An introspective look into Hawaiian identity and living on the mainland, filmmaker Ha'aheo Auwae-Dekker uses a candid conversation with their mother to dissect and deconstruct where they come from and how their family has lived in diaspora.

  • Ha'aheo Auwae-Dekker
  • Henrylyn Auwae
    Key Cast
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Short, Student
  • Runtime:
    6 minutes 32 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    March 2, 2021
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Film Color:
  • First-time Filmmaker:
  • Student Project:
  • Wairoa Māori Film Festival
    Kahungunu Marae, Nuhaka
    New Zealand
    June 5, 2021
    World Premiere
    Official Selection
  • Local Sightings Film Festival
    Seattle, WA
    United States
    September 20, 2021
    Seattle Premiere
    Official Selection
  • Hawai'i International Film Festival
    Honolulu, Hawai'i
    United States
    November 4, 2021
    Hawai'i Premiere
    Official Selection
  • National Film Festival for Talented Youth
    Seattle, WA
    United States
    May 1, 2022
    Best Student Documentary Nominee
Director - Ha'aheo Auwae-Dekker