Author Archives: Steve Okino

Co-Producer/Director/Writer of “Holding Fast The Dream”

Upcoming PBS Hawai‘i broadcast 0

PBS Hawai‘i (KHET/KMEB on O‘ahu and Maui) will once again broadcast Holding Fast The Dream on Thursday, July 14th at 8:30 pm, with an encore at 11:00 pm. Please be sure to tune in, set your DVR, or purchase the DVD with exclusive extras!

DVD of “Holding Fast The Dream” now available 0

Purchase the DVD of “Holding Fast The Dream,” with extras including extended interviews with experts featured in the film, and additional profiles of leading African American individuals in Hawai‘i. Cost is $24.95 plus shipping; order securely online from CreateSpace here.

PBS Hawai‘i Premiere 0

PBS Hawai‘i will present “Holding Fast The Dream” on Thursday, March 31 at 8:30pm, with an encore presentation later that evening at 11:00pm. Save the date, and/or set your DVRs and TIVOs!

Community groups present “Holding Fast The Dream” 0

(From a news release issued by the Hawai‘i NAACP:)

In commemoration of Black History Month, Hawaii’s African American Community Organizations will present the film “Holding Fast The Dream” Hawaii’s African American Experience on February 26, 2011 at 5 p.m. at Leeward Community College Theatre.

Why This Film: Barack Obama Explains 0

Senator Barack Obama kicked off his stay in Hawai‘i on August 8 with a public event at Keehi Lagoon Beach Park in Honolulu. In his remarks, he explained what Hawai‘i has given to him as he campaigns for President–an explanation that aptly describes the reason why we’re producing Holding Fast The Dream. [flv:obama-hawaii.mp4 obama-hawaii.jpg 400 [...]