Rachael Ray Show Heads to Maui; NBC’s Momma’s Boys May Land Here

Rachael Ray Show Heads to Maui; NBC’s Momma’s Boys May Land Here

    Rachael Ray, an Emmy Award-winning, daily one-hour syndicated talk show and among the top-ranked daytime programs on television, will film five shows shows on Maui this June featuring restaurants all over the Valley Isle. The show is in its second season. Ray has had a successful career as an iconic Food Network television personality, bestselling cookbook author and editor–in-chief of her own lifestyle magazine. In the fall of 2007, she launched the program Rachael Ray…     Welcome Back NBC: NBC and…

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JASON SCOTT LEE CO HOSTS LIFE IN THESE ISLANDS

JASON SCOTT LEE CO HOSTS LIFE IN THESE ISLANDS

    Jason Scott Lee recently co-hosted Life In These Islands, a one-hour television special and future series that will celebrate Hawaii’s unique cultural heritage as well as provide practical ways in which people can move into a more positive and sustainable future. Lee’s co-host is radio personality Skylark Rosetti. Life in these Islands will do this through music, story telling and aloha. It’s about capturing and sharing the essence of all that we are and doing it in a way that inspires us…

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PIRATES 4 MAY SET SAIL FOR CANNES

PIRATES 4 MAY SET SAIL FOR CANNES

    CONGRATULATIONS TO ISLAND FILM GROUP RICK GALINDEZ AND ROY TJIOE, PRODUCERS OF THE RECENTLY RELEASED SOUL SURFER             Good news for Hawaii. It looks like Disney’s Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides which filmed primarily on Oahu and Kauai, will be shown at the Cannes Film Festival after its May 7 world premiere at Disneyland. The Johnny Depp starrer will be the first entry to play the French festival…      …

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TEMPEST IS A WIN-WIN FOR LANAI, FOUR SEASONS & HAWAII

TEMPEST IS A WIN-WIN FOR LANAI, FOUR SEASONS & HAWAII

  UPDATE: ABC’s Lost will premier season five on Jan. 21, according to Broadcasting & Cable and Entertainment Weekly. The three-hour premier will include a recap show followed by the first two episodes of the new season….         Lanai City: Kudos to Four Seasons executive Randy Clark for scoring a major coup for the resort in helping land the $20-million production The Tempest that begins filming some three weeks on Lanai next week. The two Four Seasons’…

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“HAWAII FIVE-0” NEEDS TO BOOK EXTRAS

“HAWAII FIVE-0” NEEDS TO BOOK EXTRAS

Hawaii Five-0 is looking for extras with adults of any age and ethnicity  for background extras and speaking roles…The casting call is Saturday, Aug. 28, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. at Aloha Tower Marketplace…Participants should bring a headshot photograph and resume… The CBS Hawaii Five-0 premiere is Sept. 20.

SANDLER’S “JUST GO WITH IT” SMOOTH SAILING ON MAUI

SANDLER’S “JUST GO WITH IT” SMOOTH SAILING ON MAUI

PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN SEQUEL TO FILM FIRST ON KAUAI IN LATE JUNE THEN ON OAHU. Adam Sandler‘s (above left) Just Go With It feature also starring Jennifer Aniston (center), and Nicole Kidman (right) is in full production in Wailea where the first week of filming was all at the Grand Wailea Resort with scenes in the lobby, a gift store, and three nights on the beach fronting the hotel for an elaborate luau scene… I spent a day hanging out…

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MAYOR MUFI’S HOLLYWOOD VISIT PROMOTES OAHU PRODUCTION

MAYOR MUFI’S HOLLYWOOD VISIT PROMOTES OAHU PRODUCTION

    (L-R) Walea Constantinau, Honolulu film commissioner; Mary & Mike Wilkins, director of sales and marketing, Turtle Bay Resort; Kristen Bell, star of Forgetting Sarah Marshall which filmed at the Turtle Bay Resort and Mayor Mufi Hannemann     It may be old news since it happened in January but not many Hawaii folks know that Honolulu  mayor Mufi Hanemann who’s always been a major supporter of Hawaii’s production industry trekked to Hollywood to spread aloha and promote the…

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“Dog” Returns, Reef On Solid Ground, Informant For Five

“Dog” Returns, Reef On Solid Ground, Informant For Five

Several crew sources tell Reel Hawaii that WB’sThe Informant will film on Oahu for five days in June.   Matt Damon filming The Informant in Illinois The number of film days considered have varied from two weeks to three days. What Reel Hawaii knows for sure is that the production scouted Oahu twice. The production is now filming in Illinois (See above photo.) The film no longer will be released by Warner Independent Pictures since the studio has announced plans to close…

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HAWAII PRODUCTION TAX INCENTIVE BILLS DOWN TO THE WIRE!

HAWAII PRODUCTION TAX INCENTIVE BILLS DOWN TO THE WIRE!

  RELATIVITY MEDIA AND SHANGRI-LA INDUSTRIES WOULD BUILD STATE OF THE ART “GREEN” PRODUCTION FACILITIES ON OAHU AND MAUI           Potential to create 10,000 jobs and generate more than $5 billion annually       The bill has passed several committees in both the House & Senate of the Hawaii State Legislature.  It’s now before the Conference Committee, who is charged with conforming both versions of the bill for a final presentation to the full voting…

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