Olelo Community Media

Community Update

14th of August 2018

‘Ōlelo Receives National Recognition

In an effort to build capacity for the future, ‘Ōlelo’s Communications Department produces promotional videos ranging from client Empower Stories to  promotional spots  to behind-the-scenes mini documentaries.  Additionally, signature programs like the Island Focus and Live at the Legislature series are produced to showcase inspiring community leaders and the impact their work has on our island state. The […]

13th of August 2018

A Dungeon Master in Master Control

Meet Gabe Killhour.  He is one of five technicians in ‘Ōlelo Community Media’s Playback Department.  He responsible for physically transmitting every program that comes through our doors from our facility in Māpunapuna to your television.  A Playback Technician’s job is no walk in the park.  Surrounded by a sea of computers, converters, tape decks, hard drives, […]

3rd of July 2018

Prince Lot 2018

The 41st Annual Prince Lot Hula Festival will be airing on ‘Ōlelo channel 53 on the following dates/times: Prince Lot Hula Festival 2018 – Part 1 8/22/2018 6:00 PM 8/23/2018 10:00 PM 8/29/2018 4:30 PM 8/31/2018 8:00 AM   Prince Lot Hula Festival 2018 – Part 2 8/22/2018 8:00 PM 8/24/2018 10:00 PM 8/30/2018 8:00 AM […]

29th of June 2018

The IME Invitation

An answer to the increased demand from teachers to integrate media into their classrooms, our Innovative Media for Educators Program (IME) is the newest addition to ‘Ōlelo’s Youth Initiatives. IME provides educators with media resources, technologies, training, and professional development opportunities for little to no cost. In return, participants gain access to state-of-the-art video equipment, […]

18th of June 2018

Redirection Through Volunteering

The smiling faces of the women you see in the above photo are of a very unique crop of production volunteers who assist ‘Ōlelo in shooting community events.  These women volunteering under a special partnership between ‘Ōlelo and the Women’s Community Correctional Center (WCCC). The women of WCCC have trained on various formats of media production and have […]

29th of May 2018

Team ‘Ōlelo in the Charity Walk 2018

On Saturday, May 19, ‘Ōlelo Community Media participated in the 40th Annual Visitor Industry Charity Walk. The Charity Walk began at Ala Moana Park’s McCoy Pavilion, continued on Ala Moana Boulevard and along the Ala Wai Promenade, then down Kalakaua Avenue heading into Waikiki, turning around on Paoakalani Street. The walk then proceeded along the makai […]

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 […]