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Seriously don’t-miss films coming up at HIFF

Sponsored Fall. A time for football, family, festivities … and films! The Hawaii International Film Festival presented by Halekulani runs from Nov. 7 to 17 on Oahu and as always, local film fans will have an abundant choice of cinematic…

Pride celebrations, HIFF, chocolate and coffee fests and more

Sponsored Fall is synonymous with back to school, but that doesn't mean the fun has to stop. Scroll down to check out what’s coming up across the Hawaiian Islands this fall. Events range from a Pride celebration and film festivals…

Foodie films, Super CW and more coming to HIFF Spring Showcase

Films that make you laugh, cry and hungry for fried chicken, cheese and soba — there's a lot packed into the Hawaii International Film Festival's April 5-14 Spring Showcase. Think 30 movies from 13 countries, including hits from the film…

How to navigate 187 movies at HIFF 2018

Sponsored 2018 has been a particularly strong year for film and once again, the Hawaii International Film Festival presented by Halekulani has done a terrific job of presenting the best the world has to offer. By all means, pore through…

Win tickets to HIFF's opening night movie 'Shadow'

Sponsored We're giving away a pair of tickets (value $28 total) to the opening night film "Shadow" which is on Thursday, Nov. 8 at 8 p.m. To enter the giveaway, simply complete the entry form below. By entering the giveaway,…

Tons of eye candy: Top picks at HIFF's spring showcase

Although the HIFF Spring Showcase presented by Halekulani doesn’t feature as many films as the Fall festival, it can still be tough to choose which films to catch, especially with just 10 days to watch them. Here are our favorite…

HIFF foodie film review: ‘Jimami Tofu’

“Jimami Tofu” has all the elements that I love in a foodie film: good food, characters who are passionate about food, and relationships that occur around food. That's why I couldn't figure out why I initially had a hard time…

Cheat sheet: 12 must-see films at HIFF

Got popcorn? The 37th edition of the Hawaii International Film Festival presented by Halekulani begins tomorrow and runs through Nov. 12 at the Regal Dole Cannery Stadium 16. And I know I say this every year, but man, the film…

Drool, ramen lovers: ‘Tampopo’ is playing at HIFF

There are many who take their food far too seriously. I admit to doing that on occasion myself. “Tampopo,” which makes a return engagement at the Hawaii International Film Festival, exposes the ridiculousness behind the many food fetishes we have.…

Film fans, spring into HIFF with our top picks

The 2017 HIFF Spring Showcase presented by Halekulani kicks off this Friday, March 31st and as always, there are way too many quality films to catch. So here are our picks for what we’re most excited to catch on the…

HIFF review: Foodie films you don’t want to miss

For many, the Hawaii International Film Festival is not only known for great films, it is also synonymous with great food. This year, HIFF features a pair of foodie films that should not be missed. It would be best to…

Hong Kong stars Cheng Pei Pei and Simon Yam coming to HIFF

Sponsored Not only does the Hawaii International Film Festival bring the best of global cinema to local audiences, it also brings in well-known filmmakers and stars. Film fans have have mingled with the likes of Oh Ji Ho, Daniel Henney…

HIFF is coming: 15 top picks + Win tickets to opening night

Sponsored The 36th annual Hawaii International Film Festival runs Nov. 3-13 and as always, there’s a great and varied selection of amazing films from Asia, the Pacific, North America and Europe. How do you pick what to see out of…

HIFF Spring Showcase Preview

Tired of all the monotonous predictability of mainstream Hollywood cinema? Well, you’re in luck because the Hawaii International Film Festival Spring Showcase runs tomorrow, April 2, through April 10 at Dole Theaters and as always, offers up a great variety…

Win tickets to HIFF – ‘Seoul Searching’

We really enjoyed the Korean coming-of-age flick “Seoul Searching” — so much so that we feel that you should get to see it, too. Fans of John Hughes classics such as “The Breakfast Club” and “Sixteen Candles” will surely appreciate…