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    Kanakas diving for money, no. 2 Several native boys swimming in what appears to be a harbor area can be seen in the foreground. In the background several seagoing ships are loading and unloading cargo. During the course of the film, a man in an outrigger canoe paddles by the camera.
    • Contributor: White, James H. (James Henry) - Bleckyrden, W. - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (Library of Congress) - Blechynden, Frederick - Niver (Kemp) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1898
  • Film, Video
    Loading sugar, Kahului, Maui, Hawaiian Islands
    Loading sugar, Kahului, Maui, H.I. | Hawaiian Islands | Scenes and incidents in the Hawaiian Islands Catalog Record Only
    Several dock workers pick up heavy bags of sugar from a platform and pile them on the edge of a dock. Filmed from a single camera position.
    • Contributor: Bonine, R. (Robert K.) - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Kleine (George) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1906
  • Film, Video
    Hawaiians arriving to attend a luau or native feast
    Hawaiian Islands | Scenes and incidents in the Hawaiian Islands Catalog Record Only
    Groups of horsemen gallop past some barn-like structures and down a dirt road toward the camera. People watch from the side of the road. Three carriages pull into the road from the surrounding fields. As the film closes, a family group on horseback (mother, father and child) trot past the camera. Filmed from a single camera position at approximately the same location as Hawaiians...
    • Contributor: Bonine, R. (Robert K.) - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Kleine (George) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1906
  • Film, Video
    Surf scenes, Laupahoihoi, Hawaiian Islands
    Surf scene, Laupahoihoi, Hawaiian Islands | Hawaiian Islands | Scenes and incidents in the Hawaiian Islands Catalog Record Only
    Views of surf breaking over rocks in a cove. Filmed from a single camera position.
    • Contributor: Bonine, R. (Robert K.) - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Kleine (George) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1906
  • Film, Video
    Hawaiians departing to attend a luau or native feast
    Hawaiian Islands | Scenes and incidents in the Hawaiian Islands Catalog Record Only
    A large crowd of people (including men, women and children--some walking, some on horseback, and some in carriages), come through a field towards the camera. Filmed from a single camera position at approximately the same location as Hawaiians arriving to attend a luau or native feast.
    • Contributor: Bonine, R. (Robert K.) - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Kleine (George) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1906
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    Surf scenes, Waikiki, Honolulu, Hawaiian Islands
    Surf scenes, Waikiki, Honolulu, H.I. | Hawaiian Islands | Scenes and incidents in the Hawaiian Islands Catalog Record Only
    Large groups of men, women and children wade and play in the surf at Waikiki. Two outriggers row amongst the people towards the beach. One surfer may be seen lying on his board and paddling over the waves.
    • Contributor: Bonine, R. (Robert K.) - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Kleine (George) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1906
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    Shipping cattle, Kawaihae, Hawaiian Islands
    Shipping cattle, Hawaihae, Hawaiian Islands | Hawaiian Islands | Scenes and incidents in the Hawaiian Islands Catalog Record Only
    Cowboys on horseback pull lassoed cattle across the beach and into the water toward a waiting row boat. Three dogs nip at the animals' heels until they enter the water. When one obstinate animal continues to refuse to enter the water, a cowboy grabs him by the tail and drags him backwards into the surf. Filmed from a single camera position.
    • Contributor: Bonine, R. (Robert K.) - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Kleine (George) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1906
  • Film, Video
    The Float, Waikiki, Honolulu, Hawaiian Islands
    Hawaiian Islands | Scenes and incidents in the Hawaiian Islands Catalog Record Only
    Bathers play on a raft or floating platform, pushing each other into the water, running across it, and jumping or diving into the water. Three men in a canoe pass behind the platform; one stands and jumps into the water, capsizing the canoe. All three men attempt unsuccessfully to right the canoe. Filmed from a single camera position.
    • Contributor: Bonine, R. (Robert K.) - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Kleine (George) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1906
  • Film, Video
    Surf board riders, Waikiki, Honolulu, Hawaiian Islands
    Surf board riders, Waikiki, Honolulu, H.I. | Hawaiian Islands | Scenes and incidents in the Hawaiian Islands Catalog Record Only
    Long shots of people surfing at Waikiki.
    • Contributor: Bonine, R. (Robert K.) - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Kleine (George) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1906
  • Film, Video
    S.S. Kinau landing passengers, Laupahoihoi, Hawaiian Islands
    Steamship Kinau landing passengers, Laupahoihoi, Hawaiian Islands | S.S. Kinau landing passengers, Laupahoihoi, H.I. | Hawaiian Islands | Scenes and incidents in the Hawaiian Islands Catalog Record Only
    A small ship with a single smoke stack stands offshore. A landing craft carrying passengers comes through the surf toward the beach. Three men may be seen rowing it, while another steers. Film ends as the craft hits the beach.
