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Included in this theme are the production materials, raw footage, and interviews from three award-winning documentaries produced by Eddie and Myrna Kamae dedicated to preserving Hawaiian culture and knowledge through music: Kī Hōʻalu Slack Key: The Hawaiian Way; The History of the Sons of Hawaiʻi; and Words Earth & Aloha: The Source of Hawaiian Music. The preservation of these programs was generously supported by the Hawaiian Legacy Foundation.

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Interview with Clyde "Kindy" Sproat 3/6/90

Interview with Clyde "Kindy" Sproat 3/6/90

Interview with Clyde "Kindy" Sproat recorded on March 6, 1990. Sproat talks about his childhood and growing up in Honokane iki valley on the island...

Year:
1990
Duration:
00:30:03
Interview with Ledward Kaʻapana 8/30/90

Interview with Ledward Kaʻapana 8/30/90

Interview with Ledward Kaʻapana recorded on August 30, 1990. Kaʻapana talks about growing up and learning slack key from Uncle Fred Punahoa...

Year:
1990
Duration:
00:31:22
Interview with the Kahaialii 'Ohana at Bailey House 2/8/91

Interview with the Kahaialii 'Ohana at Bailey House 2/8/91

This video was recorded on February 8, 1991 on the grounds of the Bailey House Museum in Wailuku, Maui. This video consists of several takes of...

Year:
1991
Duration:
00:31:09
Interview with Manu Kahaialii at the Bailey House Museum 2/28/91 tape 1

Interview with Manu Kahaialii at the Bailey House Museum 2/28/91 tape 1

Interview with Manu Kahaialii recorded on February 28, 1991 in Hawaiian and English at the Bailey House Museum where he sings "Mai Poina ʻOe Iaʻu"...

Year:
1991
Duration:
00:31:09
Interview with George Kuo 10/11/92 tape 2

Interview with George Kuo 10/11/92 tape 2

Interview with George Kuo recorded on October 11, 1992. This video includes several takes of Kuo explaining the difference between American...

Year:
1992
Duration:
00:29:16
Interview with Henry Auwae 7/26/92

Interview with Henry Auwae 7/26/92

Interview with Henry Auwae recorded on July 26, 1992. Henry Auwae talks about his great-great-grandparents and the type of slack key called...

Year:
1992
Duration:
00:21:11
Interview with William Kuwalu and Malaki Kanahele

Interview with William Kuwalu and Malaki Kanahele

Interview with William Kuwalu and Malaki Kanahele in ʻōlelo Hawaiʻi. Kuwalu shares memories of his mother playing slack key guitar and father...

Duration:
00:30:10
Interview with Aunty Alice Namakelua tape 2

Interview with Aunty Alice Namakelua tape 2

Interview with Aunty Alice Namakelua. This video includes several takes of Aunty Alice Namakelua playing slack key guitar while singing and one...

Duration:
00:21:52
Interview with Gary Haleamau and Braddah Smitty 3/5/90

Interview with Gary Haleamau and Braddah Smitty 3/5/90

This video, recorded on March 5, 1990 outside on Huehue Ranch, consists of several takes of Gary Haleamau playing the banjo and then the ʻukulele...

Year:
1990
Duration:
00:28:34
Dennis Kamakahi performs "Hula o Makee" at ʻAnini Beach 4/22/94

Dennis Kamakahi performs "Hula o Makee" at ʻAnini Beach 4/22/94

This video includes several takes of Dennis Kamakahi sitting near the ocean singing "Hula o Makee" recorded on April 22, 1994 at ʻAnini Beach on...

Year:
1994
Duration:
00:31:21
Interview with Dennis Kamakahi at Waipā 10/21/95 tape 1

Interview with Dennis Kamakahi at Waipā 10/21/95 tape 1

Interview with Dennis Kamakahi recorded at Waipā on October 21, 1995 for the documentary "The History of the Sons of Hawaiʻi." Kamakahi recalls...

Year:
1995
Duration:
00:31:07
Interview with Joe Marshall 4/28/92 tape 1

Interview with Joe Marshall 4/28/92 tape 1

Interview with Joe Marshall recorded on April 28, 1992 for the documentary "The History of the Sons of Hawaiʻi." Marshall talks about meeting Gabby...

Year:
1992
Duration:
00:29:55