Location/Culture Reports

Culture Report – Hawaii

TV shows and miniseries that have been filmed in Hawaii include Baywatch, The Brady Bunch, Celebrity Mole, Charlie’s Angels, China Beach, ER, Fantasy Island, Hawaii Five-O, Lost, Magnum PI, The Thorn Birds, and War and Remembrance. Movies that have been filmed in Hawaii include Along Came Polly, The Big Bounce, Blue Hawaii, The Caine Mutiny, Die Another Day, George of the Jungle, Gidget Goes Hawaiian, Girls! Girls! Girls!, Hawaii, Honeymoon in Vegas, Jurassic Park, The Lost World –Jurassic Park, Jurassic Park III, Jurassic Park IV, King Kong (1976), Mister Roberts, The Old Man and the Sea, Paradise Hawaiian Style, Pearl Harbor, Planet of the Apes (2001), Punch-Drunk Love, Raiders of the Lost Arc, South Pacific, and a Very Brady Sequel.

Books written about Hawaii include From Here to Eternity, by James Jones; Hotel Honolulu, Paul Theroux; Captain Cook, A Legacy Under Fire, Vanessa Collingridge; Captain James Cook, Richard Hough; Tales of the South Seas, Robert Louis Stevenson, I Myself Have Seen It, The Myth of Hawaii, Susanna Moore; Quiet Odyssey, A Pioneer Korean Woman in America, Mary Paik Lee; and, of course, Hawaii by James Michener.