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Traditional Arts and Skills

Masters of a multitude of traditional skills and arts abound here in Hawai'i. This collection of clips highlights the kumu and master artisans that we are lucky enough to have on film and video showcasing their expertise. Perhaps you can take a quiet moment to explore and find a potential new hobby or calling or just be inspired to keep learning!

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Interview with Aunty Millie

Interview with Aunty Millie

Aunty Millie interviewed in ʻŌlelo Hawaiʻi by Elizabeth Lee on her life and lauhala weaving.

Duration:
00:39:28
Interview with Tūtū Mahoe

Interview with Tūtū Mahoe

Original raw footage of Rebecca Benanua (Tūtū Mahoe) interview, including Lānaʻi history and giving a private lauhala weaving instruction. Also...

Year:
1987
Duration:
01:29:30
Interview with ethnobotanist Dr. Beatrice "Bea" Krauss tape 2

Interview with ethnobotanist Dr. Beatrice "Bea" Krauss tape 2

Ethnobotanist Dr. Beatrice "Bea" Krauss talks with Dr. Dennis Meyer about native plants. In this video Dr. Krauss discusses the common uses of...

Year:
1989
Duration:
00:30:35
Interview with ethnobotanist Dr. Beatrice "Bea" Krauss tape 6

Interview with ethnobotanist Dr. Beatrice "Bea" Krauss tape 6

Dr. Beatrice "Bea" Krauss talks with Dr. Dennis Meyer about Native plants. In this video Dr. Krauss discusses the characteristics of Wauke and how...

Year:
1990
Duration:
00:28:53
The Hawaiian Quilt : A Cherished Tradition

The Hawaiian Quilt : A Cherished Tradition

The Hawaiian Quilt: A Cherished Tradition celebrates the rich family traditions of Hawaiian quilting. It is not a "how-to" film, but rather a...

Duration:
00:57:12
Lei making with members of Hālau O Kekuhi and Kumu Hula Pualani Kanakaʻole-Kanahele

Lei making with members of Hālau O Kekuhi and Kumu Hula Pualani...

Members of Hālau O Kekuhi join their Kumu Hula Pualani Kanakaʻole Kanahele to pick Palapalai and make lei.

Year:
1991
Duration:
00:18:48
Bankoh and Bishop Museum The Best of Treasures Volume 10

Bankoh and Bishop Museum The Best of Treasures Volume 10

In celebration of Bishop Museum's 100th anniversary, Bank of Hawaiʻi and Bishop Museum present "The Best of Treasures" hosted by Brickwood...

Duration:
00:24:21
Interview with Wally Froiseth 1

Interview with Wally Froiseth 1

Interview with Wally Froiseth. Topics include canoe parts, how canoes are made, history of the "Malia" racing canoe, Hawaiian canoe specifications,...

Duration:
00:16:51
Interview with Wally Froiseth 2

Interview with Wally Froiseth 2

Interview with Wally Froiseth. Topics include the difference between racing and voyaging canoes, canoe designs, pointing out the parts of the canoe...

Duration:
00:16:25
Interview with Wright Bowman, Sr. at Bowman Residence

Interview with Wright Bowman, Sr. at Bowman Residence

Original footage of interview with master carver and canoe builder, Wright Bowman, Sr. Interview was featured in program "Cowboys & Canoes" for the...

Duration:
01:00:52
Raku Hoʻolauleʻa

Raku Hoʻolauleʻa

On a beach at Kualoa State Park, local Hawaiʻi craftsmen show how to make pottery, and display their finished work. The display took place in June,...

Duration:
00:27:41
Legacy of Excellence

Legacy of Excellence

Experience the resurgence in Native Hawaiian crafts, as local master craftspeople share their talents and motivations in replicating the ancient...

Year:
1991
Duration:
00:58:53