Consolidated Theatres: Batman (Gold Pele Award Winner)
Consolidated Theatres: Batman (Gold Pele Award Winner)
Hawaii Visitors and Convention Bureau: Let Hawaii Happen, Kauai (Telly Award, Gold Pele Award Winner)
Hawaii Visitors and Convention Bureau: Let Hawaii Happen, Kauai (Telly Award, Gold Pele Award Winner)
Kamehameha Schools: Our Kakaako WiFi Launch (Gold Pele Award Winner)
Kamehameha Schools: Our Kakaako WiFi Launch (Gold Pele Award Winner)
Consolidated 100: Daryl & Vai (cinema trailer, written & directed by, featured on "Creativity" Online)
Consolidated 100: Daryl & Vai (cinema trailer, written & directed by, featured on "Creativity" Online)
Consolidated Theatres: Aliens (Gold Pele Award Winner)
Consolidated Theatres: Aliens (Gold Pele Award Winner)
Consolidated Theatres: The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift (Silver National Addy Award, Gold Pele, AIGA Hawaii's 5-0 Award)
Consolidated Theatres: The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift (Silver National Addy Award, Gold Pele, AIGA Hawaii's 5-0 Award)
Hawaii Visitors and Convention Bureau: Let Hawaii Happen, Maui (Telly Award, Gold Pele Award Winner)
Hawaii Visitors and Convention Bureau: Let Hawaii Happen, Maui (Telly Award, Gold Pele Award Winner)
Hawaii Visitors and Convention Bureau: Let Hawaii Happen, @chelseakauai
Hawaii Visitors and Convention Bureau: Let Hawaii Happen, @chelseakauai
Hawaii Visitors and Convention Bureau: Let Hawaii Happen, Oahu (Telly Award, Gold Pele Award Winner)
Hawaii Visitors and Convention Bureau: Let Hawaii Happen, Oahu (Telly Award, Gold Pele Award Winner)
Consolidated 100: Boxes (written & directed by)
Consolidated 100: Boxes (written & directed by)
Consolidated Theatres: Memories (written & directed by)
Consolidated Theatres: Memories (written & directed by)
First Insurance Company of Hawaii: Faux Hawaii Home Remodeling Cover
First Insurance Company of Hawaii: Faux Hawaii Home Remodeling Cover
Piggy Smalls: The Notorious P.I.G.S (written & directed by)
Piggy Smalls: The Notorious P.I.G.S (written & directed by)
Kamehameha Schools: Our Kakaako WiFi Launch (Gold Pele Award Winner)
Kamehameha Schools: Our Kakaako WiFi Launch (Gold Pele Award Winner)
Hospice Hawaii: It's Funny Where Life Takes You
Hospice Hawaii: It's Funny Where Life Takes You
Oakland A's: Chardonnay
Oakland A's: Chardonnay
Hele Gas: Birth
Hele Gas: Birth
McDonald's Hawaii: Shaka (Silver Pele Award Winner)
McDonald's Hawaii: Shaka (Silver Pele Award Winner)
Our Kakaako: Meet Our Makers, Wooden Wave (Bronze Pele Award Winner)
Our Kakaako: Meet Our Makers, Wooden Wave (Bronze Pele Award Winner)
Future Shop: "I Love You" (Gold Caddy Award Winner)
Future Shop: "I Love You" (Gold Caddy Award Winner)
Major League Baseball: "Ride Home" (featured in Creativity Magazine)
Major League Baseball: "Ride Home" (featured in Creativity Magazine)
Hawaii Visitors and Convention Bureau: Let Hawaii Happen, Hawaii Island
Hawaii Visitors and Convention Bureau: Let Hawaii Happen, Hawaii Island
Hawaii Visitors and Convention Bureau: Let Hawaii Happen, Maui
Hawaii Visitors and Convention Bureau: Let Hawaii Happen, Maui
Hawaii Visitors and Convention Bureau: Let Hawaii Happen, Oahu
Hawaii Visitors and Convention Bureau: Let Hawaii Happen, Oahu
Olino Theatre: Launch (written & directed by)
Olino Theatre: Launch (written & directed by)
Consolidated Theatres: Epic
Consolidated Theatres: Epic
Consolidated Theatres: Drama
Consolidated Theatres: Drama
McDonald's Hawaii: Flavor Ninja
McDonald's Hawaii: Flavor Ninja
Senator Brian Schatz: 4 Page Action Guide Cover
Senator Brian Schatz: 4 Page Action Guide Cover
Hawaiian Telcom: Always On Launch (Gold Pele Award Winner)
Hawaiian Telcom: Always On Launch (Gold Pele Award Winner)
