Venue: Virtual

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BURNOUT.

As the school year comes to a close, a high school student finds themselves struggling under the rising tide of deadlines.

CLOSING THE DISTANCE

It’s 2022 and the COVID pandemic has forced the continuation of online school indefinitely. Kayla, a shy, neurotic, awkward and recently relocated student, dreams of achieving a normal high school social life despite the challenges of a global pandemic and new school environment.

HOMESICK

A teenage boy embarks on a journey alone from South Korea to America to study abroad. During his journey, he faces the feeling of reminiscing about his past, feeling isolated and distant from his memories. Thus, the feeling of being homesick.

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.

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.

MONOTONY

Filmed over the course of six months and exclusively on a hand-me-down Samsung S6 Active, get a glimpse into someone else’s life and how everything is the same–both the comfort and torture of it.

PERFECT.

Perfectionism affects everyone differently. For some, perfectionism may motivate them to succeed. For other, it imposes a challenge to produce good work.

RAINY DAY

A sad, lonely girl comes home on a rainy day. On her way to her house, she finds a flower that brings back memories of her parents who passed away. While remembering the happy times, she realizes her parents are still with her.

LEEWARD DRIVE-INN

A short documentary on Leeward Drive Inn located in Waipahu, Hawai‘i.

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