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Hawaii hits prod’n high

Revs up 39% from 1999

HONOLULU — Big-budget movies shot in Hawaii last year generated record production revenues of $136 million — a 39% jump from 1999. The just-released figures exceeded the state’s estimate of $125 million.

Revenues from feature films including “Pearl Harbor,” “Jurassic Park III” and “Windtalkers” were $51.5 million, up from 1999’s $6 million.

TV series “Baywatch Hawaii,” canceled in February, brought in $20 million. Single network television episodes, specials and telepics accounted for $10.3 million, while commercials contributed $7.5 million. Other revenues came from sports and exercise shows, documentaries, musicvideos and travel shows.

The previous record revenue year was 1998, at $99.1 million.

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