After Dark in the Park - October 9 2012
Trailer - Nona Beamer: A Legacy of Aloha
Tuesday, October 9, 2012 at 6:30 p.m.
"Nona Beamer: A Legacy of Aloha" is a portrait in film painted with the words of some of the people profoundly affected by this remarkable Hawaiian woman. She was a musician, hula dancer, composer and teacher, at a time when Hawaiian culture was still being suppressed in Hawai'i. She was a major force behind the Cultural Renaissance of the 1970s that helped restore dignity and pride to Hawaiian children. Join filmmaker Linda Kane for aspecial screening of this remarkable film.
Program co-sponsored by Hawai'i Pacific Parks Association. For information, call (808) 985-6011.
Note: Quicktime is required to view the video. Don't have Quicktime? It's a free download, http://www.apple.com/quicktime/
Did You Know?
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).