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Kī Hōʻalu Slack Key: The Hawaiian Way production materials

This subcollection contains the production materials and raw footage for the documentary Kī Hōʻalu Slack Key: The Hawaiian Way. Kī hōʻalu (slack key) is the Hawaiian way of making music. Performers and composers reveal how this unique style of playing conveys something essential about the Hawaiian spirit and the family tradition. This film premiered at the Kennedy Center in Washington D.C.

Genres

  • Documentary

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Interview with Philibert Secretario at the Bailey House Museum 6/26/89

Interview with Philibert Secretario at the Bailey House Museum 6/26/89

Interview with Philibert Secretario recorded on June 26, 1989 at the Bailey House Museum in Wailuku, Maui. Includes several takes of Philibert...

Year:
1989
Duration:
00:29:04
Interview with Philibert Secretario and Manu Kahaialii 6/26/89 tape 1

Interview with Philibert Secretario and Manu Kahaialii 6/26/89 tape 1

Interview with Philibert Secretario recorded on June 26, 1989. Philibert Secretario performs several takes of instrumental slack key guitar songs....

Year:
1989
Duration:
00:27:52
Interview with Philibert Secretario and Manu Kahaialii 6/26/89 tape 2

Interview with Philibert Secretario and Manu Kahaialii 6/26/89 tape 2

Interview with Philibert Secretario and Manu Kahaialii separately recorded on June 26, 1989. Philibert Secretario talks about his younger years of...

Year:
1986
Duration:
00:26:29
Interview with Manu Kahaialii and Solomon Kawaihoa 6/27/89

Interview with Manu Kahaialii and Solomon Kawaihoa 6/27/89

Interview with Manu Kahaialii at Lahaina Intermediate recorded on June 26, 1989. Kahaialii talks about his belief that Hawaiians have a chance to...

Year:
1989
Duration:
00:27:56
B-roll of Philibert Secretario in Lahaina sugar cane field 6/27/89

B-roll of Philibert Secretario in Lahaina sugar cane field 6/27/89

B-roll of Philibert Secretario in Lahaina sugar cane field recorded June 27, 1989. This video contains several takes of Philibert Secretario, who...

Year:
1989
Duration:
00:07:39
B-roll footage of Maui, Molokaʻi, and Lānaʻi and interview with Anna Goodhue 1989

B-roll footage of Maui, Molokaʻi, and Lānaʻi and interview with Anna Goodhue 1989

This video includes scenic shots of the islands which make up Maui County, including Lānaʻi. Also includes an interview with Anna Goodhue recorded...

Duration:
00:30:11
Interview with Anna Goodhue and Roland "Lale" Kaʻalekahi recoreded at Goodhue's house on Molokaʻi 1989

Interview with Anna Goodhue and Roland "Lale" Kaʻalekahi recoreded at Goodhue's...

Recorded in 1989, this title continues from title 19877 with Anna Goodhue taking several takes at her home in 1989. Also included in this video is...

Duration:
00:28:29
Roland "Lale" Kaʻalekahi, Anna Goodhue, and ʻohana sing "Molokaʻi Nui a Hina" 1989

Roland "Lale" Kaʻalekahi, Anna Goodhue, and ʻohana sing "Molokaʻi Nui a Hina" 1989...

Recorded in 1989, this video includes an instrumental take of Roland "Lale" Kaʻalekahi playing slack key. After that Roland "Lale" Kaʻalekahi and...

Slides of Fred Punahoa and David "Feet" Rogers

Slides of Fred Punahoa and David "Feet" Rogers

This video contains slides of Fred Punahoa (variant spelling Punahou) on stage and David "Feet" Rogers playing with Sons of Hawaii.

Duration:
00:27:31
Footage of ʻOlu Konanui and Fred Punahoa in Kalapana, 1964

Footage of ʻOlu Konanui and Fred Punahoa in Kalapana, 1964

Transfer of film shot by Martin Charlot in 1964. Charlot also released a film called "Kalapana, 1964." Footage includes a Hawaiian lūʻau, men...

Duration:
00:25:01
Interview with Dennis Kamakahi at Kalalau Lookout

Interview with Dennis Kamakahi at Kalalau Lookout

Interview with Dennis Kamakahi recorded at Kalalau Lookout on Kauaʻi. This video contains several takes of Kamakahi playing and singing "Kauai O...

Duration:
00:31:24
Interview with Dennis Kamakahi and William Kuwalu

Interview with Dennis Kamakahi and William Kuwalu

Interview with Dennis Kamakahi and William Kuwalu. Video starts with scenic shots of Waimea Canyon, Kauaʻi. In the first interview Kamakahi...

Duration:
00:30:03
Interview with William Kuwalu

Interview with William Kuwalu

Interview with William Kuwalu conducted in ʻŌlelo Hawaiʻi and English. In the interview Kuwalu speaks about not playing slack key for almost 40...

Duration:
00:31:08
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
B-roll scenics of Niʻihau, Hanalei, Kauaʻi

B-roll scenics of Niʻihau, Hanalei, Kauaʻi

This video includes scenic views including a mountain range on the island of Kauaʻi, waves crashing on the beach looking towards the island of...

Duration:
00:31:13
Interview with Aunty Alice Namakelua tape 1

Interview with Aunty Alice Namakelua tape 1

Interview with Aunty Alice Namakelua. This video includes several takes of Aunty Alice playing "Ka Manu" on her slack key guitar and singing....

Duration:
00:19:28