‘Ulu‘ulu
Humanities

Humanities

What is Humanities? How can you apply Humanities in your field of study? This theme is a collection of videos that relates to the Humanities course as well as ways to utilize humanities in different applications. Created by Spring 2017 Intern, Marc Matsumoto.

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Merrie Monarch Festival

Merrie Monarch Festival

It's that time of year again, when Hilo comes alive with the Merrie Monarch Festival! The annual presentation has led to a renaissance of the Hawaiian culture that is being passed on from generation to generation. This theme showcases footage that illustrates the work all the hālau put in as they prepare, as well as highlights from festivals throughout the years.

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Women's History Month

Women's History Month

Here is a selection of videos that highlight the contributions of women and their engagement with changing the understanding of where women are situated in the social and political landscape of Hawaii.

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Mass Transit

Mass Transit

From TH-3 to the Rail System, Hawaiʻi has developed many different ways to resolve transportation issues, all of which have caused controversy. We have footage of protests to commercials; take a look at the views of local residents and politicians around the topic of transportation in Hawaiʻi.

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Kahoʻolawe

Kahoʻolawe

The struggle to reclaim Kahoʻolawe and stop the U.S. military from using the island as a bombing site began in the 1970s, as members of the Protect Kahoʻolawe ʻOhana filed suit in Federal District Court. A settlement was reached and the island was to be surveyed and protected. It was through the effort of local activists that the island was to be secured as a historic and cultural site.

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Don Ho Collection

Don Ho Collection

ʻUluʻulu recently acquired the complete collection of the late entertainer Don Ho’s films, videos and personal memorabilia from the Donald Tai Loy Ho Trust. The extensive collection from Hawaiʻi's most famous entertainer includes archival film and video footage and related personal memorabilia from the early 1960s through 2007.

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Hawaiian Sovereignty

Hawaiian Sovereignty

Here we highlight some of the efforts of the Hawaiian Sovereignty Movement – speeches, marches, demonstrations, discussions, events and legislation all related to educating people about the history and sovereignty of Hawai‘i.

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Hōkūleʻa

Hōkūleʻa

In celebration of the Worldwide Voyage explore our Hōkūleʻa theme page which documents the incredible journey of the Hōkūleʻa.

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Daniel K. Inouye
Pilot Project

Pilot Project

The HKG Pilot Project was a collaborative effort between ʻUluʻulu and local archives, museums, libraries, television stations and independent producers to create a digital collection of Hawaiian film and video. Much of this footage had not been seen in over 30 years until it was digitized in 2011.

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Highlight Reel

Highlight Reel

During our Pilot Project, ‘Ulu‘ulu preserved and digitized over 350 hours of culturally and historically significant Hawaiian footage from the 1920s -1990s. Here is a glimpse of some of the treasures we have been able to save and now share.

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ʻUluʻulu – The Henry Ku$#699;ualoha Giuni Moving Image Archive of Hawaiiʻi

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