HAWAII: A VOICE FOR SOVEREIGNTY

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Posted in ALOHA SERVED DAILY on February 10th, 2010 by Zinni

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Edit: This is just a sneak peak. So far, I haven’t found any information on a release for DVD, but for now, you can get more info here.

“Hawaii A Voice for Sovereignty” is a documentary film by photojournalist Catherine Bauknight that explores the culture of the Native Hawaiians and their connection to the land. At the forefront of the film are social, economic, and ecological issues that have developed in Hawaii since the takeover by the U.S. in 1893, revealed in interviews with grassroots indigenous people and scholars such as author, Haunani-Kay Trask. The documentary goal is to raise awareness of the issues faced by the Native Hawaiians, which threatens their ancient and environmentally sustainable culture. Bauknight hopes to bring this film to the world stage by theatrical release, screenings at international film festivals, and television programming.”

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