Johnny Kapahala: Back on Board
DVD Release Date: October 9, 2007
Running Time: 90 minutes
Studio: Walt Disney Video
Actors: Brandon Baker, Cary Hiroyuki Tagawa, Mary Page Keller, Yuji Okumoto
BURBANK, Calif., July 23, 2007 – A championship surfer and snowboarder tests himself in a new and
extreme arena when JOHNNY KAPAHALA: BACK ON BOARD debuts on Disney DVD on October 9,
2007. Brandon Baker (CAMPUS CONFIDENTIAL) reprises his role as Johnny in the sequel to the hit
Disney Channel Original Movie JOHNNY TSUNAMI. When Johnny and his parents return to Hawaii for
his grandfather’s wedding, he finds himself facing two unfamiliar challenges. As he throws himself into
the dangerous sport of dirtboarding he also has to help navigate the tricky terrain of family change.
The cast of JOHNNY KAPAHALA: BACK ON BOARD also features JOHNNY TSUNAMI stars Cary
Hiroyuki Tagawa (MEMOIRS OF A GEISHA) as Grandpa, Mary Page Keller (NIP/TUCK) as Johnny’s
mother Melanie and Yuji Okumoto (BIG MAMA'S HOUSE 2) as his father, Pete.
The DVD is bursting with extreme bonus features that open a door into the exciting world of dirtboarding.
“Angle On: Board Stunts” goes behind the scenes with expert dirtboarder and movie stunt coordinator
Akoni Kama. The in-depth featurette allows viewers to become virtual stunt coordinators and select from
a variety of different movie angle shots of dirtboard stunts. “The Dirt on Dirtboarding” is a look
inside the extreme sport, with a “glossary” of dirtboarding terms and visual demonstrations of some
breathtaking stunts. Cast interviews and music videos from the Jonas Brothers and T-squad complete the
DVD’s bonus offerings.
JOHNNY KAPAHALA: BACK ON BOARD premiered on Disney Channel on June 8, 2007 and was directed by
Eric Bross (VAMPIRE BATS and MARTHA BEHIND BARS) and written by Max Enscoe and Annie deYoung
(RETURN TO HALLOWEENTOWN), and Ann Knapp and Douglas Sloan (JOHNNY TSUNAMI).
Topics | TV/Movies | Upcoming Video Release Dates
Buena Vista Worldwide Home Entertainment, a recognized leader in the home entertainment industry, is the marketing, sales and distribution company for Walt Disney, Touchstone, Hollywood Pictures, Miramax and Buena Vista product, which includes DVD, Blu-ray Disc and electronic distribution. Buena Vista Worldwide Home Entertainment is a
division of Disney Enterprises, Inc.