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PIKO – A Gathering of Indigenous Artists

Inspired by the cool uplands and abundant reefs of the Kohala district, the volcano deity Pele, the sacred summit of Mauna Kea and their own cultural traditions, artists from throughout the Pacific and Pacific Rim come together on Hawai‘i island to create collaborative works of fine art.

PIKO – A Gathering of Indigenous Artists TRANSCRIPT

Inspired by the cool uplands and abundant reefs of the Kohala district, the volcano deity Pele, the sacred summit of Mauna Kea and their own cultural traditions, artists from throughout the Pacific and Pacific Rim come together on Hawai‘i island to create collaborative works of fine art.
 
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Ka Haku Hulu – The Featherworker TRANSCRIPT

Native birds and the artwork produced from their feathers are the subject of this program hosted by John Dominis Holt.

Contemporary Hawaiian Artists

Artists present their works of stone, wood, marble, acrylic and mixed media, while expressing through poetry and interviews their thoughts on being Hawaiian artists in today’s world.

Ka Hana No‘eau Hawai‘i – Hawaiian Crafts

Artist, craftsman and philosopher Sam Kaha‘i Ka‘ai displays his collection of fishhooks made of bone, ivory, pearl and turtle shell, and demonstrates the traditional way of making them using grinding stones and a Hawaiian drill.

Fifth Festival of Pacific Arts – The Polynesians

One of a series of programs documenting the 1988 Fifth Festival of Pacific Arts in Queensland, Australia, this video features the performances, art and crafts of the delegations from Samoa, Aotearoa (New Zealand), Cook Islands, Rapa Nui, and other Pacific island nations. Does not include the Hawai’i or Tahiti delegations, which are documented in other programs in the series.

Fifth Festival of Pacific Arts – The Melanesians

One of a series of programs documenting the 1988 Fifth Festival of Pacific Arts in Queensland, Australia, this video features the performances, art and crafts of the Fiji, Vanuatu, Kanaky (New Caledonia), and Papua New Guinea delegations.

Fifth Festival of Pacific Arts – Tahiti at the Festival

One of a series of programs documenting the 1988 Fifth Festival of Pacific Arts in Queensland, Australia, this video features the performances, art and crafts of the delegation from Tahiti.

Fifth Festival of Pacific Arts – Nā Mamo o Hawai‘i

One of a series of programs documenting the 1988 Fifth Festival of Pacific Arts in Queensland, Australia, this video features the performances, art and crafts of the Hawai‘i delegation, led by students from the Kamehameha Schools.

Kawainui – Creating a Visual Legacy

Ipo and Kunani Nihipali work with children to create a mural at Kainalu Elementary School that reflects and interprets the cultural and natural history of nearby Kawainui marsh.