MeTV Launch Party at Tikis Grill & Bar -Covered by Nonstop Honolulu

MeTV Launch Party Blog Post by By Diane Seo all photos and text are from her full blog post with more photos at

By Diane Seo


Hawaii’s newest TV station — MeTV Hawaii — celebrated its launch with a gathering Thursday evening at Tiki’s Grill & Bar

Hawaii’s newest TV station — MeTV Hawaii — celebrated its launch with a gathering Thursday evening at Tiki’s Grill & Bar. The KITV station officially launched on Monday on Oceanic Digital Cable 126 and over the air on 4.2. November 18, 2011

MeTV Launch Party

MeTV Hawaii is aiming for a retro-hip vibe that revisits what many consider Hawaii’s golden age of TV. The channel features classic TV shows from the ’50s, ’60s and ’70s, including “M*A*S*H,” “Cheers”, “Perry Mason,” “The Mary Tyler Moore Show,” “The Beverly Hillbillies,” “The Twilight Zone,” “Batman,” the original “Star Trek,” “The Brady Bunch” and more. During commercial breaks, they’ll be classic local vignettes, sourced from KITV’s archives. For a full schedule, visit or go to MeTVHawaii on Facebook.

MeTV Launch Party

Guests at Thursday’s celebration, including KITV President Andrew Jackson and morning anchor Mahealani Richardson, enjoyed pupu and drinks, as well as a performance by the local funk and jazz band, Quadraphonix.

MeTV Launch Party

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Hawaii Five-O in the Coconut Club

The New Hawaii Five-O filmed several scenes in the Coconut Club on the 21st floor high above Tiki's Grill & Bar.

Normally this room is used as one of our large party banquet party spaces, for local and destination weddings, rehearsal dinners, company incentives and holiday parties, birthdays, (Yes - Its a pitch, Tiare and I love to help plan parties, email us for more info).

The technical and creative crew had a few meals at Tiki's as they planed and then set the different scenes. Here is what the outside balcony normally looks like set for a party.

They borrowed tables, chairs and several props from us to set up the late night bar scene. Some of the crew shared with us the room a perfect spot for multiple scenes because the room has a outside and inside area and is completely private and offers the most sensational view of Waikiki. There is beautiful back drop of Diamond Head and the feeling of having the ocean right in your backyard. We hoped they would have shown the sunset from the room, but it did not fit the storyline. It was very cool to have all the stars of the show in the coconut club.

Hawaii Five-0 - Po'ipu - Air Date: 11/15/10 -

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