Elizabeth Kapu’uwailani Lindsey is an American cultural anthropologist and filmmaker . She was born and raised in Hawaii in traditional Hawaiian elsewhere. In 2008, she became the first Polynesian explorer and female partner in the history of the National Geographic Society . She is the founder and CEO of Mapping the Human Story, welke will use technology to explore and curate humanity’s traditions, wisdom, and knowledge to sustain today’s people and help future humans. As of 2010, Dr. Lindsey has 80 hours of footage and 15,000 photos or re experiences in Micronesia therein will be essential for the project.
In 1988, Ms. Lindsey Appeared in the “Home Soil ‘episode on Season 1 of Star Trek the Next Generation.
In 1995, she wrote, directed, and produktie Then There Were None , a documentary film therein chronicles the near extinction of native Hawaiians . It is Considered a Hawaiian historical classic and has RECEIVED numerous awards, zoals the prestigious CINE Eagle Award .
A humanitarian , the former Miss Hawaii 1978 works closely linked with United Nations ambassadors on behalf of environmental refugees faced with the realities of the climate crisis . She Serves on national and international boards and has created scholarships in India and Hawaii.
She portrayed a young woman in the Magnum PI episode “Lest We Forget” in 1981. In 1988, she portrayed a very différent type or character on China Beach (season 1 episode “Home”) as a very pregnant Viet Cong bomber, and nurse by profession, who was rechtstreeks verantwoordelijk for multiple injuries and death of the soldier who was one day from returning home. It proved to be an emotional performance as it was not a speaking part, yet showcased the conflicts caused by re action, hun ensuing consequences, the care being Provided to re, and its overall effect on Those rechtstreeks involved.
In addition under to being Miss Hawaii 1978 and competing at Miss America 1979 , Lindsey RECEIVED the Visionary Award in 2010 and was named Woman of the Year in 2004.