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Monday, June 20, 2005

Meet the Film Office: Chuckie

Charlene "Chuckie" Kwak

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What I do: Manage administrative functions of the Film Office: maintain staff calendar and schedule meetings; prepare materials for conferences, hearings, and meetings; take meeting minutes and dictation; coordinate travel; type letters, reports, memoranda, contracts, and forms; field phone calls and inquiries; receive visitors; process invoices; maintain purchase order log and office files; coordinate budget deadlines; and process film permits when necessary.

Strangest Inquiry: Too many to list. This is a crazy industry!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! STRESSVILLE.

Favorite Films: American President, Pretty Woman, Sleepless in Seattle

Favorite Hawaii Films: 6 Days/7 Nights, Picture Bride

Favorite TV Shows: Lost, Desperate Housewives, Fresh Prince of Bel Air, Regis and Kelly, The View

Favorite Hawaii TV Shows: Magnum P.I., Hawaii Five-O, Lost, Mixed Plate

Years of Service: I've worked for the state for thirty-blah-blah years. (I started working at the age of 10, hahahaha!) The Film Office started out as a Special Projects office, then in 1978, it became the Film Office, with a manager and secretary (that was me).

Life Before the Film Office: Followed Jackson and graduated from Kaimuki High School, then earned an Associate Degree from KCC.

Hobbies, Interests, & Activities (besides film): Attending my sons' football, baseball, and basketball games; traveling to Notre Dame annually for a home game; shopping; baking; and making mochi

Film Crew Position that Best Fits My Personality: Set Decorator

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