First Filming in Hawaii

This week in history — May 10, 1898 — Edison photographers filmed the first filming in Hawaii. The two photographers traveled around Honolulu and filmed scenes.

The year before, the Hawaiian Opera House featured the first movie showing in Hawaii, which included seven short films, such as “A Watermelon Contest,” and “Wonderful Contrivance.”  Each of the silent film was less than a minute long.

Read more about it in “First Night at the Movies in Hawaii.”

“First Night at the Movies in Hawaii”
https://hdnpblog.wordpress.com/historical-articles/first-night-at-the-movies-in-hawaii/

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