Down on the Sidewalk in Waikiki

Down on the Sidewalk in Waikiki (2019)

  • Genre: Drama
  • Release Date: 2019-03-23
  • Runtime: 0h 20min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Olona Media
  • Production Country: United States of America
  • Director: Justyn Ah Chong


In between growing frustrations toward cleaning up after an endless parade of tourists and reflections on a traumatizing memory, a voice rises from within a soft-spoken Hawaiian janitor down on the sidewalk in Waikiki. This narrative short film is inspired by a collection of poetry published posthumously featuring the work of Kānaka Maoli poet Wayne Kaumualii Westlake (1947-84).


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  • Keahi Delovio

    as Young Woman
  • Imaikalani Kalahele

    as The Kahuna of Waikiki
  • Shiro Kawai

    as Japanese Businessman
  • Kamakaniokaʻāina Paikai

    as Kealii, the Janitor
Sound Max Aruj Original Music Composer
Directing Justyn Ah Chong Director
Editing Justyn Ah Chong Editor
Production Justyn Ah Chong Producer
Writing Kamakaniokaʻāina Paikai Writer
Production Scott W. Kekama Amona Producer
Production Iwalani Kualii-Kahoohanohano Producer
Production Richard Hamasaki Executive Producer
Camera Abraham Williams Director of Photography
Art Alana Bombino Production Design
Art Sean Baron Art Direction