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TIES THAT BIND + KŪ KANAKA (STAND TALL)

Various Directors | 102 mins.

Screenings

Sunday, November 20 12:00 PM Kauai Waimea Theater Date Passed
Friday, November 11 1:15 PM Dole Cannery A Date Passed
Monday, November 07 8:00 PM Dole Cannery B Date Passed
 

Films

KŪ KANAKA (STAND TALL)

KŪ KANAKA (STAND TALL)

Directed by: Marlene Booth
2016 | 30 min. | Premiere: World Premiere
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When 15 year old Kanalu Young takes a dive into shallow water he becomes quadriplegic, paralyzed from the neck down. Angry and defiant through months of rehabilitation, he begins to change when he learns Hawaiian language and discovers an untold story of Hawaiian history. Fired up to tell Hawai‘i’s story, he earns a PhD, gets arrested fighting for Hawaiian rights, and becomes a crusading teacher and leader, eager to instill pride in his people.


TIES THAT BIND: HAWAII IN THE PACIFIC

TIES THAT BIND: HAWAII IN THE PACIFIC

Directed by: Caleb McMahan
2016 | 72 min. | Premiere: World Premiere
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Hawaii consumes more fish per capita than any other state. But where does this fish come from, how is it caught, and what are the issues underlying Hawaii’s biggest food producing system? Whether you love to eat fish, are concerned about the sustainability of marine resources in the Pacific or have no idea where your fish comes from, this documentary is for you.