Back to the Roots
Historical, spiritual, cultural, mythological connections of Hawaiians to the taro plant, the staple food of Hawaiian culture. Interviews taro growers on all major islands. Examines water and land use issues affecting the future of taro in Hawaiʻi. From VKP Featuring Kia Fronda, Nālei Kahakalau, Rodney Haraguchi, David Sproat, Stacy Sproat, Sam Mahuiki, Cheryl Alapai, Sol Kaʻauamo, Kuʻulei Kaʻauamo, Paul Sinenci, JR., Oliver Dukelow, Leroy Koyanagi, Gladys Kanoa, Bill Wallace, Maggie Wallace, Masashi "Cowboy" Otsuka, Bobby Alcain, Cultural Learning Center at Kaʻala Farm, Eric Enos, Keoki Fukumitsu, Charlie Reppun, Paul Reppun, Harvey Ohta, Hui Ulu Mea Ai, Waiahole Poi Factory, Laurie Reppun, Tammy Smith, Eddie Kaʻanana, ʻAimoku Pali, Lehua Pali, Bernice Hokoana, Laʻau No Ka Mea ʻAi, Vonn Logan, Jason Mock Chew, Alberta Mock Chew, John Lind, Mike Minn, Sam Mock Chew
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