Directed by Layla Hanohano-Tripp
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.
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
Shorts Programs / 92 minsFilm 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