|LIFE STORIES FROM THE BIG ISLAND, HAWAI'I|
Amidst ocean waves and fern forests, Big Island residents share their lives, triumphs and dreams. A Vietnamese woman reveals the passion and beauty hidden in the simple chronology of her life. A man who has just learned to read describes the new world that has opened up for him - making grocery lists, writing letters and finding a mistake on his Walmart receipt. A second generation Chinese woman talks about growing up in sugarcane plantations. Others talk about what drew them here; wanderlust, growing up with racism in the mainland U.S., the excitement of living off the grid and the aloha and beauty of Hawai`i.
Featuring: Cameron Wesley, Susan Eggleston, Peter Pauole, ChiemT. Keim, Daniel Li, Kurt Jarrett, Erika Tamangided, Rod Floro, Ted Rosas, Jon M. Des Pacio, Laura Yong, and Betsy Mitchell
29:20 min., ©2000
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