REALITY SHOW TO FILM ON BIG ISLAND; HBO’S ENTOURAGE MAY FILM ON OAHU IN AUGUST

REALITY SHOW TO FILM ON BIG ISLAND; HBO’S ENTOURAGE MAY FILM ON OAHU IN AUGUST

        LMNO Productions, Inc., one of the leading producers of programming for the premier American cable networks, next week will begin filming for about two days an as yet unnamed reality show on the Big Island with a 10-person crew while based at the Hilton Waikoloa Resort. Filming will take place at the resort and off property. Some Big Islanders working on the show or connected to it have had to sign confidentially agreements to not discuss the show. The production…

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TURTLE BAY RESORT STARS IN A&E’S HAMMERTIME

TURTLE BAY RESORT STARS IN A&E’S HAMMERTIME

XOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOX XOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOXOX The Turtle Bay Resort was prominently featured in last Sunday’s, July 26 episode of A&E’s reality show Hammertime making for a perfect backdrop for a surprise for Hammer’s wife, Stephanie. In the prior episode, Hammer announced that the family will spend their vacation in Hawaii at the Turtle Bay Resort. What Stephanie didn’t realize was that her husband of 23 years was planning to ask her to marry her again and renew their wedding vows. While having a romantic…

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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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“THE TEMPEST” TO OPEN IN NY&L.A. on DEC. 10

“THE TEMPEST” TO OPEN IN NY&L.A. on DEC. 10

The 65-year-old British actress portrays Prospera, an exiled sorceress whose vengeance is unleashed when her enemies are shipwrecked on her magical island…The Tempest was directed by Julie Taymor…The Film Society of Lincoln Center named director Julie Taymor’s The Tempest as the festival’s Centerpiece, to be screened on Saturday, October 2…That’ll be just a few weeks after it closes the Venice Film Festival…Taymor started adapting Shakespeare’s The Tempest in October 2008, starting with recasting the duke Prospero with Mirren, and naming her Prospera…Filming was initially  delayed…

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MAUI NO KA OI FOR ADAM SANDLER FEATURE & OAHU

MAUI NO KA OI FOR ADAM SANDLER FEATURE & OAHU

BULLETIN! BULLETIN! BULLETIN! BULLETIN! BULLETIN! BULLETIN! On the heels of hosting the Clint Eastwood protected feature Hereafter for three days in and around Lahaina, Adam Sandler’s Happy Madison Productions appears committed to film Columbia studio’s romantic comedy Pretend Wife on Maui for for six weeks beginning in mid April… Producers are still looking for a Maui hotel as a prime location… There will also be filming on Oahu where the production is looking for a waterfall location and dolphins. Can you say Sea Life…

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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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BATTLESHIP PRODUCTION MAY FILM USS MISSOURI TODAY AT PEARL HARBOR

BATTLESHIP PRODUCTION MAY FILM USS MISSOURI TODAY AT PEARL HARBOR

CBS‘ PLANNED UPDATED HAWAII FIVE-O SERIES LOOKS DOOMED It looks like today’s  the day when Universal Pictures films the relaunched USS Missouri cruising around Pearl Harbor for stock shots for the $150-million mega special effects film Battleship… The Missouri has been in dry dock at Pearl Harbor for nearly three months for renovation. It was relaunched yesterday….Sources said a film crew will be on the Missouri as well as on Navitek 1 which will be trailing the historic battleship…The shoot had…

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“PIRATES 4” PRODUCTION BUILDING MEGA SET ON FORMER “LOST” NORTH SHORE LOCATION

“PIRATES 4” PRODUCTION BUILDING MEGA SET ON FORMER “LOST” NORTH SHORE LOCATION

A Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides construction team – mostly local workers – is halfway through 12 weeks of building a massive lagoon set on the banyan tree forest location that was used by ABC’s LOST in numerous scenes…The construction began in mid May and has to be finished by July 14 when Pirates begins filming on Oahu… Visitors hiking the mile-long path from the Turtle Bay Resort to scenic Kawela Bay have told Reel Hawaii that the “Mermaid…

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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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