Upcoming ‘Lāhui Rising’ event focuses on kānaka ʻōiwi representation in movies, TV and theater

Apr. 26, 2023

Aloha pumehana mai kākou!

Kumu, haumāna, ʻohana and all members of our kaiāulu are invited to attend a dynamic panel conversation about the telling of Hawaiian stories and representation of Hawaiians on stage, film, and TV. Kaʻiwakīloumoku Pacific Indigenous Institute is proud to present “Kānaka Onscreen: Who’s Telling Our Stories?”

This in-person event will be held at our center on May 2, 2023 from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm. It will feature panelists Nāʻālehu Anthony (Founder, Palikū Films and Co-founder, ʻŌiwi TV), Dr. Hailiʻōpua Baker (Director, UHM Theatre Program and Ka Hālau Hanakeaka), Heather Haunani Giugini (Co-Founder of ʻUluʻulu, Hawaiʻi’s Moving Archive, and Creative, Rock Salt Media), Ty Sanga (Independent Director/Writer/Filmmaker) and Donne Dawson (Hawaiʻi State Film Commissioner).

This event will be filmed, and highlights will be available to the public in a few weeks (no live-stream).

E hele mai nō -- mahalo!