E Hoʻomākaukau Haupia

E Hoʻomākaukau Haupia

Produced by Nā Maka o ka ʻĀina

Larry Kimura visits Helen Haleola Lee Hong at the Keliʻihoʻomalu family residence in Kaimu on Hawaiʻi island, to learn how to prepare haupia (coconut pudding).

Assisted by Sammy Keliihoomalu, Helen shows how to select and husk the coconuts, demonstrates old and new ways of grating the coconut meat and cooks up the ingredients on the stove. While waiting for the haupia to cool, she reminisces about her younger days in Puna.

Videotaped July 19, 1990, while lava flows were covering nearby Kalapana homes.

In Hawaiian language; no English subtitles.

Produced in association with ‘Aha Pūnana Leo.


Produced and directed by Puhipau and Joan Lander of Nā Maka o ka ʻĀina

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