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Director Alika Tengan’s ‘Every Day in Kaimuki’ accepted to Sundance Film Festival

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    Meet Alika Tengan

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                                Alika Tengan graduated from Castle High School and continued his education at the University of Hawaii at Manoa, where the Academy for Creative Media was a perfect place for him to hone his skills as a writer, director and filmmaker.

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    Alika Tengan graduated from Castle High School and continued his education at the University of Hawaii at Manoa, where the Academy for Creative Media was a perfect place for him to hone his skills as a writer, director and filmmaker.

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                                Naz Kawakami stars in “Every Day In Kaimuki.”

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    Naz Kawakami stars in “Every Day In Kaimuki.”

Alika Tengan saw “Jurassic Park” while he was growing up in Kaneohe. Learning that part of the movie had been filmed only a few miles away shaped the direction of his life — yes, movies could be made in Hawaii. Read more

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