“The Descendants,” “Aloha Buddha” and “Tsuyako” were this year’s fan favorites.
Festival delegates and supporters gathered for a party at Sam Choy’s Breakfast Lunch & Crab.
The final day of this year’s festival is marked by a sold-out screening of “The Descendants.”
A promising documentary about the late Brazilian Formula One race driver.
A touching yet raucous Australian film about a dog that affected the lives of many.
A rather superficial musical about the Los Angeles drag queen ballroom scene.
Free options abound today at HIFF.
“Dragon” falls short of being the must-watch epic that it aspires to be. It’s hamstrung by the story.
“Saigon Electric” tells the story of modern day Vietnamese youth.
A quirky but educational documentary about a native Alaskan in the fish trade.
The final weekend of this year’s festival kicks off with plenty of choices.
HIFF staffers share their picks for films screening on Thursday, Oct. 20.
True fans of the legendary reggae artist won’t want to miss the archival footage found in this documentary.
The documentary details a fascinating history of Buddhism in Hawaii.
The entertaining feature offers a condensed look of contemporary social ills facing Japan.
The winning films in three HIFF categories were announced during a ceremony at Washington Place.
Dance, surf and food are the topics of today’s favorite films, as chosen by HIFF staffers.
An orphan tries to find happiness in 1940s post-war Japan.
The Hawaii Film Festival at Regal Dole Cannery on Monday, Oct. 17.
“HIFF showcase with Vilcek” at Halekulani on Monday, Oct. 17.
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