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$50 Million Film About Hawaii’s King Kamehameha Promises No Whitewashing

While the whitewashing of Pacific Islander roles continues in movies like the upcoming “Ni’ihau”, it’s nice to know that a new film about Hawaii’s beginnings is searching for Native Hawaiian actors.

The Islands” will be based on the true story of Captain Cook’s arrival to the islands, King Kamehameha’s unification wars and the overthrow of Queen Liliuokalani’s monarchy.