Hawai'i

  • Mālama Hāloa – Protecting the Taro

    Taro grower and Native Hawaiian practitioner Jerry Konanui works to propagate and save from extinction the numerous varieties of kalo (taro), a staple of the Hawaiian diet. Jerry’s mission is also to protect kalo, revered as the elder sibling (Hāloa) of the Hawaiian people, from the risks of gene...

  • Act of War - The Overthrow of the Hawaiian Nation

    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’état against the constitutional sovereign of the Hawaiian Kingdom, Queen Lili‘uoka...

  • Mauna Kea - Temple Under Siege

    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 Nā Maka...

  • The Tribunal

    Ka Ho‘okolokolonui Kānaka Maoli — Peoples' International Tribunal Hawai‘i, 1993

    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 Haw...

  • Ua Mau Ke Ea: Sovereignty Endures (Theatrical Version)

    Prepare yourself for a virtual mind-walk through the historical plateaus of the Hawaiian Islands. Ua Mau Ke Ea takes its audiences on a fascinating journey through the legal history of the Hawaiian Islands as it examines key events which shaped the law and politics of Polynesia’s first recognized...