Shipped thousands of miles away from the tropical islands of Hawaii to a private prison in the Arizona desert, two native Hawaiians discover their indigenous traditions from a fellow inmate serving a life sentence.
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What is otherwise territory well-trodden, Ciara's intimate account of two Hawaiian inmates journey out of prison through embracing their traditional dance, is a surprisingly fresh encounter. Crime, addiction and poverty, in the backdrop of paradise, make for a tragic and beautiful tale of redemption and relapse.