ʻAha Hana Keaka performance.

The Hawaiian Theatre Program in the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa Department of Theatre and Dance presents ʻAha Hana Keaka, a Hawaiian Theatre Symposium, on October 13 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Kennedy Theatre. This event is free and open to the public.

The symposium features Hawaiian performing artists from across the state and community leaders from the educational field.

Presentations and panel discussions will focus on the history and values of Hana Keaka (Hawaiian theatre) including its use in classroom settings. Following the symposium, Ka Hālau Hanakeaka will showcase a retrospective of the last 20 years of Hawaiian theatre in Hawaiʻi.

The event will be conducted primarily in Hawaiian. Translators may be available for English speakers.

For complete symposium schedule, go to the ʻAha Hana Keaka website.