HOʻI KA ʻŌLELO: THE REVITALIZATION OF HAWAIIAN LANGUAGE IN THE EDUCATION SYSTEMDirected by Liʻua Tengan
- Pacific Cinewaves
- Documentary, History, Pacific Islander
- English, Hawaiian
- 10 mins
This film is only available to viewers in the United States from September 25, 2020 at 12pm PT to October 31, 2020 at 11:59pm PT. Click here to watch the film on Eventive.
The Hawaiian language was once banned from being spoken in schools. This documentary captures the fight to ensure its return to schools and shows the progress made since then.
Director: LiʻUa Tengan
From a young Samoan woman stricken with bleeding stigmata, to a documentary portrait on Native Hawaiian slam poet Jamaica Heolimeleikalani Osorio, to an animated tale that reveals the hidden history of four healing stones on Waikiki Beach; these pieces are cinematic love letters to the living culture of the Pacific.