Truly Hawaiian: Musical Roots of the Hawaiian Cultural Renaissance
June 16-22: We pay tribute to musician and filmmaker Eddie Kamae, and his invaluable work researching, preserving, and sharing Hawaiian music and culture. We showcase five of Eddie’s award-winning music-focused films, which highlight The Hawaiian Legacy Foundation’s mission—to document the music, language, people and places of old Hawai‘i. Special thanks to Wayne Pitluck and Judy Pyle, Thurston and Sharon Twigg-Smith,Richard and Elizabeth Grossman, Virginia and Bill Hinshaw, Larry and Joyce Stupski, and Vi Loo for sponsoring this festival.
See the festival trailer.
SOLD OUT Opening night: June 16 at 5pm. Don’t miss this rare opportunity to hear Eddie play with The Sons of Hawai‘i and talk about his life and work. A short concert in the Doris Duke Theatre (5:25 to 6:05pm) will be followed by dinner prepared by Chef Peter Foster and Memoirs, in the museum courtyards. At 7:50pm, Eddie will introduce his film The History of the Sons Of Hawai‘i. $55, $50 museum members. Tickets for this event must be purchased online in advance by noon on June 15.