Kai Wahine

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Kai Wahine


Wednesday Nov 14 01:00 PM
Wednesday Nov 14 04:00 PM
Wednesday Nov 14 07:30 PM


Doris Duke Theatre


About the Film:

Directed by Ann Marie Kirk. USA, 2012, 45 mins. Hawai‘i premiere
Follow the women of the Waimanalo Canoe Club as they prepare for and then race in the 2011 Na Wahine O Ke Kai Canoe Race from Moloka‘i to O‘ahu across the Ka Iwi Channel. The film reveals the atheletes’ incredible commitment to the ocean and their sport—and answers the question, ‘why do they do it?’


Portraits of Al (short)
Directed by Keala Kelly, USA, 2012, TK mins. Hawai‘i premiere

Celebrated Samoan poet, author, and artist Albert Wendt taught writing and poetry at the University of Hawai‘i–Mänoa between 2006 and 2008. This portrait weaves together interviews with students, friends and colleagues who were lucky enough to acquire one of his “Hawaii Series” during his time here.

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