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Hilo: Nā Hulu Lehua: The Royal Cloak and Helmet of Kalaniʻōpuʻu

September 15 @ 6:00 pm - 6:30 pm

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Na Hulu Lehua

Nā Hulu Lehua: The Royal Cloak and Helmet of Kalaniʻōpuʻu Screenings at ʻOhina Short Film Festival

The Office of Hawaiian Affair’s original 25-minute documentary film has been accepted into the 2017 ʻOhina Short Film Festival!

Come learn about the significance of high chief Kalaniʻōpuʻu, the royal feather garments he gifted to Capt. Cook in 1779, and the partners that worked together to return Kalaniʻōpuʻu’s treasured ʻahuʻula and mahiole to the people of Hawaiʻi. The documentary will screen on Oʻahu, Hawaiʻi Island, and Lānaʻi on the following dates:


Friday, September 1, 2017, 7:00 p.m.
Hawaiʻi Theatre
purchase tickets at


Friday, September 15, 2017, 6:00 p.m.
Hilo Palace
purchase tickets over the phone with Hilo Palace Theater at (808) 934-7010.


Friday, September 29, 2017, 7:00 p.m.
Dole Park
free admission

Saturday, September 30, 2017, 11:00 a.m.
Lānaʻi Theater, Halekeaka
free admission

For more information about these screenings contact OHA’s Lānaʻi Office at (808) 565-7930.

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