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FILE - In this Saturday, May 16, 2015, file photo, U.S actors Emma Stone, left, and Bradley Cooper pose for photographers at a photo call for the film, "Aloha," in London. The Sony Pictures romantic comedy, which releases in U.S. theaters on May 29, 2015, is drawing criticism in Hawaii, where it was filmed. Some Native Hawaiians, including the state’s film commissioner, are taking issue with using a Hawaiian word to title a mainstream Hollywood movie. (Photo by Jonathan Short/Invision/AP, File)

Soon-to-be-released 'Aloha' movie draws disapproval for using Hawaiian word for title

Some Native Hawaiians disapprove of the name of a movie filmed and set in Hawaii, saying that titling it "Aloha" is a disrespectful misappropriation of culture and simplifies a word that's rich with meaning. The concerns are based largely on a trailer that depicts a military-themed love-story that appears devoid of a genuine connection to Hawaiian culture. Sony Pictures did not comment on the co…