Hawaiian Telcom: Always On 2 (Silver Pele Award Winner)
Hawaiian Telcom: Always On 2 (Silver Pele Award Winner)
Hawaiian Telcom: Always On 3 (Silver Pele Award Winner)
Hawaiian Telcom: Always On 3 (Silver Pele Award Winner)
Maui Visitors Bureau: Let Hawaii Happen
Maui Visitors Bureau: Let Hawaii Happen
Maui Visitors Bureau: Let Hawaii Happen
Maui Visitors Bureau: Let Hawaii Happen
Maui Visitors Bureau: Let Hawaii Happen
Maui Visitors Bureau: Let Hawaii Happen
Kamehameha Schools: Our Kakaako Master Plan Lego Model
Kamehameha Schools: Our Kakaako Master Plan Lego Model
Aloha Beer: Spread the Aloha (Bronze Pele Award Winner)
Aloha Beer: Spread the Aloha (Bronze Pele Award Winner)
DK Books: Whiskey
DK Books: Whiskey
DK Books: Star Wars
DK Books: Star Wars
DK Books: Rock and Gem
DK Books: Rock and Gem
Hawaii Visitors and Convention Bureau: Stories of Hawaii, Manta Rays (Platinum Adrian Award)
Hawaii Visitors and Convention Bureau: Stories of Hawaii, Manta Rays (Platinum Adrian Award)
Hawaii Visitors and Convention Bureau: Stories of Hawaii, Pearl Harbor (Platinum Adrian Award)
Hawaii Visitors and Convention Bureau: Stories of Hawaii, Pearl Harbor (Platinum Adrian Award)
Hawaii Visitors and Convention Bureau: Monster
Hawaii Visitors and Convention Bureau: Monster
Fox Sports: Eagles vs. Giants
Fox Sports: Eagles vs. Giants
Consolidated Theatres: Predator
Consolidated Theatres: Predator
Consolidated Theatres: Say Anything
Consolidated Theatres: Say Anything
Consolidated Theatres: Grease (Silver Pele Award Winner)
Consolidated Theatres: Grease (Silver Pele Award Winner)
Consolidated Theatres: Top Gun/Indiana Jones
Consolidated Theatres: Top Gun/Indiana Jones
Hawaiian Telcom: NASDAQ Board in Times Square, NYC
Hawaiian Telcom: NASDAQ Board in Times Square, NYC
AT&T: Billboard outside Safeco Field, Seattle
AT&T: Billboard outside Safeco Field, Seattle
The UPS Store: Shakers
The UPS Store: Shakers
Salt at Our Kakaako: Kale
Salt at Our Kakaako: Kale
Salt at Our Kakaako: Namaste
Salt at Our Kakaako: Namaste
Salt at Our Kakaako: Lazy Sundays
Salt at Our Kakaako: Lazy Sundays
Pele Awards: One Day
Pele Awards: One Day
Pele Awards: Ugly
Pele Awards: Ugly
Pele Awards: Glamorous
Pele Awards: Glamorous
Pele Awards: Client
Pele Awards: Client
2013 Pele Awards: "Street Fight" Opening Event Video
2013 Pele Awards: "Street Fight" Opening Event Video
MVNP: Hawaii Five-O Thank You
MVNP: Hawaii Five-O Thank You
Consolidated Theatres: Batman (Gold Pele Award Winner)
Consolidated Theatres: Batman (Gold Pele Award Winner)
Hawaii Visitors and Convention Bureau: Let Hawaii Happen, Kauai (Telly Award, Gold Pele Award Winner)
Kamehameha Schools: Our Kakaako WiFi Launch (Gold Pele Award Winner)
Kamehameha Schools: Our Kakaako WiFi Launch (Gold Pele Award Winner)
Consolidated 100: Daryl & Vai (cinema trailer, written & directed by, featured on "Creativity" Online)
Consolidated Theatres: Aliens (Gold Pele Award Winner)
Consolidated Theatres: Aliens (Gold Pele Award Winner)
Consolidated Theatres: The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift (Silver National Addy Award, Gold Pele, AIGA Hawaii's 5-0 Award)
Consolidated Theatres: The Fast and the Furious: Tokyo Drift (Silver National Addy Award, Gold Pele, AIGA Hawaii's 5-0 Award)
Hawaii Visitors and Convention Bureau: Let Hawaii Happen, Maui (Telly Award, Gold Pele Award Winner)
Hawaii Visitors and Convention Bureau: Let Hawaii Happen, @chelseakauai
Hawaii Visitors and Convention Bureau: Let Hawaii Happen, @chelseakauai
Hawaii Visitors and Convention Bureau: Let Hawaii Happen, Oahu (Telly Award, Gold Pele Award Winner)
Consolidated 100: Boxes (written & directed by)
Consolidated Theatres: Memories (written & directed by)
