PILI KA MOʻODirected by Justyn Ah Chong
The Fukumitsu ‘Ohana (family) of Hakipu’u are Native Hawaiian taro farmers. When a nearby corporation digs up the Fukumitsu’s familial burial ground to further their development plans, the ‘Ohana are drawn into a logistically and emotionally complex quest to preserve their ancestral land.
Director: Justyn Ah Chong
Writer: Kaʻolonānalapaʻa Ah Chong
Producer: Taylor Hensel, Adam Mazo, Kavita Pillay, Tracy Rector
Executive Producer: Tracy Rector
Director of Photography: Justyn Ah Chong
Editor: Justyn Ah Chong, Nick Stone
Through various frames and points of view, we are brought closer to encountering an ancient Pacific past.