Malika Interviews Awkwafina, Maui Film Festival Shining Star Recipient

June 16, 2019, 6:01 AM HST · Updated June 17, 3:51 AM
Meteorologist Malika Dudley · 0 Comments
Malika Interviews Awkwafina, Maui Film Festival Shining Star Recipient

The 2019 Maui Film Festival kicked off last night in Wailea.  There are a host of honorees, screenings and special events happening from June 12-16, 2019.  Click here for the complete lineup.

In addition to star-studded ceremonies, the schedule is packed with screenings of life-affirming films, inspiring filmmakers, and fabulous events that will highlight the culture, food, and beauty of Maui.  Individual tickets and passes for the festival are on sale now at

Meteorologist Malika Dudley
Malika was born and raised in Hilo. She began her career in news at KGMB9 in 2007. As a part of the Hawaii News Now weather team, Malika was nominated for two Emmy Awards for excellence in weather reporting and won the prestigious Edward R. Murrow Journalism Award for her reporting on Hawaii’s tsunami damage in 2011. In 2019, Malika was recognized by the Society of Professional Journalists Hawaii Chapter in the category of Science Reporting for her Big Island Now news report on what was happening beneath the sea surface at the ocean entry of the Puna lava flow.  

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