Hawaiian Legacy Foundation: Eddie & Myrna Kamae

Interview with Hartwell Makekau 9/11/1989

Interview with Hartwell Makekau recorded on September 11, 1989 for the documentary "Luther Kahekili Makekau: A One Kine Hawaiian Man." Hartwell Makekau is the nephew of Luther Makekau. Footage shot in the Puna district on the island of Hawaiʻi. Places include ʻOpihikao and Kalapana, some of the many places Luther Makekau lived. Hartwell Makekau shares many stories of his uncle Luther, one in particular is about how Luther fished for ulua offshore using papaya as bait.

Languages: English


  • Documentary
  • Experimental

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