SMART CHOICE FOR FIVE-0’S GOVERNOR

SMART CHOICE FOR FIVE-0’S GOVERNOR

Sou Soul SOUL SURFER WRAPS SATURDAY The cast is full. Jean Smart (above) will play Hawaii Governor Pat Jameson in CBS’ updated Hawaii Five-0 pilot in the only character to whom Steve McGarrett has to answer. Smart most recently won an Emmy for Samantha Who, and was twice nominated for her performance as First Lady Martha Logan on Fox’s 24… In the script Smart’s character is from Hawaii, has a “Washingtonian’s backbone” and is a completely honest politician… Hawaii Five-0…

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HAWAII LEGISLATURE TO HONOR “HAWAII FIVE-0” TOMORROW

HAWAII LEGISLATURE TO HONOR “HAWAII FIVE-0” TOMORROW

              CBS’ Hawaii Five-0 took the iconic police procedural drama set in Hawaii, and updated the show’s brand appeal with a new generation of fast-paced, high-action, crime-fighting quartet. Tomorrow at noon in the House Chamber, the State Legislature will honor CBS representatives, the show’s producers, cast, and crew for the global success of its first season…     Honorees will include CBS’ senior vice president of Current Programming Glenn Geller, executive producer Peter Lenkov,…

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“HAWAII 5-0” WILL USE HONOLULU ADVERTISER BUILDING AS SOUND STAGE AND OFFICES

“HAWAII 5-0” WILL USE HONOLULU ADVERTISER BUILDING AS SOUND STAGE AND OFFICES

Steve McGarrett and company are moving into an empty warehouse behind The News Building at Kapiolani Blvd. and South St, most recently the home of  the Honolulu Advertiser and former home of the Honolulu Star-Bulletin…CBS made the announcement today… “It’s an iconic structure for an iconic series, paying tribute to the history and community of Honolulu,” the network said in a statement… The new Hawaii Five-0 series begins filming the first of 12 episodes on Oahu July 15….Meanwhile, Disney’s Pirates…

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“PIRATES 4” WRAPS THIS WEEK ON OAHU; SETS SAIL FOR THE UK

“PIRATES 4” WRAPS THIS WEEK ON OAHU; SETS SAIL FOR THE UK

“I think we’ve all arrived at a very special place. Spiritually, ecumenically, grammatically.” – Captain Jack Sparrow (Johnny Depp) said yesterday via the web… Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides wraps this Friday on Oahu with filming throughout the week in a large warehouse near Honolulu International Airport where some mega sets have been built… The production spent about two weeks shooting off Windward Oahu primarily Heeia Pier and in Kaneohe Bay… By the time the production is wrapped out…

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ALOHA DONOVAN AHUNA AND MAHALO

ALOHA DONOVAN AHUNA AND MAHALO

      A MEMORIAL SERVICE Tuesday, March 29 5-8 p.m. Diamond Head Mortuary         Photo Provided by Eric Yanagi Photo Provided by Eric Yanagi       Donovan Ahuna, business rep for IATSE Local 665 – the film, stage and television technicians – passed away Thursday after a long bout with cancer…He was 46..Ahuna became Local 665’s business agent in 2005…Ahuna passed away at the St. Francis Hospital hospice…     He is survived by his…

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NBC’s “THE EVENT” WRAPS AS HI DOUBLES FOR CARIBBEAN

NBC’s “THE EVENT” WRAPS AS HI DOUBLES FOR CARIBBEAN

RUMOR: IF HAWAII FIVE-0 IS GREEN LIT BY CBS IT WILL BE SHOT IN LOS ANGELES. PRODUCTION EXEC SAYS NO, “IT WOULD EFFECTIVELY KILL THE SERIES.” The Event filming at Oahu’s Spitting Caves NBC wrapped up three days of busy filming on Oahu for part of the pilot The Event. Hawaii doubled as the Caribbean island of St. Lucia with scenes shot at Secret Beach at the Kualoa Fishpond, Correa Ranch in Waimanalo, and China Walls and Spitting Cave in…

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BULLETIN: STUDIOS-SAG REACH TENTATIVE AGREEMENT

BULLETIN: STUDIOS-SAG REACH TENTATIVE AGREEMENT

    It’s been a year of battling but according to the Los Angeles Times Hollywood’s actors finally reached an accord Friday for a new labor contract. The tentative agreement between the Screen Actors Guild and the studios provides actors, who have been working without a contract since last summer, a two-year pact that the union’s president has vowed to oppose.     The deal brings relief to the 120,000 actors. SAG negotiators accepted a deal that was modeled on those…

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Mariah Carey To Film Music Video on Oahu

Mariah Carey To Film Music Video on Oahu

  Mariah Carey arrived in Honolulu on Thursday to film a music video over two days on Oahu. Her husband Nick Cannon arrived tonight on a flight from Los Angeles. According to sources, Carey will sing on the video “I’ll Be Lovin’ U Long Time” from her new album E=MC² CD as part of a promotion. The diva is ensconced in a luxury oceanfront home. The video will be directed by Chris Applebaum. In a published report, Applebaum said the video will use “a lot of the…

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CAN”T STOP THIS! – HAMMERTIME FILMS ON NORTH SHORE

CAN”T STOP THIS! – HAMMERTIME FILMS ON NORTH SHORE

      Hammertime films at Turtle Bay Resort with MC Hammer   MC Hammer, who is back in prime time as the star of his own A&E reality series, filmed Thursday through today at the Turtle Bay Resort where he and his wife of 23 years renewed their vows in the hotel on Friday…Also here are Hammer’s  five children, uncle, sister and brother…A&E has ordered 11 episodes of Hammertime that follows the lives of the ’90s rap star and his…

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