State of Hawai‘i Film Office

Donne Dawson serves as the Hawai‘i State Film Commissioner, heading the office that provides coordination for film and photographic use of state-administered parks, beaches, highways, and facilities. The State of Hawaii Film Office also provides location, tax incentive, and production resource information to filmmakers; manages the Hawaii Film Studio at Diamond Head; promotes Hawaii as a filming destination; and develops the local film, television and digital media industries in the islands. Ms. Dawson holds a Bachelor of Arts in Communication and Media Studies from California State University-Sacramento. She is nominated to a first term on the board.