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Words Earth & Aloha : The Source of Hawaiian Music production materials

This subcollection contains the production materials and raw footage for the documentary Words Earth & Aloha : The Source of Hawaiian Music. In Hawaiʻi, music has always been much more than a form of entertainment. Through the centuries it has been a primary means of cultural continuity. This documentary pays tribute to a range of composers who flourished between the 1870s and the 1920s. The film explores the poetry and play of Hawaiian lyrics, as well as the places and features of the natural world that inspired songs still loved and listened to today.

Languages: English

Genres

  • Public affairs

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Eddie Kamae introduces "Words, Earth & Aloha : The Source of Hawaiian MusIc" 6/7/95 tape 1

Eddie Kamae introduces "Words, Earth & Aloha : The Source of Hawaiian MusIc"...

Eddie Kamae introduces "Words, Earth & Aloha : The Source of Hawaiian Music" recorded on June 7, 1995 at the W.H. Shipman House on Hawaiʻi Island....

Year:
1995
Duration:
00:29:15
Eddie Kamae introduces "Words, Earth & Aloha : The Source of Hawaiian Music" 6/7/95 tape 2

Eddie Kamae introduces "Words, Earth & Aloha : The Source of Hawaiian Music"...

Eddie Kamae introduces "Words, Earth & Aloha : The Source of Hawaiian Music" recorded on June 7, 1995 at the W.H. Shipman House. Several takes are...

Year:
1995
Duration:
00:30:46
Artifacts at the W.H. Shipman House 12/4/93 tape 1

Artifacts at the W.H. Shipman House 12/4/93 tape 1

This video contains footage recorded on December 4, 1993 of a room in the W.H. Shipman House on Hawaiʻi Island which houses artifacts. The room...

Year:
1993
Duration:
00:31:10
Artifacts at the W.H. Shipman House 12/4/93 tape 2

Artifacts at the W.H. Shipman House 12/4/93 tape 2

Continued from title 20461, this video contains footage recorded on December 4, 1993 of a room in the W.H. Shipman House Hawaiʻi Island which...

Year:
1993
Duration:
00:07:35
Sheldeen Haleamau gathers ʻiliʻili at Kūpaianaha 6/29/93

Sheldeen Haleamau gathers ʻiliʻili at Kūpaianaha 6/29/93

Recorded at Kūpaianaha on June 29, 1993. This video includes footage of Sheldeen Haleamau placing hoʻokupu (offering) near the shore before she...

Year:
1993
Duration:
00:19:15
Sheldeen Haleamau performs Puʻuonioni 8/21/93

Sheldeen Haleamau performs Puʻuonioni 8/21/93

Recorded on August 21, 1993 while smoke billows in the background from lava entering the ocean, Sheldeen Haleamau performs "Puʻuonioni" an ancient...

Year:
1993
Duration:
00:35:01
Lava entering ocean near Wahaʻula 8/21/93

Lava entering ocean near Wahaʻula 8/21/93

Recorded on August 21, 1993, this video is footage of an "ocean entry," where the lava enters the ocean near Wahaʻula in Kalapana. When the lava...

Year:
1993
Duration:
00:08:40
Lava entering ocean at night 6/95 tape 1

Lava entering ocean at night 6/95 tape 1

Recorded on June 1995 on Hawaiʻi Island this video is footage of rivers of lava flowing into the ocean at night.

Duration:
00:23:10
Lava entering ocean at night 6/95 tape 2

Lava entering ocean at night 6/95 tape 2

A continuation of title 20475 recorded in June 1995 on Hawaiʻi Island this video is footage of rivers of lava flowing into the ocean at night.

Duration:
00:21:40
Lava field and lava entering the ocean 5/7/95 tape 1

Lava field and lava entering the ocean 5/7/95 tape 1

This video was recorded at Hawaiʻi Volcanoes National Park on May 7, 1995. After the lava stops flowing it hardens into a hard rock lava field that...

Year:
1995
Duration:
00:25:00
Lava field and lava entering the ocean 5/7/95 tape 2

Lava field and lava entering the ocean 5/7/95 tape 2

Recorded on May 7, 1995 this video is a continuation of title 20477 and includes footage of a kīpuka (a place within a lava bed with vegetation)....

Year:
1995
Duration:
00:10:00
B-roll footage of a Calla Lily Koʻolau mountains

B-roll footage of a Calla Lily Koʻolau mountains

This video includes shots of a Calla Lily (Pua Lilia) with the Koʻolau mountains in the background.

Year:
2000
Duration:
00:10:31
Mountain peaks and Waiʻoli Huiʻia Church Choir Hanalei, Kauaʻi 1/23/94

Mountain peaks and Waiʻoli Huiʻia Church Choir Hanalei, Kauaʻi 1/23/94

Recorded on January 23, 1994 in Hanalei, Kauaʻi. This video includes footage of waterfalls from three famous mountain peaks of Hanalei: Hīhīmanu,...

Year:
1994
Duration:
00:27:33
Interview with Eddie Kamae and Braddah Smitty at Hakipuʻu 10/29/94

Interview with Eddie Kamae and Braddah Smitty at Hakipuʻu 10/29/94

Recorded on October 29, 1994 at Hakipuʻu this video includes footage of Eddie Kamae and Braddah Smitty with beautiful greenery surrounding them...

Year:
1994
Duration:
00:26:55
Interview with Braddah Smitty and Gary Haleamau 6/29/93

Interview with Braddah Smitty and Gary Haleamau 6/29/93

Recorded on June 29, 1993 this video consists of several takes of Braddah Smitty and Gary Haleamau's rendition of "Ka Ua Loku," a song composed by...

Year:
1993
Duration:
00:27:50
Interview with Gary Haleamau at Pololū 6/29/93

Interview with Gary Haleamau at Pololū 6/29/93

This video includes several takes of Gary Haleamau singing "Pua Lilia," a beautiful song about the sweet fragrance of a lily always to wear as lei,...

Year:
1993
Duration:
00:13:35