Bishop Museum Media

Molokai Goes Hollywood 1935

Program about actor Warner Baxter's arrival in Kaunakakai, Molokaʻi and being named the honorary "Mayor of Molokai." Footage filmed in 1935 and includes entertainment in front of a coconut grove; a procession; speeches in English and Hawaiian; Baxter being presented with gifts. This footage is from Bishop Museum accession number 1989.0123.0002.


Languages: English, Hawaiian


  • Public affairs

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