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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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Crack Me Off
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directed by Justin Brown, fl. 1997; produced by Justin Brown, fl. 1997 and Eteuati Ete, fl. 1990-2016, Browndog Productions, Laughing Samoans Productions and Double E Productions; performed by Tofiga Fepulea'i, 1974- and Eteuati Ete, fl. 1990-2016 (New Zealand: The Laughing Samoans Ltd., 2008), 1 hour 43 mins

The Laughing Samoans are a comic duo featuring Eteuati Ete and Tofiga Fepulea'i, two New Zealanders of Samoan descent whose comic shows are immensely popular across the country. Comedy sensations, The Laughing Samoans (aka Eteuati Ete and Tofiga Fepulea’i) have come a long way since their debut gig at the Fringe...

directed by Justin Brown, fl. 1997; produced by Justin Brown, fl. 1997 and Eteuati Ete, fl. 1990-2016, Browndog Productions, Laughing Samoans Productions and Double E Productions; performed by Tofiga Fepulea'i, 1974- and Eteuati Ete, fl. 1990-2016 (New Zealand: The Laughing Samoans Ltd., 2008), 1 hour 43 mins
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Crossing Spaces, Chuuk FSM into Hawai’i: Nanette Fritz
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directed by Lola Quan Bautista, fl. 2008; produced by Lola Quan Bautista, fl. 2008 and Shirley Thompson, 1963-, Breadfruit Educational Productions and Pacific Islanders in Communications, in Crossing Spaces (Honolulu, HI: Breadfruit Educational Productions, 2018), 5 mins
Crossing Spaces explores the role that higher education plays in transforming Micronesian women’s lives. Each woman featured is at a different phase of her educational journey: Marshallese college freshman Chimako Anitok dreams of future financial security for her family; 40-year-old Nannette Fritz, a single mot...
directed by Lola Quan Bautista, fl. 2008; produced by Lola Quan Bautista, fl. 2008 and Shirley Thompson, 1963-, Breadfruit Educational Productions and Pacific Islanders in Communications, in Crossing Spaces (Honolulu, HI: Breadfruit Educational Productions, 2018), 5 mins
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Crossing Spaces, Marshall Islands to Hawai’i: Chimako Anitok
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directed by Lola Quan Bautista, fl. 2008; produced by Lola Quan Bautista, fl. 2008 and Shirley Thompson, 1963-, Breadfruit Educational Productions and Pacific Islanders in Communications, in Crossing Spaces (Honolulu, HI: Breadfruit Educational Productions, 2018), 6 mins
Crossing Spaces explores the role that higher education plays in transforming Micronesian women’s lives. Each woman featured is at a different phase of her educational journey: Marshallese college freshman Chimako Anitok dreams of future financial security for her family; 40-year-old Nannette Fritz, a single mot...
directed by Lola Quan Bautista, fl. 2008; produced by Lola Quan Bautista, fl. 2008 and Shirley Thompson, 1963-, Breadfruit Educational Productions and Pacific Islanders in Communications, in Crossing Spaces (Honolulu, HI: Breadfruit Educational Productions, 2018), 6 mins
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Crossing Spaces, Pohnpei FSM to Hawai’i: Yoana Amond
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directed by Lola Quan Bautista, fl. 2008; produced by Lola Quan Bautista, fl. 2008 and Shirley Thompson, 1963-, Breadfruit Educational Productions and Pacific Islanders in Communications, in Crossing Spaces (Honolulu, HI: Breadfruit Educational Productions, 2018), 6 mins
Crossing Spaces explores the role that higher education plays in transforming Micronesian women’s lives. Each woman featured is at a different phase of her educational journey: Marshallese college freshman Chimako Anitok dreams of future financial security for her family; 40-year-old Nannette Fritz, a single mot...
directed by Lola Quan Bautista, fl. 2008; produced by Lola Quan Bautista, fl. 2008 and Shirley Thompson, 1963-, Breadfruit Educational Productions and Pacific Islanders in Communications, in Crossing Spaces (Honolulu, HI: Breadfruit Educational Productions, 2018), 6 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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Daniel K. Inouye: An American Story
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directed by Heather Giugni, fl. 1986-2010; produced by Heather Giugni, fl. 1986-2010, Juniroa Productions (Honolulu, HI: Juniroa Productions, 2003), 57 mins
A one-hour documentary about the life and times of U.S. Senator, Daniel Inouye. It is not only a biography of the influential Senator, but it is also the story of a generation that molded Hawai'i in the second half of the 20th century. 2003
directed by Heather Giugni, fl. 1986-2010; produced by Heather Giugni, fl. 1986-2010, Juniroa Productions (Honolulu, HI: Juniroa Productions, 2003), 57 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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Great Big Story, How Pogs Became a Thing
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produced by Great Big Story, in Great Big Story (Atlanta, GA: Cable News Network (CNN), 2016), 2 mins

You remember POGS. The small, round, cartoon-adorned collectibles that started out as milk bottle caps. In 1991, an elementary school teacher in Hawaii introduced them to her students, thinking it would improve their math skills. As the game grew in popularity, businessman Alan Rypinski purchased the trademark and...

produced by Great Big Story, in Great Big Story (Atlanta, GA: Cable News Network (CNN), 2016), 2 mins
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