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The Third Love
N. King

tHE THIRD LOVE

n. kING

Sometimes while 'being in love' we become strangers to ourselves. Brooke has always moved from relationship to relationship, security became her attachment. But for her, a new relationship with Stephen begins and shortly ends. In her aloneness Brooke begins to rediscover herself.

 

Director // Michael Tanji

 

Producer // Kimberly Seko

 

Writer // Keiko Sugihara

 

Director of Photography // Michael Tanji

 

Sound // Michael Cameneti

 

Crew // Triton Oshiro, Reno Champ, Andrew Pezzulo, Mathew Medeiros, Todd Fink, Bradley Crawford, Zak Tom, Michael Kini, Joshua Trotter, RJ Delim, Katterina Camit

 

Cast // Justine Godfrey, Darren Enos, Shelby Caple

Run Time // 0:04:14

Kalany is hesitant; about to go on his first hold up driven by money, and the search for his place in life. His worst fears are realized when things don't go according to plan.

 

Director // Kali Kasashima

 

Producer // Shannon Kamigawa

 

Writer // Kali Kasashima

 

Director of Photography // Jake Nowicki

 

Sound // Justin Omori

 

Crew // Erin Lau, Robert Chuck

 

Cast // Kalany Omengkar, Anthony Ing, Ben Villeza

 

Run Time // 0:10:40

A Sakada Story
Kahea

a SAKADA STORY

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A Sakada Story tells the life story of plantation laborer, Cipriano Erice, who with hard work and sheer determination created a better life for himself and his family, giving his children the opportunity for education he never had. Mr. Erice is a Sakada -- Filipino contract worker who immigrated to Hawaii between 1906-1946 to work as laborers for Hawaii’s sugar plantations.

 

Director // Maribel Apuya

 

Producer // Maribel Apuya, Chandler Griffin

 

Writer // Maribel Apuya

 

Director of Photography // Maribel Apuya, Chandler Griffin

 

Sound // Maribel Apuya, Chandler Griffin

 

Crew // Maribel Apuya, Chandler Griffin

 

Cast // Cipriano Erice, Marina Erice, and Randall Erice

 

Run Time // 0:09:27

All is not as it seems when single-dad Jake Baldwin and his son return to the big island for their annual fishing trip.

 

Director // Walter Dods

 

Producer // Darrin Kaneshiro & Michelle Addington

 

Writer // Walter Dods

 

Director of Photography // Shawn Hiatt

 

Sound // John McFadden

 

Crew // Shawn Hiatt, Vincent Lucero, Lee Kaneakua, James Levy, Amos Kotomori, Xavier Figueroa, Matt Berner, Jason Fratis, Brandon Han, Chris Mapes, Keoki Smith, Ashley Smith

 

Cast //John Diehl, Stian Lintvedt, Clare Nono, Tony

Silva, Jennifer Sojot, Brandon Toma

 

Run Time // 0:18:00

Yu
Lahina Noon

Yu

Lāhainā nOON

A local Japanese and fallout in society has made stealing his way of life. Lost in his own ways, Yu forgets all traditions and values for the sacrifice of money.

 

Director // Kyle Kosaki

 

Producer // Shelby Tahara

 

Writer // Kyle Kosaki, Matt Matches

 

Director of Photography // Kyle Kiff

 

Sound // Stacy Swinehart

 

Crew //  Kelsey Duvauchelle, Dane Stilwell, John Gilmore, Scott Mohanram, Blake Abes, Jada Mouton

 

Cast // Ken Takemura, Shiro Kawai

 

Run Time // 00:11:01

Lāhainā Noon interweaves three separate short stories that occur during the yearly tropical solar phenomenon in which the sun passes directly overhead at noon so that upright objects do not cast a shadow. Hawaiians believe at that moment one's shadow crawls back into their body it gives an individual extra mana (or spiritual power.)

 

 This belief, paired with Psychologist Carl Jung's theories of unconscious desire known as the shadow self, sets the stage for this film where the characters deepest desires are exposed and amplified by the cruel Lāhainā Noon sun.

 

Director // Christopher Kahunahana

 

Producer // Patricia Amaral Buskirk

 

Writer // Christopher Kahunahana

 

Director of Photography // Ryan Miyamoto

 

Sound // N/A

 

Crew // Joseph Paahana

 

Cast // Eriko Okada, Shiro Kawai, Durrel Douthet


Run Time
// 0:15:00

High Rider
The Lei Makers

high rider

the lei makers

An eerie tropical fairy tale about a skater girl and the strange characters she encounters on her ride to work.

