Mākua Homecoming

Mākua Homecoming

Produced by Nā Maka o ka ʻĀina

A documentary on the stand taken by Kanaka Maoli (native Hawaiians) at Mākua beach to resist eviction by police and government agents. The event was a milestone in the movement toward independence and sovereignty.

Featuring Eddie Pihana, Stella Pihana, Irene “Tiny” Maynard, Rocky Naeole, Kawehi Kanui, Sam Mahiai, Ku’umealoha Gomes, Elaine Keliiheleua and Poka Laenui.


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

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  1. […] here to watch “Mākua Homecoming,” a 1983 documentary by Nā Maka o ka ʻĀina about the stand […]

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