Posted on: April 28, 2010 at 3:31 p.m.
Hawaii filming of 'Lost' spent $228M locally over 4 years
The veil was lifted slightly last week on the finances of ABC-TV's "Lost," which has been the beneficiary of millions of dollars in state tax credits but has declined to reveal how much it spends in the Islands.

The Bard and a 'Lost' star converge at Hawaii Theatre (Apr 11, 2010)
It's a sign of community bonding when actors in ABC's "Lost," wrapping up its final season here, take an interest in local theater.

'Lost' has an additional attraction to Hawai'i residents because the popular series is produced here.

'Lost' 2-hour finale brings advertising windfall for KITV (Apr 04, 2010)
Hawaii The television hit Lost is turning out to be found money for local ABC network affiliate KITV. The station is charging $5,000 for 30-second commercials to be run during the show's two-hour finale set for May 23.

'Lost' actor Daniel Dae Kim is looking forward to his role as Chin Ho Kelly in the CBS remake of

Living local (Mar 19, 2010)
A man walks into a bar. Not exactly what we expected. The joke's on us. At around 9:30 last Thursday morning, the plan was to watch actor Daniel Dae Kim walk through the door of Side Street Inn.


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    Daniel Dae Kim's guide to eating local (Mar 19, 2010)
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    From left, Terry O'Quinn, Michael Emerson and Jorge Garcia, cast members of the popular series, say goodbye to life in the Islands.

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