by Barry Wurst | Jan 4, 2023 | Arts & Entertainment
David L. Cunningham’s “The Wind and the Reckoning” is a Hawai‘i-based historical drama that, while traveling the 2022 festival circuit, has won best feature awards from the Boston and San Diego film festivals. Yes, it’s that good.
by Barry Wurst | Sep 14, 2021 | Arts & Entertainment
Jason Scott Lee has a film career that spans 30 years that showcases his startling versatility, athleticism, and willingness to take risks. Lee’s latest projects include playing the father to Peyton Elizabeth Lee’s title character of “Doogie Kamealoha, M.D.,” the new Disney+ TV series based on “Doogie Howser, M.D.” He spoke with Maui Times about those projects, his thoughts on Bruce Lee, while telling some great stories from “Rapa Nui,” “Map of the Human Heart,” and “Picture Bride.”
by Grace Maeda | Sep 14, 2021 | Arts & Entertainment
Unlike previous roles, Mapuana Makia infused her experiences of growing up on Maui to her character on the new Disney+ TV series “Doogie Kamealoha, M.D.” Makia, stars as Noelani Nakayama, who she describes as “a vivacious, kolohe, niele, smart, local Hawaiian girl that is just doing her best and respects Doogie a hell of a lot.”