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JASON MOMOA - Dune Awaits: Becoming Duncan Idaho

Jason Momoa gives us a sneak peak at getting ready and training to become Duncan Idaho in the upcoming blockbuster movie "DUNE" 


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15yr old Samoan producer Jarom Su'a featured on Drakes 'Certified Lover Boy' album

Recently Canadian born rapper Drake released his sixth studio album "Certified Lover Boy" and amongst the list of producers on the album, is a young 15 year old Samoan producer - Jarom Su'a.…more


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Meet Rising-Star of The Panthers Series Lealani Siaosi

Lealani Siaosi’s portrayal of a young Misatauveve Dr. Melani Anae had audiences captivated right from the first scene on the trending television series The Panthers. Depicting diverse emotions of strength, resistance, grief, and empathy, Lealani proved that her newness to the acting world had no limits on her range. From beginning to end, this rising star was exceptional and will definitely be on our list of ‘ones to watch’.

THE PANTHERS is one of only four shows in the world to be accepted into the festival as part of the TIFF Primetime Programme, where critically acclaimed shows such as Black Mirror and Transparent have premiered in previous years. Inspired by the Black Panther movement in the USA, Will (Dimitrius Schuster-Koloamatangi), Melani (Lealani Siaosi) and a group of young Polynesians form The Polynesian Panthers, to fight the system and become the history making Revolutionaries that their community so desperately needed them to be.…more


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"Dune" could cement Jason Momoa's ultimate reign in Hollywood

The trailer for "Dune" had movie buffs talking from the moment it was realeased and the anticipation for the epic movie has been rapidly growing with its recent run at the Venice Film Festival. 

Denis Villenueve’s science fiction epic is based on the classic novel by Frank Herbert. Dune is described as a sprawling story of power, betrayal and exploitation set in the distant future. The movie has been receiving rave reviews from those who have watched. "Dune reminds us what a Hollywood blockbuster can be," wrote movie critic Xan Brooks, while offering five stars.

Jason Momoa is no stranger to huge action roles from Khal Drogo to Aquaman, but the shinning reviews from Dune might just be the cherry on top of the cake for his soaring career. If the film manages to reach viewers and gain fans like critics anticipate this might be the beginning of a growing fandom.  

The Hawaiian actor plays the character Duncan Idaho. In Herbert’s novel, Duncan is described as a handsome man with "curling black hair" to whom women are easily attracted.…more


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Why Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson has a snap of Ben's butt on his phone

Jono and Ben talk to the stars of Disney's 'Jungle Cruise' - Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson and Emily Blunt.

The Rock reminisces on his time living in New Zealand and reveals the hilarious reason why he has a photo of Ben's butt on his phone.


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Sweet Girl Trailer - Jason Momoa

Jason Momoa dropped the trailer for his latest movie on Jimmy Kimmel over the weekend.  Check it out! 

Synopsis:  A devastated husband (Jason Momoa) vows to bring justice to the people responsible for his wife’s death while protecting the only family he has left, his daughter (Isabela Merced).


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Samoan Cultural Guide Kap takes Bretman Rock through the Jungle

PCC's Samoan cultural guide Kap helps Filipino beauty influencer and social media personality, Bretman Rock survive out in the wilderness in a new Youtube series [Kap enters at 9:15]. 

If youve ever been to the Samoan village at the Polynesian Cultural Center(PCC) in Laie, Hawaii you'll probably recognize Kaps face. He is no stranger to the public eye, appearing in multiple movies/tv shows and being in various Magazines for his cultural awareness work. "30 Days with Bretman Rock" is just another addition to Kaps repertoire of work.

Kap, born and raised in Samoa holds B.A. in Art 3D from BYU-Hawaii and is the Senior Ambassador for the Polynesian Cultural Center. He is a world class edutainer, who has educated, and entertained, Church and Government Leaders, Celebrities, and millions of people annually, in the last 20 years.

Now Kap moves on to guiding Beauty Guru and Social Media Influencer Bretman Rock in his new Youtube show about surviving in the wilderness.…more


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Tongan Family Band "The Curtis Family C-Notes" audition for Americas Got Talent

This talented family band brought the house down at America’s Got Talent with this incredible rendition of "I Was Made to Love Her" by Stevie Wonder!

The Curtis Family C-Notes are an African American and Tongan family band from San Francisco. They are led by parents Maestro Curtis & Miss Nola Curtis along with their 5 children. Zahara Curtis (16) plays guitar, violin, and ukulele.  Nile Curtis (15) plays the bass and cello. Isis Curtis (14) plays piano, guitar and drums. Kiki Curtis (12) plays ukulele, electric guitar and acoustic guitar. Phoenix Curtis (10) plays ukulele, piano, guitar and bass. This talented family plays all these instruments plus they all sing!

In the tradition of family bands such as the Jackson 5, the Partridge Family and the Carpenters, The Curtis Family perform covers of funky classics as well as original compositions.  Mama and Papa C (what they call their parents) aspire for their children to enter into the sciences because of its connection to music.…more


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Conversations at Home with YOUNG ROCK

The cast of Young Rock reunite with Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson and actor Randall Park for 'Conversations at Home' as part of a fundraiser to support the SAF-AFTRA Foundation's vital safety net for performers and children's literacy initiative.

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Dwayne talks on how the idea came about to make the TV series, the cast talk about their characters and working with each other, Ata Johnson makes an appearance and talks about how she felt watching their family's life portrayed in a TV series, the cast's auditions and much more.


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Samoan-Australians Play "Never Have I Ever" with BuzzFeed

Gloria, Jason, Nivs, Pelz, Nella and Biggs685 play a game of Never Have I Ever Samoan-Australian Edition.

In this game they have to say if they have or havent done/experienced things like "Said Im related to Dawyne The Rock Johnson" or "Been told to go back where I came from". The group hilariously answers all these sticky questions and in doing so even sheds some light on the experience of Pacific Island people in Australia.

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Video from BuzzFeed Oz