Casting a Student Film Project in Honolulu, Hawaii, Lead and Supporting Roles in “Hele Kalei”


Hele Kalei

Location: Honolulu, Hawaii

Type: Student Films

Aloha all! I’m a film student at the University of Hawaii at Manoa currently producing a short film this semester called Hele Kalei, which is about a self-conscious taiko drummer’s (somewhat delayed) coming-of-age journey.

We have just started casting on Oahu, and would appreciate any help we can get in spreading the word! Please note that this is a non-paying student film; meals, credit, and a copy of the film will be provided.

Main Characters:

Kalei (20s) – Self-conscious taiko drummer.
Janis (40s) – Kalei’s overbearing mother.

Supporting Characters:

Charlie (20s) – Kalei’s taiko buddy.
Emma (20s) – Local Hawaiian woman.
Kasey (2-5) – Emma’s daughter.
Man (20s) – Passing hipster.

Further details can be found on the attached flyer. We are also looking for extras!

Hele Kalei

Mahalo nui loa for your time! Contact us at We hope to hear from you soon! 🙂

Payment: Non Paid

City or Location of call: Honolulu, Hawaii
Please submit to: by 2017-02-10

This casting notice was posted by: Dymond Cabildo

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