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Fri, 05/18/2018 - 09:36

Please note that the film entitled Devatha, produced by Edo Natasha and Quantae Love, shooting in and around Honolulu, Hawaii is not signatory to any SAG-AFTRA agreement. The Producers have not executed a minimum basic agreement with SAG-AFTRA in spite of outreach from union staff to company representatives.

Start: 04/26/2018 - 7:00pm
End: 04/26/2018 - 10:00pm

Method Acting is the most misunderstood acting technique in the world. The Method has been called everything from brilliant to dangerous, but there's a reason it’s being used daily on film sets around the world, by actors like Christian Bale, Cate Blanchett, Adrien Brody, Nicolas Cage, Angelina Jolie, Robert De Niro, Johnny Depp, Leonardo DiCaprio, Jane Fonda, Hilary Swank, Tom Hanks and many more.

Start: 04/13/2018 - 5:00pm
End: 04/13/2018 - 7:00pm

The SAG-AFTRA Hawai’i Local invites you, plus one guest, to a free panel, Q&A and reception co-presented by the Hawai’i Local, SAG-AFTRA National Asian Pacific American Media Committee and SAG-AFTRA National Women’s Committee. Talk Story: Asian Pacific Islander Women in Film and Television will be a great discussion with filmmakers, journalists, actors and casting directors about Asian and Pacific Islander women in film and television who are championing diverse and inclusive storytelling, performance and more.

Wed, 03/28/2018 - 11:35

The Hawaii State AFL-CIO is sponsoring the National Association of Letter Carriers’ (NALC) Food Drive in partnership with our sister unions. We volunteered last year and once again, they are seeking volunteers to sort the donated food. Volunteers are needed on May 12 from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. This time will be divided into two shifts, you can choose one or both shifts.


Start: 03/29/2018 - 9:30am
End: 03/29/2018 - 11:30am

Aloha Hawaii Local Members!

The Hawaii Local will be hosting a member Meet and Greet event on Kauai Island on Thursday, March 29. Please join us for light breakfast goodies on the Kauai Community College Campus Creative Lab. This event is open to all Hawaii SAG-AFTRA members.

When: 9:30 – 11:30 a.m., Thursday, March 29

Where: Kauai Community College Campus
Creative Lab, Art Bldg. Room 103
3-1901 Kaumualii Hwy
Lihue, HI 96766

Start: 02/22/2018 - 10:30am
End: 02/22/2018 - 12:30pm

Join us for a special webinar event brought to you by the SAG-AFTRA #AdsGoUnion campaign. Shaan Sharma and Jolene Kay will be sharing everything you need to know in order to successfully pursue a commercial and on-camera acting career. 

Hawaii Local members will be able to join remotely using their own computer. Once you RSVP, you will be provided the details on how to participate in this webinar.

When: 10:30 a.m. HST, Thursday, Feb. 22

Start: 02/06/2018 - 1:00pm
End: 02/06/2018 - 2:00pm

The 2018 Hawaii Legislative Session is well underway, and there may be communications in the coming weeks asking the membership to consider submitting testimony on bills that directly affect our members and the film/TV/digital media industry. 

The Hawaii Local will be hosting an online informational session for those interested in learning more about the Hawaii Legislative process. 

When: 1-2 p.m., Tuesday, Feb. 6

Start: 02/13/2018 - 7:00pm
End: 02/13/2018 - 9:00pm

The acting technique called the “Psychological Gesture” is an acting tool developed by Russian actor, director and teacher, Michael Chekhov. So how did this nearly 100-year-old technique become the hottest “new” acting technique in Hollywood today? This technique has been found to be especially valuable for use on camera and is now being used on TV and film sets around the world and by many great actors including Jack Nicholson, Anthony Hopkins, Johnny Depp and others.

Start: 01/27/2018 - 10:15am
End: 01/27/2018 - 1:15pm

SAG-AFTRA Hawaii is excited to announce the launch of our first Scene to Screen Hawaii event. Scene to Screen Hawaii is a table-reading series that will provide local Hawaii filmmakers an opportunity to hear their production-ready scripts read by the best professional performers in Hawaii, SAG-AFTRA actors.

The screenplay is a supernatural thriller set in Japan and Hawaii. Talk Story Productions needs 10 active SAG-AFTRA member volunteers able to portray characters ages 18 to 70.

When: 10:15 a.m. – 1:15 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 27.
Lunch will be included.