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  • Film, Video

    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) - Blechynden, Frederick - Thomas A. Edison, Inc - Paper Print Collection (library of Congress) - Niver (kemp) Collection (library of Congress) - Bleckyrden, W.
    • Date: 1898
  • Film, Video

    Panoramic view, Honolulu Harbor, 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.

    • Date: 1906
  • Film, Video

    Surf board riders, Waikiki, Honolulu, Hawaiian Islands / Catalog Record Only

    Long shots of people surfing at Waikiki.

    • Date: 1906
  • Film, Video

    Scenes on a sugar plantation, Hawaiian Islands / Catalog Record Only

    H84438-43 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright: Thomas A. Edison, Inc.;3Nov1906; H84438-43. Copyrighted under the title, Scenes on a sugar plantation, Hawaiian Islands. Scenes 1-6. Photographer, R. Bonine. Photography credit from The George Kleine collection ... catalog, 1980. On one reel with 25 other Edison films about the Hawaiian Islands. This grouping was created and labeled [Hawaiian Islands] by Library staff during the late 1940s. Later ...

    • Date: 1906
  • Film, Video

    Loading sugar, Kahului, Maui, 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.

    • Date: 1906
  • Film, Video

    Panoramic view, King Street, Honolulu, 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.

    • Date: 1906
  • Film, Video

    The Float, Waikiki, Honolulu, 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.

    • Date: 1906
  • Film, Video

    Shipping cattle, Kawaihae, 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.

    • Date: 1906
  • Film, Video

    Panoramic view, Waikiki, from an electric car, 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.

    • Date: 1906
  • Film, Video

    Humuula sheep ranch, Hawaiian Islands / Catalog Record Only

    H81958-60 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright: First three segments copyrighted separately by Thomas A. Edison, Inc. under the titles: Shearing sheep, Humunla ranch, Hawaii; 11Aug1906; H81958; Washing sheep, Humunla ranch, Hawaii; 11Aug1906; H81960; Sheep coming through chute, Humunla ranch, Hawaii; 11Aug1906; H81959. Photographer, R. Bonine. Photography credit from The George Kleine collection ... catalog, 1980. On one reel with 25 other Edison films about the ...

    • Date: 1906
  • Film, Video

    Panoramic view, Waikiki Beach, Honolulu, 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 ...

    • Date: 1906
  • Film, Video

    Panoramic view, Oahu Railroad, Pearl Harbor, 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.

    • Date: 1906
  • Film, Video

    Crowds returning from the games, Waikiki, 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.

    • Date: 1906
  • Film, Video

    Panoramic view, crater of Haleakala, 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.

    • Date: 1906
  • Film, Video

    Hawaiians departing to attend a luau or native feast / 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.

    • Date: 1906
  • Film, Video

    Snap shots, Hawaiian Islands/ Catalog Record Only

    H84432-37 U.S. Copyright Office Copyright: Thomas A. Edison, Inc.; 3Nov1906; H84432-37. Photographer, R. Bonine. Photography credit from The George Kleine collection ... catalog, 1980. On one reel with 25 other Edison films about the Hawaiian Islands. This grouping was created and labeled [Hawaiian Islands] by Library staff during the late 1940s. Later released by George Kleine in his series Scenes and incidents in the ...

    • Date: 1906
  • Film, Video

    Pathé review. 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
  • Film, Video

    Hawaiians arriving to attend a luau or native feast / 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 ...

    • Date: 1906
  • Film, Video

    Hauling sugar cane, Kohala Plantation, Hawaii / 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.

    • Date: 1906
  • Film, Video

    Native Hawaiian guards in bayonet exercises, 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.

    • Date: 1906
  • Film, Video

    S.S. Kinau landing passengers, Mahukona, Hawaii / 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.

    • Date: 1906
  • Film, Video

    Pa-u riders, 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.

    • Date: 1906
  • Film, Video

    S.S. Kinau landing passengers, Laupahoihoi, 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.

    • Date: 1906
  • Film, Video

    Surf scenes, Waikiki, Honolulu, 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.

    • Date: 1906
  • Film, Video

    Kanaka fisherman casting a throw net, Hilo, 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.

    • Date: 1906