Awards & Experience

HI FOCUSED Cinematography


Awarded Best Wedding Cinematographer in Hawaii HI FOCUSED is dedicated to making exceptional wedding films that are both visually captivating and emotionally moving. We take pride in our unobtrusive filming, creative editing and attention to detail. This dedication to excellence is reflected in our highest awards and rave reviews. Further, we get to know each of you, your story and vision for your day so we can craft you a personalized & beautiful wedding film.

Awards & Achievements

  • Awarded Best Wedding Cinematographer in Hawaii,
    vendor voted award, from Borrowed & Blue
  • Winner of The Knot Hall of Fame Award
  • Five-time winner of the Knot Best of Weddings Award
  • Nine-time winner of the Couples’ Choice Award for industry excellence from WeddingWire
  • We are the most reviewed all 5-star videographer on all of WeddingWire Worldwide
  • We are also the most reviewed all 5-star videographer in Hawaii on The Knot
  • Hi Focused has never received a review less than 5-star
  • Pro Panel Speaker at The Knot Hawaii Workshop 2017
  • International exposure – films seen in over 141 countries
  • Print features in Bridal Fantasy magazine and in Hawaii Bride & Groom magazine
  • Web features include: LaBride WeddingWire, Hawaii Bride & Groom, Style Me Pretty & many more
  • Licensed commercial drone pilot by the FAA
  • Drone film featured in the Downtown LA Film Festival
  • Sponsored by Polar Pro as a drone cinematographer
  • Video production mentor for Kihei Charter School, Kamehameha School and Maui High School
  • Preferred videographer with Maui’s top vendors: The Four Seasons, The Ritz-Carlton & many more


  • Fifteen years event videography experience, specializing in weddings of all sizes from small beach weddings to multi-day multi-location weddings
  • 5 years experience on the East Coast working with some of the world’s best wedding cinematographers (rated by Event DV Magazine)
  • Producer of various video & TV projects: action sports (Hawaiian Extreme Sports), music videos, commercial projects, Jack Johnson Rock the Vote and other special events
  • TV projects featured on KITV, KGMB, Fox Sports, Out Door Life Network, OC16, Hawaii News Now

Our Promises to You

  • Less than four month wedding film delivery
  • Unobtrusive and professional, we go to great lengths to make sure 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 compact steadycams, 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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