A Message of Sorrow From the Director of “Get A Job” on Friend and Cast Member Charles Ka’upu

It is with great sadness I share the loss of friend and cast member Charles Ka’upu.

Brian Kohne with Kumu Charles Ka'upu.

Many of you who were on set day-one will remember the special blessing of the project he performed – I was so moved and comforted by his words in those moments that despite the obstacles we were to face, all apprehension and fear in me was alleviated. His presence and divinity was felt throughout the production, and I for one will never forget being moved, entertained, and comforted by this great Hawaiian through the years.
He also performed the most amazing and magical blessing of Malama Pono Productions in 2005 A “Dedicated To The Memory…” message and photo will be created and placed at the end of “Get A Job,” so that in our own small way the production will keep alive his memory, and honor his deep contribution to our movie.
We will post additional information on the Get a Job Facebook page with respect to further honoring of Charles Ka’upu, who forever will remain alive in our hearts and minds, and onscreen with a special poignant brilliance.
Charles, we love you…
Brian Kohne

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