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Akakū Mobile Youth Journalism (YBEAM) Announces the Summer Session Dates for 2018

Akakū Mobile Youth Journalism (YBEAM) Announces the Summer Session Dates for 2018 –June 5th – July 7th – Two Sessions – 12 openings Kahului, Hawaii: Akakū is Mauiʻs only non-profit TV Station providing mobile video training for Maui Nui youth. Youth Broadband Education Awareness Mentoring (YBEAM) offers youth 12 – 18 years the opportunity to become…

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Akakū Upstairs Presents: Matthew Thayer, Photojournalist / Author –

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Matthew Thayer has been a photojournalist at the Maui News for 38 years and still going strong. He’s had his eye on daily life here on Maui including local sports, community activities and special events around the island. He has also reported on bell-weather events like the “miracle landing” of Aloha Airlines Flight 243 and the end of commercial sugar cane on Maui.

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Akakū Upstairs Presents: Film Screening of “Tibetan Illusion Destroyer” in 3D with Filmmaker Tom Vendetti 3/8/18

Join us for the screening of Emmy award-winning filmmaker, Tom Vendetti’s “Tibetan Illusion Destroyer” in 3D. Filmed in Tibet and Nepal over two years, the film documents an ancient Tibetan ceremony that creates awareness of the illusions that cause human suffering. The festival originated in Tibet and is still performed in an authentic colorful ceremony…

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Akakū Upstairs is on Summer Break…See YOU in September!

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During the month of August we will take some time off to restructure our Akakū Upstairs Thursday Salon Series. Since February 22, 2017 we have completed 22 media salons. Our guests hosts have included Producers, Writers, Directors, Storytellers, mainly those with Media expertise. We will continue our Media salons while adding hands-on Workshops that will…

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