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Maui Hawaii's Famous Films and Television Shows

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With the return of Hawaii Five-O, have you ever wondered what movies and TV shows were filmed in Maui and Maui County?  Hawaii has a long tradition of being filmed, with some of Hawaii's most famous being Elvis Presley’s “Blue Hawaii” which was filmed at the Polynesian Cultural Center on Oahu, Pearl Harbor and LOST.  Check out some of the shows that were filmed in Maui and Maui County.  We are very proud of our island!

Movies filmed in Maui or Maui County

The Hulk. Universal Pictures. Directed by Ang Lee and starring Eric Bana. Maui, 2003.
Ice: Hawaii’s Crystal Meth Epidemic. FilmWorks Pacific. Directed by Edgy Lee. Multiple islands including Maui, 2003.
Die Another Day, the 20TH James Bond film. MGM. Directed by Lee Tamahori. Starring Pierce Brosnan and Halle Berry. Opening sequence in Maui, 2002.
Jurassic Park III. Directed by Joe Johnston and starring Sam Neill and William H. Macy. Maui, Oahu and Kauai, 2001.
Molokai: The Story of Father Damien. Directed by Paul Cox and starring David Wenham. Molokai, 1999.
In God’s Hands. Big Wave Productions. Directed by Zalman King; Maui and Oahu; 1998.
Race to the Volcano. Angel Grove Productions. Mighty Morphin Power Rangers; Maui; 1997.
Jurassic Park. Directed by Steven Spielberg and starring Sam Neill, Laura Dern, and Jeff Goldblum. Maui—one scene only: Where the T-Rex comes out of the bushes and eats the gallimimus, the rest was filmed in Kauai; 1993.
Surf Ninjas of the South China Sea; Katja Motion Picture Corp. Maui and Oahu, 1992.
Papillon; Allied Artists; Directed by Franklin J. Schaffner and starring Dustin Hoffman and Steve McQueen. Maui, 1973.
The Hawaiians. United Artists. Directed by Tom Gries and starring Charleton Heston. Maui and Kauai, 1970.
Devil at Four O’Clock. Columbia. Directed by Mervyn LeRoy and starring Spencer Tracy and Frank Sinatra. Maui; 1961.
Twilight for the Gods. Universal. Directed by Joseph Pevney and starring Rock Hudson and Cyd Charisse. Maui and Oahu, 1958.
Hawaii Calls. Directed by Edward F. Cline and starring Bobby Breen and Ned Sparks. Maui, 1938.

TV Shows

Treasure Hunters. ABC. Maui, summer 2006.
$40 a Day. Food Network. Episode AD1B06 starring Rachael Ray, Maui, July 11 and July 12, 2006.
Fine Homes & Great Estates - Maui Segment. 2005.
Follow That Food. Food Network. Episode FW1B03. Maui, March 25, 2005.
Food Finds. Food Network. Episode FI1A10. Maui, August 11, 2004.
Opra Winfrey Show. Harpo Productions. Segment shot on Maui, 1999.
Baywatch Hawaii. Pearson Television. Maui, Oahu, Kauai, Big Island, 1999-2000.
Crowfoot. CBS. Pilot. Maui, 1994.
Some Enchanted Islands. The Discovery Channel. Maui, Big Island and Kauai, 1991.
Fantasy Island(the new version). ABC. Pilot. Starring Malcolm McDowell and Madchen Amick. Maui, 1998-99.
Growing Pains. Warner. Season 3 opener. Starring Alan Thicke, Joanna Kerns and Kirk Cameron. Maui, 1987.
Perry Como Christmas Special. Burt Reynolds and Marie Osmond. Big Island and Maui, 1985.

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