Summer Surf Celebration Film Fest on May 29

Presented by WCC's Hawai‘i Ocean Education Academy

Windward Community College
Bonnie J Beatson, (808) 235-7374
Windward Community College
Ian Masterson, 235-7331
HOEA Coordinator, Career & Community Educationn
Posted: May 14, 2014

One of two films at Summer Surf Celebration Film Fest
One of two films at Summer Surf Celebration Film Fest

Windward Community College will host the first-ever Summer Surf Celebration Film Fest on Thursday, May 29, 2014 from 5:00–9:00 p.m. featuring “A Deeper Shade of Blue” cultural surf film by Jack McCoy, Volcom’s latest film “True to This,” and an opening reception including a blessing and introduction to the WCC Hawai‘i Ocean Education Academy.

The Summer Surf Celebration Film Fest will take place at Palikū Theatre on the Windward Community College campus with ample parking, and is free and open to the public. The event’s purpose is to encourage ocean education and learn about opportunities for careers in boating, ocean recreation and safety.

5:00 p.m.   Reception and pūpū by He‘eia Pier General Store & Deli in Palikū Theatre foyer with music by Gabe Jameson.

5:30 p.m.   Blessing by Liko Hoe
6:00 p.m.   Theatre doors open

6:15 p.m.   Opening Remarks by Ian Akahi Masterson

6:30 p.m.   Movies Begin –“True to This” (30 min.) and “A Deeper Shade of Blue” (90 min.)

This event is sponsored by the Office of Career and Community Education at WCC, New World Distribution, Volcom Stone, Chuck Boller (Hawaii International Film Festival), Kū‘au Rescue, Quiksilver, Hawaiian Water Patrol, and He‘eia Pier General Store & Deli.

The WCC Hawai‘i Ocean Education Academy provides education and training in ocean recreation and safety activities that benefit the visitor industries, as well as the ocean recreation communities in Hawai‘i and beyond, by creating dynamic partnerships with community members and ocean industry organizations.

For more information, go online to or contact Hawaii Ocean Education Academy coordinator Ian Akahi Masterson at 235-7331 or

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