The National Park Service is producing new Visitor Center films for the following sites on the Island of Hawaiʻi: 1) Puʻuhonua o Hōnaunau National Historical Park; 2) Kaloko-‐Honokōhau National Historical Park; 3) Puʻukoholā Heiau National Historic Site; and 4) Ala Kahakai National Historic Trail.
Told from the native Hawaiian perspective, the inspirational films will tell rich stories of Hawaiiʻs past, from 300 A.D to the age of Kamehameha (1790). To bring the stories of these sacred places to life, the Park Service will recreate key historical events and lifestyle scenes.
- King Kamehameha I , age 30-35
- Keōua Kū’ahu‘ula, age 30-35
- 8-12 Hawaiian Warriors, ages 18-30
- 3-6 Kūpuna (men, women –ages 50+) to portray Aliʻi and High Priests
- 2-3 Children (ages 10-13)
- 2 English Sailors (approximately 30 years old)
Must be physically fit. Acting experience not required. Knowledge of Hawaiian language is a plus. Accepted applicants will receive compensation, meals, and possible dormitory accommodations.
The film shoot will occur over 6 consecutive days on location at the west side Parks and Trail in May 2017
TO APPLY –DEADLINE: FEBRUARY 15, 2017 Submit email to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Subject Line: NATIONAL PARKS FILMS. Please attach 2 photos (wide body shot, face close up), height/weight, and a short paragraph that conveys your passion for Hawaiian history and culture. If unable to email, send via USPS to: Rae Godden, Kaloko-‐Honokōhau National Historical Park, 73-‐4786 Kanalani St, 14, Kailua-‐Kona, HI 96740.
You will be contacted if you are selected for further review.
QUESTIONS? Call Jackie Pualani Johnson: (808) 937-‐6600.