The Kava Tradition

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    Premiere: 1/25/2016

In this excerpt from In Football We Trust, high school football players, both Polynesian and non, gather together to make and drink Kava root juice — which has a calming effect but isn’t illegal — and play the ukulele. Fihi explains, “Kava is our way of holding onto our tradition but at the same time inviting the new.”

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