Moloka'i Bound

Alika Maikau | Short Drama
United States | 2019 | 8 Min
World Premiere

Thursday, October 24, 2019 | 10:00am
Shorts Program: Tribulations
TIFF Bell Lightbox, Cinema 2

A wayward young man, recently released from prison, struggles to reconnect with his son and Hawaiian heritage.


Alika Maikau (Kanaka Maoli) is a working filmmaker based out of Honolulu, Hawai'i with a degree in Creative Media, University of Hawai'i Mānoa. Maikau focuses on telling stories about the Hawai'i diaspora as authentically as possible. In 2017, he was invited to the 'Ohina Filmmakers Lab and mentorship under Joe Robert Cole (Black Panther) to oversee his script Mauka To Makai through completion.