Olelo Community Media

Community Update

23rd of January 2018

Youth Capitol Commentary 2018

YOUTH CAPITOL COMMENTARY is held at the State Capitol on opening day of the legislature where student video crews interview lawmakers and community members. Those interviews are then aired on our cable channels and Internet platforms. On Wednesday, January 17, ‘Ōlelo brought dozens of students to the State Capitol again to conduct interviews.  The complete line-up […]


4th of January 2018

Farewell FCP7

For those of you who haven’t quite completed your transition to Final Cut Pro X, we want to let you know that, beginning in February, Final Cut Pro 7 will not be available on ‘Ōlelo workstations. At that time we will begin performing Operating System upgrades on all Community Media Center workstations that will render […]


2nd of January 2018

Winter Kahea Recap

Happy New Year and mahalo to all of our dedicated clients, producers, and volunteers for creating wonderful programs and memories in 2017.  Keeping with tradition, a handful of our Community Media Centers located across the island of O’ahu hosted a Kahea at their respective locations, celebrating the year’s end.  Below are the epic group photos […]


8th of December 2017

“You Crew” Television Commercial

On Thursday, November 9, our advertising agency, Core Group One, Inc. together with Kinetic Productions spent a day in the sun at Foster Gardens to film a new ‘Ōlelo commercial. And here is how we made it: Look for it airing on KGMB, the ‘Ōlelo channels, and Spectrum Cable.    


5th of December 2017

DVD & Overnight Bin Announcement


1st of December 2017

“Hello, my Brother/Sister!”

If you visit the Waipahu CMC on any random day, youʻll probably notice a kindly old Filipino man on Computer 3 engrossed in editing.  When he notices you, he will surely shake your hand and loudly exclaim, “Hello my Brother/Sister!”  Meet Artemio Lacar.  Although he is 79 years old, Artemio is one of Waipahuʻs longest […]


How to Shoot A Dance Concert

Anne Selby of the Kaimuki CMC covered a HUGE performance this week with volunteers Abeth Insong, Jared Kinikini, and Khalil Lono. The event was a production of Sleeping Beauty by Castle Dance Ensemble at Castle Performing Arts Center, directed by Kelly Wadlegger. Earlier, Anne led a pre-production training on how to properly shoot a dance concert. In order […]


21st of November 2017

CSA Update and New Lost and Found Policy

Aloha Clients and Volunteers! ‘Ōlelo’s Client Services Agreement (CSA) has changed. The complete revised CSA can be reviewed here.  Of particular note is our new Lost and Found policy (see below).  In summary, items abandoned at any of our facilities will be discarded after 30 days.  Please visit your nearest Community Media Center soon and pick up any items you […]


15th of November 2017

A Carnival at Māpunapuna

On November 4, 2017, ‘Ōlelo hosted our annual Volunteer Appreciation Party. The carnival theme drew in over 100 attendees.  Technology vendors such as Sony, JVC, Newtek, Litepanels, Gemini, and Vinten offered live demonstrations of their products.  A handful of legacy volunteers were gifted with an exclusive coin to thank them for all their hard work […]


7th of November 2017

‘Ōlelo Celebrates Free Speech Week

The week of October 16, 2017 was National Free Speech Week. To celebrate,’Ōlelo Community Media hosted “Mocktails & Manapua at Māpunapuna”, a Pau Hana event bringing volunteers, clients, and community members (including legendary newswoman Linda Coble and Senator Will Espero) together on Friday, October 22 (which coincidentally was National Community Media Day).  Besides the camaraderie, mocktails, […]