Kamehameha Schools Hawaiʻi students create feature film to keep hōʻike tradition alive


‘Eleau, Keeau, Hawaii, Friday, March 26, 2021
(Courtesy: Kamehameha Schools)

KEA’AU, Hawaii (KHON2) — Students at Kamehameha Schools Hawaiʻi created a one-hour feature film to replace their hōʻike which was canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic.

The film is called “‘Eleau.”

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‘Eleau means period of darkness.

The film is about Kahalaopuna, rainbow goddess of Mānoa, and her tragedy with love.

The film debuts April 2 on multiple platforms.

For more on the film visit www.eleauthefilm.com.

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