By returning to a backcountry lifestyle in Waihe‘e, Maui, a group of friends reconnect with their ancestors to further understand who they are.
Activists residing in Wailuanui and Ke‘anae are continuing to untangle the complex politics of East Maui water diversion to reinstate this natural resource. Their efforts are part of decades-long litigation and the largest water rights case in the state.
Over six decades, Tom Sewell has found, filmed, and sculpted a hefty body of work. Much of it originated with Maui’s bygone sugar mills.