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MAYOR HANNEMANN PROMOTES
Mayor Mufi Hannemann will attend the 14th annual Critic’s Choice Awards in
The event draws international media attention, and its opening and closing receptions will have distinctly
“This is a wonderful opportunity to attract film projects to Honolulu, which in turn provide some of the best advertising available anywhere,” Hannemann said. “One of our goals is to keep our home visible to a wide audience as travelers become increasingly selective about their destination choices.”
The awards show honors the best year’s films, as nominated by the Broadcast Critics Association, and attracts the best in the business and the brightest stars. It will be televised live on January 8 on VH1.
Shortly after Hurricane Katrina, the Critic's Choice Awards departed from the normal awards show decor and themed the event around
The city’s involvement and mayor’s participation were key to securing the opportunity to create a
The city is contributing $10,000 as an event sponsor. In addition to helping create a Hawaiian sense of place in
Mayor Hannemann will depart this evening and will return on Friday morning.
Media contact: Bill Brennan, Mayor’s Office, 527-6928