Our holdings include over 10,000 videotapes and 300 motion picture film reels about Hawaiʻi from the 1920s - 2000s. Collection focus is on unique, primary source material not widely available or commercially distributed.

HKG Pilot Project

A collaborative effort between ʻUluʻulu and local archives, museums, libraries, television stations and independent producers to create a representative digital collection of Hawaiian film and video. ʻUluʻulu digitized approximately 300 hours of video and film footage submitted by Pilot Project Participants:

Bishop Museum
CLEAR (The Center for Labor Education and Research)
University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa Library
Hula Preservation Society
Kamakakūokalani Center for Hawaiian Studies (UH Mānoa)
Lānaʻi Culture and Heritage Center
Lyman Museum and Mission House
Nā Maka o ka ʻĀina
PBS Hawaiʻi (KHET)
Specific Video

Juniroa Productions - Independent production company dedicated to perpetuating Native Cultures, living Hawaiian Values and serving communities underrepresented by mainstream media through creative and innovative storytelling.

KGMB Television - News, Programming, Sports and Promotional Media from the CBS-affiliate television station in Honolulu.

Ted Shibuya - Footage (1950s-60s) shot by Ted Shibuya, one of the first television news cameramen in Hawaiʻi.

Victoria Keith Productions - Independent production company that has been making documentaries about Hawaiian culture, environment, and land issues since the mid 1970’s.