32 films/events

Made in Hawaii

38 MINUTES
United States 2020 | 17 min.
Made in Hawaii Shorts | Action, Drama

Inspired by actual events, ex-Navy SEAL, Joe Taverner, is in for his biggest battle yet; his journey to save his wife and their family before an incoming ballistic missile strikes Hawaii. 

Nov 5th 10:00 AM - Nov 29th 11:45 PM  | ONLINE ACCESS

Sat, Nov 07 - 2:00PM  Consolidated Ward

Sat, Nov 07 - 5:00PM  Consolidated Ward

Sun, Nov 29 - 12:01AM  NOV 5 - 29 | ON DEMAND ONLINE

Sun, Nov 29 - 2:00PM  Consolidated Ward

ALOHA SURF HOTEL
United States 2020 | 94 min.
Made in Hawaii | Comedy

Tai Alonzo was a legendary surfer with big things ahead of him, but years later, he's divorced, living in his van, his pro surfing days long behind him. When he is forced to take a job at a...

Nov 5th 10:00 AM - Nov 29th 11:45 PM  | ONLINE ACCESS

Thu, Nov 05 - 5:30PM  Ala Moana Drive-In

Fri, Nov 20 - 5:30PM  Consolidated Mililani

Fri, Nov 20 - 8:00PM  Consolidated Mililani

BEACH TO FARM
United States 2020 | 16 min.
Made in Hawaii Shorts | Documentary

Pro surfer Joel Centeio lived at his favorite surf point, but three years ago, he decided to move to off grid land. The movie explores what sustainable means for him and Hawaii.

Nov 5th 10:00 AM - Nov 29th 11:45 PM  | ONLINE ACCESS

Sat, Nov 21 - 5:00PM  Consolidated Mililani

Sun, Nov 29 - 12:01AM  NOV 5 - 29 | ON DEMAND ONLINE

Sun, Nov 29 - 3:00PM  Consolidated Ward

BEYOND THE MAUNA
United States 2020 | 28 min.
Made in Hawaii Shorts | Documentary, Educational, Family Friendly, Social Issues, Women

Beyond the Mauna is a short documentary about the controversial construction of a Thirty-Meter-Telescope (TMT) on the sacred summit of Mauna Kea in Hawai’i. 

Nov 5th 10:00 AM - Nov 29th 11:45 PM  | ONLINE ACCESS

Sun, Nov 29 - 12:01AM  NOV 5 - 29 | ON DEMAND ONLINE

CHARITY
United States 2020 | 12 min.
Made in Hawaii Shorts | Drama, Horror

A man wakes up to find an ominous stranger in his dining room and is faced with making an impossible decision.

Nov 5th 10:00 AM - Nov 29th 11:45 PM  | ONLINE ACCESS

Sat, Nov 07 - 2:00PM  Consolidated Ward

Sat, Nov 07 - 5:00PM  Consolidated Ward

Sun, Nov 29 - 12:01AM  NOV 5 - 29 | ON DEMAND ONLINE

Sun, Nov 29 - 2:00PM  Consolidated Ward

COLORS OF KAUA'I
United States 2020 | 13 min.
Made in Hawaii Shorts | Documentary, Educational, Family Friendly, Social Issues

A remote and vibrant community comes to life as they celebrate their first-ever LGBTQ+ Pride. Families, local leaders, and allies fight to transform themselves and the heart of the Purple Island.

Nov 5th 10:00 AM - Nov 29th 11:45 PM  | ONLINE ACCESS

Sat, Nov 21 - 5:00PM  Consolidated Mililani

Sun, Nov 29 - 12:01AM  NOV 5 - 29 | ON DEMAND ONLINE

Sun, Nov 29 - 3:00PM  Consolidated Ward

A CONVERSATION WITH JASON SCOTT LEE
2020 | 60 min.
HIFF Talk Story |

Missed the Conversation? Click HERE to view the discussion via the HIFF Facebook Page. Nearly three decades ago, Hawai‘i born and raised actor Jason Scott Lee created a lasting impression as...

Nov 18th 7:00 PM - Nov 29th 11:00 PM  | ONLINE ACCESS

DA BREAKFAST KINE CLUB (LIVE STAGE READING)
United States 2020 | 100 min.
HIFF Talk Story | Comedy, Coming of Age

This event is FREE and open to the public. Click on the ticket link below to register. In lieu of admission price, please consider making a cash donation to Corona Care Hawai‘i. An 80s...

Nov 19th 6:00 PM - Nov 19th 7:40 PM  | ONLINE ACCESS

EN ROUTE
United States 2020 | 5 min.
Made in Hawaii Shorts | Action, Documentary, Experimental

A young local youth discovers his passion for fire knife dancing can save him from the hardships of a troubled upbringing.

