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Ka Haku Hulu – The Featherworker

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

Ka Nani A‘o Ka‘ū – The Beauty of Ka‘ū

instructional hula video
 
A performance of the hula Ka Nani A‘o Ka‘ū
(The Beauty of Ka‘ū) by Debbie Ryder on location at Ka Lae, southernmost point on the island of Hawai‘i, plus an interview with beloved kumu hula (hula master) George Na‘ope about the composing of the song Ka Nani A‘o Ka‘u during a visit to Ka‘ū.

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.