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Directed by Mitchel Merrick

Cast: Danielle Zalopany, David Tuitupou, Elijah Akana, Elijah McShane, Hinaleimoana Wong-Kalu, Ilima-Lei MacFarlane, Ioane Goodhue, Kaira Moniz, Kama Meyer, Kaui Kauhi, Lealea’e Kahalepuna Wong, Moses Goods, Nick Masciangelo, Roland Tupola, Tau Samuels

In 1790 Hawaiʻi, an elite warrior must leave his family behind when sent on a deadly mission to report on the bloody war waged by Kamehameha against Maui. When captured by the enemy, he is miraculously saved by someone who has a message for him of their own.

Content Advisory: Emotional pain, tragedy 

Writer: Mitchel Merrick, Paula Fuga
Producer: Gerard Elmore, Christopher Kahunahana, Brian Keaulana
Executive Producer: Paula Fuga, Linda Nichols, Robert Nichols, Cheryl Hirasa, Mitchel Merrick
Director of Photography: Gerard Elmore
Editor: Mitchel Merrick
Production Designer: Kaitlyn Lędzian, Katherine Wong, Taylor Kondo
Composer: Johnny Helm, Shawn Pimental
Sound Designer: One Thousand Birds, Andrew Tracy, Hayley Livingston, Kira MacKnight
Music: Paula Fuga, Kehuhi Keali’ikanaka’ole & Kaumakaiwa

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VC Online | Weekend 1

VC FILM FEST is excited to present great line up of films & episodic programs on our Virtual Cinema.


An additional Pacific Cinewaves Shorts offering, this program is anchored by 2 different explorations of home.

Dates & Times


VC Online

Mon, May 6
11:59 pm