Mary Tuti Baker

King Kamehameha statue restoration, Sam the painter, and b-roll footage

This video contains footage of a crew, which includes Glenn Wharton, restoring the King Kamehameha statue in Kohala. The video begins with a conversation between Wharton and a kupuna named Sam who had painted the King Kamehameha statue in the past. After his conversation with Sam, Wharton takes samples of the paint to study its composition so that he can find the best color match. Wharton also talks with another crew member about how to remove the paint without damaging the statue. At the end of the video the crew powerwash the statue to remove paint and dirt. Also includes b-roll footage of mountain slopes with cattle and a view of the Kohala coastline.

Languages: English


  • Documentary

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