PBS Hawaiʻ‘i Presents

The Queen's Influence

Special | 58m 19s  | Video has closed captioning.

Why do all the women in Tonga know how to juggle? That simple question set off a search for answers captured in the documentary, "The Queen’s Influence: The Vanishing Culture of Hiko in Tonga". Filmmaker Paprika Leaverton explores the origins of the native juggling art known as hiko and how it was revived by one of Tonga’s most revered monarchs.

Aired: 05/18/23

Expires: 06/02/23

Rating: NR

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PBS Hawaiʻ‘i Presents is a local public television program presented by PBS Hawai'i.