This film is only available to viewers in Southern California (excluding San Diego County) from October 29, 2020 at 12pm PT to October 31, 2020 at 11:59pm PT. Click here to watch the film on Eventive.
A dancer, a kumu hula (teacher of hula), and a former Miss Aloha Hula go on a journey to the annual Merrie Monarch, considered the Olympics of hula.
Director: Gerard Elmore
Executive Producer: Jason Cutinella, Avi Mannis, Alisa Onishi
Producer: Kyle Kosaki, Matthew Dekneef, Shaneika Aguilar, Joe Bock
Cast: Lono Padilla, Ke’Ano Ka’Upu, Leimomi Ho, Kamalani Ho Wehrsig, Tauarii Nahalea-Marama, Kaleo Trinidad, Taizha Hughes-Kaluhiokalani
Editor: Nick Stone
Music: Johnny Helm
Join us for an artist conversation with the filmmakers behind KA HUAKA’I: THE JOURNEY TO MERRIE MONARCH.