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Sunday, January 18, 2015

Film and Television Industry Spent $223 Million in Hawaii in 2014

According to Donne Dawson, the Hawaii Film Commissioner, the film and television industry spent a total of $223 million in productions in 2014.  This is a slight decrease from the $228 million that was spent in 2013 or the $245.6 million that was spent in 2012.  Dawson commented, "I don't think there's a way to explain (the drop), really.  We did have a project that was slated for 2014 that pushed to 2015. If it hadn't, the figure would have been significantly higher. These things happen for a variety of reasons. It's the nature of the industry."  Dawson added that she does not anticipate much growth in spending in 2015.

Source: Honolulu Star Advertiser, 1-18-2015,
Posted by Jeff Uyemura-Reyes, Principal Broker, REALTOR®
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