Kumu Hina

How does it feel to be “in the middle”? 11-year-old Ho’onani has always felt that she is more like a boy than a girl. Ho’onani’s teacher, who has personal experience about the issue, helps her to fulfill her dream of leading the hula troupe even though the troupe is just for boys.

  • Name in Original Language: Kumu Hina: A Place in the Middle
  • Director: Dean Hamer, Joe Wilson
  • Country: Havaiji
  • Year: 2014
  • Length: 22 min
  • Cinematography: Dean Hamer
  • Editing: Nels Bangerter
  • Production: Dean Hamer, Joe Wilson / Qwaves and Pacific Islanders in Communications