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We Are Lahaina

We Are Lahaina

Documentary, True Story | English | 90 minutes


ECOHawaii Studios


I would like to discuss a significant story that I believe could be one of the biggest in our nation's history. It involves the negligence and recklessness of an entity in Hawaii, which has led to devastating environmental consequences for over 120 years.

I have been working on a material concept and have already produced the first 20 minutes of a high-quality episode. However, I believe that collaborating with a network or studio would allow us to source the greatest experts in the necessary fields to validate my findings and present them to the public. While I may not have formal education in the specific areas I will discuss, I have spent over 10,000 hours researching, witnessing, and understanding the factors that have caused suffering for our people.

In my previous work, I successfully halted the production of a multibillion-dollar telescope on Mauna Kea and used it in litigation to support the cause of freeing wrongfully charged individuals and reaching settlements. Now, I am ready to delve into another topic that deeply affects me - the devastation in Lahaina. I have never done investigative journalism or exposed an organization in this manner before, but after witnessing the destruction and loss of life firsthand, I felt a calling to uncover the truth behind this tragedy.

I possess a unique thought process and have achieved remarkable feats in the film industry. Within just two years, I directed, shot, wrote, edited, produced, financed, and managed multiple aspects of two feature films. These films have received critical acclaim, multiple festival selections, and nominations for awards such as Best Feature Film and Best Cinematography. Additionally, I recently became the first indigenous director in history to open the Maoriland Film Festival.

I share these accomplishments not to boast but to emphasize that I have the skills and dedication necessary to tackle such a complex project. I have immersed myself in government documents, legal cases, and investigations relating to construction developments and land development in Lahaina and other areas. What I have discovered is widespread illegal corruption and negligence that has allowed for catastrophic consequences. I have found evidence of irresponsible financial practices, uneducated decision-making regarding land development, and budget restrictions that hinder the proper maintenance of crucial infrastructure.

One important aspect of my investigation relates to water rights, but I assure you that this is just a small part of the larger picture. The information I have uncovered is supported by government documents and proposals readily available on federal and state government websites. This is not a conspiracy theory; it is a thorough expose of the truth.

When this documentary is released, it will undoubtedly expose one of the most powerful entities in the state of Hawaii and result in the resignation of a quarter of our government. This change is necessary and will hold those responsible accountable for their actions. I firmly believe that by shining a light on what is happening in Hawaii, we can bring attention to similar issues occurring throughout the United States, leading to much-needed change.

I kindly request your assistance in rewriting and polishing this message in a more concise and impactful manner. Your expertise will be invaluable in ensuring that the true gravity of the situation is conveyed effectively. Thank you for your understanding and support.




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