Kula Kaiapuni Rally

Kula Kaiapuni Rally

Produced by Nā Maka o ka ʻĀina

Speeches and music by Hawaiian language scholars, teachers and students at a rally to lobby for government funding for Hawaiian language immersion schools (kula kaiapuni).

Attended by young children from the Pūnana Leo (language nests) and elementary school immersion sites. Recorded on location at the state capitol in Honolulu.


Elizabeth Kauahipaula,Ka’umealani Walk, Makalapua Ka’awa, Mike Ka’awa, Carlos Andrade, Steve Mai’i, No’eau Warner, Karen Watson-Gegeo, Oswald Stender, Tom Maunupau, Lilikala Kame’eleihiwa, Lilia Hale, Rod Tam

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

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