FilmUSA Contact: Jim Michaels
Creative Industries Division / Hawaii Film Office
250 South Hotel Street
Honolulu, HI 96813
Phone: 808 586-2364
Fax: 808 587-3388
Here is a list of local Film Offices
Incentives & Rebates
Film Office Incentives Website
What are the different "types" of incentives?
Point-of-Sale Tax Waivers: No Applicable. Hawaii has an Excise Tax which is discounted in its rebate program.
Hotel Tax Refund: Yes. Also, Hawaii allows production to claim the full cost of the hotel, including any transient accommodation taxes paid.
Any rebate considerations for out-of-state crew and/or cast? Case-by-Case
Are 'Pass-Through' purchases and/or rentals allowed? No
Fees for Local Services?
Police and Fire: Yes
Filming Permits: Yes, depends on city or municipality
State Owned or Managed Property: Yes, depends on area
Local Crew Directory
Number of full local Union crews: 3 to 5
Number of full local Non-Union crews: 1+
Equipment and Services
Local Vendor Guide
Are there In-state Equipment vendor options for...
Grip and Electric? Yes
Camera and Sound? Yes
Transportation Equipment? Yes
Prop and Set Dressing rental? Yes
Wardrobe Rental? Yes
Sound Stage facilities? Yes
Post Production facilities? Yes
Film / Sound Lab? No
List of Film Labs in the United States
Find local green vendors in this state
Closest out-of-state vendors and crew: Los Angeles
Additional In-State Assets
Additional Information from the Film Commission
With generous incentives, stunning locations and five supportive film commissions,Hawaii stands ready to assist producers.
Right to Work Status
Is this a "Right-to-Work" state? No
What does "Right-to-Work" mean?
Wikipedia: State page
Child Labor Laws
State Labor Information for Minors
See also: TBD
State Tax Reciprocal Agreements with: No other states
What are Reciprocal Agreements?
Major Airports: Honolulu and Maui
Film Office Links: Gallery | Locations Library
Additional Sources: ReelScout
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