Honolulu Magazine | What To Watch At HIFF

If you haven’t seen it yet, Honolulu Magazine has written a guide to what’s playing at HIFF this year. You can catch a little mention of Aloha Surf Hotel about halfway through. “Other world premieres include: Aloha Surf Hotel,  a new comedy from Maui-based director Stefan Schaefer starring Augie Tulba, just elected to the Honolulu CityContinue reading “Honolulu Magazine | What To Watch At HIFF”

Review | Hawai’i Film Critics Society | Barry Wurst II

We’re honored to have Barry Wurst of Hawai’i Film Critics Society gives his thoughts on Aloha Surf Hotel. http://hifilmcriticssociety.org/aloha-surf-hotel Highlights“This locally made independent film, beautifully shot on Maui by Dan Hersey and flush with local talent, is an underdog comedy with a warm center.” “…a winning performance by Tulba, whose forceful comic persona is wellContinue reading “Review | Hawai’i Film Critics Society | Barry Wurst II”

Stefan Schaefer Interview w/ David Glenn Taylor | The Voyagers Podcast

Our Director, Stefan Schaefer, sits down with David Glenn Taylor and discusses the process of writing a script and then bringing that script to life. DAVID GLENN TAYLOR. Infinitely curious, David has traveled the world and spent considerable time in indigenous communities in Alaska and the American Southwest. He has worked as a creative directorContinue reading “Stefan Schaefer Interview w/ David Glenn Taylor | The Voyagers Podcast”

HIFF | Limited Screening | Consolidated Theaters Mililani

Good news for everyone on O’ahu. Aloha Surf Hotel will be screening at Consolidated Theaters Mililani! Get your tickets through Hawai’i International Film Festival and enjoy 93 minutes of what critics are calling “an underdog comedy with a warm center.” Admission: General $14 Military, Senior, Student, Child $12 BUY TICKETS WHEN: Fri, Nov 20, 2020Continue reading “HIFF | Limited Screening | Consolidated Theaters Mililani”

Maui Watch | A-Ron’s New Movie Reviews

Aron Medeiros gives his review of Aloha Surf for Maui Watch. “Much of what works so well is the comedy written by Schaefer. A lot of his jokes and dialogue is made up of local slang but is still easy enough to understand. Schaefer’s comedy is brilliantly spat out through hilarious one-liners after another, asContinue reading “Maui Watch | A-Ron’s New Movie Reviews”

Brad Starks | Second Assistant Director

How did you end up on the set of Aloha Surf Hotel? I’ve known Stefan ever since I first moved to the island of Maui. I would bump into him at different island film industry events and had followed his work, and I’ve always been a big fan. I would regularly run into him duringContinue reading “Brad Starks | Second Assistant Director”