Aunty Nona Beamer – Malama Ko Aloha (Keep Your Love)
A Film by Kenneth K. Martinez Burgmaier
2014 WINNER: AMERICAN FEDERATION OF ADVERTISING “PELE AWARD”
Mohala Hou Foundation commissioned Emmy Award, Billboard Music, Na Hoku Hanohano Winner – Maui Filmmaker Kenneth K. Martinez Burgmaier of Jazz Alley TV and Hawaii On TV.com Networks to produce a documentary film on Aunty Nona Beamer, the first ever to be done of this legendary Hawaiian matriarch of the Beamer family. The Film: Aunty Nona Beamer-Malama Ko Aloha (Keep Your Love) explores Aunty Nona in her own words, the journey of her life and her fight toward preserving, perpetuating and creating awareness of Hawaiian Culture.
It will serve to educate people around the world about traditional Hawaiian culture and how it can serve as a way of bringing people of all backgrounds together. Some of Hawai‘i’s most respected artists contribute in sharing their own stories and what Aunty Nona Beamer has achieved as being recognized as one of Hawai’i’s Treasures of Aloha.
Maui filmmaker Kenneth K. Martinez Burgmaier Brings home a 2014 American Advertising Federation Bronze Pele Award to Maui for his film Aunty Nona Beamer – Malama Ko Aloha, In the Cinema Advertising Movie Trailers category. The awards ceremony was held Saturday night at the Royal Hawaiian Hotel in Waikiki to a sold out crowd.
The First time for a Maui film to win in this category, Burgmaier directed & produced the film. It will have it’s official Maui screening at the 22nd annual celebration of the arts on Mother’s Day at the Ritz- Carlton Kapalua! The film also won am audience award at the Lana’i Film Festival and was selected for the Opening Night film at the 2014 Big Island Film Festival!
Kenneth K. Martinez Burgmaier
Jazz Alley TV, Inc.
Maui Reflection Films/Holoholo Films
PO Box 336 Makawao, Maui, HI 96768
Opening Night Film – World Premiere – May 24th 2012 at the Big Island Film Festival 2012