawai‘i, the Kānaka Maoli.

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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) (Honolulu, HI: Nā Maka o ka ‘Āina (Video production), 1994), 1 hour 24 mins
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