Contact HIFF – Staff & Board of Directors

Mailing Address

Hawaii International Film Festival
680 Iwilei Road, Suite 100
Honolulu, HI 96817 USA

General Contact Email: info@hiff.org
Telephone: (808) 792-1577
Fax: (877) 749-7783

Festival Staff

  • Robert LAMBETH – Executive Director
  • Chuck BOLLER – Director Emeritus
  • Anderson LE – Co-Director of Programming
  • Anna PAGE – Co-Director of Programming
  • Maja STEGOVEC – Programming Coordinator
  • TJ STEIB – Education Coordinator & Programming Assistant
  • Lydia KWA – Creative Lab Coordinator
  • Brayden YODER – Creative Lab & Events Assistant
  • Joshua NYE – Box Office Manager & Membership Coordinator
  • Lauren WALENGA – Director of Sponsorship & Events
  • Austin WEIHMILLER – Sponsorship Coordinator
  • Meagan MILCA – Events Coordinator
  • Aaron HANSEN – Guest Services Director
  • Tina JO – Hospitality Coordinator
  • Jimmy NG – Operations Director
  • Craig HOVolunteer Manager
  • Chris UEHARA – Volunteer Coordinator
  • Phillips PAYSON – Technical Director
  • Jesse DUBUS – Print Traffic Manager
  • Chris BREDENBERG – Projectionist
  • Mark MANGOBA – Digital Content Manager
  • Ray FARIAS – Web Designer
  • Matt HONDA & Ryan YAMAMOTO, Middle Management – Festival Marketing & Design
  • Nicole NAONE, Point. – Social Media Manager
  • Lance RAE, TLC PR – Publicist
  • Eseel BORLASA & Tracy NGUYEN-CHUNG, After Bruce PR – Publicists

HIFF Board of Directors (* Executive Committee Members)

  • Owen OGAWA*President and Chairman of the Board
  • Jeff BELL*Vice President
  • Kristen CHAN*Vice President
  • Dick OSHIMA* – Treasurer
  • Christina HOM*Recording Secretary
  • Dr. Claude CHEMTOB
  • Jason CUTINELLA
  • Mark DAVIS
  • Ric GALINDEZ
  • Montine HANSL
  • Jake HOUSEMAN
  • Peter LEWIS
  • Bryan LUKE
  • Marissa MACNAUGHTON
  • Makana MCLELLAN
  • Wayne MIYAO
  • Nicole RINO
  • MaryAnn SACHARSKI
  • Brian UY
  • Indru WATUMULL
  • Howard J. WOLFF