Long ago, four extraordinary beings of dual male and female spirit brought the healing arts from Tahiti to Hawaii and imbued their powers in four giant boulders. The stones still stand on Waikiki Beach, but the true story behind them has been hidden – until now.
Kapaemahu is a collaboration between Native Hawaiian educator and cultural practitionerHinaleimoana Wong-Kalu, Emmy award-winning filmmakers Dean Hamer and Joe Wilson, and Oscar-nominated animator Daniel Sousa. Their works have screened at the Sundance, Berlin, Tribeca and Toronto film festivals, broadcast on PBS, ARTE and many international networks, and touched hearts across the Pacific and around the world.
Pacific Islanders in Communications (PIC) was established in Honolulu in 1991 as a national non-profit media arts organization. PIC is a member of the National Multicultural Alliance (NMCA), which collectively addresses the need for programming that reflects America's growing ethnic and cultural diversity.