The DVD includes a documentary entitled "Ka`iulani: Crown Princess of Hawai`i", which combines research, interviews with some of the film's cultural advisors, clips from the film, and many rare historical photographs specially restored for this program, to tell the true story of Princess Ka`iulani. The documentary covers Princess Ka`iulani's childhood, family, education in England, her brave fight to save the Monarchy of Hawai`i from overthrow by the U.S. government, her suitors, and her untimely passing. The documentary is intended as a factual, historical companion to the events dramatized in the film. It is a must-see.
The DVD also includes a featurette entitled "Princess Ka`iulani: Behind the Scenes", which includes interviews with cast members and filmmakers that provides a fascinating insight into the making of this important film: The first to showcase the Hawaiian Monarchy and the language of Hawai`i. In addition to the production of the film, the featurette explores the music behind the film, the unprecedented opportunity to film inside `Iolani Palace, and the challenges of balancing history and drama while maintaining respect for the culture of Hawai`i.