Glitter in the PaʻakaiFebruary 11, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Mānoa Campus, 1770 East-West Rd
A World Premiere Hana Keaka Production
Written and Directed by Joshua “Baba” Kamoani‘ala Tavares | MFA Final Creative Project
February 7-11, 2024 – WED-SAT 7:30pm & SUN 2:00pm
Post Show Q&A following the Friday performance
After moving away nearly a decade ago, Kaʻōnohi reluctantly returns home to attend his nephew’s first birthday lūʻau in Hōnaunau, Kona. No longer separated by the vast distance, Kaʻōnohi must examine his fragile relationship with his family members who are struggling with their own precarious reality. Hula and mele are at the heart of this story, revealing the polarizing complexities of this Hawaiian ʻohana as they navigate loss, identity and healing.
This hana keaka production will be performed in ʻōlelo Hawaiʻi, with some English and Hawaiian Creole English.
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UHM Department of Theatre & Dance, Mānoa Campus