Locally-originated motion picture Kuleana can now be easily watched from the comfort of your own home with its release as a Blu Ray/DVD combo and as a Video on Demand selection. The Maui-centric feature film, the first in a decade to screen statewide in the theater chains, enjoyed an unprecedented seven-week, 13-theater run in Hawai‘i and Guam and also screened in over 40 … [Read more...] about ‘Kuleana’ In Wide Release
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Filmmaker Brian Kohne will teach a digital storytelling class for the new Creative Media Program at University of Hawaii Maui College in spring 2018. In the class, Storytelling–Find your voice in digital media, Kohne will introduce students to the core principles, methodologies and creation of digital storytelling; the curriculum will encompass various avenues of storytelling … [Read more...] about Local filmmaker Brian Kohne to teach digital storytelling class at UH Maui College
When I met up with filmmaker Brian Kohne for lunch in the conference room of Tasty Crust in Wailuku, he admitted it was his first time ever being in that room. "Kathy Collins and I come here for lunch to talk story, but I've never been in here," he said. It filled me with pride to show him one of the few spots on Maui he's never encountered. Since Kohne specializes in capturing … [Read more...] about ‘Kuleana’ filmmaker Brian Kohne talks about his film’s Maui Film Festival premiere
1. The County of Maui recently named Yaemi Yogi an “Outstanding Older American” for 2017. A former Maui Land & Pineapple Company employee, she also appeared in the 2010 Maui movie Get a Job. What role did she play? A. “Hazel” B. “Church Lady” C. “Yard Sale Mom” D. “Merton’s Lover” E. “Auntie” 2. According to the May 29 Maui News, the Molokai Library celebrated a major … [Read more...] about Quizunderstood: What do you know about the sugar mill equipment Alexander and Baldwin is selling?
Even without the election of Republican Donald Trump to be President of the United States, this was a monstrous year. We’ve had to deal with job losses, outrageous giveaways to big business and just a general slide away from democratic protections and open government assurances. We like to think of Hawaii (and Maui especially) as existing outside the world’s troubles, but it’s … [Read more...] about MauiTime 2016 Year In Review