A timely and emotional debut documentary that celebrates Hawaii's most cherished social values, Ola challenges us to rethink what it means to be healthy. Ola (Hawaiian for "life" or "well being") explores the widespread social factors that affect our ability to create thriving, sustainable communities. Since its premiere at the Hawaii International Film Festival in 2013, this powerful and inspirational film has spawned a movement to energize our communities and create a healthier future for all. The film's sequel ('Ike: Knowledge is Everywhere) is currently on tour.
Writer/Director: Matthew Nagato
Cinematography: Jeremy Snell