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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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Silk and Steel
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directed by Sally Ingleton, fl. 2000; produced by Susan Fleming, 2010-2014 and Andrew Ogilvie, fl. 1992-2017, Electric Pictures (Western Australia: Electric Pictures, 1996), 56 mins
An intimate view of the influence of women in Indonesia. Here women have been valued as wives and mothers yet denied the educational and legal opportunities offered to men. As workers they have suffered sexual discrimination and usually been paid poor wages. Politically they are poorly represented and culturally t...
directed by Sally Ingleton, fl. 2000; produced by Susan Fleming, 2010-2014 and Andrew Ogilvie, fl. 1992-2017, Electric Pictures (Western Australia: Electric Pictures, 1996), 56 mins
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One Hundred Eggs a Minute
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directed by Anita Chang, fl. 1995-2016; produced by Anita Chang, fl. 1995-2016, Asian American Media Mafia (A. W. Chang Productions, 1996), 23 mins
ONE HUNDRED EGGS A MINUTE is an experimental documentary film about the reflections of a second-generation Chinese-American woman who grew up working in her family’s fortune cookie factory in San Francisco from ages 5 to 23. This is a film about one immigrant family’s means of survival, as much as it is a stor...
directed by Anita Chang, fl. 1995-2016; produced by Anita Chang, fl. 1995-2016, Asian American Media Mafia (A. W. Chang Productions, 1996), 23 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.

A panel...

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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Troublesome Creek: A Midwestern
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directed by Steven Ascher, fl. 1978 and Jeanne Jordan, fl. 1995; produced by Jeanne Jordan, fl. 1995 and Steven Ascher, fl. 1978, West City Films (Warren, NJ: Passion River Films, 1995), 1 hour 28 mins
High Noon, Gunsmoke -- Westerns, where bad guys threatened but never prevailed. Troublesome Creek, a Midwestern, is the Oscar-nominated story of the Jordan family's gamble to save their Iowa farm. From fighting the Crooked Creek Gang in 1867 to fighting off the bank today, a Sundance Grand Jury Prize winning cliff...
directed by Steven Ascher, fl. 1978 and Jeanne Jordan, fl. 1995; produced by Jeanne Jordan, fl. 1995 and Steven Ascher, fl. 1978, West City Films (Warren, NJ: Passion River Films, 1995), 1 hour 28 mins
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The Hawaiian Art of Healing
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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), 2011), 1 hour 9 mins

From the age of five, Henry Auwae learned the art of lā‘au lapaʻau (herbal medicine) from his grandmother, a woman whose knowledge extended back to nineteenth century Hawai‘i. In this two-disk documentary series, "Papa" Auwae shares this traditional knowledge.

At a workshop in Keaukaha, Hawaiʻi island, he dem...

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), 2011), 1 hour 9 mins
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Puhipau at the Yamagata International Film Festival
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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), 2016), 19 mins
In October of 1993 Joan Lander and Puhipau of the production team Na Maka o ka Aina traveled to the Yamagata International Documentary Film Festival in Japan to screen their documentary, Act of War - The Overthrow of the Hawaiian Nation. This video follows Puhipau as he participates in a press conference by the Fi...
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), 2016), 19 mins
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