Hawaiian Legacy Foundation: Eddie & Myrna Kamae

Interview with Moanikeʻala Akaka 10/7/1996

Interview with Moanikeʻala Akaka recorded on October 7, 1996 for the documentary "Luther Kahekili Makekau: A One Kine Hawaiian Man." Akaka describes Luther Makekau as a charmer with a heart of gold and clear mind. Akaka shares stories of Makekau working as a cowboy for over 20 years and being able to live out in the elements; how the only two people he arrested as a police officer was a plantation manager and the doctor of Honoka'a, letting everyone else off; Makekau being related to ʻIolani Luahine; and how Makekau used a goat head to scare reporters while on the first legal occupation of Kahoʻolawe.

Languages: English


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