Honokaa movie theater on verge of closingUPDATED 8:20 PM HST Aug 25, 2014Video Transcript
landscape. A historic movie theater in Honokaa is on the verge of closing if it doesn't get the funding necessary to stay open. The Honoka'a People's Theatre, which opened in 1930 needs money to buy a digital projector to show movies. The theater currently has a film projector but the owner says it will stop receiving film at the end of the year. The theatre needs 60 thousand dollars to buy the projector and the owner says he's half way there. Tawn Keeney 53:31 "AS FAR AS SHOWING FIRST RUN MOVIES, WE WOULD PROBABLY CEASE DOING THAT UNTIL WE REACH THE GOAL" 53:37 Keeney says if he doesn't raise money by October the theater will close its doors. The theatre has a kickstarter crowd fundraising link for anyone interested in donating.