Awards & Presentations

2017• 2018 Liliuokalani – Reflections of Our Queen. Natioal distribution Spring 2018

2015• National Telly Bronze, Documentary Film Social Issues Category, “Unprescribed” (funded by ONDCP White House)

2014• Hawaii Governor Neal Abercrombie Biography, “Bucket Full of Stars” Nov.2014

2014• Waimea Ocean Festival Selection

2013• Hawaii State Senate Special Artist’s Recognition Oct 2013

2013• Paniolo Preservation Society – First Honorary Director for Life Oct 2013

2011• TEDX Honolulu Featured Speaker Nov 2011

2011 • February 27 Unveiling of redux, Pacific Network.tv

2008 • Launch of Pacific Network

2006 • Premiere of The Hawaiians Reflecting Spirit, Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of the American Indian, Washington D.C.

2004 • Ten Who Made A Difference, Lee’s documentaries pushed lawmakers to confront issue. TV film on ‘ice’ framed debate

2003 • Pacific Business news (Non-Profit) Leadership Award

2003 • Honolulu City Council Award for Outstanding Community Service

2002 • Best Editing (Documentary Film category), New York International Independent Film & Video Festival

2002 • Best Cinematography (Documentary Film category), New York International Independent Film & Video Festival (DP / Jiri Dvorsky andKen Libby)

2001 • Chicago International Film & Video INTERCOM Gold Plaque

2001 • Kahili (Literary Arts) Award

2001 • Kahili Best of Show Award

2001 • Kahili Award for Media Broadcasting

1998 • Silver Plaque, Directing (Documentary Film Category) Chicago

1998 • International Film & Video INTERCOM 1998 Individual Achievement Award, Writing; Chicago International Film & Video INTERCOM

1996 • Council of Foundations viewing selection

1995 • National Educational Media Network Silver Award

1994 • Silver Award, Independent Programming, Corporation for Public Broadcasting

1993 • CINE Golden Eagle Award (International award)

1993 • Merit Award, Arts & Humanities; Chicago International Film & Video INTERCOM Festival