"Pidgin: The Voice of Hawaii" takes a historical look at the origins of Pidgin--what some hope to have recognized as an official language, and what others question will survive beyond the current generation. The film was aired on PBS and won the Auduence Award at the Hawaii International Film Festival (HIFF).
A four minute preview of the film by PauHana Films:
The HIFF, which is going on this week, showcases the work of local filmmakers situated a in broader narrative of stories from across the Pacific. Screenings are shown at the Dole Cannery on Oahu.