Documentary Filmmaker Alex Quade discovers that one U.S. state is in danger of losing a memorial to its veterans killed in action. The city of Honolulu is considering demolishing its ... See full summary »

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Tulsi Gabbard Tulsi Gabbard ... Herself / Interviewe- Congresswoman
Elizabeth Merritt Elizabeth Merritt ... Herself / Interviewee - National Historic Trust
Alex Quade ... Herself / War Reporter
Mo Radke Mo Radke ... Himself / Interviewee - Friends of Natatorium Director
Albert Weight Albert Weight ... Himself / Interviewee - Naomi's Son
Eddie Weight Eddie Weight ... Himself / Interviewee - Naomi's Son
Frank Weight Frank Weight ... Himself / Interviewee - Friends of Natatorium Board
Naomi Weight Naomi Weight ... Herself / Interviewee - Matriarch
Rhoda Weight Rhoda Weight ... Herself / Interviewee - Naomi's Daughter
Darryll Wong Darryll Wong ... Himself / Interviewee - National Guard Adjutant General
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Documentary Filmmaker Alex Quade discovers that one U.S. state is in danger of losing a memorial to its veterans killed in action. The city of Honolulu is considering demolishing its official memorial to the fallen of World War I and moving a portion of it across the street to the site of a separate remembrance plaque. 10,000 service members from the then-Hawaiian territories fought in the Great War; 101 were killed. War Reporter Alex Quade's film investigation reveals the fight to save the memorial. Quade takes the audience along as descendants of those killed fight the city over the fate of the Waikiki War Memorial Natatorium. First opened in 1927, the salt water swimming pool fell into disrepair after years of neglect and closed in 1979. "Our great-great grand-uncle fought and died in World War I. Memorials are built to remember those, and to keep the memories alive," said Frank Weight, descendant of WWI veteran, Sam Kainoa. "We don't want to be the first state to ever tear down ... Written by Alex Quade Films

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4 July 2015 (USA) See more »

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Hawaii, USA

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