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And the winner is … Kauai, if 'Descendants' scores Oscar

By Rosemarie Bernardo

~~<p>Kauai residents say they expect a big boost in tourists if the critically acclaimed movie &quot;The Descendants&quot; is a winner Sunday in the 84th annual Academy Awards.</p>
<p>Businesses already report increases in visitor and resident interest and traffic driven by the movie featuring actor George Clooney &mdash; whose character, Matt King, is the conflicted scion of a land-rich kamaaina family &mdash; because people want to visit the places where the movie was filmed on the Garden Island.</p>
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Kauai residents say they expect a big boost in tourists if the critically acclaimed movie "The Descendants" is a winner Sunday in the 84th annual Academy Awards.

Businesses already report increases in visitor and resident interest and traffic driven by the movie featuring actor George Clooney — whose character, Matt King, is the conflicted scion of a land-rich kamaaina family — because people want to visit the places where the movie was filmed on the Garden Island. Login for more...



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