Hawaii Film Blog

Wednesday, September 28, 2005

News Tidbits

  • Oprah Winfrey has bought 63 acres at Mokae near Hamoa Beach from Hana Ranch Partners, adding to the 102 acres she already owns on Maui. In addition, Oprah, Hana Ranch, and the Maui Coastal Land Trust are undertaking a joint conservation project to protect another 192 acres in the Haneoo and Hamoa districts from development.
  • Made-on-Oahu 'tween series "Flight 29 Down" premieres on Discovery Kids on NBC on Saturday, October 1 at 12pm Eastern. The series will also air on the Discovery Kids Channel on Mondays and Fridays at 8pm and 11pm Eastern starting October 3.
  • The 25th Annual Louis Vuitton Hawaii International Film Festival has put out an APB for volunteers:

Be a part of one of the World's Largest International Film Festivals!
Meet Actors, Directors, Screenwriters from around the world.
Areas in need of volunteers:
* Box Office which processes tickets and assists patrons
* Hospitality which greets and assists international filmmakers and delegates
* Theatre Operations which collects tickets and distributes and collects award ballots
Many other volunteering opportunities to choose from.
Louis Vuitton Hawaii International Film Festival 2005
Volunteer Orientation/Training Sessions to be held on (pick one)
Wednesday, September 28, 6:00 pm
Tuesday, October 4, 6:00 pm
Tuesday, October 11, 6:00 pm
Located at the HIFF Box Office
735 Iwilei Rd. Ste. 102A, Honolulu, HI 96817
(across from the Dole Cannery Theaters)
Or contact volunteer*at*hiff.org
(808) 528-3456 ext. 13

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