First Insurance Company of Hawaii: Faux Hawaii Home Remodeling Cover
First Insurance Company of Hawaii: Faux Hawaii Home Remodeling Cover
Piggy Smalls: The Notorious P.I.G.S (written & directed by)
Kamehameha Schools: Our Kakaako WiFi Launch (Gold Pele Award Winner)
Kamehameha Schools: Our Kakaako WiFi Launch (Gold Pele Award Winner)
Hospice Hawaii: It's Funny Where Life Takes You
Hospice Hawaii: It's Funny Where Life Takes YouAt first, I was hesitant to work with Hospice Hawaii. It's a heavy responsibility to meet and interview a man who's approaching the end of his life. Then I met Jim. A veteran of three wars in his first life, an artist in his second, a writer in his third. Warm, curious and sharp as a razor. It was an honor to meet him and I'm grateful I was able to tell his remarkable story:“It’s funny where life takes you.”The first thing you notice about Jim Abts are his eyes.At 94 years old, his body is frail, but there’s a curiosity in his eyes that burns bright.These are the eyes of a man who has seen amazing things. As an officer in World War II, the Korean War and Vietnam. Later, as a cartoonist, whose painstakingly, stippled caricatures graced Hawaii’s political pages. Finally, as an author, who published a deeply personal novel about the Battle of Bataan.Jim sits comfortably in a black leather chair in his charming home in a quiet, gated neighborhood in Hawaii Kai. He’s surrounded by mementos of a life well-lived. Framed photos of signed artwork. Wooden knick-knacks and ceramics from foreign lands. Colorful fabrics with exotic patterns draped over rich, wooden chests filled with treasures.While his voice waivers when he talks, it’s clear he’s a natural story teller. Jim tells us that he’s color blind. Pat, his wife of 70 years, says his socks are always wrong. He shares the story of how he passed the Army’s vision test. The “string test,” forced him to distinguish between colored strings of yarn. How did he pass? He simply copied the guy in front of him. He laughs and his voice becomes strong with swagger again.Born in Nebraska during the Great Depression, Jim’s path has led him around the globe. Under the command of General MacArthur he fought from Australia through New Guinea. He’s lived and worked in Panama, the Philippines, Japan and New York City. When asked his favorite place in all his travels, he answers matter-of-factly…“Hawaii.”He remembers when the land his house was built on was a pig farm, long before statehood. Last week, Jim and Pat celebrated their 70th anniversary here. And although his five living children are spread throughout the mainland, they visit constantly. This is where Jim chooses to be at the end of his incredible life. A year ago, his oncologist diagnosed him with colon cancer. The cancer had spread to his liver. Surgery was not an option. For a man who has lived many lives, facing death wasn’t easy.But Jim wasn’t ready to stop living yet. He wanted to make art. He wanted to spend time with his family. He wanted to explore his new passion for Japanese woodblock prints. His doctor recommended Hospice Hawaii. Now an entire team is dedicated to Jim’s care. Candice, a social worker from Hospice Hawaii makes regular visits to his home. Candice gives Pat invaluable support and gives Jim an eager friend to talk to. Now Jim lives comfortably in the home that he loves, doing what he loves, and will continue to do so for as long as he can.As a veteran of three wars, Jim would be the first tell you that he’s not a hero. But his life feels like something out of a movie. He’s worked as a soldier and an artist. He’s lived as an academic and an adventurer. He’s traveled to the ends of the earth to find his happy ending. And after a long, amazing journey, he’s finally made it home."
