Honolulu Film Awards

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Honolulu Film Awards
Location Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii
Country United States
Official website honolulufilmawards.com

The Honolulu Film Awards (HFA) are international film awards granted to independent films in Honolulu, Oahu, Hawaii, United States.[1] In 2011, James Cunningham was named Best Director for his work on Das Tub.[2] This win was one of more than thirty international awards won by students of Media Design School in 2011 alone,[3] and two of the school's short films have won double accolades at the Honolulu Film Awards.[4] Anjan Das' Banshiwala won the Feature Film Gold Kahuna award in 2011.[5] The Hunatics, a film set on Maui, won a Gold Kahuna award in 2011 as well,[6] as did Rideshare, the first feature film to be recorded entirely on iPhones.[7] Strong Bodies Fight, a documentary film about the Bengal Bouts, also won a Honolulu Film Award in 2011.[8] Antonio Padovan's Perry St won the Gold Kahuna award one year.[9] In 2012, eight documentary films were given Aloha Accolade awards.[10]


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  6. ^ "Roseville Woman Nominated for Global Ebook Award". Rocklin & Roseville Today. February 4, 2013. Retrieved February 25, 2013. 
  7. ^ "'Rideshare' first feature film shot entirely on the iPhone". Film News. February 21, 2013. Retrieved February 25, 2013. 
  8. ^ Michael Zuidema (June 14, 2011). "Catholic Central graduate makes documentary about Notre Dame boxers' trip to Bangladesh". The Grand Rapids Press. Retrieved February 25, 2013. 
  9. ^ Taylor Van Arsdale (September 5, 2011). "Bringing a new form of dynamics to the Everyman story". WestsideToday.com. Retrieved February 25, 2013. 
  10. ^ Broderick Fox. "The Skin I'm In Wins Aloha Accolade Award". The Skin I'm In. Retrieved February 25, 2013.