06-24 November 2019



Made in HawaiiPacific Showcase
Keliʻi Grace

United States

2019 / 18’ / World Premiere / Hawaiian
First feature

Short film

In ancient Hawaiʻi, a warrior was entrusted with the sacred act of hiding his beloved chief’s bones. To ensure they would never be found, he traveled in secret… 

“Reverence” starring Kapono Aluli Souza is an independent short film produced by Hawaii Film + Arts International. Set in pre-contact Hawaiʻi, it tells the story of one warrior’s journey and his deep love for his chief. Based on moʻolelo of the final resting places of the great chiefs of Hawaiʻi, this film reflects a deep reverence for life.

Tuesday 12 17:45 - 19:34Regal Dole Cannery 16
Thursday 14 16:15 - 18:04Regal Dole Cannery 15
DirectorKeliʻi Grace.
CastKapono Aluli Souza.
ScreenplayJordan Kamaka Naihe, Kara Fujita and Kapono Aluli Souza.
CinematographerKeliʻi Grace.
EditorKeliʻi Grace.
SoundKenyatta Kelechi.
ProductionKara Kealohilani Fujita.

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