Bishop Museum Media

Burton Holmes' Hawaiian Shores 1921

Hawaiian Shores, produced by Burton Holmes, is a silent film documenting life in Hawaiʻi in the 1920s. Includes intertitles and footage of the ocean; a fisherman casting a net and his caught fish; spear fishing at night; Kalapana Beach; children playing in the ocean; a boy climbing a coconut tree; a couple husking and opening a coconut; surfing and paddling in Waikīkī; Hanalei Valley on Kauaʻi; sliding falls; Olokele Canyon; Waimea Canyon; Barking Sands; two boys playing on sand dunes; Spouting Horn. This footage is from Bishop Museum accession number 1988.0044.0001.

Languages: English


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