"Hawaiian Soul" screening followed by Q & A with Director ‘Āina Paikai

Thursday April 22

12:00 PM  –  1:15 PM

Join us to celebrate Lā Honua (Earth Day) with a special 12 noon virtual screening of the short film Hawaiian Soul, followed by Q & A with writer and director ‘Āina Paikai.

Recipient of Hawai‘i International Film Festival 2020 "Best Made in Hawai‘i Short" and "Audience Award," Hawaiian Soul is a narrative short-film dedicated to real life Hawaiian hero, George Jarret Helm Jr.. Set against the backdrop of the 1970's native rights movement, George Helm, a young Hawaiian activist and musician must gain the support of kūpuna (community elders) from Maui to aid in the fight of protecting the precious neighboring island of Kaho‘olawe from military bombing. 

This short, fictional story is based on true events and captures key moments where music fuels both George's passions of celebrating Hawaiian culture and guarding what's left of it.  

Please join us for our next Kahaukani Conversation with a virtual screening of Hawaiian Soul on Thursday, April 22 at 12 noon.

This will take place over zoom. Please register below and a link will be emailed prior to the presentation.