Protect Our Family, Defend This Land
Synopsis: In Hawaii 1971, a disabled Vietnam vet rediscovers the warrior within to protect his family, defend their land, and clear his father’s name. (Mystery/Drama – 95 min)
Starring: Moronai Kanekoa, Sonya Balmores, Kristina Anapau, Stefan Schaefer, Augie T, Marlene Sai, Branscombe Richmond, Mel Cabang, Vene Chun, Kainoa Horcajo, Steven Dascoulias, JD Tanuvasa, Tsune Watanabe, Kahu Lyons Naone, Hoku Pavao, Ryan Ursua, and Kealani Warner.
Produced by: Stefan Schaefer
Written/Directed by: Brian Kohne
MPAA Rating: PG-13
In 2017 KULEANA achieved “Audience Choice” awards at the Maui Film Festival, the San Antonio Film Festival, and the Santa Cruz Film Festival, as well as “Best Feature” at the Tribal Film Festival and “Best of Fest” at the Guam International Film Festival. KULEANA features an original score and music by Willie K and Johnny Wilson, plus hit songs of the era from Joni Mitchell, Sons of Hawaii, Procol Harum, Sunday Manoa, the Platters, Climax, and many more.