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Haku Inoa

Posted in Film, People by hollywoodhula on January 27, 2008

What’s in a Name?

Emerging filmmaker Christen Marquez tackles the tricky issue of Hawaiian identity in a personal documentary now in production.

Haku Inoa: To Weave a Name follows three siblings’ return to Hawaii to investigate their native heritage and help heal family rifts caused by mental illness.

Christen’s blog details the trials and triumphs of a new filmmaker – from fundraising challenges to digitizing all that footage.