Daniel Dae Kim
Through his portrayal of Jin Soo Kwon on the hit TV series, “LOST” and Chin Ho Kelly on the CBS series “Hawaii Five-0,” actor Daniel Dae Kim continues to deliver acclaimed and multifaceted, stereotype-shattering breakthrough characters as an Actor, Producer and Director. From stage to screen, his memorable performances have entertained and captivated audiences around the world. From community to global initiatives, Daniel is using his artistic platform to raise awareness for what really matters.
In addition to his career onscreen, Kim recently expanded his industry work to include development and producing. In January of 2014, he signed a first-look development deal with CBS Television Studios, the first of its kind with an Asian American actor. With his new company, 3AD, he and his team are currently creating original content for both television and film.
Though he spends time in Los Angeles and New York, Mr. Kim spends most of the year in Hawaii for CBS and his philanthropic community work.
Grace Park is beloved by audiences for her starring role on the critically acclaimed series Battlestar Galactica, in which she played not one, but two leading roles. Her performance garnered her a place in TV Guide's "100 Most Memorable Moments in TV History,” in the series named one of television's best by Rolling Stone, TV Guide, The New York Times Magazine, Entertainment Weekly and Newsday.
For her role on HAWAII FIVE-0, Park, who brings heart, suspense, tragedy and sensuality to the iconic role of Kono Kalakaua (not as a man as originally written, but as a woman!), was nominated in both 2011 and 2012 for a Teen Choice Award, for Choice TV Actress: Action. Park earned a nomination for Outstanding Newcomer Award in 2006 by the Asian Excellence Awards for her artistry. In 2010, she received the Achievement Award in Entertainment by the KoreAm Awards. In 2014, Park was honored with the APEX Inspiration Award, and inducted into the Asian Hall of Fame.
Currently, Park resides in Vancouver, British Columbia while shooting Season Seven of Hawaii Five-0 on location in Honolulu, Hawai’i where she has anchored the female lead role for seven years.
JOEL DE LA FUENTE
Joel plays the role of Dr. Johann Pryce in the NETFLIX original series, “Hemlock Grove," Seasons 1,2, and 3. He also plays the role of Chief Inspector Kido in Amazon's most watched original series, "Man in the High Castle."
Joel is an alumnus of Brown University and the Graduate Acting Program at N.Y.U.
Twitter & IG: @joeldelafuente
CBS Television Studios
CBS Television Studios is one of the industry’s leading suppliers of primetime network programming, with the #1 and #2 most-watched scripted series on television; “NCIS” and “NCIS: Los Angeles.” The studio also produces six of the top 10 most watched scripted series. The roster of popular and critically-acclaimed programs also includes the phenomenally successful CSI franchise, along with Peabody Award winning series “The Good Wife,” starring multiple award winner Julianna Margulies; The CW’s hit series “90210;” the daytime talk show “The Talk,” and BET’s #1 show “The Game.”
Nobu, the world’s most recognized Japanese restaurant known for its innovative new style Japanese cuisine, started as a business partnership in 1994 between chef Nobu Matsuhisa and his partners actor Robert De Niro, producer Meir Teper, and managing partner Richie Notar. With the original restaurant in New York, the Nobu brand is now an empire that spans across the globe, from London to Tokyo, Las Vegas to Malibu, Milan to Miami Beach, Dallas to Paradise Island, The Bahamas, Hong Kong to Waikiki, and Melbourne to San Diego and Nobu Beijing. Nobu restaurants, all a visual and culinary delight, continue to win unprecedented praise and rave reviews from such publications as the New York Times, the Zagat Surveys, and the Michelin Guides. The restaurants’ perennial popularity and devoted following are a tribute to Nobu putting his own spin on traditional Japanese cooking.
HAWAI`I EUROPEAN CINEMA Film Festival
Founded and Incorporated as a 501c3 in 2009, Hawaii European Cinema (HEC is dedicated to cultural exchanges between the people of Europe and Hawai'i through film and to providing financial support to Hawaii-based creative media students. Our festival annually showcases the very latest and best films of Europe.