Opening Press Conference Kicks Off Hawaii International Film Festival

Hawaii’s International Film Festival started the 10-day cinematic event on Thursday, November 12, 2015 with the opening press conference at the Halekulani Hotel in Honolulu, HI. Key speakers such as Peter Shaindlin, Chief Operating Officer for Halekulani, and Robert Lambeth, HIFF’s Executive Director, got the ball rolling. While Georja Skinner, Chief Officer of the State of Hawaii’s Creative Industries Division, […]

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Left to Right: Editor, Chinatown Newspaper Naomi Taga, Director Fresh Meat Danny Mulheron, Friend Kieu Van & Me

Best Extreme Film, Fresh Meat!!

I got to enjoy the comedy horror Fresh Meat, in the words of director Danny Mulheron, “a tasteless subject in the most tasteful way possible.” Which it really was, at first I was hesitant after “lesbian and cannibalism” were its main points of description. BUT once the film started, I was amazed by the whole production! Fresh Meat is a comedy horror film […]

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Wrapping Up My HIFF Experience

During this year’s film festival I chose to see four different movies; Paradise Broken, Almost Perfect, Bob Marley: The Making of a Legend, and SENNA. The reason for why I chose these films were because I wanted a variety of genres to be able to get a little taste of everything. The very first film I decided to see was […]

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Afternoon with Hawaii 5-0

An afternoon with Hawaii five-0

On Sunday the 16th of October I went to the Afternoon with Hawaii 5-0 at the Halekulani Hotel. I didn’t really know what to expect. I knew the cast was going to be there but I didn’t know how big the audience was and if it would be a mingle or a more formal setting. When I arrived the big […]

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