Green Island Films make a presentation to potential underwriters representing some of the top companies in the state. The presentation is a success. The underwriters commit to fully-fund the series.


The Hawai’i state Legislature passes a budget including a $135,000 grant-in-aid to Green Island Films to finance the post-production costs of Pilikia.


Green Island Films reaches an agreement with Hawaii News Now to make three 1-hour films about climate change in Hawaii. The series, called Pilikia - a Climate For Change, will broadcast for a total of 27 hours of primetime across three stations.


Josh Green is elected Lt. Governor. Green Island Films was responsible for all the Green campaign's social media and TV commercial.


Green Island Films wraps a four-week shoot on the east coast.  3500 miles on the road from Canada to Virginia Beach, recording 72 interviews for the trailer for The Whole Patient.


Green Island Films signs a contract with Friends Of Josh Green to make a short biopic and four 30-second advertisements in support of his campaign for LT. Governor.


Green Island Films picks up several awards at the Hawaii Society of Professional Journalists annual Excellence In Journalism dinner, including top prizes for Feature Reporting and Videography.


The Hawaii Community Foundation’s Pikake Fund has made an $18,000 grant to Green Island Films to make a series of Public Service Announcements about climate change in Hawaii.


The Northern California chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences has nominated No Room In Paradise for an Emmy for Best Documentary on a topical issue.


The National Society of Professional Journalists awards No Room In Paradise the Sigma Delta Chi prize for Best Documentary (small media market).


The Hawaii State Legislature has voted to appropriate $100,000 as a Grant-In-Aid to underwrite the costs of finishing the feature length documentary Obama Made In Hawaii – a co-production of We Talk Story and Green Island Films


The National Educational Telecommunications Association (NETA) has agreed to feed No Room In Paradise on November 4th to encourage broadcast during the National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness Week November 11 – 19.


The National Educational Telecommunications Association (NETA) has just informed Green Island Films that it will distribute No Room In Paradise to the 350 PBS television stations that broadcast across the United States, California, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands.


Great news!  We have been advised that we have won two Telly Awards for No Room In Paradise, including one in the Best Documentary category.  We will post more info following the official announcement due after April 14th.


Three months after No Room in Paradise premiered, Producer Anthony Aalto was invited back to SUNRISE - Hawaii's leading morning TV news show - to discuss the impact of the film.


Anthony Aalto published an op-ed in the Honolulu Star-Advertiser calling for the minimum wage to be raised to $15.00.


The Chair of the state Housing and Homeless Task Force invited us to screen clips from No Room In Paradise and present testimony in Senate in the State Legislature.


The panel discussion on homelessness and affordable housing that Anthony joined on Hawaii Public Radio's Town Square on December 1st


Think Tech Hawaii's YouTube stream of a half hour interview with Anthony


Anthony has a lively 20 minute chat with Chad Blair on the Civil Beat PodcasT


A lovely blog article from a viewer of the premiere of No Room in Paradise


Hawaii News Now's extended report about the premiere of No Room In Paradise 


Mike and Anthony are interviewed on Hawaii’s top morning TV news program, Sunrise, about the launch of No Room In Paradise


Rick Blangiardi, General Manager of Hawaii News Now, delivers a glowing editorial about Mike and Anthony and No Room In Paradise


Beth-Ann Kozlovich interviews Anthony about No Room In Paradise on Hawaii Public Radio’s The Conversation


Hawaii News Now shared the trailer for No Room in Paradise on their Facebook page


The Honolulu Star Advertiser publishes this feature article about No Room In Paradise.