South Seas Cinema: The 1960s

Film Historian Matthew Locey shares his favorite movies from the golden age of Hollywood – the 1960s! 1960s BLUE HAWAIʽI (1961) PARAMOUNT Classic Elvis Presley hip swing filmed on Kauaʽi and Oʽahu. Film made a couple of hapa-haole (English lyrics with...

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South Seas Cinema: The 1950s

Film Historian Matthew Locey shares his favorite movies from the golden age of Hollywood – the 1950s! ALL THE BROTHERS WERE VALIANT (1953) MGM Robert Taylor, Stewart Granger, Ann Blyth and Betta St. John in South Seas adventure/drama. Whaling brothers,...

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South Seas Cinema: The 1940s

Film Historian Matthew Locey shares his favorite movies from the golden age of Hollywood – the 1940s! ADVENTURES OF MARTIN EDEN, THE (1942) COLUMBIA Semi-autobiographical account of writer Jack London as a crew member of a Pacific cargo ship with a...

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2018 Theme: South Seas Cinema

If you can't travel to a tropical paradise, at least you can watch it on the big screen and imagine you are there. Like Tiki bars, Hollywood recreated an environment of the South Seas for the similar purpose of allowing the landlocked urbanite to escape...

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South Seas Cinema: The 1930s

Film Historian Matthew Locey shares his favorite movies from the golden age of Hollywood - the 1930s! BIRD OF PARADISE (1932) RKO PICS. (Pictured above) An American visitor falls for chief's daughter with Dolores del Rio and Joel McCrea, Brown painted,...

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About Tiki Oasis

Tiki Oasis is the largest and longest-running festival in the world for lovers of Island lifestyle and purveyors of Polynesian Pop. Thursday night opens at the historic Bali Hai. Friday – Sunday at the Crowne Plaza offers daytime events such as DJs, 100+ vendors, educational seminars, car show, and tropical cocktails by the pool.