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Senior Tai Atkins produced a Project Kuleana style music video to the song "One Day" by Matisyahu. The cover features performances from his classmates and peers, all with the hopes of spreading the values of Aloha, mālama and Ho‘okipa. The video was awarded top overall film at the 2018 Hawai‘i Island Film Festival.

2018 Hawai'i Island Film Festival

Dec. 14, 2018

Contributed by Shaundor Chillingworth

Student films from Kamehameha Schools Hawaiʻi and Hilo High School were featured in the first-ever, Hawaiʻi Island Film Festival

Students competed for best in show awards in 12 different categories including best 1-minute videos, best directing, most original, and best overall film. Ultimately the festival was a chance to showcase student voice and creativity. 

Students submitted their videos for entry into the festival and a panel of seven judges selected to top winners in each category. 

Top overall film award was given to KS Hawaiʻi senior Tai Atkins for his "One Day" Project Kuleana music video

The event was live broadcast on the Lehua TV YouTube channel

The Hawaiʻi Island Film Festival is the legacy project of senior Makamae Kamaka-Mauhili.

The first annual Hawaiʻi Island Film Festival took place on December 14, 2018 at Kekuʻiapoiwa Learning Center.

KSH ʻ19 senior Makamae Kamaka-Mauhili coordinated the festival as her senior legacy project.

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