 

Director // Bradley Tangonan

 

Producer // Neil Sauvage

 

Writer // Bradley Tangonan

 

Director of Photography // Jeremy Snell

 

Sound // Josh Brown

 

Crew // Bradley Tangonan, Neil Sauvage, Jeremy Snell, Jennifer Tracey, Lexington Graham, Fe Bailey, Jess Johnston, Jeremy Wilson, Joshua Brown, Anthony Vallejo-Sanderson, Alex Bocchieri, Cheryl Brown, Carima Robinson, Gus Downs, Wilfred Tangonan

 

Cast // Nalani Ravelo, Kai’ani Cabral, Wailani, Cabral, Malia Cabral, Pumehana Pico, Wilson Ho, Devin Homsher, Manu Hoapili

 

Run Time // 00:07:25

Tensions rise and petals fly when two older women running lei stands at the Honolulu Airport battle it out over each other’s customers.

 

Director // Allison Kennedy

 

Producer // Allison Kennedy, David Kabisch

 

Writer // David Kabisch

 

Director of Photography // Antonio Agosto

 

Sound // Scott Mohanram, Justin Omori

 

Crew // Blake Abes, John Kim, Jamie-Lee Tang, Ken Monroe, Tyler Tiqui-Tagura, Asia Valle

 

Cast // Marlene Nawahine Kuraoka, Joanne Yoneshige, Holli Holmen, Robin Gutierrez

 

Run Time // 0:08:00

SID
Life in Frames

SID

LIFE IN FRAMES

A victimized high school student struggles to maintain his sanity when his childhood imaginary friend resurfaces and offers gruesome advice on how to deal with the school bully.

 

Director // Josh Almario

 

Producer // Shelby Tahara

 

Writer // Josh Almario

 

Director of Photography //Matthew Ergina

 

Sound // Richard Wood

 

Crew // Jacky Chang (1st AC), Kyle Kosaki (2nd AC),  Kyle Kosaki & Blake Abes (Grip/Gaffer), Scott Mohanram (Production Design), Leon Sheen (Fight Choreographer), Dane Stilwell (Script Supervisor), Jamie Souza & Jada Mouton (Make Up Artist), Rayshaun Thompson (Composer), David James (Ambient Music Design), Dane Stilwell (St-Hill Editor), Blake Abes (SFX Editor), Shareef Parran (Sound Design), Max Ebersbach (Assisted by), Asia Valle (BTS Photographer)

 

Cast // Erik Wagenman (Erik), Dan Doohan (SID), Ken Takemura (Brad), Madeline Hoover (Phoebe),  Beth E. Barry (Mrs. Hinshaw), Eric Bott (Mr. Lee),  Mary Ann Vasaturo (Erik's Mom), Steve Dillard (Erik's Dad), Scott Schewe (Detective)

 

Run Time // 0:15:14

An offbeat dramedy about Liv, a bride who must decide whether to call off her dream wedding or live her life in someone else's fairytale.

 

Director // Cassie Favreau-Chung

 

Producer // Alexis Hernandez

 

Writer // Cassie Favreau-Chung

 

Director of Photography // Elliana Moore

 

Sound // Akane Kashiwazaki

 

Crew // Christopher Thomas Howard, Josh Lum, Tai Tran

 

Cast // Nicole Shepard, Pedro Haro, Gina Mears, Jan McGrath, Rebecca McCarthy, Motomi Schewe, Craig Howes, Peter Togawa, Nick Fink

 

Run Time // 0:10:42

The Fishing Club
Day Pass

THE FISHING CLUB

Day pASS

With one of Hawai‘i’s last pristine shorelines threatened by development, a group of friends try to stop the construction of a large resort – and end up getting a lot more than they bargained for.

