Genre: Environmental

DROWNING

This short film portraying the multiple crises facing our ocean was created by three students in Maui Huliau Foundation’s Huliau Environmental Filmmaking Club during the 2020-21 school year.

SEA CREATURES STRIKE BACK

This film was produced during Maui Huliau Foundation’s fall 2019 youth filmmaking program. In this news broadcast parody, various sea creatures “strike back” against humans by subjecting them to the same problems that humans cause in the marine environment.

ʻIKE ʻĀINA: A SENSE OF PLACE

This virtual huakaʻi is created by four of our spring 2021 Huliau Environmental Filmmaking Club students. In this huakaʻi film, students visit Kanu Ka ʻIke’s “Poly-Forestry” (Polynesian Agroforestry) project at Hōkūnui farm in Piʻiholo where they learn more about “ʻOhana-style planting” and how, just like plants in a forest, we each have an important role …

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SEA LEVEL RISE ADAPTATION ON MAUI

This short film covers some of the impacts that sea level rise will have on Maui’s coastlines and four adaptation strategies that can be used to mitigate some of these impacts. It was created by four of our Huliau Leadership Council students with guidance from Tara Owens, Coastal Processes and Hazards Specialist from the University …

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WAIHEʻE VIRTUAL HUAKAʻI

This virtual huakaʻi to Waiheʻe Coastal Dunes and Wetland Refuge on Maui was created by three students in the Fall 2020 Huliau Environmental Filmmaking Club in partnership with the Hawaiian Islands Land Trust.

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THE YEAR OF THE EVERLASTING STORM

Featuring seven stories from seven auteurs from around the world, the film chronicles this unprecedented moment in time. A love letter to cinema, shot across the US, Iran, Chile, China and Thailand, by seven of today’s most vital filmmakers: Anthony Chen, David Lowery, Jafar Panahi, Laura Poitras, Domingo Sotomayor, Malik Vitthal, and Apichatpong Weerasethakul. New …

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WE’VE ONLY GOT THIS WORLD

Rodney and Betty are earth science students in Vanuatu. Their teacher Mr. Robertson takes their class on field trips to isolated green spaces in the ever-growing town; to the municipal rubbish dump in an attempt to make the students understand the ecological disaster facing every corner of the globe. This inspires Rodney to take up …

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FOOD FOR THE REST OF US

Recent social movement campaigns such as #BlackLivesMatter, #IdleNoMore, and #TimesUp are often notable for focusing on systemic violence towards their respective communities. These campaigns have also inspired other ways to close the gaps for disenfranchised communities in the long term, focusing on the food supply chain: generate more access to quality food and greater ownership …

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