This documentary film pays tribute to the unique history of Hawaii’s fire fighters, a group of highly trained men and women, whose legacy includes a first fire chief and the “real creator of baseball”: Alexander Cartwright, a New Yorker who established the modern baseball field in 1845.
TRT: 58 min.
The story begins with Alexander Cartwright, Honolulu’s first Fire Chief (and father of American baseball), a little known history ensues. From mid-19th century to present day, the film takes a behind-the-scenes look at the danger and dedication of these courageous men and women. Interviews with old timers, female fire fighters, and spouses shed rare insights into the job and the people. A companion cookbook, “Hawaii’s Fire Fighters’ Favorite Recipes” is available.