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HIFF, HIFF, Hooray!

| March 15, 2012 | Parties

THE PARTY The Governor’s Reception, a highlight of the Hawaii International Film Festival, honored the fest’s outstanding filmmakers and documentarians. THE PLAYERS Chuck Boller, Peter Shaindlin, John Geppert, Lt. Gov. Brian Schatz, Tamlyn Tomita, Ruslan Pak, Prashant Bhargava, Adam Pesce THE SCENE An eclectic crowd of local and international film stars, directors, organizers and others were on hand to mingle and support the evening’s award recipients. Guests were also treated to a delectable spread of Chinese cuisine. BEST IN SHOW Patang received the Halekulani Golden Orchid Award for Narrative Feature, while Splinters garnered the Halekulani Golden Orchid Award for Documentary Feature. The NETPAC Award went to Hanaan. Photos by Elliot Takane


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