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Products for grant SO-263481-19

State Humanities Program; 2018 Hawaii Council for the Humanities
Dawn Seuko, Hawai'i Council for the Humanities

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The Masked Artists (Film/TV/Video Broadcast or Recording)
Title: The Masked Artists
Writer: Kumu Kahua Theatre
Director: Kumu Kahua Theatre
Producer: Kumu Kahua Theatre
Abstract: Kumu Kahua Theatre invited artists and other volunteers of the theatre to create a piece of art, in any medium, inspired by the COVID stay-at-home orders. The pieces may be any artistic expression, but it must be possible to share each piece anonymously to allow everyone to play along and guess the artist responsible for the work.
Year: 2020
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Access Model: Open access
Format: Web

Reset (Film/TV/Video Broadcast or Recording)
Title: Reset
Writer: various
Director: various
Producer: various
Abstract: In June 2020, in the midst of the Black Lives Matter uprising, three BIPOC theatres—Conch Shell Productions, Kumu Kahua Theatre & Braata Productions—collaborated via Zoom to co-produce a series of performances reflecting the turbulence and violence of systemic racism in America that defined our lives as we all sheltered in place during the COVID19 pandemic. The collaborations led to five nights of powerful, thought-provoking new work productions, and revealing/enlightening dialogue between diverse theatre artists and audience members.
Year: 2020
Primary URL:
Access Model: Open access
Format: Web

A Pandemic in Renshi (Blog Post)
Title: A Pandemic in Renshi
Author: multiple
Abstract: A linked poetry project about daily life during COVID-19 featuring many well-known local authors as well as the general public.
Date: 06/01/2020
Primary URL:
Blog Title: Bamboo Ridge

Kaʻaipū Kākou (Web Resource)
Title: Kaʻaipū Kākou
Author: Mānoa Heritage Center
Abstract: Mānoa Heritage Center is excited to welcome you to our new blog, Kaʻaipū Kākou, and online learning space. A place to share and learn from each other and with each other, especially in this current time. We will also be posting fun, educational activities that you and your keiki can do at home. Keep an eye out for contributions from our volunteer ʻohana and local cultural practitioners.
Year: 2020
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Emma Nakuina and the Preservation of Hawaiian Culture (Public Lecture or Presentation)
Title: Emma Nakuina and the Preservation of Hawaiian Culture
Abstract: More than 140 people from the Hawaiian Islands and Mainland joined us on May 21st for Historic Hawaii’s first virtual event. View the full replay of Uluwehi Hopkins’ fascinating talk on the groundbreaking life of Emma Nakuina.
Author: Uluwehi Hopkins
Date: 05-21-2020
Location: Oʻahu
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