    • Contributor: Bonine, R. (Robert K.) - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Kleine (George) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1906
  • Film, Video
    Panoramic view, Oahu Railroad, Haleiwa, Hawaiian Islands
    Pano[ramic] view, Oahu Railroad, Haleiwa, H.I. | Hawaiian Islands | Scenes and incidents in the Hawaiian Islands Catalog Record Only
    A camera, mounted on the front of a moving train, passes fields, trees, a cattle guard and street crossing, buildings, and a stream traversed by a bridge with people standing on it, waving to the train. Without stopping, the train moves slowly through a station where people stand and wave. After leaving the station, the train passes over a bridge crossing a stream.
    • Contributor: Bonine, R. (Robert K.) - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Kleine (George) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1906
  • Film, Video
    Kanaka fisherman casting a throw net, Hilo, Hawaiian Islands
    Kanaka fishermen casting the throw net, Hilo, H.I. | Hawaiian Islands | Scenes and incidents in the Hawaiian Islands Catalog Record Only
    Three men stand on rocks jutting out into the sea. Two throw nets into the water, then all three jump into the surf to gather up the nets. They return to the rocks and empty their catch of fish from the nets onto the rocks. Filmed from a single camera position.
    • Contributor: Bonine, R. (Robert K.) - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Kleine (George) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1906
  • Film, Video
    Panoramic view, Waikiki, from an electric car, Hawaiian Islands
    Pano[ramic] view, Waikiki from an electric car, H.I. | Hawaiian Islands | Scenes and incidents in the Hawaiian Islands Catalog Record Only
    The camera, mounted on a moving electric streetcar, records street scenes in Waikiki. Trees, a large building which is probably a hotel, the ocean front, and Diamond Head may be seen along the sides of the street and in the background. Street traffic includes horsedrawn carriages, bicyclists, pedestrians and two steam rollers.
    • Contributor: Bonine, R. (Robert K.) - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Kleine (George) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1906
  • Film, Video
    Scenes on a sugar plantation, Hawaiian Islands
    Scenes on a sugar plantation, Hawaiian Islands. Scenes 1-6 | Hawaiian Islands | Scenes and incidents in the Hawaiian Islands Catalog Record Only
    H84438-43 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright: Thomas A. Edison, Inc.;3Nov1906; H84438-43. Later released by George Kleine in his series Scenes and incidents in the Hawaiian Islands. Photographer, R. Bonine. Video file ends abruptly and may not be complete; does not include segments 4, 5 and 6 (Hauling drags, Loading cane on cars, Hauling cars to mill). On one reel with 25 other Edison films about...
    • Contributor: Bonine, R. (Robert K.) - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Kleine (George) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1906
  • Film, Video
    Crowds returning from the games, Waikiki, Hawaiian Islands
    Crowds returning from the games, Waikiki, H.I. | Hawaiian Islands | Scenes and incidents in the Hawaiian Islands Catalog Record Only
    Seven crowded street cars come slowly down a single set of tracks in a grassy area. Trees line both sides of the tracks. Passengers hanging onto both sides of the street cars wave at the camera as they pass. Some men walk up and down along the left side of the tracks. Filmed from a single camera position.
    • Contributor: Bonine, R. (Robert K.) - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Kleine (George) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1906
  • Film, Video
    Panoramic view, Honolulu Harbor, Hawaiian Islands
    Pano[ramic] view, Honolulu Harbor, H.I. | Hawaiian Islands | Scenes and incidents in the Hawaiian Islands Catalog Record Only
    The camera, probably mounted on a moving ship or boat, shows views of docks, harbor buildings and warehouses, and all sizes and manner of ships and boats, both sail and steam.
    • Contributor: Bonine, R. (Robert K.) - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Kleine (George) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1906
  • Film, Video
    Humuula Sheep Ranch, Hawaiian Islands
    Hawaiian Islands | Scenes and incidents in the Hawaiian Islands Catalog Record Only
    Main title appears on film, between interior titles, "Off to the ranges" and "Shearing sheep". Segments may be out of order. Later released by George Kleine in his series Scenes and incidents in the Hawaiian Islands. Photographer, R. Bonine. Sources indicate that this footage was copyrighted separately by Thomas A. Edison, Inc. under the titles: Shearing sheep, Humunla Ranch, Hawaii; 11Aug1906; H81958; Washing sheep,...
    • Contributor: Bonine, R. (Robert K.) - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Kleine (George) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1906
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    Hauling sugar cane, Kohala Plantation, Hawaii
    Hawaiian Islands | Scenes and incidents in the Hawaiian Islands Catalog Record Only
    Several teams of oxen pull carts loaded with sugar cane up an incline on a dirt road. Four to five pairs of oxen are hitched to each cart. Men, either walking or on horseback, guide the oxen with sticks and whips.
    • Contributor: Bonine, R. (Robert K.) - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Kleine (George) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1906
  • Film, Video
    Panoramic view, King Street, Honolulu, Hawaiian Islands
    Pano[ramic] view, King Street, Honolulu, H.I. | Hawaiian Islands | Scenes and incidents in the Hawaiian Islands Catalog Record Only
    The camera, mounted on the front of a street car, shows views of the busy city street. Buildings line both sides; automobiles, carriages, bicyclists, and pedestrians may be seen along side the street, crossing it, or traveling up and down it.