Nov 5th 10:00 AM - Nov 29th 11:45 PM  | ONLINE ACCESS

Sat, Nov 21 - 5:00PM  Consolidated Mililani

Sun, Nov 29 - 12:01AM  NOV 5 - 29 | ON DEMAND ONLINE

Sun, Nov 29 - 3:00PM  Consolidated Ward

FINDING DOHI
Japan, United States 2020 | 26 min.
Made in Hawaii Shorts | Biography, Documentary, Educational, Family Friendly, History, Social Issues, Women

FINDING DOHI is an intimate portrait of a woman separated by culture, language, and thousands of miles from a family she has never met. 

Nov 5th 10:00 AM - Nov 29th 11:45 PM  | ONLINE ACCESS

Sun, Nov 29 - 12:01AM  NOV 5 - 29 | ON DEMAND ONLINE

HARANA
United States 2020 | 10 min.
Made in Hawaii Shorts | Drama, Romance

Jose, an elderly Filipino man struggles with the decision to put his ailing wife Pacita in a care home for her advancing dementia. 

Nov 5th 10:00 AM - Nov 29th 11:45 PM  | ONLINE ACCESS

Sat, Nov 07 - 2:00PM  Consolidated Ward

Sat, Nov 07 - 5:00PM  Consolidated Ward

Sun, Nov 29 - 12:01AM  NOV 5 - 29 | ON DEMAND ONLINE

Sun, Nov 29 - 2:00PM  Consolidated Ward

HAWAIIAN SOUL
United States 2020 | 19 min.
Pacific Showcase Shorts | Drama

Amidst the 1970s native rights movement, George Helm, a young Hawaiian activist and musician must gain the support of kūpuna (elders) from Maui to aid in protecting the neighboring island of...

Nov 5th 10:00 AM - Nov 29th 11:45 PM  | ONLINE ACCESS

Sun, Nov 22 - 7:00PM  Windward Mall Drive-In

Sun, Nov 29 - 12:01AM  NOV 5 - 29 | ON DEMAND ONLINE

Sun, Nov 29 - 12:01AM  NOV 5 - 29 | ON DEMAND ONLINE

Sun, Nov 29 - 2:30PM  Consolidated Ward

HE WA’A, HE HŌNUA
United States 2020 | 58 min.
Made In Hawaii: Visions of Hōkūleʻa | Educational

AVAILABLE NOV 16 - 29 | WORLD FREE - CLICK LINK BELOW FOR FREE TICKETS A one-hour program that pays tribute to the sweeping cultural renaissance that began in the 1970s and will continue with the...

Nov 16th 10:00 AM - Nov 29th 11:45 PM  | ONLINE ACCESS

HŌKŪLE'A, STAR OF GLADNESS
United States 1975 | 28 min.
Made In Hawaii: Visions of Hōkūleʻa | Documentary

AVAILABLE ONLINE NOV 16 - 29 | WORLD FREE - CLICK LINK BELOW FOR FREE TICKETS Film transfer of "Hōkūleʻa, Star of Gladness," directed by Tip Davis in 1975. This documentary...

Nov 16th 10:00 AM - Nov 29th 11:45 PM  | ONLINE ACCESS

HŌKŪLEʻA: RETURN TO TAHITI
United States 1980 | 25 min.
Made In Hawaii: Visions of Hōkūleʻa | Documentary

AVAILABLE NOV 16 - 29 | WORLD FREE - CLICK LINK BELOW FOR FREE TICKETS This is the story of the final days of the Hōkūleʻa's voyage on its arrival to Tahiti in March 1980 after 32...

Nov 16th 10:00 AM - Nov 29th 11:45 PM  | ONLINE ACCESS

HŌKŪLEʻA: THE PROUD VOYAGE HOME
United States 1987 | 52 min.
Made In Hawaii: Visions of Hōkūleʻa | Documentary

AVAILABLE ONLINE NOV 16 - 29 | WORLD FREE - CLICK LINK BELOW FOR FREE TICKETS This one hour program reviews the 2-year, 16,000 mile journey of the Polynesian Voyaging Society's...

Nov 16th 10:00 AM - Nov 29th 11:45 PM  | ONLINE ACCESS

HULI: KOKUA HAWAII AND THE BEGINNING OF THE REVOLUTIONARY MOVEMENT IN CONTEMPORARY HAWAI'I
United States 2020 | 131 min.
Made in Hawaii | Documentary

Legendary Native Hawaiian activist and political scientist Haunani-Kay Trask traces the beginnings of the Modern Hawaiian Movement back to Kokua Hawaiʻi, a community-based organization that first...

