native plants

Ka Lei TRANSCRIPT

Kohala flower grower and lei-maker Marie Leilehua McDonald presents various lei-making techniques, including hili, haku and wili. She introduces and gathers native plants such as ‘ākia, lehua and ‘a‘ali‘i to make into a wildflower lei and shows how to braid the lei palapalai (fern).

Ka Lei

Kohala flower grower Marie Leilehua McDonald presents various lei-making techniques, including hili, haku and wili. She introduces and gathers native plants such as ‘ākia, lehua and ‘a‘ali‘i to make into a wildflower lei and shows how to braid the lei palapalai (fern).

The Hawaiian Art of Healing

featuring Henry Auwae

From the age of five, Henry Auwae learned the art of lā‘au lapaʻau (herbal medicine) from his grandmother, a woman whose knowledge extended back to nineteenth century Hawai‘i. In this two-disk documentary series, “Papa” Auwae shares this traditional knowledge.

The Hawaiian Art of Healing TRANSCRIPT

featuring Henry Auwae

From the age of five, Henry Auwae learned the art of lā‘au lapa‘au (herbal medicine) from his grandmother, a woman whose knowledge extended back to mid-nineteenth century Hawai‘i.

Lāna‘i – A Rare Gift of Beauty

Sol Kahoohalahala takes a group of Hawaiian Studies teachers on a tour of his beloved island of Lāna‘i. From the ancient archaeological sites at Kaunolū to the Garden of the Gods and Lāna‘i Hale, the highest elevation on the island, Sol gives a living history of the island and its people.

Lāna‘i – A Rare Gift of Beauty TRANSCRIPT

From the ancient archaeological sites at Kaunolū to the Garden of the Gods and Lāna‘i Hale, the highest elevation on the island, Sol Kahoohalahala gives a living history of the island and its people. He also visits dryland forest protection areas to show how rare and endangered plant species are being preserved and propagated.

Living Jewels – The Rare Plants of Hawai‘i

Rare and endangered plants and their habitats are presented and discussed by horticulturist Heidi Bornhorst and botanist Charles Lamoureux.

Living Jewels – The Rare Plants of Hawai‘i TRANSCRIPT

Rare and endangered plants and their habitats are presented and discussed by horticulturist Heidi Bornhorst and botanist Charles Lamoureux. Introduction by Mary Cooke.

Ka ‘Uhane o Kohanaiki – The Spirit of Kohanaiki

A portrait of a unique coastal area in Kona on the island of Hawai‘i, known for its archaeological sites, native birds and plants, and well-known surf site. The people of Kona speak passionately of their love for Kohanaiki and their determination to save it from resort development.

Wao Kele o Puna – Save the Rainforest

March 25, 1990

March and rally to protest geothermal energy development in one of the last lowland rainforests in Hawai‘i. One of the biggest such demonstrations held on the issue, led by the Pele Defense Fund and supported by the Rainforest Action Alliance.