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August 7, 2017

SUPERMAN IV: THE QUEST FOR PEACE 30th ANNIVERSARY

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Join Superman fans as we celebrate the 30th anniversary of the release of the 1987 motion picture Superman IV: The Quest for Peace. Superman Fans and Collectors of Hawaii will be showcasing this film at Coffee Talk in Kaimuki. In addition to a watching the film, you can learn a little about what went into the making of the movie, see some movie memorabilia, and meet other fans. There will also be a prize raffle for those who join us.

Coffee Talk
3601 Waialae Avenue
Saturday, August 19th, 2017
Beginning at 3 pm

Seating is open to the public and limited so get there early to get a good seat. Parking is available in two lots (metered and pay station) and sparse metered street parking.

Tickets for the raffle will be given out within the first hour of the event only, one ticket per person, and a winner will be selected at the end. You must be present to win.

Admission to the gathering is free, but please help support our very gracious host Coffee Talk by purchasing food and beverages.

Let us know you’ll be there. See you on August 19th!

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July 3, 2016

NOEL NEILL (1920 – 2016)

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A great lady has left us.

Noel Neill, star of stage, television and film, died Sunday, July 3rd in Tucson, Arizona. She was 95.

Noel started her career at a young age entertaining at fairs then became a model and then a New York Vaudeville performer.

Among her many film credits, Noel acted in numerous comedies, westerns, and even starred in a Charlie Chan film called “The Sky Dragon.” In 1948, Noel was offered a role in the motion picture serial “Superman” as Lois Lane… a role that would change her life forever. After working in more films and TV series episodes, including a role in the “Lone Ranger” series, she starred in the sequel to the Superman serial titled “Atom Man vs. Superman”. In 1953, she replaced the exiting Phyllis Coates as Lois Lane in the television series “The Adventures of Superman” and remained as Lois until its cancellation in 1958.

After a long hiatus from film and television, Noel starred as the mother of Lois Lane in a scene in the 1978 motion picture “Superman: The Movie.” In 2006, she was hired to portray the character Gertrude Vanderworth in the movie “Superman Returns.” Her final film appearance will be in the upcoming home video release of “Surge of Power: Revenge of the Sequel” in which she reprises her role as Aunt Lois.

Noel was a special guest at the Superman Celebration in Metropolis Illinois every second weekend in June for many years and became the “First Lady of Metropolis.” Always gracious to be interviewed time and again about her experiences as Lois, Noel was often sought out buy reporters and Superman enthusiasts. Over the years she has made many friends around the world including here in Hawaii.

In 2005, Superman Fans and Collectors of Hawaii was honored to have had Noel on Oahu, along with film historian John Field, to talk about her many experiences in the film and television industry and about her brief time spent in Hawaii. Noel made everyone feel welcomed and happy to be in her presence.  That was Noel…a true star and a wonderful woman.

Our hearts go out to the family and many friends of this great lady.  We will miss you Noel.

Some of the 2005 Superman Fan & Collectors Convention of Hawaii organizers, guests, and visitors.

 

supermanhawaiisepbar2016March 25, 2016

BATMAN v SUPERMAN: DAWN OF JUSTICE MOVIE NIGHT!

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Members of Superman Fans & Collectors of Hawaii and friends gathered to watch Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice on the night of March 24th, 2016!  CLICK HERE to learn more.

 

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JOIN SUPERMAN FANS & COLLECTORS OF HAWAII AT BATMAN v SUPERMAN DAY!

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Members of Superman Fans & Collectors of Hawaii will be at Barnes & Noble Ala Moana Center on Saturday, March 19th, 2016 beginning at 10 am to help celebrate the upcoming release of the movie Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice.  This is an event sponsored by DC Entertainment.  There will be trivia and prizes for children and adults.  Also in attendance will be the costuming group League of Shadows Hawaii.

To find out more about the event CLICK HERE!

supermanhawaiisepbar2016February 18, 2016

SUPERMAN FANS & COLLECTORS OF HAWAII TO CELEBRATE SUPERMAN’S LEAP-BIRTHDAY!

LeapBirthdayCelebration2016miniposterOn Monday, February 29th, 2016, Hawaii Superman fans will get-together to celebrate Superman’s comic continuity birthday on leap year day!  If you are a Superman fan living in Hawaii, you are welcome to join us for dinner.

To find out more about the night, CONTACT US!

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February 2, 2016

LAWRENCE E. PACHECO AND SCOTT SHINSATO FEATURED IN THE FEBRUARY/MARCH 2016 EDITION OF HILUXURY MAGAZINE!
HILuxuryminiposterSuperman collector Lawrence E. Pacheco and Batman collector Scott Shinsato are featured in the February/March 2016 issue if HILuxury magazine.  In the five page article, they talk about their collections and what it means to be a fan of the characters.

Visit HILuxury magazine to read the article by CLICKING HERE!

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July 16, 2014

WORLD’S FINEST: A SUPERMAN / BATMAN EXHIBIT IS FEATURED IN NERDCOTICS.COM ARTICLE !

worldsfinestexhibitNerdcotics.com features an article dedicated to the coverage of the World’s Finest: A Superman/Batman Exhibit at the 2014 Hawaii All-Collectors Show at the Neal S. Blaisdell Center Exhibition Hall with brief interviews of Lawrence E. Pacheco and Scott Shinsato.  Read the article by CLICKING HERE.

supermanhawaiisepbar2016July 14, 2014

WORLD’S FINEST: A SUPERMAN / BATMAN EXHIBIT 2014!

worldsfinestexhibitOn July 13th, 2014, the Hawaii All-Collectors Show featured the World’s Finest: A Superman/Batman Exhibit at the Neal S.  Blaisdell Center Exhibition Hall. Long-time Superman collector Lawrence E. Pacheco and long-time Batman collector Scott Shinsato displayed selected memorabilia from their private collections.  You can find out what happened by  CLICKING HERE!

supermanhawaiisepbar2016July 12, 2014

SCOTT SHINSATO APPEARS ON HAWAII NEWS NOW!

worldsfinestexhibitOn July 11th, 2014, Scott Shinsato appeared on Hawaii News Now‘s Sunrise show to promote the upcoming World’s Finest: A Superman/Batman Exhibit at the Neal S.Blaisdell Exhibition Hall.   On hand were a sampling of collectibles from the personal collections of Scott and Lawrence E. Pacheco.  To watch  CLICK HERE!

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