Hawaiian Language Masters Long Story Short with Leslie Wilcox
The Hawaiian language nearly went extinct following the overthrow of the Hawaiian Monarchy. For decades, it was mostly spoken in homes by kūpuna. In the 1960s and 1970s, the Hawaiian Renaissance movement helped save the native tongue from disappearing. Meet four Hawaiian Language Masters - Larry Kimura, Sarah Keahi, Puakea Nogelmeier and Amy Kalili - and hear how they became interested in learning the Hawaiian language and their dedication to perpetuating ʻŌlelo Hawaiʻi.