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    Aloha Aina Warrior


Locals Only


Sunday Jul 08 04:00 PM
Tuesday Jul 17 01:00 PM
Thursday Aug 02 01:00 PM


Doris Duke Theatre


Museum members: $10.00
General Admission: $12.00


About the Film:

Part of Honolulu Surf Film Festival 2018.

Special thanks to community sponsor Salvage Public.

This collection of Hawaiʻi-centric shorts showcases how there truly is no place like home.

Total runtime: 75 min. 

Lemon Pepper
Directed Ryan Moss. 2017. Hawaiʻi. 7 min.
Watch big-wave rider Shane Dorian catch some of the best waves in the state. 

Dust We Return
Directed by Phil Schlieder. 2018. Hawaiʻi. 6 min.
A short film on finding peace within a chaotic world starring big-wave surfer Kohl Christensen.

Like Water
Directed by Zach Weisberg. 2018. Hawaiʻi. 6 min.
Hawaiian lifeguards risk their lives every day to save ours. It's about time we return the favor. Starring Mark Healey, Brian Keaulana, Mark Cunningham, Archie Kalepa, and Hawaiʻi's elite watermen, Like Water pays homage to the bravery of the Hawaiian lifeguards despite newfound legal risks that leave them personally liable for many ocean-related hazards.

Forgiving Pipeline
Directed by Tay Steele. 2018. Hawaiʻi. 6 min.
Amber Mozo, a 22-year-old photographer, has traveled around the world to shoot some of the most beautiful known surf breaks, but she had yet to venture out into the lineup that stole her father’s life—Pipeline. This winter, during the 2018 Volcom Pipe Pro and under the tutelage of fellow North Shore surf photographer Zak Noyle, Mozo swims into the Pipeline lineup for the very first time.

Presented by Salvage Public. 2017. Hawaiʻi. 2 min.
A short profile on Honolulu surfer/shaper, Arthur "Toots" Anchinges.

Swimming in the Deep (U`ilani)
Directed by Sally Lundberg. 2018. Hawaiʻi. 10 min.
At 33, Uʻilani Macabio is a public school teacher, mother of two young children, and tenacious surfer. Firmly rooted in honoring the traditions and practices of her culture, this short documentary explores her beliefs, frustrations, memories, and bliss as she moves through her daily life. She dances an ancient form of hula, speaks the Hawaiian language with her children, surfs the rough waves of her remote homebreak, and works to instill passion in her students. These are all ways she honors her ancestors while also facing the realities and challenges of life in contemporary Hawaiʻi. 

Tandem Surfing
Directed by Gerard Elmore. 2018.  Hawaiʻi. 7 min.
At Mākaha Beach, a photographer captures the agility and eloquence of tandem surfing, an innovation of the sport that began in Hawai‘i.

Aloha Aina Warrior
Directed by Roddy Tabatabai + John Michael McCarthy. 2017. Hawaiʻi. 31 min.
Follow former pro surfer Dustin Barca as he goes toe-to-toe against the major corporations that are chemically testing on his home island of Kauaʻi in this thought-provoking documentary. It gives an inside look into his crusade and his run for mayor of Kauaʻi.

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