• Halema`uma`u Just Before Dawn

    Hawai'i Volcanoes

    National Park Hawai'i

After Dark in the Park Video Archives - April 19 2011

The Hawaiians - Reflecting Spirit

"The Hawaiians – Reflecting Spirit" is a film that offers important cultural insights into who the Hawaiians are as a people, their origins, historical challenges and current social conditions. Most importantly, the film points to the revival of spirit of a native people whose identity is intrinsically tied to their homeland. Hawai`i Volcanoes National Park invites you to join filmmaker Edgy Lee for a special screening of her award winning documentary film.

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Did You Know?

`iliahi is the Hawaiian name for sandalwood.

During the 1800's, vast quantities of fragrant sandalwood were the first major export of the Hawaiian Islands. The trade nearly caused the extinction of `iliahi or sandalwood (Santalum paniculatum).