Category: Pop Culture

“LOST” at the Marina

“LOST” at the Marina

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.

“LOST” Connections [Updated]

“LOST” Connections [Updated]

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.

“LOST” Travel Package and Tour

“LOST” Travel Package and Tour

If you’re a “LOST” fan who has been contemplating a visit to “The Island” in January to celebrate the sixth and final season of the show, now is the time to take the leap. Local officials have yet to confirm the advance screening of the “LOST” season premiere at a...

“LOST” Season 5 DVD Release Tomorrow

“LOST” Season 5 DVD Release Tomorrow

It’s hardly news to any hardcore “LOST” fan in North America, but tomorrow brings the long-awaited release of the Season 5 DVDs from Buena Vista Home Entertainment. (And some people who ordered online have actually received their shipments a day early.) As I blogged last month, a series of “sneak...

Kalaheo Grad on “FlashForward”

Kalaheo Grad on “FlashForward”

“Flashforward” is a new show on ABC, a sci-fi drama that the network is pushing very hard on fans of “LOST.” My wife and I have been watching it, and finally enjoying it after a very wobbly start. Last night, the tenth episode of “Flashforward” aired, and while it was...

“LOST” Season 5 DVDs Coming Dec. 8 [Updated]

“LOST” Season 5 DVDs Coming Dec. 8 [Updated]

Of all the seasons of “LOST” we’ve had so far, the fifth is perhaps the most deserving of careful scrutiny and repeated viewings. So Tuesday, Dec. 8 is a date many fans have circled on their calendars. That’s the U.S. release date of the Season 5 DVDs (lucky fans in...

“LOST” on the Case [Updated]

“LOST” on the Case [Updated]

SPOILER ALERT: “LOST” is filming today near Hawaii Pacific University in downtown Honolulu today. Thanks to an email alert widely circulated among HPU staff and students, and a post from an HPU account on Twitter, fans had ample notice to head over to check out the filming.

“LOST” Underway

“LOST” Underway

SPOILER ALERT: This morning, local blogger Vernon Brown was attending a shipmate’s re-enlistment ceremony at Pearl Harbor when he spotted the “LOST” crew setting up for a shoot. He posted the news to Twitter, along with a few pictures. Meanwhile, long-time lostspotter Eric, who works at Pearl Harbor, sent in...

“LOST” and the Law

“LOST” and the Law

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...

“LOST” on the Menu

“LOST” on the Menu

SPOILER ALERT: Many “LOST” fans visit Honolulu in the hopes of coming across a location shoot or two, particularly now as the series films its final season. And sometimes, even when staying in the tourist mecca of Waikiki, some fans don’t have to look much further than out the window...

“LOST” at Home [Updated]

“LOST” at Home [Updated]

SPOILER ALERT: An early morning Twitter post from local social media star Russ (a.k.a. @ParkRat) revealed the tell-tale presence of production trailers near Kahala Mall. It was a modest, mostly interior shoot, so there were few details. But those few details are still worth pondering.

“LOST” in Familiar Territory

“LOST” in Familiar Territory

SPOILER ALERT: The first “LOST” location shoots of the month were staged in familiar territory. Today’s reports are brief, but hopefully worth sharing on this rainy Monday. Also: Photos!

“LOST” in Late October

“LOST” in Late October

SPOILER ALERT: Leading into Halloween, it’s been relatively quiet for “LOST” production. Most of the work took place behind closed doors at the Hawaii Film Studio. But a couple of visiting fans stumbled across the crew at work at location shoots that bookend the week, and passed along brief reports.

“LOST” on Location

“LOST” on Location

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...

“Dirty Jobs” Returns to Hawaii

“Dirty Jobs” Returns to Hawaii

Mike Rowe, the host of the Discovery Channel’s “Dirty Jobs,” was in Honolulu in July, taking a turn as a window washer dangling from the 45-story One Waterfront Towers (as captured above by my friend Blaine Fergerstrom). According to a promo attached to tonight’s season premiere, the episode will air...

“LOST” Encounter

“LOST” Encounter

SPOILER ALERT: Sometimes it seems as if “LOST” can only be found at the far end of the Earth (or, at least, the far end of the island). But sometimes, “LOST” comes to you. I rolled into work this morning to find the production crew setting up for a location...

“LOST” on the Block

“LOST” on the Block

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.

“LOST” on Saturday [Updated]

“LOST” on Saturday [Updated]

SPOILER ALERT: In years past, the “LOST” filming schedule would stretch to six days a week only occasionally, and usually as days run out toward the winter break or the season finale. But things for this final season seems to be especially intense, as we’ve already seen a few Saturday...

“LOST” in the Valley

“LOST” in the Valley

SPOILER ALERT: The “LOST” production crew returned to familiar territory today, setting up base camp in Manoa Valley and shooting deep in the jungle near Paradise Park. This same area was used to film the Hydra Station exteriors, but now the forest was home to another familiar structure: The Temple....

“LOST” Seen and Heard

“LOST” Seen and Heard

SPOILER ALERT: Work on the sixth and final season of “LOST” continues here in Honolulu. Thanks to some eagle-eagle eyed fans (and one friend with a good ear), here are some new photos from recent shoots and a brief note about filming that took place today on the Hawaii Film...