Portfolio

  • Papa Mau: The Wayfinder

    Official Trailer – Papa Mau: The Wayfinder Papa Mau: The Wayfinder recounts the fundamental role that master navigator ofMau Piailug played ion reawakening Polynesian pride by teaching Hawaiians the dying art of traditional voyaging without the aid of instruments.In Satawal, navigators are chosen at birth and begin training at an [...]

    Read More
  • Without Hawaiian, It’s Just Not The Same

    Television campaign for the ʻAha Pūnana Leo. Winner of the 2011 Pele Award for Television Campaign under $25k. Hula: Waiāhole: Waiʻalae:

    Read More
  • No ‘Ane’i Ko Kakou Ola

    No ʻAneʻi Ko Kākou Ola Produced for the ʻAha Pūnana Leo (© 2011) No ʻAneʻi Ko Kākou Ola explores the benefits of Hawaiian-medium education in establishing a strong foundation in culture and language as exemplified at Ke Kula ʻo Nāwahīokalaniʻōpuʻu. Located in the district of Puna on the island of Hawaiʻi, [...]

    Read More
  • Passport Hawaiʻi

    Produced in 2011 Starring Brook Lee, Bryan Clay, Chai Chaowasaree

    Read More
  • Real Word

    Produced for Real Word Magazine

    Read More
  • Wai ‘Awa’awa

    Produced in Partnership with The ʻAha Pūnana Leo, Pacific Islanders in Communication Status: In Post-Production

    Read More
  • Halau Ku Mana

    Hālau Kū Māna New Century Public Charter School in Makiki is a shining example of the success of culture-based education and provides families with a meaningful alternative to the traditional public school education.

    Read More
  • Paepae o He’eia

    In 2001, a small group of young Hawaiians came together to form Paepae o Heʻeia. Their work was centered around the 80-acre traditional Hawaiian fishpond in Heʻeia and involved restoring and caring for this special place. Over the last 10 years, Paepae o Heʻeia has evolved to become a leading [...]

    Read More
  • Ka Leo ‘Oiwi

    ʻŌiwi TV and Palikū Documentary Films proudly introduce a new thirteen episode Hawaiian language instructional series titled Ka Leo ʻŌiwi. The foundation for Ka Leo ʻŌiwi is to teach Hawaiian language through face-to-face interpersonal communication, creating a stimulating and entertaining learning environment for the viewer. The half hour episodes, hosted [...]

    Read More
  • Hawaiʻi Family Finance Project

    Produced for the Council for Native Hawaiian Advancement and the Hawaii Family Finance Project  

    Read More
  • Hawai’i's Legacy of Learning

    Produced for the Kamehameha Schools A review of the findings from a the Kamehameha Schoolsʻ study of cultural influences in learning. This 20-minute documentary highlights the stories and successes of culture-based education through the students, teachers, and families who are a part of the movement.

    Read More