About The Series


His journey changed Hawai’i forever… The lone survivor of a village killed in King Kamehameha’s conquests, teenage Henry Opukaha’ia swam out to a ship and voyaged for two years before landing in New England. Opukaha’ia was soon adopted into a family and became a scholar whose writings have changed Hawai’i forever. Inspired by Opukaha’ia, three Hawaiians and 14 New Englanders sailed across the globe as the first missionary team to Hawai’i.


For her people, she risked everything. And for her actions I was killed.” An indigenous, historical documentary with re-enactments of Chiefess Kapi’olani’s odyssey to the crater of Kilauea volcano, to end the age of fear and violence she survived.

Thomas Hopu

The heroic story of the life of Thomas Hopu, friend to Opukahaia. A beautiful story of survival and forgiveness. 

Coming soon!