Olelo Community Media

Community Update

19th of July 2017

Fantastic 4

The thousands of hours of programming on our channels are submitted by local producers.  Your neighbors.  People like you and me.   Far right – That’s (22 year producer) Molesi Sagapolutele who creates programs for the Samoan and Tongan community.  He brings stories from Samoa to his community here, as well as videotapes several of […]


13th of July 2017

After School Specials

‘Ōlelo’s Youth Xchange E3 (Empower, Equip, Engage) after school media program is full of young producers eager to engage with the community through media. Throughout the course, students get hands on experience with the entire production process including organizing a script, operating cameras, editing footage, interviewing subjects  on camera, and working with a crew.  Take […]


12th of July 2017

Fashion In Full Force – “Goodwill Goes Glam!”

Enjoy one of Hawaii’s most fashionable events of the season, the sixth annual Goodwill Goes GLAM! Fashion Show. This year’s show is produced by talented artist and fashion designer Kaypee Soh. Drawing his fashion mastery from his experiences in London, Canada, New York and Hawaii and his own line of fashion and home décor, Soh […]


Prince Lot Hula Festival 2017

The 40th anniversary of the Prince Lot Hula Festival. the largest non-competitive hula exhibition in Hawai‘i takes place this year at ‘Iolani Palace where Prince Lot Kapuāiwa maintained his official residence.  The festival showcases twenty of Hawai‘i’s finest hālau hula (hula groups) over the festival weekend.  It is presented by Moanalua Gardens Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to […]


29th of June 2017

2017 Summer Kahea Recap

Waipahu On June 28, 2017, the Waipahu Community Media Center hosted a Lighting & Audio Workshop and Kahea.  Dedicated producers and volunteers experienced hands-on mentoring from Community Media Associates William Nakao and Justin Kuwamura.  Waipahu CMC Manager Neal Rivera then moderated the kahea with ono food and topical company updates.  He also presented Michiko Lacar […]


8th of June 2017

101st Annual King Kamehameha Day Parade

Please join us for the 101st Annual King Kamehameha Celebration Floral Parade  on June 10, 2017 at 9:00am LIVE on ‘Ōlelo channel 53 (on Oceanic Cable and Hawaiian Telcom) and channel 1053 (in HD on Hawaiian Telcom)!


24th of March 2017

Focus In On ‘Ōlelo’s Newest Series

Meet the people who drive Hawaii’s island community forward on Island Focus. Island Focus is a monthly half-hour television series produced by ‘Ōlelo Community Media as a community service. The show features exclusive interviews with members of our government, business, education, and community sectors who talk about their passions, what’s new, and what impact they’ve […]


14 Years of YXC

Now entering its fifteenth year, the Youth Xchange Student Video Competition is the State’s largest and it continues to grow. This year’s 904 entries was quite an accomplishment, but even more impressive was the depth and breadth of the messaging behind each entry. Together with our presenting sponsor, SONY Corporation of Hawaii, we want to […]


To Boldly Go Where No Man Has Gone Before

Are you a Sci-Fi fan? If you are, then a new series on ‘Ōlelo may be just what you are looking for. The Last Outpost Hawaii Presents is a new TV series on ‘Ōlelo produced locally by Stacey Bow for fans of comics, science fiction, gaming and cosplay. Join the crew as they explore the […]


A Gift from the ‘Namgis First Nation

Members of the ‘Namgis First Nation shared their version of Aloha this past week as they gifted ‘Ōlelo an intricate tribal relic. We are so honored to not only learn about the history of the ‘Namgis, but to also be part of broadcasting their story.