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‘Godzilla’ will trash Waikiki this summer

February 26th, 2014 by Ryan Ozawa · No Comments · Media, Pop Culture

Sci-fi fandom is buzzing with excitement with this week’s release of the official main trailer for yet another “Godzilla” movie. As usual, the film footage featured in the promo is being picked apart scene by scene, and eagle-eyed movie geeks in Hawaii caught a second or two of a scene filmed in Waikiki. At about […]

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‘Catching Fire’ Filming in Hawaii

November 27th, 2012 by Ryan Ozawa · No Comments · Media, Pop Culture, The Web

Production on ‘Catching Fire,’ the sequel to the ‘Hunger Games‘ movie, has moved to Hawaii. While shooting started in Atlanta in September, it’s expected to wrap here in the islands before the end of the year. The first film, based on the bestselling novel, has grossed over $400 million since its release in March, so anticipation is […]

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LOST Locations Tours Upgraded

August 31st, 2010 by Ryan Ozawa · 8 Comments · Hawaii, Lost, Pop Culture, Television

The best “LOST” filming locations tours have gotten even better. Ed Kos of Kos Tours announced today that he has secured access to some new, well-known but well hidden, “LOST” sets. Dubbed “LOST Valley,” the secluded spot includes several iconic structures: The Hydra and its the polar bear cages,  The Orchid (or the “botanical station” it was […]

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“LOST” Filming Update

February 11th, 2010 by Ryan Ozawa · 5 Comments · Hawaii, Lost, Pop Culture, Television

SPOILER ALERT: Though the final chapter of “LOST” is only just beginning to unfold on television, production in Honolulu is rapidly reaching its last few hours. Filming began this week on the 14th of 18 episodes scheduled for Season 6 (the last three of which comprise the finale). From several corners of the island comes […]

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“LOST” at the Marina

January 12th, 2010 by Ryan Ozawa · 6 Comments · Hawaii, Lost, Pop Culture, Television, Video

SPOILER ALERT: It was a big day for the “LOST” crew, setting up at the marina behind the Ilikai Hotel. Early on the agenda was an ambitious stunt, but it took a second try to make a splash.

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“LOST” Connections [Updated]

January 11th, 2010 by Ryan Ozawa · 6 Comments · Lost, Pop Culture, Television, Video

SPOILER ALERT: “LOST” is filming in downtown Honolulu this morning, taking over the entrance of the State Attorney General building on Queen St. And two characters that fans have been eager to see in Season 6 are featured in the street-front scene.

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“LOST” for the Holidays

December 18th, 2009 by Ryan Ozawa · 5 Comments · Hawaii, Lost, Television

SPOILER ALERT: Today is the last day of “LOST” production for the year, with most of the cast and crew taking a break until Jan. 10, 2010. Most of this week, they were working at Police Beach on the North Shore, but there were a few location shoots closer to town. More on those to […]

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“LOST” and the Law

November 17th, 2009 by Ryan Ozawa · 7 Comments · Lost, Pop Culture, Television

SPOILER ALERT: “LOST” turned up in downtown Honolulu today, returning to the old Honolulu Police Station, the historic Walter Murray Gibson building at the corner of Nuuanu and Merchant streets. This location previously played the lockup where Sarah bailed Jack out in the Season 3 premiere, “A Tale of Two Cities.” And it looks like […]

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“LOST” on Location

October 19th, 2009 by Ryan Ozawa · 8 Comments · Hawaii, Lost, Pop Culture, Television

SPOILER ALERT: Times are good for local “LOST” fans, particularly with the full-day “Celebration of ‘LOST’” at the Hawaii International Film Festival on Saturday. Of course, production didn’t stop, and I was also able to check out a few location shoots over the past week. Not surprisingly, the crew continued to roam the island, and […]

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“LOST” on the Block

October 5th, 2009 by Ryan Ozawa · 2 Comments · Hawaii, Lost, Pop Culture, Television

SPOILER ALERT: “LOST” took over a quiet residential street in Waikele this morning. And groggy as I was stopping by on my way to work, I had to do a double-take: the show had been there before.

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