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1983 and 1996 evictions at Mākua Beach and trial

Semi-edited footage covering the evictions at Mākua Beach (1983 and 1996), 1996 trial of the evictees, and interviews. Starts off with footage from the 1993 ʻOnipaʻa march commemorating the 100th anniversary of the overthrow; continues with 1983 news story anchored by Bob Jones and recorded by Terry Hunter about Mākua evictions; the tape ends with footage shot by Chris Skapik of the 1996 Mākua beach evictions, trial, and interviews with defendants including Sparky Rodrigues, Kalama O Ka Aina Niheu, and representatives of Kanaka Self Defense Party. The defendants sing Kaulana Nā Pua in the courtroom.

Languages: English

Genres

  • Documentary

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