Tropical Visions Video, Inc
was started in 1984 on the Big Island of Hawaii.
Major productions have included:
- “The Mauna Loa Macadamia Story,” a visitor center tour
video of the Mauna Loa Macadamia plant in Keaau, Hawaii.
- “Born of Fire, Born of the Sea,” the auditorium presentation
of the National Park Service at Hawaii Volcanoes National Park.
- "VolcanoScapes," an internationally award-winning five part
series documenting the current 13-year eruption of Kilauea volcano and
Hawaii Volcanoes National Park.
- "Eyes On Hawaiian Skies," a documentary of the 1991 total
- "Na Hale Mikanele... The Mission Houses," a display video
for the Mission Houses Museum in Honolulu.
- "Working-Class Women in 20th Century Hawaii," an exhibit
video for the Hawaii Committee for the Humanities.
- "Portrait of a Sculptor," a promotional video of Big Island
atist Henry Bianchini.
- “Volcano… Path of Destruction,” a Discovery Channel
documentary exclusively utilizing Tropical Visions volcano footage.
Additionally, Tropical Visions has helped produce background
stories and highlights of the 1996, 97, 98, 99 and 2000 Ironman Triathlons
for television stations in Germany and Switzerland. Additionally,
the company has covered the Honolulu arrival of Chinese President Jiang
Zimen for Reuters International Television, and the NFL Pro Bowl for ESPN. Tropical
Visions regularly videotapes hotels in Hawaii for video segments that are
streamed via the internet on Hotel View (Visual Data).
In 1996, Tropical Visions released VolcanoScapes V...
Hawaii Volcanoes National Park," an hour long documentary on the history,
geology, ecology, and culture of America's thirteenth national park. USGS
scientist Jack Lockwood calls this program, "the finest documentary
ever done on Hawaii Volcanoes National Park."