Nov 5th 10:00 AM - Nov 29th 11:45 PM  | ONLINE ACCESS

INDIE ARTISTS: SKATEBOARDING
United States 2020 | 8 min.
Made in Hawaii Shorts | Documentary

INDIE ARTISTS: SKATEBOARDING is a short doc series aimed at showcasing unique individuals who use their journey and hobbies as a way of expression and art. This short introduces us to skateboarder,...

Nov 5th 10:00 AM - Nov 29th 11:45 PM  | ONLINE ACCESS

Sat, Nov 07 - 2:00PM  Consolidated Ward

Sat, Nov 07 - 5:00PM  Consolidated Ward

Sun, Nov 29 - 12:01AM  NOV 5 - 29 | ON DEMAND ONLINE

Sun, Nov 29 - 2:00PM  Consolidated Ward

KA HUAKAʻI: THE JOURNEY TO MERRIE MONARCH
United States 2019 | 46 min.
Made in Hawaii | Documentary

This documentary revolves around three hālau hula (school of hula) as they prepare for their huakaʻi (journey) to the Merrie Monarch Festival, an annual cultural festival that has long been...

Nov 5th 10:00 AM - Nov 29th 11:45 PM  | ONLINE ACCESS

Sun, Nov 29 - 2:30PM  Consolidated Ward

KAMA'ĀINA (CHILD OF THE LAND)
United States 2019 | 17 min.
Made in Hawaii Shorts | Coming of Age, LGBT, Native/Indigenous Peoples

A queer sixteen-year-old girl, Mahina, must navigate life on the streets in Oahu, until she eventually finds refuge at the Pu’uhonua o Wai’anae––Hawaiʻi’s largest...

Nov 5th 10:00 AM - Nov 29th 11:45 PM  | ONLINE ACCESS

Sat, Nov 21 - 5:00PM  Consolidated Mililani

Sun, Nov 29 - 12:01AM  NOV 5 - 29 | ON DEMAND ONLINE

Sun, Nov 29 - 3:00PM  Consolidated Ward

KAPAEMAHU
United States 2020 | 8 min.
Pacific Showcase Shorts | Animation

Kapaemahu reveals the hidden history of four powerful healing stones on Waikiki Beach, and the mysterious spirits within them. 

Nov 5th 10:00 AM - Nov 29th 11:45 PM  | ONLINE ACCESS

Sun, Nov 29 - 12:01AM  NOV 5 - 29 | ON DEMAND ONLINE

Sun, Nov 29 - 12:01AM  NOV 5 - 29 | ON DEMAND ONLINE

Sun, Nov 29 - 2:30PM  Consolidated Ward

KIPUKA - NEW BEGINNINGS
Japan 2020 | 20 min.
Made in Hawaii Shorts | Documentary

“KIPUKA -New Beginnings” is about five abandoned Japanese Cemeteries in Hawaiʻi, and their grave keepers who share the memories, filmed entirely in Hawaiʻi. 

Nov 5th 10:00 AM - Nov 29th 11:45 PM  | ONLINE ACCESS

Sun, Nov 29 - 12:01AM  NOV 5 - 29 | ON DEMAND ONLINE

THE LONGING FADE
United States 2020 | 8 min.
Made in Hawaii Shorts | Drama

A lonely woman struggles with her sense of self and fading memory as she embarks on a journey of closure in this touching story about love, loss, and forgiveness.

Nov 5th 10:00 AM - Nov 29th 11:45 PM  | ONLINE ACCESS

Sat, Nov 07 - 2:00PM  Consolidated Ward

Sat, Nov 07 - 5:00PM  Consolidated Ward

Sun, Nov 29 - 12:01AM  NOV 5 - 29 | ON DEMAND ONLINE

Sun, Nov 29 - 2:00PM  Consolidated Ward

LONGING FOR HAWAI'I
United States 2020 | 21 min.
Made in Hawaii Shorts | Documentary, Educational, History, Politics, Social Issues

In the face of colonial erasure, one ‘ohana’s journey into the past reveals a hidden history about the Lost Kingdom of Hawai‘i and its forgotten heroes. 

Nov 5th 10:00 AM - Nov 29th 11:45 PM  | ONLINE ACCESS

Sun, Nov 29 - 12:01AM  NOV 5 - 29 | ON DEMAND ONLINE

Sun, Nov 29 - 12:01AM  NOV 5 - 29 | ON DEMAND ONLINE

THE MAINLAND
United States 2020 | 19 min.
Made in Hawaii Shorts | Comedy, Drama

The Mainland follows Hawaiian actor, Ikaika, as he navigates the Hollywood politics of ethnic diversity when his small town cousin, Kekoa, unexpectedly shows up on his doorstep. 

