The Emergence of Meow

“Meow” was a tiny abandoned cat with the Feline Leukemia Virus; aggressive, mean, and slated to die. But her story shows that there’s hope for every cat! Produced in 2015 for use in a presentation on the Feline Leukemia Virus at the American Pets Alive […]

Filmography

Holding Fast the Dream: Hawai‘i’s African American Experience, documentary, 60 minutes (2010) Lahaina: Waves of Change, documentary for the Hawaiian Legacy Foundation (writer, 2007) Ma Ka Malu Ali‘i: The Legacy of Hawaii’s Ali‘i, documentary for PBS Hawai‘i (producer/writer, 2007) A Most Unlikely Hero, documentary for […]

A Most Unlikely Hero

Producer/Director/Writer. Premiered October 2003. The story of Captain Bruce Yamashita’s fight for justice in the United States Marine Corps. Bruce Yamashita just wanted to serve his country; because of his race and ethnicity, the U.S. Marine Corps denied him the chance. Instead of giving in […]

Holding Fast the Dream

Producer/Director/Writer. Premiered at the 2010 Hawai‘i International Film Festival. From a freed slave from New York to President Barack Obama, African Americans have lived and thrived in–and contributed to Hawai‘i for two centuries. But their remarkable contributions have languished in obscurity, ignored by history books, […]

Ma Ka Malu Ali‘i: The Legacy of Hawaii’s Ali‘i

Premiered 2007; Credited as Producer/Writer. The 19th century was a time of devastating change for the Hawaiian people. This documentary looks at the visionary efforts of five members of the ali’i, Hawaiian royalty, to provide for the education of the children, healthcare and comfort for […]

Lahaina: Waves of Change

Premiered 2007. Writer. A personal journey of discovery by an icon of Hawaiian music. Lahaina, Maui is a place rich in historical and cultural tradition. Once the home of Hawaiian royalty, the first Capitol of the Kingdom of Hawaiʻi and a whaling port, Lahaina’s past […]