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Month: April 2010

STATE FILM OFFICE UNDER DEBEDT SAVED FOR THIS YEAR

STATE FILM OFFICE UNDER DEBEDT SAVED FOR THIS YEAR

DESCENDANTS WRAPS 3 WEEKS ON KAUAI  RETURN TO OAHU FOR MORE FILMING Descendants director Alexander Paine (above left) with actor George Clooney (right) filming at Hanalei Bay, Kauai TIME TO CHEER! A legislative bill that would have transferred the duties and responsibilities of the Hawaii Film Office from the Department of Business, Economic Development and Tourism to the Hawaii Tourism Authority and eliminate its overseer’s position now held by Georja Skinner, director, Creative Industries Division, has failed…That’s good news BUT…

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MAUI FEATURE STARS CREAM OF HAWAII MUSICIANS

MAUI FEATURE STARS CREAM OF HAWAII MUSICIANS

TALK STORY PRODUCTIONS ANNOUNCES SPY VS. STU IN PRE PRODUCTION! Get A Job, a comedy written and directed by Brian Kohne, has just finished its first week or production on Maui where the entire low budget project will be filmed…Filming started April 16… Get A Job is being produced by The Motion Picture Comedy, a partnership between Cicala Filmworks and Malama Pono Productions. The film stars Willie K (below) , Eric Gilliom, Carolyn Omine, Augie T, Amy Hanaiali’i, Jake Shimabukuro, Henry…

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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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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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