Taking Waikiki & Then there were none

SUBHEAD: Free showings of two documentaries Sunday Sept 20 at Kapaa Neighborhood Center Submitted by Ray Catania (may11nineteen71@gmail.com) on 8 September 2009 - Image above: Kapiolani Park wetlands before it was paved over. From 1920-1940 postacard http://www.downwindproductions.com/kapiolani_park_wetlands.html
Free showing of two documentaries, with presentation by Kanaka Maoli activist Jimbo Alalem. Movies and presentation will be followed by a question and answer session. Light pupus will be served.
"Taking Waikiki" was produced by Kauai residents Ed Coll and Carol Bain. It's about how a sustainable agriculture/aquacultural community was completely destroyed by the building up of the resort area of Waikiki.
"Then there were none" was produced by Dr. Elizabeth Kapu'uwailani Lindsey, the great-granddaughter of Hawaiian high chiefs and English seafarers. This film details the decline of the Native Hawaiian population because of western colonialism. WHAT:
Two documentary films about Hawaiian agriculture and the Hawaiian people.
WHEN:
Sunday, September 20th, 12:00pm to 3:00 pm
WHERE:
Kapaa Neighborhood Center
SPONSOR:
Mana Oha. The purpose of Mana Oha is to awaken all to the reality of Hawaiian Sovereignty through education and sharing the truth. For more info call Ben Nihi at 634-0469 or contact ben@manaoha.org.

1 comment :

Jane said...

James Alalem is not a kanaka maoli. He is of Filipino blood.

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