A Log of the Overthrow, 2010
Produced for Olelo Community TV/ Public Access Television
As the fire struggles to burn the pineapple, the fruit is transformed by its own history. A Log Of The Overthrow is a 28-minute long video intended for broadcast on Olelo Community Television in Hawaii on December 21, 2010, the 51st anniversary of Hawaii’s official statehood.
This television program shows a pineapple burning in an open fire pit. Text scrolls along the bottom recounting the history of Hawaii’s most successful plantation and its connection to the overthrow of the Hawaiian Monarchy.