 

Director // David Rosen

 

Producer // Dana Hankins

 

Writer // Catherine Tarleton

 

Director of Photography // Shawn Hiatt

 

Sound // Howard Wells

 

Crew // Matthew Goldstein, Matthew Berner, Warner Wacha, Will Wacha, Caleb Lucero, Jason Fratis, Scott Lisetor, Tweed Johnston, Lee Kaneakua, Keoki Smith, Xavier Figueroa, Cedric Fujita, Jess Johnston, Everett Galisa, Steve DeFeo, Fe Bailey, Daniel Bailey, David Crans, Wendy Gibson, Lexington Graham, Jennifer Tracey, Anthony Vallejo-Sanderson, Darrin Kaneshiro

 

Cast // Robert Kekaula, Keali'i Reichel, Theo Coumbis, Ani Compton, Allan Okubo, Kyler Sakamoto

 

Run Time // 0:28:50

A subtle dramedy, based on the Island of Hawaii, about a distant brother & sister attempting to reconnect as they drive across island for an annual family event.

 

Director // Erin Lau

 

Producer // Shasta Yamada, Shannon Kaminaga

 

Writer // Justin Omori

 

Director of Photography // Reynolds Barney

 

Sound // Justin Omori, Dane Stilwell

 

Crew // Kali Kasashima, Robert Chuck, Jake Nowicki, Layla Tripp

 

Cast // Leon Sheen, Christina Uyeno

 

Run Time // 0:17:37

The Story of Robery Yokoyama
Tony

The Story of Robert Yokoyama

Born three months premature and diagnosed with cerebral palsy, Robert Yokoyama has grown to persevere and thrive through his physical limitations.

 

Director // Sherwin Acidera

 

Producer // Sherwin Acidera

 

Writer // Sherwin Acidera

 

Director of Photography // Sherwin Acidera

 

Sound // Sherwin Acidera

 

Crew // Sherwin Acidera, Pono Grace

 

Cast // Robert Yokoyama

 

Run Time // 0:10:00

tony

Tony, a fine dining chef from New York, talks about how family and food is helping him recover from a stroke.

 

Director // Christopher Ahn, Alexander Bocchieri

 

Producer // Christopher Ahn, Alexander Bocchieri

 

Writer // Christopher Ahn, Alexander Bocchieri

 

Director of Photography // Christopher Ahn

 

Sound // Alexander Bocchier

 

Crew // Christopher Ahn, Alexander Bocchieri, Kali Kasashima

 

Cast // Tony Morero, Fred Morero

 

Run Time // 0:08:24

moving pictures we made

tRAILER:  ‘A’OHE PAU KA NO’ONO’O HANA

tEASER 2: wRITER'S block

tEASER 3: eDITOR'S HELL

fIRST NIGHT second NIGHT

A quirky comedy about a misfit high school senior who unwillingly assists a grumpy cancer patient in order to graduate, and along the way discovers the beginning of an unlikely friendship.

 

Director // Keiko Sugihara

 

Producer // Kala Crowell

 

Writer // Keiko Sugihara

 

Director of Photography // Blake Abes

 

Sound // Antonio Agosto

 

Crew // Alana Bombino (AD), Kyle Kosaki & Victor Pawid (AC), Blake Abes (Editor), Dane Stilwell &  Stephen Picardal (Boom Operators), Robert Chuck (Grip), Annah Spakowsky (Hair & Makeup), Andrew Kim, Liana Lewis, Jackson Halford, Sean Baran, Stephen Picardal, Jason Fukushima (PA), Ashley Aurellano (BTS & Still Photographer), Ai Okuno &  Andrew Kim (Art & props)

 

Cast // Keiko Sugihara, James Harber, Alex Reis, Al Lanier, Lareina Benros, Hailey Farah, Karla Schuneman, Bluez, Bob Crowell

 

Run Time // 00:13:44

The story of Snow White told through the point of view of the infamous poison apple.

 

Director // Dane Neves

 

Producer // Chadwick Shimomura, Dane Neves, Chris Latronic

 

Writer // Dane Neves

 

Director of Photography // Robert Omura, Triton Oshiro

 

Sound // Dane Neves, Dave Tucciarone

 

Crew // Cheyne Gallarde (Production Designer), Chrystal Sato (Makeup), Jennifer Lau (Makeup), Keoni Maemori (Props), Miss Catwings (Costumes), Gabriel Yanagihara (Visual Effects), Brent Inga (Colorist)

 

Cast // Max Louie (voice of Red), Kimberly Long (Snow White), Lisa Chaly (The Queen), Chris Latronic (The Prince), Jesse Hiraya (Pint the dwarf), Christian Ocariza (Magic Mirror)

 

Run Time // 0:09:45

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