Nov 8-13, 2013
Dedicated to work directed by indigenous Hawaiian filmmakers, the ‘Ōiwi Film Festival celebrates Hawai‘i’s burgeoning film culture and showcases stories told from a Hawaiian perspective. See new shorts and features from established and emerging Hawaiian directors with special guests and filmmakers in attendance throughout the festival.
Sponsored by Mr. and Mrs. Watters O. Martin, Jr., and the Dolores Furtado Martin Foundation. Special thanks to festival co-organizer Ann Marie Kirk.
Opening night reception
Nov 8, 6-7:30pm. Join us for Hawaiian food, beer, wine and a performance by Hanale Bishop. Guests will also have a chance to take docent-led zip tours of the exhibitions Ponoiwi: An Installation by Kapulani Landgraf and Jean Charlot: Hawaiian Drummers in the newly reinstalled Arts of Hawai‘i Gallery. A blessing will be held at 7:30pm before the screening of E Haku Inoa: To Weave A Name.
Ticket includes a buffet featuring kalua pig, fried chicken, sweet-sour spareribs, lomi lomi salmon, poi, sweet potato, white rice, haupia and fresh pineapple. Wine and beer will be available for purchase. $35, $30 museum members. Purchase online.
About Hanale Bishop
Hanale Bishop is a true singer songwriter in the style of artists like Bob Dylan and Leonard Cohen. He takes you on a journey with every song, whether it's be about love of a woman, his home, or his life during the day as a farmer. Hanale is the owner of Homestead Poi and currently recording his first album.