Na Kama Kai: Tahiti Documentary, “Ike: Wisdom to Whisper”
At the interface between tradition and innovation, this short documentary, Ike: Wisdom to Whisper, takes audiences on a journey through French Polynesia to explore the relationship between indigenous knowledge and modern science. “Ike” is the Hawaiian word for knowledge.
Perspectives from politicians, community leaders, visiting scientists, and cultural practitioners are shared alongside compelling imagery of Tahiti’s natural beauty. A major goal of the film is promote a discussion between both local and international community members as a means of cultivating impactful ocean conservation efforts.
Kama Kai’s (Children of the Sea) mission is to empower youth by creating, conducting and supporting ocean-based programs, specifically targeting ocean safety and conservation awareness in order to increase the capacity of youth in the community through Hawaiian values, culture and environmental education.