This subcollection contains the production materials and raw footage for the documentary Hawaiian Voices : Bridging Past to Present. This award-winning documentary honors the role of kūpuna (elders) in preserving Hawaiian culture. It focuses on the legacies of three respected elders whose lives bridged the transition from older times into the late 20th century. They are Ruth Makaila Kaholoaʻa; Lilia Wahinemaikaʻi Hale; and Reverend David "Kawika" Kaʻalakea. Each is a living archive whose memories and perspectives need to be shared.
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