incorporated in 1985 for the purpose of producing quality television programming for and about the Native Hawaiian community. Since its inception, Juniroa has produced a wealth of Pacific Island content programming including documentaries (both short and long formats), public service announcements and web content.
Juniroa is about creative, passion and commitment. We are not pushed by the bottom line but rather the story line. We listen. We learn. We share. It’s about communication - it’s about storytelling. It’s about community.
- First woman-owned video production business in Hawaii (1985)
- Produced the first Hawaiian magazine series for commercial television (E Mau Ana Ka Ha’aheo,1986)
- One of the first AVID Edit users in the State (1995)
- The first to translate local Hawaii content to digital versatile disc (DVD)
- EMMY Nominated Producer of the Kamehameha School’s Song Contest LIVE broadcast 2011 & 2012
- Conceptualized award-winning ʻAhaʻi Olelo ʻOla - a news segment produced in the Hawaiian Language and broadcast on KGMB Sunrise News, a CBS-affiliate station produced by Paliku Documentary which led to a weekly half hour series produced (2008)
- Producer Merrie Monarch Festival 2009, 2010 & 2011
- ONE VOICE an award-winning documentary produced in 2009. Part GLEE, part political, all-inspiring a story about a Hawaiian school tradition as told by students; limited theatrical release 2011; national broadcast on PBS 2012; Japan 2012.
- UNDER A JARVIS MOON - a passion project by Noelle Kahanu, this documentary tells the story of the colonization of the Line Islands by very young Hawaiian men in the late 1930s; national broadcast on PBS in 2012.
- AN AMERICAN STORY: DANIEL K. INOUYE follows the history of Hawaiʻi through the life of an extraordinary individual. Premiered on the USS Missouri 2003.
We stress Hawaiian Values in our profession and our lives. We are an ‘ohana of dedicated professionals – individuals who don’t measure the hours by the work but rather measure the work by responsibility (kuleana) and commitment to excellence (po’okela). We have access to top quality equipment and individuals. We believe in the message and we find the right tools to disseminate it.