Made In Hawaii

UNIVERSITY SHORTS PROGRAM

Plays with: MY DOG HAS FLEAS , ASCENT, KITES, LOOK UP TO THE STARS, HOME, CRINGE KID KYLE: THE MUSICAL, TALA

ʻULUʻULU MOVING IMAGE ARCHIVE PRESENTS: SNAPSHOTS OF (OVER) TOURISM IN HAWAI‘I

The past two and half years of COVID lockdown and protocols were a moment of reflection and reckoning for local residents to reconsider Hawai‘i and tourism, which had become unwieldy via lack of resources, irreparable damage to ecosystems and the environment, traffic that rivaled Los Angeles, and the watering down of Native Hawaiian culture and …

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PASIFIKA FILMMAKING: IN CONVERSATION WITH THE TEAMS BEHIND KĀINGA & MAKAWALU

HIFF and Pacific Islanders in Communications (PIC) are honored to recognize Aotearoa-based producer Kerry Warkia. Originally from Papua New Guinea, she relocated to New Zealand for university and has since forged a vibrant film & tv career producing mainly Pacific Islander content, as well as providing mentorship in her groundbreaking series of films starting with …

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KAPU SACRED HAWAIIAN BURIALS

Over twenty years ago, a native Hawaiian named Keoni Kealoha Alvarez found his calling when he stumbled upon a secret cave in the woods near his ancestral home of Puna on Hawai‘i Island. Inside this cave were iwi, the sacred bones of Kānaka maoli from generations past. At only eight years old, Keoni could not …

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THROUGH THE DOGGY DOOR

THROUGH THE DOGGY DOOR revolves around the story of Sheldon Paishon, a talented surfer who was born and raised on the rugged shores of Oahu’s Westside. Far from an idyllic Hawaiian paradise, the community has been ravaged by drugs, poverty and the long reverberations of colonialism. At the age of 12, Sheldon’s parents lost their …

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THE WIND & THE RECKONING

1893. The Hawaiian Kingdom has been overthrown by a Western power just as an outbreak of leprosy engulfs the tropical paradise. The new government orders all Native Hawaiians suspected of having the foreign disease banished permanently to a remote colony on the island of Moloka’i that is known as ‘the island of the living grave’. …

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THE STORY OF EVERYTHING

THE STORY OF EVERYTHING, a theater performance written and conceived by Hawai’i Poet Laureate Kealoha, and now a film produced and directed by Engaging the Senses Foundation, illuminates the intersection between science, the environment, the arts, and mindfulness. The film explores humanity’s rich and diverse explanations for the origins of life, and presents powerful solutions …

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MĀLAMA ‘ĀINA SHORTS PROGRAM

Plays with: FOR HE WHO WEARS THE SEA LIKE A MALO, HEART OF MAUI, KUMU NIU, NĀ KAMA KAI – CHILDREN OF THE OCEAN, OLA KA HONUA

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