Selected segments from a historic 6-hour educational television presentation on Hawaiian sovereignty, broadcast on KFVE, Dec. 19, 1999 and streamed to the world over the Internet. Co-produced by Aloha First and Nā Maka o ka ‘Āina, Aloha Quest was hosted by Ed Kaahea, Iaukea Bright and Kaiulani Edens.
The telecast featured interviews with many prominent spokespeople in government, law, education and the arts. Various historians, educators, cultural experts, artists, actors and activists shared their knowledge of history and culture and expressed views on the contemporary case for Hawaiian sovereignty and independence.
•Kumulipo, Hawaiian creation story - Kekuni Blaisdell
•History of Health in Hawai‘i - Kekuni Blaisdell
•The Hawaiian Kingdom - Keanu Sai
•What is a Hawaiian Subject? - Keanu Sai
•Attempted Overthrow of 1893 - Keanu Sai
•Tears of a Nation (hula performance) - Kamehameha Schools hula ensemble
•Anti-annexation petitions of 1897 - Noenoe Silva, Jon Osorio, Kekuni Blaisdell
•The Annexation That Never Was - Keanu Sai
•August 12, 1998 Centennial scenes, ’Iolani Palace
•Early 1900’s newsreel of Lili’uokalani - Westward Bound
•Internal Laws of the U.S. - Keanu Sai
•Supreme Court and International Courts - Keanu Sai
Length: 1 hour