Kaui Hart Hemmings

10½ questions: Kaui Hart Hemmings

Photo courtesy of Kaui Hart Hemmings It’s hard to believe this is only the beginning for Kaui Hart Hemmings. Her critically acclaimed first novel, “The Descendants,” was adapted into an Oscar-winning film directed by Alexander Payne. She walked on the…

So glad Clooney didn’t bus’ Pidgin

I was a little surprised “The Descendants” won Best Motion Picture in the drama category in Sunday’s 69th annual Golden Globes.The movie, based on the novel written by Kaui Hart Hemmings, beat out “Hugo,” “The Ides of March,” “The Help,”…

An amazing HIFF comes to an end

Another awesome HIFF has come to an end, and it was truly a marathon 11 days for me. The thing that really wore me out this year were the number of events. There was an event virtually every night of…

HIFF: ‘The Descendants’ screening

During the past few weeks, the most sought after ticket in town has been for the HIFF premiere of “The Descendants,” starring George Clooney. Although I came to Sunday’s screening simply to take photos outside the theater, I was fortunate…