Nov 5th 10:00 AM - Nov 29th 11:45 PM  | ONLINE ACCESS

Sat, Nov 07 - 2:00PM  Consolidated Ward

Sat, Nov 07 - 5:00PM  Consolidated Ward

Sun, Nov 29 - 12:01AM  NOV 5 - 29 | ON DEMAND ONLINE

Sun, Nov 29 - 2:00PM  Consolidated Ward

MAUNAKEA: SACRED MOUNTAIN, SACRED CONDUCT
United States 2020 | 11 min.
Made in Hawaii Shorts | Documentary

AVAILABLE ONLINE NOV 5 - 29 | USA INCLUDED PASSES: SUPPORTER | ALL ACCESS | LIMITED ACCESS SELECT THEATER SCREENINGS ALSO AVAILABLE | TICKETS & SCHEDULE BELOW CLICK HERE TO WATCH Q&A...

Nov 5th 10:00 AM - Nov 29th 11:45 PM  | ONLINE ACCESS

Sat, Nov 21 - 5:00PM  Consolidated Mililani

Sun, Nov 29 - 12:01AM  NOV 5 - 29 | ON DEMAND ONLINE

Sun, Nov 29 - 12:01AM  NOV 5 - 29 | ON DEMAND ONLINE

Sun, Nov 29 - 3:00PM  Consolidated Ward

MOANANUIAKEA: ONE OCEAN, ONE PEOPLE, ONE CANOE
United States 2018 | 130 min.
Made In Hawaii: Visions of Hōkūleʻa | Documentary

AVAILABLE ONLINE NOV 16 - 29 | WORLD FREE - CLICK LINK BELOW FOR FREE TICKETS MOANANUIĀKEA: ONE OCEAN. ONE PEOPLE. ONE CANOE. celebrates the historic Worldwide Voyage that connected...

Nov 16th 10:00 AM - Nov 29th 11:45 PM  | ONLINE ACCESS

POI DOG LESSONS
United States 2020 | 2 min.
Made in Hawaii Shorts | Documentary

Disturbed by the racism against Asian Americans during the COVID-19 pandemic, Honolulu Theatre for Youth company actor Maki‘ilei Ishihara taps into her mixed Asian Pacific heritage to...

Nov 5th 10:00 AM - Nov 29th 11:45 PM  | ONLINE ACCESS

Sat, Nov 21 - 5:00PM  Consolidated Mililani

Sun, Nov 29 - 12:01AM  NOV 5 - 29 | ON DEMAND ONLINE

Sun, Nov 29 - 3:00PM  Consolidated Ward

RED HOUSE
United States 2020 | 20 min.
Made in Hawaii Shorts | Drama

Scotty, an addict shunned by his community, is released from prison and goes straight to the beach to test his longtime fear of the ocean.

Nov 5th 10:00 AM - Nov 29th 11:45 PM  | ONLINE ACCESS

Sat, Nov 07 - 2:00PM  Consolidated Ward

Sat, Nov 07 - 5:00PM  Consolidated Ward

Sun, Nov 29 - 12:01AM  NOV 5 - 29 | ON DEMAND ONLINE

Sun, Nov 29 - 2:00PM  Consolidated Ward

STORY GAME
Japan, United States 2020 | 97 min.
Made in Hawaii | Horror, Thriller

Three students on spring break arrive on a remote beach to go camping. Accompanied by an odd park ranger, lured to join with free beer and in true campfire story fashion, they all make a bet to tell...

Nov 5th 10:00 AM - Nov 29th 11:45 PM  | ONLINE ACCESS

Thu, Nov 05 - 8:00PM  Ala Moana Drive-In

Sun, Nov 15 - 5:00PM  Consolidated Olino

Sun, Nov 15 - 8:00PM  Consolidated Olino

WAIKIKI
United States 2020 | 77 min.
Closing Night Film | Social Issues

While working three jobs, Kea struggles to remain financially stable. After a heated argument with her abusive boyfriend, she drives away injuring a bystander with her car. To avoid reporting her...

Nov 25th 10:00 AM - Nov 29th 11:45 PM  | ONLINE ACCESS

Sat, Nov 28 - 2:00PM  Consolidated Ward

Sat, Nov 28 - 5:00PM  Consolidated Ward

Sat, Nov 28 - 8:00PM  Consolidated Ward

WATER LIKE FIRE
United States 2020 | 88 min.
Made in Hawaii | Drama

While Chanel is grieving her parent’s death, she struggles to connect with her drug-addicted brother, Caleb. Despite this, she finds solace in surfing and her friendships. But after Caleb is...

Nov 5th 10:00 AM - Nov 29th 11:45 PM  | ONLINE ACCESS

Sun, Nov 15 - 7:00PM  Varsity Building Drive-In

Sun, Nov 29 - 5:00PM  Consolidated Ward

Sun, Nov 29 - 8:00PM  Consolidated Ward

32 films/events
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