On location: Hawaii Island the star of new film ‘Running for Grace’

  • Ryan Potter stars as Jo in "Running for Grace," a film set, shot and edited on Hawaii Island. (Running for Grace/Courtesy Photo)
  • Matt Dillon and Kailua-Kona native Cole Takiue star in “Running for Grace,” a film set, shot and edited on Hawaii Island. (Running for Grace/Courtesy Photo)

  • Matt Dillon and Ryan Potter star in "Running for Grace," a film set, shot and edited on Hawaii Island. (Running for Grace/Courtesy Photo)
  • "Running for Grace" premieres Friday at theaters in Kailua-Kona, Honolulu and on Maui and Kauai. (Running for Grace/Courtesy Photo)
  • "Running for Grace" premieres Friday at theaters in Kailua-Kona, Honolulu and on Maui and Kauai. (Running for Grace/Courtesy Photo)

KAILUA-KONA — Sometimes forgotten by the film industry in favor of the more populous Oahu or scenic Kauai, Hawaii Island is about to have its moment in the spotlight.