cooling caress of a tradewind breeze, carrying with it the subtle perfume of plumeria, gently sways the
palms and rustles the glistening leaves of the algaroba trees that shade the house nestled on the upper slope of Punchbowl
Hill above the bustling tropical city of Honolulu. This house, now a virtual museum, has been a home to the
Chan family for decades. So, please dear visitor, accept an unworthy yet heartfelt welcome to you, our honored
Each room of this venerable old home will hopefully offer an opportunity to learn a few new facts about
the life and work of illustrious detective and family patriarch Charlie Chan.
Please feel free to wander through our small museum by using the links provided at the
top of this and all of our pages, or, for more detailed information, you may prefer to begin your tour by first visiting our
Question? Comment? Would you like to be added to our emailing list
regarding our weekly Chat/Film Viewings? Please drop us a line at:
Also, please consider joining us within the humble,
friendly confines of our Chat Room each Monday evening beginning at 7:30 p.m. Eastern Time. Following arrivals, greetings, and the sharing
of a weekly "extra," our group viewing of another Charlie Chan film, watched live, together,
via personal video or online, begins at 8:15. There is always a chair waiting for you, our honored guest, at our
Our Message Board offers the opportunity for you to offer your thoughts, pose questions, learn of upcoming events, and more!
And...please be sure to pay a visit to our Calendar and our Bulletin Board where we post current information on events, releases, etc. that relate to Charlie Chan.
OUR WEEKLY CHAT/FILM VIEWING (Charlie Chan Film Tour 2020!):
Monday, February 24
Please consider accepting this humbly offered invitation
to join with us as we continue our THIRD DECADE of Charlie Chan Family
Chats with our 2020 tour through the Charlie Chan film series with a viewing of Charlie Chan in Shanghai. We will be watching our feature film together through the magic of synchronized video players or from online versions via YouTube, etc.! We begin
our evenings at 7:30 p.m. Eastern Time, with arrivals and greetings. First, we enjoy a short movie serial "extra" together, and then, at
precisely 8:15, we start our synchronized playing our personal
copies of our feature for that night!
If you do not have access
to a copy of our featured presentation (please note: a good number of Charlie Chan movies, and others, are available via
the Internet at such sites as YouTube, dailymotion, and retrovisionmedia), please join with us anyway! Our conversation wanders from the picture at hand to most any subject relating to Charlie
Chan, and you will be included in all of the fun! Need it be said
that ALL are most welcome, especially "first-timers"?
we hope to see you in our Chat Room this Monday evening, as there is always a chair awaiting you, our honored guest...
Our CHARLIE CHAN FAMILY HOME 2019 NEWSLETTER is NOW AVAILABLE!
This is our second annual Charlie Chan Family Newsletter, which contains the work of
a number of Charlie Chan Family members and friends. Once again, Lou Armagno, aka, HonoluLou, has put together and published
a masterpiece that even outdoes last year's issue! Please use this link to access this year's newsletter which covers the year 2019.
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CHARLIE CHAN ON TV:
ThisTV, available on many cable networks as well as via local broadcast in some regions, is one reliable outlet for
occasional showings of Charlie Chan! Other good possibilies are MeTV, Antenna TV, COZI TV, and Movies! TV Network (which has recently aired Chan films!). Please monitor your local listings regularly for information, and feel
free to request Charlie Chan at their Web site.
Also, please take a moment to suggest a Charlie Chan movie be shown on TCM (Turner Classic Movies), and, in fact, please do
so with regularity! You may suggest a specific film, or you may also suggest "Any Charlie Chan movie."
Together we have made a difference... Also, please let us
know if you discover a listing for a showing of a Charlie Chan film either locally or nationally!
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