Bishop Museum Media

Amos Home Movies #6 - "Our Trip Around the 'Big' Island Hawaii" 1926

Home movies filmed in 1926 on the island of Hawaiʻi by Charles W. Amos. The family includes Harrison E. Amos, Evalyn Amos, and Muriel Ethelyn Amos. Includes footage of sugarcane flumes and carts; Laupāhoehoe; lava fields and formations; a man pushing a wheelbarrow; a baby; canoes; a rock wall or heiau; Hānaunau and the City of Refuge [Puʻuhonua o Hōnaunau]; woman washing clothes; a gathering of people at a table; men playing ʻukulele and dancing hula; a man climbing a coconut tree; a man carving a canoe; people pounding food; fishing; music and dancing; kupuna; banana trees; ferns; a group of children; Hilo landmarks; a banyan tree; Hilo Bay; onboard a ship; walking down a path through trees. In Honolulu the family returns to the Pierpoint Hotel. This footage is from Bishop Museum accession number 1989.0158.0006.

Languages: English


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