INDEPENDENT LENS

Program Details
Air Time: 
05/05/2015 - 4:00am - 4:59am
Program Title: 
KUMU HINA
Program Service: 
TV
Program URL: 
http://www.pbs.org/independentlens
PSIP Description: 
A transgender teacher in Hawaii inspires a tomboyish young girl to lead an all-male hula troupe.
Long Description: 
Over the course of a momentous year, Kumu Hina, a native Hawaiian mahu (transgender) teacher, inspires a tomboyish young girl to claim her place as leader of an all-male hula troupe, as she herself searches for love and a fulfilling romantic relationship with an unpredictable young Tongan man.