Students interact with Hawaiian elders and fishpond caretakers to discover the design and function of different types of Hawaiian fishponds. Students listen to Hawaiian legends, learn cultural values, and find out why the ponds are valuable cultural resources and what is being done to restore and care for them. [Time 29:51]
This episode of Hawaii Cooks visits the Four Seasons near the base of Mount Hualalai, finding not only a vacation resort, but also a center that perpetuates the Hawaiian culture through its food production methods and Hawaiian culture program. Traditional Hawaiian fishponds combined with a more controlled, scientific environment provide fresh seafood for the restaurants, while herb and fruit gardens also illustrate how Hawaiians lived closely off the land. [Time 26:21]
Hawaii Cooks travels to Molokaʻi to learn about the economic and agricultural changes on the island, specifically the community's move towrds sustainable agriculture and the reclamation of ancient loko iʻa (fishponds) and loʻi kalo (taro patch). [Time 27:27]
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Ka Hana Kapa documents the history of kapa (bark cloth) in Hawaii and follows the complex process of Hawaiian kapa making from start to finish. Hawaiian kapa is one of the most beautiful art forms in the Pacific.
Examines the cultural, spiritual, and political significance of Kahoʻolawe to Hawaiians. Presents a historical overview and focuses on the efforts of the Protect Kahoʻolawe ʻOhana to stop the bombing of Kahoʻolawe and to revive the natural resources of the island.
From the age of five, Henry Auwae learned the art of lāʻau lapaʻau (herbal medicine) from his grandmother, a woman whose knowledge extended back to nineteenth century Hawaiʻi. In this two-disk documentary series, "Papa" Auwae shares this traditional knowledge.
Born in 1838, Queen Lili'uokalani was a talented composer who took the throne after her brother's death in 1891. She dealt with U.S. government revoking her position on the sugar market, was overtaken by U.S. Marines, and lost her throne.
The story of a race displaced by outside influences and now on the verge of extinction is told in this award-winning documentary. Using archival photographs and seldom-seen tourism promotion film footage, this documentary reminds viewers how easy it is to sell Hawaii at the expense of its own indigenous people.