Hawaii Film Blog

Tuesday, November 27, 2007

Films on Hawaiian Martial Arts & Female Surfing Get PIC Grants

Pacific Islanders in Communications recently announced the recipients of this year's R&D and Production Awards. The non-profit group, whose mission is to "support, advance, and develop Pacific Island media content and talent that results in a deeper understanding of Pacific Island history, culture, and contemporary challenges" gave a total of $60K to two documentaries:

  • "Pa Kui A Holo - Kauai's Warriors," produced by T Lulani Arquette - The R&D Award was given to this film about Pa Kui a Holo-Kauai, a Kauai-based organization of Hawaiian men who practice lua, an ancient Hawaiian martial art.
  • "Women on Waves," produced by Karin Williams - The Production Award was given to this film about the culture and history of Native Hawaiian women surfers.
>> PIC group awards $60,000 for film projects [Hnl Advertiser, 11/21/07]

>> Wanted: Film Proposals By & About Pacific Islanders
>> 2006 Short Film & Scholarship $ From PIC

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