    • Contributor: Bonine, R. (Robert K.) - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Kleine (George) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1906
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    Panoramic view, crater of Haleakala, Hawaiian Islands
    Pano[ramic] view, crater of Haleakala, H.I. | Hawaiian Islands | Scenes and incidents in the Hawaiian Islands Catalog Record Only
    The camera pans slowly around the rims of the Haleakala volcano crater. Surf and sea may be seen beside the volcano on one side, while mountains appear behind it on another side. The pan ends with shots of two men on horseback, accompanied by two additional horses, standing along one edge of the crater.
    • Contributor: Bonine, R. (Robert K.) - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Kleine (George) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1906
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    Arrival, Mahukona Express, Kohala, Hawaii
    Hawaiian Islands | Scenes and incidents in the Hawaiian Islands Catalog Record Only
    A steam locomotive hauls three passenger cars past a barn-like structure and down the tracks toward the camera. It stops beside an embankment, and men, women and children disembark. Several of the men scramble up the embankment. Filmed from a single camera position.
    • Contributor: Bonine, R. (Robert K.) - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Kleine (George) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1906
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    Panoramic view, Oahu Railroad, Pearl Harbor, Hawaiian Islands
    Hawaiian Islands | Scenes and incidents in the Hawaiian Islands Catalog Record Only
    Taken from a camera mounted on the front of a moving train, shows views of trees, countryside, buildings, the coast, and a train on the opposite track stopped in front of a station.
    • Contributor: Bonine, R. (Robert K.) - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Kleine (George) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1906
  • Film, Video
    Pathé review.
    Pathé review. | Unidentified John Jones. Catalog Record Only
    In the first excerpt, a village is shown in a mountain valley of Fiji. Two women, a bride and her grandmother, strip fibrous tapa bark and leaves from branches and then coil the bark into rolls. They beat the bark with mallets into cloth for a wedding gown. The bride selects the colors and the grandmother designs and cuts out stencils from banana leaves...
    • Date: 1920
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    Panoramic view, Waikiki Beach, Honolulu, Hawaiian Islands
    Panoramic view of Waikiki Beach, Honolulu, H.I. | Hawaiian Islands | Scenes and incidents in the Hawaiian Islands Catalog Record Only
    Starts with a view of two children frolicking in the water. Behind them is a street lined with telephone wires; trees and houses appear in the background. The camera pans left past more houses and trees to a beach scene with many men and women. Most are dressed in street clothes, but some men wear bathing costumes. The camera continues its pan out onto...
    • Contributor: Bonine, R. (Robert K.) - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Kleine (George) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1906
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    Snap shots, Hawaiian Islands
    Hawaiian Islands | Scenes and incidents in the Hawaiian Islands Catalog Record Only
    H84432-37 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright: Thomas A. Edison, Inc.; 3Nov1906; H84432-37. Later released by George Kleine in his series Scenes and incidents in the Hawaiian Islands. Photographer, R. Bonine. On one reel with 25 other Edison films about the Hawaiian Islands. Total footage for reel: 1,530 ft. This grouping was created and labeled [Hawaiian Islands] by Library of Congress staff during the late 1940s....
    • Contributor: Bonine, R. (Robert K.) - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Kleine (George) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1906
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    S.S. Kinau landing passengers, Mahukona, Hawaii
    Steamship Kinau landing passengers, Mahukona, Hawaii | Hawaiian Islands | Scenes and incidents in the Hawaiian Islands Catalog Record Only
    Passengers from the steamship Kinau are rowed toward the beach in three boats. Some wave their hats at the camera. In the background, the Kinau and an anchored sailing vessel may be seen. Filmed from a single camera position.
    • Contributor: Bonine, R. (Robert K.) - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Kleine (George) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1906
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    Water buffalo wallowing, Hawaiian Islands.
    Scenes and incidents in the Hawaiian Islands Catalog Record Only
    Shows several water buffalo wallowing in a pond or lake after walking down a bridge. Two men tend the animals.
    • Contributor: Bonine, R. (Robert K.) - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Kleine (George) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1906
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    Native Hawaiian guards in bayonet exercises, Hawaiian Islands
    Native Hawaiian guards in bayonet exercises, H.I. | Hawaiian Islands | Scenes and incidents in the Hawaiian Islands Catalog Record Only
    Uniformed guardsmen march in formation toward the camera, then stop and perform a drill with their bayonets. Filmed from a single camera position.
    • Contributor: Bonine, R. (Robert K.) - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Kleine (George) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1906
  • Film, Video
    Pa-u riders, Hawaiian Islands
    Hawaiian Islands | Scenes and incidents in the Hawaiian Islands Catalog Record Only
    Spectators watch as horesmen and women parade up and down a dirt street. Most women ride full-astride rather than sidesaddle, with their long skirts billowing on both sides of their horses.
    • Contributor: Bonine, R. (Robert K.) - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Kleine (George) Collection (Library of Congress)
    • Date: 1906