Olelo Community Media

Community Update

30th of April 2018

‘Ōlelo Gives Back To Our Educators

In an effort to further strengthen our island voices and advance community engagement through innovative media, ‘Ōlelo began an equipment donation program, awarding discontinued equipment to various schools on the island associated with our Youth Xchange E³ initiative .   We donated our equipment as evenly and fairly as we could to each of the schools based […]


28th of March 2018

No Channel Slam – The Conclusion

Great news!  The Department of Commerce and Consumer Affairs (DCCA) just issued Decision and Order 372 (D&O 372) to keep all Hawai‘i community access linear channels in their current locations on Spectrum until 2036.  Under D&O 372, “PEG Programming Channel locations/designations shall not be changed, relocated, or altered without the prior written approval of the […]


7th of March 2018

The Adventures of Team Soullenz

By Kekoa Graham Meet the Wife/Husband team of Erica McMillan and Ronen Zilberman.  They have both selflessly volunteered with ʻŌlelo on many occasions and are dedicated to showcasing the hidden talents in their community.  Before engaging in the Kaimukī Media Center’s Basic Production class in October of 2016, Ronen and Erica were busy raising their 5 […]


6th of February 2018

Lead Trainers’ Big Finale

Bittersweetness filled the air in February as Media Service Associates and Basic Production lead trainers Deron (Kaimukī) and Corinne (Māpunapuna) finished off their last classes at their respective home bases. Deron will be taking on the position of Editor at Māpunapuna, supporting the vast post production needs of the organization.   Corinne will be migrating to the […]


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 […]