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Month: July 2009

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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HI FILM OFFICE LAYOFF UPDATE

HI FILM OFFICE LAYOFF UPDATE

!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! HAWAII FILM OFFICE LAYOFF UPDATE FAVAH today sent the following Email to members apprising them of the ” current status” of the Hawaii Film Office following a conversation between commissioner Donne Dawson and Jason Suapaia of Pacific Focus Inc. and Lewis & Montgomery. — “The Hawaii Film Office is, and will continue to be, open for business.
 No one associated with the film office has been laid off yet. — State Film Commissioner Donne Dawson and three of the film office staff
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HAWAII SHARK ENCOUNTERS IN DEVELOPMENT AS REALITY SERIES

HAWAII SHARK ENCOUNTERS IN DEVELOPMENT AS REALITY SERIES

———————————————————————————————————————— Photo courtesy Hawaii Shark Encounters ———————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————————- Oahu-based Hawaii Shark Encounters of Haleiwa is on track to be part of the new reality series Shark Boat in development by Hell’s Kitchen producer A. Smith. The project is about the only company in the United States permitting people to swim with sharks outside protective cages… Hawaii Shark Encounters is run by free diver Stefanie Brendl… The show will focus on the struggles that Brendl and her staff face as they attempt…

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PRODUCER CHRIS LEE TO SPEAK ON WEST OAHU PRODUCTION FUTURE

PRODUCER CHRIS LEE TO SPEAK ON WEST OAHU PRODUCTION FUTURE

EVENT ANNOUNCEMENT: Imagine the West Oahu plain transformed into a film production and creative media center with businesses that produce high tech computer generated special effects for movies that are being made around the world.  Then imagine a new film production studio and a thriving hotel and restaurant industry to support that trade…Producer Chris Lee sees the future there as a place where film students can pursue their passions for the visual arts at the UH West Oahu campus…He believes that a development could…

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SOME MAYBES; FEW DEFINITES = KEEP FINGERS CROSSED

SOME MAYBES; FEW DEFINITES = KEEP FINGERS CROSSED

One Kine Day, the locally made independent film, began shooting on Oahu last Thursday in Waimanalo for a 20 day shoot wrapping Aug. 18The production company is Haolewood. Screenwriter/director is Chuck Mitsui….There are more than 20 exterior Oahu locations being used in the $1-million budgeted feature…One Kine Day is a coming of age story about a 19-year-old Hawaiian skateboarder and his 15-year-old girlfriend. It’s about how he grows up very quickly in one day when his girlfriend tells him she’s…

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