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Transportation

Planes, Trains and Waʻa. We're taking an intriguing look at the diverse ways people and things have traveled around the islands over the decades. Transportation has taken so many forms from waʻa to horses to trains and, of course, automobiles.

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The Polynesians of Kapingamarangi 1980

The Polynesians of Kapingamarangi 1980

Sponsored by Pacific Science Board National Research Council and United States Navy this program is about life in Kapingamarangi atoll with footage...

Duration:
00:49:09
Vaka canoe parade

Vaka canoe parade

Canoe from various parts of the Pacific, including the Hōkūleʻa, enter the harbor at Rarotonga for the 1992 Festival of Pacific Arts.

Duration:
00:28:24
Kealia Ranch Hōnaunau, Hawaiʻi; reel 1 1948

Kealia Ranch Hōnaunau, Hawaiʻi; reel 1 1948

First reel of Kealia ranch in Hōnaunau, Hawaiʻi recorded in 1948. Footage includes men riding an all-terrain vehicle up a mountain; sawing a tree...

Duration:
00:14:15
Paniolo Ride, 1953

Paniolo Ride, 1953

Cowboys at a ranch. Film container said: "Mr. Crosley? 1953 Paniolo Ride".

Duration:
00:32:31
Parker Ranch

Parker Ranch

Footage of cows and horses, cattle branding, worms, petroglyphs, church, the gravestone of Reverend Lorenzo Lyons, farm, sheep.

Duration:
00:16:08
Inter-Island Airways Plane and Sculling

Inter-Island Airways Plane and Sculling

Includes airplane footage of Inter-Island Airways flight (a Sikorsky S-38) and passengers deplaning. Also, footage of the LASSCO ocean liner City...

Duration:
00:07:09
Sea plane

Sea plane

Footage includes a ceremony for a seaplane with sailors and participants lined up on a dock. This footage is from Bishop Museum accession number...

Duration:
00:02:00
Oʻahu from the air 1940s

Oʻahu from the air 1940s

Film leader says "Oahu from the air 1940s." Footage includes aerial shots of Windward and North Shore Oʻahu, and Pearl Harbor; filmed from a...

Duration:
00:02:07
World War II Scenes, 1945

World War II Scenes, 1945

Footage shot in 1945 and includes store windows, including Liberty House, taped up; members of the military and the public celebrating at the end...

Duration:
00:08:48