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Kealohas plead not guilty to federal conspiracy and fraud charges
Ceremony commemorates WWII taiko drum
Here’s a neat story I got to shoot recently. Not too long ago a taiko drum was discovered in storage at a Buddhist temple in Nuuanu. On the drum was a reference to the Honouliuli Internment Camp during WWII. The Honouliuli Internment Camp was one of Hawaii’s biggest internment camps and was declared a nationalContinue reading “Ceremony commemorates WWII taiko drum”
Monk seals galore!
My job is really cool sometimes. A couple of weeks ago, a Hawaiian monk seal named Rocky gave birth to a pup at Kaimana Beach in Waikiki. The two have been taking up residence in the area ever since, and honestly, how can you not go ‘aww’ at the sight of mother and pup? Legally,Continue reading “Monk seals galore!”
State asks federal judge to clarify partial Trump travel ban
On June 27, 2017, President Donald Trump’s partial travel ban went into effect. So who is and isn’t excluded in the partial travel ban? Hawaii Attorney General Doug Chin is asked federal judge Derrick Watson to clarify.
Full disclosure. I’m actually not a huge anime and manga person. I grew up watching and reading western-style comics and cartoons and generally gravitate towards those. But I do love conventions and Kawaii Kon is arguably Hawaii’s biggest fan convention (short of Amazing Honolulu Comic-Con). This was the second time covering the event for theContinue reading “Kawaii-Kon 2016”
Baseball / Softball week at UH
With another Tuesday comes another “Go Green” special this time profiling Rainbow Wahine senior softball right fielder Keiki Carlos. As with every “Go Green” feature, I filmed an interview with Keiki at UH and followed up with shooting b-roll of the Rainbow Wahine during practice later that day. Shooting Keiki’s interview was particularly challenging because we filmed inContinue reading “Baseball / Softball week at UH”
Go Green: Marina Hruba
This week, I had the opportunity to go out in the field and do a sports feature piece on Marina Hruba, a freshman at UH and an up-and-coming star for the Rainbow Wahine tennis team.
Hokulea visits South Africa
I feel a little backstory is needed for this particular video. This an editing project that ran this week that was in the works for about a month but the excursion took place back in November. It was a unique project because it required a little more planning and coordination than what I was used to. TheContinue reading “Hokulea visits South Africa”
Lakers and Jazz in Hawaii
Earlier this month the Los Angeles Lakers and the Utah Jazz came to Hawaii to compete in two NBA preseason exhibition games. In front of a sold out crowd of loving sports fans at the Stan Sheriff Center, the Lakers and Jazz battled it out for two days in order to prepare for the upcoming NBA season.Continue reading “Lakers and Jazz in Hawaii”