1 Film reel (20 minutes, black-and-white silent; 550 feet, 16mm)
Scope and Contents:
Footage shot on the island of Oahu, Hawaii. Footage includes "Hawaiian cowboys" also known as Paniolo "cowboys," possibly at the Parker Ranch, working with sheep and herding cattle to a boat. Paniolos are shown on horseback in the water herding cattle, cattle being carried along side of small water craft to larger boat where the cattle are hoisted onto the boat and placed in cattle pens where the sheep are already located. Also shown is a horse being carefully hoisted in a crate. Footage also includes Hawaiian "hula" dances performed on the grounds of the Royal Hawaiian Hotel.
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Charles Boys films, Human Studies Film Archives, Smithsonian Institution