BIG BUDGET REALITY SHOW DESCENDS ON BIG ISLAND; HARRY ENDO PASSES AWAY

BIG BUDGET REALITY SHOW DESCENDS ON BIG ISLAND; HARRY ENDO PASSES AWAY

UPDATE: Matthew Fox, co star on ABC’s hit series LOST tells Details magazine that he’s looking forward to the show ending next year.                 “Personally, it’s a relief,” Fox says in the January/February issue of Details (on newsstands Jan. 20). “I owe this show a great amount, and I think it’s exceptionally good… [but] I am looking forward to the freedom that comes with not working on one project professionally.” Fox, 42, said when LOST wraps in May…

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Australian Filmmakers Lead Seminars on Maui

Australian Filmmakers Lead Seminars on Maui

  UPDATE: The Maui Film Office in partnership with the National Geographic All Roads Film Project, Pacific Islanders in Communication, and the University of Hawaii’s Academy of Creative Media including Professor Merata Mita recently held a three-day seminar on producing, directing, and 16mm cinematography at the Wailea Marriot Resort and Spa and Kihei Charter School. The featured indigenous filmmakers from Australia included cinematographer and director Warwick Thornton and producer Kath Shelper (bottom left), and director Beck Cole (right)…      …

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SANDLER’S “JUST GO WITH IT” IN THIRD WEEK OF MAUI FILMING

SANDLER’S “JUST GO WITH IT” IN THIRD WEEK OF MAUI FILMING

CLOONEY AND THE DESCENDANTS’ TEAM WRAP KAUAI SHOOTING ON FRIDAY THEN BACK TO OAHU FOR TWO MORE WEEKS George Clooney (above) filming on the beach at Hanalai, Kauai where they filmed today. Tomorrow the production will shift locations to a nearby beachfront home for the rest of the week…Filming will continue on Oahu on Monday May 10 for 2-3 more weeks… It’s hard to imagine that Adam Sandler’s Just Go For It feature now filming on Maui can much better…

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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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“PIRATES” PRODUCER JERRY BRUCKHEIMER LOVING KAUAI FILMING

“PIRATES” PRODUCER JERRY BRUCKHEIMER LOVING KAUAI FILMING

Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides producer Jerry Bruckheimer Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides producer Jerry Bruckheimer is so stoked about filming on Kauai that began this week he’s even sending out set photos from shooting at Honopu beach along the Na Pali coast… Bruckheimer shot this rainbow from a helicopter before landing at Kalalau Valley then being jet skied to nearby Honopu on Monday saying “This beautiful rainbow seems to be a sign of good fortune…

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ABC’S MODERN FAMILY WRAPS SERIES FINALE ON MAUI

ABC’S MODERN FAMILY WRAPS SERIES FINALE ON MAUI

RARE PRODUCTION FILMING ALLOWED AT FOUR SEASONS RESORT, MAUI ABC’S hit comedy series wrapped four days of filming at the Four Seasons Resort, Wailea yesterday with cast and producers reportedly thrilled with the footage they’re taking home…Most of the filming was on property which kept the paparazzi at bay with several shots in the Four Season’s pool (see above)…Cast and crew are leaving Maui today… Cast member Sarah Hyland, 19, who plays Haley, had a particularly good time since her…

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SOMETHING PILAU ON MAUI AS FILM COMMISSH BENITA BRAZIER IS SENT PACKING!

SOMETHING PILAU ON MAUI AS FILM COMMISSH BENITA BRAZIER IS SENT PACKING!

MAUI COUNTY RESPONDS TO STORY ON ITS FILM COMMISSIONER’S DISMISSAL “For the last 8 years, Maui County has seen bits and pieces of major movies. A mountain shot from a helicopter here, a surfer on a wave, a jungle scene, etc. Then last year we get one movie, “Just Go With It” starring Adam Sandler and Jennifer Anniston, which shot for about two weeks. “But we checked with Ryan Kavanaugh, owner of the Hollywood film company Relativity Media LLC, and he said…

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ISLAND FILM GROUP CELEBRATES SUCCESS OF “SOUL SURFER”

ISLAND FILM GROUP CELEBRATES SUCCESS OF “SOUL SURFER”

    Island Film Group encourages legislators, community leaders to support film industry tax credit measure now before Hawaii State Legislature       Island Film Group, the Honolulu-based production company behind Soul Surfer – directed by Sean McNamara and starring AnnaSophia Robb, Dennis Quaid, Helen Hunt, Carrie Underwood and Hawaii’s own Sonya Balmores – is celebrating the ongoing box office success of the film….   Soul Surfer is the latest in a string of successful productions filmed in Hawaii…

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“HAWAII FIVE-0” BEGINS FILMING: AFTER 30 YEARS STEVE MCGARRETT IS BACK

“HAWAII FIVE-0” BEGINS FILMING: AFTER 30 YEARS STEVE MCGARRETT IS BACK

HAWAII FIVE-0 kicked off production in Honolulu today with a traditional Hawaiian blessing in honor of its host culture. (left to right) Series stars Grace Park, Alex Õ’Loughlin, Scott Caan and Daniel Dae Kim, with executive producer Peter Lenkov receive the blessing from Kahu Kelekona Bishaw from Kamehameha Schools. Photo: Mario Perez/CBS This Hawaii Five-0 is a contemporary take on the classic series about a new elite federalized task force whose mission is to wipe out the crime that washes…

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