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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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An Afternoon with Turkish Filmmaker Pelin Esmer
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interview by Vilsoni Hereniko, 1954- (Privately Published, 2014), 56 mins
This video, moderated by Vilsoni Hereniko of the University of Hawaii, features Turkish director and producer Pelin Esmer, who discusses Turkish cinema and her filmmaking experiences.
interview by Vilsoni Hereniko, 1954- (Privately Published, 2014), 56 mins
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Dance for the King
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directed by Wendy Arbeit, fl. 1993; produced by Wendy Arbeit, fl. 1993 (Honolulu, HI: Privately Published, 1993), 8 mins
Tongan traditional dance rituals are performed for special honorary celebrations. The lakalaka (walking briskly), is considered the national dance of Tongan where the performers stand still and make gestures with only their arms. Unique to Polynesian dancing is the rotational movements of the hands, which flow wit...
directed by Wendy Arbeit, fl. 1993; produced by Wendy Arbeit, fl. 1993 (Honolulu, HI: Privately Published, 1993), 8 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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Just Dancing
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directed by Vilsoni Hereniko, 1954-; produced by Jeannette Paulson Hereniko, fl. 1998 (Fiji: Privately Published, 1998), 11 mins
Just Dancing' is the story of a Polynesian wife of mixed heritage who runs away from home and her abusive husband. While wandering on the beach, she encounters Hina, the Polynesian moon goddess, who teaches her the dances of her ancestors: Samoan, Hawaiian, and Tahitian. This fictional story explores the centralit...
directed by Vilsoni Hereniko, 1954-; produced by Jeannette Paulson Hereniko, fl. 1998 (Fiji: Privately Published, 1998), 11 mins
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The Land of Eb
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directed by Andrew Williamson, fl. 2006 (Privately Published, 2012), 1 hour 28 mins
"Set in a neglected corner of the Hawaiian islands, The Land of Eb is a feature film about a Marshallese family struggling to create a new home for themselves on the periphery of society. Living in the stark volcanic landscape of one of the most remote Hawaiian communities, Jacob, an immigrant father and grandfath...
directed by Andrew Williamson, fl. 2006 (Privately Published, 2012), 1 hour 28 mins
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Nation Within
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directed by Joy Chong-Stannard, fl. 1998; produced by Tom Coffman, fl. 1998 (Hawaii: Privately Published, 1998), 1 hour 25 mins
The story of Hawaii's annexation to the United States of America has always been told from the point of view of Western historians. After more than 100 years since the Hawaiian Islands' monarchy was dismantled and the American flag raised to claim this small, friendly nation, acclaimed documentary filmmaker Tom Co...
directed by Joy Chong-Stannard, fl. 1998; produced by Tom Coffman, fl. 1998 (Hawaii: Privately Published, 1998), 1 hour 25 mins
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Pacific Passages
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directed by G.B. Hajim, 1966-; produced by Wendy Arbeit, fl. 1993 and Caroline Yacoe, fl. 1997, Pacific Pathways and Palm Frond Productions (Hawaii: Privately Published, 1997), 30 mins
Caroline Yacoe, director of “Pacific Passages,” has worked for over 28 years filming the Pacific and collecting and curating art from the region. This documentary, crafted for Hawai’i state-mandated seventh-grade classes in Pacific Island Studies, has received acclaim from a wider audience, rece...
directed by G.B. Hajim, 1966-; produced by Wendy Arbeit, fl. 1993 and Caroline Yacoe, fl. 1997, Pacific Pathways and Palm Frond Productions (Hawaii: Privately Published, 1997), 30 mins
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Remember The Boys
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directed by Stephanie J. Castillo, fl. 1992 (Hawaii: Privately Published, 2005), 31 mins
Remember the Boys poignantly captures the inspiring, true story of a chaplain and his war buddies. Born in Hawaii, Domingo Los Banos was a U.S. WWII soldier who went to war in the Philippines as a teenager with some 50 other Hawaii teenagers of Filipino ancestry. A son of a Filipino immigrant, Domingo, now in his...
directed by Stephanie J. Castillo, fl. 1992 (Hawaii: Privately Published, 2005), 31 mins
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Strange Land - My Mother's War Bride Story
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directed by Stephanie J. Castillo, fl. 1992 (Hawaii: Privately Published, 2006), 51 mins
Documentary filmmaker Stephanie J. Castillo tells the story of her mother Norma, among the first Filipino war brides of WWII who came to America. At age 17, Norma met Wallace Castillo, a Hawaii-born son of an immigrant, in Manila during American occupation, and married him there. Norma married Wallace under pressu...
directed by Stephanie J. Castillo, fl. 1992 (Hawaii: Privately Published, 2006), 51 mins
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