Tom Coffman

Sam Gon and Peter Vitousek Kokeʻe, Kauaʻi 7/9/99 tape 1

Sam Gon and Peter Vitousek recorded in Kokeʻe, Kauaʻi on July 9, 1999 for the documentary May Earth Live: A Journey Through the Hawaiian Forest. Gon offers an oli (chant) to enter the forest. After the oli, Gon and Vitousek talk about the oli and reasons why Hawaiians would enter the forest. Also includes b-roll of them hiking the trail and plants they encounter like ʻŌhia roots, Kalia, and fern. At the end of the tape Vitousek talks about how they take soil samples.

Languages: English


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