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Henry Kapono Joins Shaka Production

Henry Kapono Joins Shaka Production

We're honored to welcome Henry Kapono to the Shaka Film production team as music producer. We've previously worked with Henry and wife Lezlee (the business brains behind the Kapono Inc and Kapono Foundation), so we know we're in good hands with these two producing...

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Exec Producer, Bryan Spicer Shakes the Shaka

Exec Producer, Bryan Spicer Shakes the Shaka

Shaka, the Power of Mana welcomes Co-Executive Producer Bryan Spicer and Hawaii Sight & Sound Productions to the production team. Bryan's role as co-Exec Producer is to ensure that the film is smartly produced and has top quality entertainment value. Over the past...

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Cy Bridges Crushes Interview

Cy Bridges Crushes Interview

We were honored to interview Uncle Cy Bridges this week. In true Shaka form, upon being asked to be interviewed, Uncle Cy exhibited great humility, noting that there were other more important people who could give a better story. We of course knew otherwise. And...

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Shaka the Movie Shoots Resume

Shaka the Movie Shoots Resume

Shaka, the Power of Aloha is back in production after a year-long hiatus due to COVID-19. This past Thursday 2.25.21 saw photography resuming in all-day interviews Kupuna on Aunty Kela Miller's family Kuleana Lands in La’ie. Kuleana lands are family homesteads granted...

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COVID-19 HIATUS

COVID-19 HIATUS

We started "Shaka, the Power of Aloha" back in May 2019, when the Bizgenics crew was invited by the Kupuna of Laʻie to record oral history from those who learned lessons of life from Hamana Kalili, the original Shaka Man. When the pandemic first hit, all film...

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Mahalo Kamehameha Schools!

Mahalo Kamehameha Schools!

Huge Mahalo to Kamehameha Schools, specifically Lauren Nahme, Kumu Manu Boyd, Kumu Robert "Lono" Ikuwa and Hailama Farden for seeing the potential of Shaka, the Power of Aloha. To date, KS has contributed a monetary gift equal to 20% of the minimum production budget,...

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The Origin of the Shaka

The Origin of the Shaka

Shaka, the Power of Aloha began its quest in La’ie, on the island of Oahu, Hawai’i. If you ever wonder if the story of Hamana Kalili is real, check out the Polynesian Cultural Center in La’ie. At the entry gate stands an 8'+ statue of Tutu Hamana. There's also a...

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