Blu-ray Release: The Hawaiians

Blu-ray Release Date: Feb. 16, 2016
Price: Blu-ray $29.95
Studio: Twilight Time

Beginning 40 years after the events depicted in the 1966 film Hawaii (also from Twilight Time), The Hawaiians (1970) offers new generations of Hawaiians, Americans, and newly arrived Asians, all dealing with the rapidly changing world of their island paradise. Chief among these are Whip Hoxworth (Charlton Heston, The Ten Commandments), a renegade plantation owner who introduces the pineapple to the island economy and has a complicated personal life; and Nyuk Tsin (Tina Chen) and Mun Ki (Mako, Conan the Destroyer), Chinese indentured servants who must face a series of terrible tribulations.

HAWAIIANS Big_optThe Hawaiians is ably directed by Tom Gries (Will Penny) and gorgeously photographed by Lucien Ballard (Breakheart Pass) and Phillip H. Lathrop (The Driver).

Special features on Twilight Time’s Blu-ray of the drama is an isolated score track featuring the music of Henry Mancini and an original theatrical trailer

As supplier Twilight Time prints up only 3,000 copies of each title, be sure to head over to the Twilight Time site or that of distributor Screen Archives NOW so you can put in your prebook order!

About Laurence

Founder and editor Laurence Lerman saw Alfred Hitchcock’s North by Northwest when he was 13 years old and that’s all it took. He has been writing about film and video for more than a quarter of a century for magazines, anthologies, websites and most recently, Video Business magazine, where he served as the Reviews Editor for 15 years.