Hae Hawaii

This film is a historical short fiction about one man's journey to steal the Hawaiian flag during the annexation of the Territory of Hawaii to the United States. Officers had been placed on high alert and ordered to mute any trace of protest. Micah Kumu, a young Hawaiian man who is devoted to the Queen, watches as the Hawaiian flag is lowered and the American flag be raised at Iolani Palace. He slips past businessmen, sugar planters and territorial officers on his way to the flag, but he is apprehended by a Hawaiian officer.

Year: 

2017

Total CPB Investment: 

$25,000

Made Possible by CPB's Investment: 

Ty Sanga
Honolulu, HI
TVPRG - PIC subgrant
$25,000

Topics: 

Diversity
History & Biography