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2017 Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival

To Perpetuate


Directed by Layla Hanohano-Tripp

USA / 2015 / 5 mins / Hawaiian with English subtitles / Color / 16:9, D-Cinema

Plays In:
Good Bones

CGV Cinemas 2
May 2, 2017 9:30 pm


HO’OMAU follows Kapualei Hanohano-Tripp, a young woman passionate about making a difference for the advancement of her culture. She navigates her way through career paths that allow her to influence the Hawaiian community. This film highlights her profession as a Hawaiian language teacher in a rural demographic.

Director's Bio

Layla Hanohano-Tripp is an aspiring Hawaiian filmmaker who received her degree in Creative Media from the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa. There, she developed fundamental skills that led her to pursue documentary filmmaking. After accumulating a number of awards during her time at the Academy for Creative Media, Layla received her degree in the Spring of 2015; and continues to apply her skills in the Art Department on CBS’s Hawaii Five-O.


Executive Producer: Lisette Flanary
Producer: Layla Hanohano-Tripp
Director: Layla Hanohano-Tripp
Cinematographer: Layla Hanohano-Tripp
Sound: Terrence Nahina
Editors: Layla Hanohano-Tripp, Tai Tran

Plays in

  1. Good Bones

    Shorts Programs / 92 mins
    Film is an archival tool that reflects and preserves our memories, artistic evolution and world events. This selection of stories explores how tradition creates foundation for multiculturalist nations. — Kristen Lee

    In This Program: Deer God, Maria, To Perpetuate, Persimmons, Born Bone Boon, Invisible Point, Water!

Dates & Times

Plays In:
Good Bones

CGV Cinemas 2
May 2, 2017 9:30 pm