Big Surprise - Not one but two films about Pukapuka !
Greetings from the Homecoming Doc team!
Hope youʻre all fabulous! Thanks for keeping the faith! Weʻve been editing Homecoming Doc with plans to finishthis year! A lot of... Read more
Long time...Still at It!
Ke Ola, Kia Orana, Aloha and Hola to all our Homecoming Kickstarter Backers!
It’s been more than two years since we last sent you an update. I hope you have... Read more
Johnny Frisbie’s classic story of a young girl growing up in Pukapuka is now available! Out of print for more than sixty years, Johnny added two new chapters and illustrated it with family photos and... Read more
Shinning the light on YOU!
Aloha KS Backers:
As you already know, Homecomingis still in the making and many of you will be receiving your reward - credits and film downloads etc- once the... Read more
Another Successful Shoot!
Thanks to a generous donation, we travelled to Aotearoa (New Zealand) for a whirlwind five-day shoot. For the first time ever, the Molingi Family Reunion brought together all the children,... Read more
Watch Gemma's Previous Film on POV/ PBS!!
A quick aloha to share some exciting news! Gemma's previous film Ella Es El Matador (She Is The Matador)that she made with Celeste Carrasco is streaming on the PBS documentary... Read more
Happy Happy Homecoming Holidays!
Happy Homecoming Holidays to All of You!
In Pukapuka it is the season of playing sports—coconut husking, cricket, volleyball, stick throwing, and tennis galore. Here at Homecoming headquarters we continue... Read more
We’re Baaaaack! 46 days of shooting! Over 150 hours of footage! Over a thousand photos! Four locations (Hawaii, Rarotonga, Pukapuka, AND New Zealand)! Over 70 interviews! What an EPIC journey!... Read more
The Magic of Pukapuka
We arrived in Pukapuka—the Holy Grail at last!! After five days at sea, we could not be more grateful to land on coral surrounded by turquoise lagoon. Flying fish heralded... Read more
We have been soooo busy filming, interviewing, and internet logistics that we haven’t had a second to update you until now! Firstly, thanks to YOUthe whole team arrived safe... Read more
Campaign Fun Facts + Hilltop House Closing Party!
What a global community is coming on this journey! Find your spot:
You may not have known, but we were terrified to do this crowdfunding! Kickstarter makes the hands sweat... Read more
Eternally Grateful + A FANTASTIC Video + A Surprise
What a fantastic whirlwind it’s been! With 289 amazing backers like you supporting Homecoming, we are 161% funded. We didn’t even know if we could make it to 100%,... Read more
The end is the beginning of all things.
On Tuesday, we reached our Kickstarter goal of $35,000.That, of course, doesn't cover all of Homecoming's expenses while filming in the Cook Islands. So, we went sky's... Read more
24 HOURS TO GO!
We’re at 24 hours left in the campaign and we are thrilled at how much our lovely backers (YOU!) have stepped up to help us on our journey!
Yesterday we... Read more
WE DID IT! 2 More Days! Let’s Keep Going - The Sky’s The Limit!
We Did It!Thanks to you, our wonderful backers and supporters, we’ve reached our goal. Thanks to you, we’ve made the bare minimum to get Homecoming afloat -- but with... Read more
25K! Pukapuka Education + Radio Interview + Special Rewards!
FINAL 5 Days to Reach Our Goal! Hello everyone! We hope you’re having a fantastic weekend -- so much to celebrate!! Here’s another update as we move towards our goal! ... Read more
New Collaboration & Press Alert, Top 30 on KS, and THANKS from the beautiful Hilltop House!
Hi everyone! We’re chugging along and have exciting news! We are at 62% and have passed, $22,000 today thanks to increased pledges-- as always, we cannot thank YOU, our... Read more
Johnny Frisbie’s Birthday!
Today is a big day for Johnny Frisbie -- she turns 83! As we mentioned in the last update, we’d love to celebrate her life and her accomplishments, and so... Read more
Matching Grant + Press + KWAI Boat + Johnny’s Birthday!
Hello everyone! We’re chugging along -- thanks to your support, we’ve met our matching goal for the past week putting us at $15,253 and 43%!
Meanwhile, check out some of... Read more
Kickstarter Staff Pick + New Goal + Charlie Frisbie!
BIG NEWS! Kickstarter has named us a Staff Pick! Thank you so much to Kickstarter for the amazing support – we’re proud to be featured alongside such inspiring projects!
Also,... Read more
Homecoming receives $5,000 matching grant.
Hello everyone! We hope you're having a fantastic weekend.
We just reached over $3000 in the first 72 hours. Hooray!! We are beyond thrilled! We've been receiving many wonderful messages... Read more
The First Day!
We just wanted to say thanks for backing HOMECOMING. It really means a lot! You helped us raise over $2000 in 24 hours. We are beyond touched... Read more