Awards & Experience

HI FOCUSED Cinematography


HI FOCUSED is dedicated to making exceptional wedding films that are both visually beautiful and emotionally moving. We take pride in our unobtrusive filming, sophisticated editing and attention to detail. Further, we get to know each of you, your wedding timeline and location so we can craft you a personalized wedding film. Our stellar reviews and highest awards reflect our dedication to excellence. Making wedding films isn’t just what we do; it is our artistic passion.

Tributes & Awards

  • Seven-time winner of the Couples’ Choice Award by WeddingWire for industry excellence
  • Three-time winner of the Knot Best of Weddings Award
  • Gold Metal for Best Cinematographer in Hawaii from Borrowed & Blue’s Vendor Voted Best of Award 2017
  • Highest rated (all 5 star) videographer on all of WeddingWire Worldwide
  • Highest rated (all 5 star) videographer in Hawaii on WeddingWire, The Knot and Yelp
  • International Exposure – our flms have been viewed in over 141 Countries
  • Featured film-maker in Hitch On Maui web magazine
  • Featured in Bridal Fantasy Magazine 2015
  • Featured in Hawaii Bride & Groom magazine
  • Web features include: Borrowed & Blue, LaBride WeddingWire, Hawaii Bride & Groom, Style Me Pretty
  • Drone Maui Film accepted to the DTLA Film Fest
  • Sponsored drone cinematographer by Polar Pro
  • Video Production mentor for Kihei Charter School, Kamehameha School and Maui High School
  • Preferred videographer with Maui’s top vendors: The Fours Seasons, The Ritz, White Orchid, Hotel Wailea, The Hyatt, The Westin, The Sheraton, Opihi Love, Gannon’s, Maui’s Angels & many more


  •  Fourteen years event videography experience, specializing in weddings of all sizes from small beach weddings to multi-day multi-location weddings
  • Experience on the East Coast as shooter and editor with four of the world’s top twenty-five wedding cinematographers rated by Event DV magazine
  •  Producer of various video/film projects: action sports producer (Hawaiian Extreme Sports), music videos, commercial projects, Jack Johnson Rock the Vote and other special events
  • TV Projects featured on KITV, KGBM, Fox Sports, Out Door Life Network, OC16, Hawaii News Now

Our Promises to You

  • One-to-four month wedding film delivery.
  • Unobtrusive and professional, we take care to make our clients feel at ease.
  • Professional & consistent delivery of quality wedding films. Our 5 star reviews reflect this.
  • High production value with a small footprint – we use HD cameras, steadycam, dollies and drones. We also use professional audio and lighting gear.
  • Responsive (usually less than 24 hours) to emails, calls and inquiries.











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