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Taro in Hawaiian Culture

One World, Many Voices presenter Ka‘ai McAfee-Torco and her uncle Earl Kawa‘a, a taro farmer and therapist, explain the central role of the taro plant in the Hawaiian creation story and the importance of storytelling to the preservation of the Hawaiian language.

Videography by Charlie Weber
Sound by Alexander Jusdanis
Edited by Kylie Shryock and Alexander Jusdanis

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