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Catching Up With ‘KULEANA’ Star Kristina Anapau

The Big Island’s own local actress, Kristina Anapau, returned home on Saturday, March 3, to present an acting and producing workshop at the Hilo Palace Theater.

Catching Up With Local Actress Kristina Anapau

The 2016 Big Island Film Festival held at the Fairmont Orchid was attended by the most participants ever with 58 films shown as well as celebrity salutes and receptions for Bellamy Young and Michael Gross. This year, 2011 Golden Honu Award Recipient and Hawaii Islands own actress Kristina Anapau (“True Blood”, “Black Swan”) made a […]

A Special Message to Hawaii Residents From True Blood Star and Big Island Native Kristina Anapau

Big Island native Kristina Anapau has a special message for all of us: [youtube=http://youtu.be/pYU9uJhymk0] Please go to http://4g4hope.modernluxury.com/hawaii-anapau/ to vote now!

Kristina Anapau, Maurella on “True Blood”, Participates in the 4G4HOPE Competition

Former Big Island resident and actress Kristina Anapau, known for her role as faerie Maurella on True Blood, is competing against three fellow Hawaiian celebrities to snare $10,000 in a competition run by Verizon Wireless and Modern Luxury Hawaii. Also participating are Hawaiian natives surfer Jamie O’Brien, artist Heather Brown, and musician Jake Shimabukuro. Anapau, […]

Local Girl Kristina Anapau on Last Night’s True Blood – Who is the Father of Maurella’s Baby?

I’ve gotten a chance to become friends with Kristina Anapau over the last couple years and she let me in on a secret last year that she was going to be in the final episode of last years True Blood television series. Yesterday, I noticed a lot of folks visiting that post for some reason […]

Local Girl Kristina Anapau in “The Stndrd” Magazine

The national magazine The Stndrd has hit the bookshelves at Barnes and Nobles across the mainland today and inside of it is an article by Big Island actress Kristina Anapau. I had the opportunity to interview Kristina at the 2011 Big Island Film Festival and at the time I found out that she would be […]

2012 Big Island Film Festival Begins Next Week – Interview with 2011 Celebrity Guest Kristina Anapau

The 2012 Big Island Film Festival begins next week and at last years festival I had the opportunity to meet and interview local girl Kristina Anapau (Black Swan, True Blood, Sightings, Blackjack etc). Unfortunately this year she Kristina was supposed to be in Cannes this week and next week, however, she is stuck in Los […]

Maurella Meets Pele – Going on a Lava Tour with Kristina Anapau and Lava Ocean Adventure Tours

Local “True Blood” celebrity Kristina Anapau has been back on the Big Island during this holiday season and she has been getting a chance to do more stuff on the island now that she has more then a few days on the island. The other day she had the opportunity to go check out the […]

Celebrate With a Local “True Blood” Celebrity… Kristina Anapau to Make Appearance at Hawaii County Magic of Christmas

The Magic of Christmas has been happening this past week at the Hawaii County Council building from 8 am to 8 pm each day with entertainment happening in the evenings. Tonight’s entertainment will be provided by the Andrew Stevens Group at 5, followed by Yisa Var at 6 and rounding the night out will be […]

Latest True Blood Cast Member Kristina Anapau to Present Workshop at UH Hilo Sunday

The Big Island Film office and the University of Hawaii at Hilo Performing Arts Department have teamed up to bring local girl Kristina Anapau home for a one-day acting workshop covering the business of film and television. The workshop will be held this Sunday, October 9th from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm at UH Hilo. […]

Big Island Girl Kristina Anapau in TONIGHT’S TRUE BLOOD Episode… “Maurella”

Well I’ve known for quite sometime now that local girl Kristina Anapau would be starring in tonight’s episode of “TRUE BLOOD” the popular HBO vampire series that has capture folks imaginations through out the entire world. I swore to Kristina that I wouldn’t tell anyone and I thought for a second that Tiffany Edwards Hunt […]

Local Girl Kristina Anapau Clears Rumor About Michelle Rodriguez in “Sighting”

Last May at the Big Island Film Festival I had the opportunity to meet and interview local girl turned Hollywood movie star Kristina Anapau. Well she has been keeping busy this year since filming The Swan with Natalie Portman. According to IMDB she has had roles in the following films of late and they are […]

“Reception and Salute” to Local Girl Kristina Anapau at the Big Island Film Festival

Tonight there was a “Reception and Salute” to local girl Kristina Anapau at Monstera Noodles & Sushi at The Shops at Mauna Lani where she was presented with the Golden Honu Award for Acting at the Big Island Film Festival. She is a very nice young lady and most folks that I have talked to […]

Local Girl Kristina Anapau to Receive Golden Honu Award for Acting at Big Island Film Festival Tonight

Today is the third day of the 2011 Big Island Film Festival that has been going on at the Fairmont Orchid and Mauna Lani Resorts properties. Tonight there will be a “Reception and Salute” to local girl Kristina Anapau at Monstera Noodles & Sushi at The Shops at Mauna Lani where she will be presented […]

Long-Awaited ‘KULEANA’ Opens Today

The award-winning film KULEANA began its statewide theatrical release on Friday, March 30, 2018, at Regal and Consolidated Theaters throughout Hawai‘i.

Award-Winning ‘Kuleana’ to Open on Big Island March 30

The award-winning film KULEANA will begin its statewide theatrical release on Friday, March 30, at Regal and Consolidated Theaters throughout Hawai‘i.

Acting and Producing Workshop with ‘True Blood’ Star

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Hilo Native Stars in ‘Kuleana’ at HIFF

Kuleana, directed by Brian Kohne, is the opening-night movie at the Hawaii International Film Festival kick-off in Hilo on Thursday, Nov. 16, 2017, at 7 p.m. at the Palace Theater. Kristina Anapau (True Blood, Black Swan), one of the film’s stars and executive producers, is a Hilo-native, now living and working in Hollywood. The film also stars Stefan […]

’KULEANA’ Wins Best of Fest at the Guam International Film Festival

‘KULEANA’ was honored with a fourth top festival award taking home “Best OF Fest” in the Guam International Film Festival on October 1. In June the motion pictured was honored as “Audience Choice” in the Maui Film Festival, where it screened outdoors for a record 3,100 viewers. Then in August the mystery/drama earned another “Audience […]

‘KULEANA’ Wins Audience Choice Narrative Feature in its North American Premier

‘KULEANA’ added another top prize to its growing list of successes with an “Audience Choice Narrative Feature” award in its second film festival screening; this time in Texas at the 23rd annual San Antonio Film Festival. In ‘KULEANA’, set on Maui in 1971, a disabled Vietnam vet rediscovers the Hawaiian warrior within to protect his […]