Down on the Sidewalk in Waikiki

This digital short is based on the poetry of Kanaka Maoli poet Wayne Westlake, a soft-spoken janitor who channeled his perspective of Waikiki by writing poems. A run-in with an old homeless man one fateful night left Westlake scarred with a haunting memory that awakened his humble voice.

Year: 

2017

Total CPB Investment: 

$25,000

Made Possible by CPB's Investment: 

Justyn Ah Chong
Mililani, HI
TVPRG - PIC subgrant
$25,000

Topics: 

Digital
Diversity