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Pidgin Kaua'i Style

"Pidgin Kauai Style" is a short documentary that explores the distinct dialect and accent differences of Hawaii Creole, also known as "Pidgin," as spoken on the Island of Kaua'i. The film features four women who candidly discuss regional aspects of the language and share their personal experiences and stories about how speaking Pidgin is a source of pride for them and their community.
As the documentary progresses, the women's passion for the language shines through, emphasizing the beauty and diversity of Hawaii Creole and its role in shaping the identity and culture of the people of Kauai.
This film will have some subtitles in the final version.

  • Erica Byers
  • Erica Byers
  • Project Type:
    Documentary, Short, Student
  • Runtime:
    7 minutes 20 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    May 8, 2023
  • Production Budget:
    0 USD
  • Country of Origin:
    United States
  • Country of Filming:
    United States
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  • Student Project:
    Yes - University of Hawai West Oahu
Director Biography - Erica Byers

Erica Byers is a Creative Media student at the University of Hawai'i West Oahu. She lives on the Island of Kaua'i with her husband and three dogs.

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