What is it that ties us to the state where we currently live and adopt it as the one we're "from"? How does living in our states define us? States of America is a series of short documentaries--one from each of our 50 states--that ask these questions by featuring everyday people as diverse as the landscape in the places they call home.

Patricia is a passionate advocate for preserving and sharing the culture of her native island home. She is a master quilter, threading a deep devotion to ancestry, tradition, and Ohana into her work. Driven by an an abiding connection to the ocean, mountains, and skies, being Hawaiian, she says, is her pulse.

*States of America is created and produced by Brad Barber. 
*Hawaii is directed by Kelyn Ikegami and Brad Barber, shot by Kelyn Ikegami, edited by Hunter Phillips, with music by Micah Dahl Anderson. Title design by Brian Turley and Mark T. Lewis.


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