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The Hawaiian story of the wind keepers - Sydney Iaukea

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Long ago, the Hawaiian wind goddess wielded a gourd that housed the winds of the Islands. It came to hold her bones, along with the life force they carried, and was eventually passed to her grandson, Paka'a. Like his father before him, he became the trusted attendant to the king of Hawaii. But his privileged status also made him a target. Sydney Iaukea shares the tale of the king's betrayal.

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Meet The Creators

  • Educator Sydney Iaukea
  • Director Ivana Bošnjak
  • Narrator Alexandra Panzer
  • Storyboard Artist Ivana Bošnjak
  • Animator Ivana Bošnjak, Thomas Johnson Volda
  • Art Director Ivana Bošnjak
  • Composer Stephen LaRosa
  • Sound Designer Stephen LaRosa
  • Director of Production Gerta Xhelo
  • Produced by Anna Bechtol, Abdallah Ewis
  • Editorial Director Alex Rosenthal
  • Editorial Producer Cella Wright
  • Script Editor Iseult Gillespie

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