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Short Films Showcase + Talk Story on Youth Mental Health

  • Impact HUB 1050 Queen Street Honolulu, Hawaii 96814 (map)

The Child and Adolescent Mental Health Division and Hawaii Women in Filmmaking are hosting an evening of short films and a talk story panel at the Impact Hub Honolulu on Friday, May 10 at 5:30 p.m. Please join us for special programming that highlights the importance of protecting youth mental health. This is a great opportunity to network with our communities, as well as find helpful resources and services for children and their families!

Refreshments will be served. All ages welcome. Please RSVP here:

Our panel will be facilitated by Dr. Trina Orimoto of the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Division, and panelists will include several of our young women filmmakers, as well as:

Vera Zambonelli is the founder and executive director of Hawai'i Women in Filmmaking. Her organization is a nonprofit, feminist organization committed to achieving gender equity in filmmaking.

Scott Shimabukuro is the assistant administrator of operations and practice development officer at the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Division. He is a clinical psychologist, master trainer and guitar extraordinaire.

Aaron Kandell is a local screenwriter/producer credited on Adrift and Moana (yay for female protagonists!). He has had numerous screenplays on the Black List, was on Hollywood’s Young and Hungry list and is a former high school teacher.


Are there ID or minimum age requirements to attend the event?

This event is open to all ages.

What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?

Street parking and pay lots are available in the area. TheBus, Lyft, and Uber are a few transportation options if you prefer not to drive and find parking.

What can I bring into the event?

Your smiles and support for our keiki and youth!

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Please call Dylan at (808) 733-9228.

What's the refund policy?

This is a free event.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

Yes, please!

Can I update my registration information?

Absolutely! Please call the organizer at (808) 733-9228.