Top 5 favorite filmed-in-Hawaii movies: HAWAII Magazine Facebook poll resultsby: Maureen O'Connell
posted: Wed Aug 15, 2012 at 12:00 AM
THE DESCENDANTS (2011)
Filled on Oahu and Kauai and packed with a cast of compelling Hawaii characters, The Descendants follows Matt King (George Clooney) — a wealthy landowner, husband and father of two girls — who is forced to reexamine his life and relationships in the after his wife is injured in a boating accident near Wakiki. A descendant of a 19th-century Hawaiian princess, King struggles to deal with his wife’s comatose condition while also learning that she had been having an affair. Earlier this year, the movie picked up an Oscar statuette for best screenplay. The screenplay is based on the best-selling novel by Hawaii writer Kauai Hart Hemmings.
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