Filmmakers have been coming to film here since 1918. Approximately 150 productions, both big and small, come to experience Hawai‘i Island every year. Credits have included features, television shows, documentaries, commercials and print productions from around the world.
Experience Hawai‘i Island
With the diversity of landscapes, people, and growing infrastructure, Hawai‘i Island is a world class filmmaking canvas for your story!
Filming on the Island
Come be our guest! Experience professionalism with the spirit of Aloha. Contact the Hawai‘i Island Film Office to find out what Team Aloha can do for you!
Living & Working on the Island
Hawai‘i Island has the fastest growing population in the island chain. Bring the whole family and experience a quality of life where your kids can enjoy top rated schools, enjoy a beautiful commute to set (or just wherever you’re going), and you can surf, dive or hike on your days off!
The Hawai‘i Island Film Office is here to help productions understand and navigate the cultural and environmental sensitivities. Help us keep Hawai‘i Island such a special place.
Time Zones & Proximity
Where EAST meets WEST: Hawai‘i Island is located conveniently between the Western & Eastern Hemispheres allowing you to easily communicate and commute between Los Angeles, Beijing, and even Sydney!
Hawai‘i Island is a premiere destination for film, television, commercials, and print productions from around the world. Hawai‘i Island has almost every climate zone within a short drive from world class hotels, a 25% tax incentive, fantastic crew, a state of the art studio with advanced connectivity through private fiber! Come experience Hawai‘i Island!
"Some of my deepest inspiration has come while living and writing on Hawai‘i Island. I am thrilled that some of those projects will soon be filmed there with the same inspiration."
"Hawai‘i is like no other place I can think of. Great weather, diverse locations, the spirit of Aloha...It's a no brainer for filmmakers. I consider it my second home."
Need help finding the perfect location?
We’d love to help you find the ideal spot to film your next legend.
Give us a shout and we’ll help.