During the summer of 2018, hundreds of earthquakes shook the summit of Kīlauea, sparking the volcano’s largest eruption in 200 years. To some it was a disaster. To others, it was the goddess Pele’s way of creating new ʻāina (land). The Hawaiian peoples’ resilience and cultural unity is a lesson in the true spirit of Aloha.
Hawaii: Living on the Edge in Paradise? was filmed and produced by PaceDocs, Pace University’s award-winning Media, Communications, and Visual Arts travel documentary production course led by Maria Luskay, EdD. View the previous student-produced documentaries.