Oakland A's: Chardonnay
Oakland A's: Chardonnay
Hele Gas: Birth
McDonald's Hawaii: Shaka (Silver Pele Award Winner)
McDonald's Hawaii: Shaka (Silver Pele Award Winner)
Our Kakaako: Meet Our Makers, Wooden Wave (Bronze Pele Award Winner)
Future Shop: "I Love You" (Gold Caddy Award Winner)
Major League Baseball: "Ride Home" (featured in Creativity Magazine)
Hawaii Visitors and Convention Bureau: Let Hawaii Happen, Hawaii Island
Hawaii Visitors and Convention Bureau: Let Hawaii Happen, Hawaii Island
Hawaii Visitors and Convention Bureau: Let Hawaii Happen, Maui
Hawaii Visitors and Convention Bureau: Let Hawaii Happen, Maui
Hawaii Visitors and Convention Bureau: Let Hawaii Happen, Oahu
Hawaii Visitors and Convention Bureau: Let Hawaii Happen, Oahu
Olino Theatre: Launch (written & directed by)
Consolidated Theatres: Epic
Consolidated Theatres: Epic
Consolidated Theatres: Drama
Consolidated Theatres: Drama
McDonald's Hawaii: Flavor Ninja
Senator Brian Schatz: 4 Page Action Guide Cover
Senator Brian Schatz: 4 Page Action Guide Cover
Hawaiian Telcom: Always On Launch (Gold Pele Award Winner)
Hawaiian Telcom: Always On 2 (Silver Pele Award Winner)
Hawaiian Telcom: Always On 3 (Silver Pele Award Winner)
Maui Visitors Bureau: Let Hawaii Happen
Maui Visitors Bureau: Let Hawaii Happen
Maui Visitors Bureau: Let Hawaii Happen
Maui Visitors Bureau: Let Hawaii Happen
Maui Visitors Bureau: Let Hawaii Happen
Maui Visitors Bureau: Let Hawaii Happen
Kamehameha Schools: Our Kakaako Master Plan Lego Model
Kamehameha Schools: Our Kakaako Master Plan Lego Model
Aloha Beer: Spread the Aloha (Bronze Pele Award Winner)
DK Books: Whiskey
DK Books: Whiskey
DK Books: Star Wars
DK Books: Star Wars
DK Books: Rock and Gem
DK Books: Rock and Gem
Hawaii Visitors and Convention Bureau: Stories of Hawaii, Manta Rays (Platinum Adrian Award)
Hawaii Visitors and Convention Bureau: Stories of Hawaii, Pearl Harbor (Platinum Adrian Award)
Hawaii Visitors and Convention Bureau: Monster
Hawaii Visitors and Convention Bureau: Monster
Fox Sports: Eagles vs. Giants
Fox Sports: Eagles vs. Giants
Consolidated Theatres: Predator
Consolidated Theatres: Predator
Consolidated Theatres: Say Anything
Consolidated Theatres: Say Anything
Consolidated Theatres: Grease (Silver Pele Award Winner)
Consolidated Theatres: Grease (Silver Pele Award Winner)
Consolidated Theatres: Top Gun/Indiana Jones
Consolidated Theatres: Top Gun/Indiana Jones
Hawaiian Telcom: NASDAQ Board in Times Square, NYC
AT&T: Billboard outside Safeco Field, Seattle
AT&T: Billboard outside Safeco Field, Seattle
The UPS Store: Shakers
Salt at Our Kakaako: Kale
Salt at Our Kakaako: Kale
Salt at Our Kakaako: Namaste
Salt at Our Kakaako: Namaste
Salt at Our Kakaako: Lazy Sundays
Salt at Our Kakaako: Lazy Sundays
Pele Awards: One Day
Pele Awards: Ugly
Pele Awards: Ugly
Pele Awards: Glamorous
Pele Awards: Glamorous
Pele Awards: Client
Pele Awards: Client
2013 Pele Awards: "Street Fight" Opening Event Video
MVNP: Hawaii Five-O Thank You
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