KapaemahuDirected by Hinaleimoana Wong-Kalu, Dean Hamer, Joe Wilson
- USA (Hawai'i)
- Animation, LGBTQ, Queer
- 8 mins
- Philadelphia premiere
Long ago, four extraordinary individuals of both male and female spirit brought the healing arts from Tahiti to Hawaii. Beloved by the people for their gentle ways and miraculous cures, they imbued four giant boulders with their powers. The stones still stand on what is now Waikiki Beach, but the true story behind them has been hidden—until now. Narrated in an ancient Hawaiian dialect, “Kapaemahu” brings this powerful legend back to life in vivid animation, seen through the eyes of a curious child.
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