Illustration by Andrew Miller … [Read more...] about Drew Toonz: Emo Cat takes a stand on orange on orange violence
It’s been many years since I’ve attended the Maui Film Festival, and I’m supremely thankful for the opportunity to check it out this year! So the pressure is on. But honestly, I feel a smidge out-of-practice. And my navigation skills are sub-par. After getting lost by the koi ponds of the Grand Wailea’s immense property (seriously, did it get bigger?), my partner Andrew … [Read more...] about Maui Film Festival Opening Night
During research for this week's extended profile of the late Elmer Cravalho, Professor William Puette of the University of Hawaii’s Center for Labor Education And Research recommended that I check out the 1952 film Big Jim McLain, which starred John Wayne and James Arness as heroic investigators for the House Un-American Activities Committee (HUAC) sent to Hawaii to root out … [Read more...] about ‘Big Jim McLain’ – How Hollywood addressed communists in Hawaii in the 1950s
Illustration: Andrew Miller … [Read more...] about Drew Toonz pays tribute to Matisyahu and Maui’s Kekoa Alama
Illustration by Andrew Miller … [Read more...] about Drew Toonz: Shut Up Rob Schneider!