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HŌ‘IKE: Nā Mo‘olelo Mai ka Papa Hana Keaka Hawai‘i
Video

HŌ‘IKE: Nā Mo‘olelo Mai ka Papa Hana Keaka Hawai‘i

Hawaiian Acting Workshop Showcase

Thursday 9 May 2019
Honolulu, Hawaii
Striving for the Summit
Essay

Striving for the Summit

The Mountain Hawaiian Theatre Artists Must Climb

by Ākea Kahikina
7 March 2019
Hawaiʻi’s Theatre Landscape
Essay

Hawaiʻi’s Theatre Landscape

Majestic and Rugged as its Terrain

by Kiki Rivera
6 March 2019
HŌ‘IKE: Nā Mo‘olelo Mai ka Papa Hana Keaka Hawai‘i
Video

HŌ‘IKE: Nā Mo‘olelo Mai ka Papa Hana Keaka Hawai‘i

Hawaiian Acting Workshop Showcase

Thursday 9 May 2019
Honolulu, Hawaii

The Hawaiian Theatre Program in the Department of Theatre and Dance at the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa presented HŌ‘IKE: Nā Mo‘olelo Mai ka Papa Hana Keaka Hawai‘i, a Hawaiian Acting Workshop Showcase, livestreamed on the global, commons-based peer-produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Thursday 9 May at 9:30 a.m. HST (Honolulu) / 12:30 p.m. PDT (San Francisco) / 2:30 p.m. CDT (Chicago) / 3:30 p.m. EDT (New York).

The promotional image for a production of Battle of Kuamoʻo
Striving for the Summit
Essay

Striving for the Summit

The Mountain Hawaiian Theatre Artists Must Climb

7 March 2019

Ākea Kahikina traces the geneology of hana keaka (Hawaiian theatre), and muses on the future of the theatrical form.

performers dancing
Hawaiʻi’s Theatre Landscape
Essay

Hawaiʻi’s Theatre Landscape

Majestic and Rugged as its Terrain

6 March 2019

Kiki Rivera talks about the importance of telling stories from underrepresented communities in Hawai‘i’s theatrical landscape.

Perfomers on stage in front of a volcano
Carrying On Our Cultural Responsibility Through Theatre
Essay

Carrying On Our Cultural Responsibility Through Theatre

5 March 2019

Kau‘i Kaina writes about combining her love of theatre with her desire to be part of the Hawaiian language and cultural revitalization. 

performer in traditional Hawai'i clothing
Hanakeaka
Essay

Hanakeaka

Hawaiian Medium Theatre Inspiring Hawaiian Identity

4 March 2019

Kaliko Baker looks at how hanakeaka—Hawaiian medium theatre—has had a huge impact in the Hawaiian language revitalization movement.

group of Hawaiian performers singing onstage
I Ola ka Mo‘olelo
Essay

I Ola ka Mo‘olelo

Perpetuating Our Stories Through Hawaiian Medium Theatre

3 March 2019

Playwright and director Tammy Haili‘ōpua Baker talks about the history, practice, and importance of hana keaka—Hawaiian medium theatre.

actors on a boat onstage
Sustaining/Passion with Ova Saopeng of TeAda Productions
Podcast

Sustaining/Passion with Ova Saopeng of TeAda Productions

From the Ground Up Podcast Episode #4

25 February 2019

Host Jeffery Mosser talks with Ova Saopeng of TeAda Productions about telling immigrant and refugee stories.

On the Offensive
Essay

On the Offensive

30 August 2016

Daniel Kelin describes the process of working on a play with a multi-racial and -ethnic ensemble playing characters from many different backgrounds.

Art
Essay

Art

A Prescription for My Stomachache

28 February 2015

Christopher K. Morgan explores what it is to feel at home in a place he’s never lived, and how to use art to cure his need for home.

Memory in Motion
Essay

Memory in Motion

An Interview with Kuma Hula Vicky Holt Takamine

15 June 2013

Vicky Holt Tamamine talks about the challenges of bring back the tradition of hula when it’s history is entangled in westernized perspectives.

A map of Hawaii.
Hijaimigui
Essay

Hijaimigui

14 June 2013

Yukie Shiroma explores the multifaceted layers of her artistic life in the multicultural environment of Hawai'i

The Honolulu Theater Scene
Essay

The Honolulu Theater Scene

13 June 2013

John Wat shares a brief overview of the theatre scene in Honolulu.

Respecting Tradition In Redefining the Present
Essay

Respecting Tradition In Redefining the Present

13 June 2013

Tradition has been the backdrop of contemporary theatre. Hawaii’s cultural diversity highlights tradition as a way of showing the richness of islands.

group of Hawaiian performers singing onstage
The Foundation and Rise of Hawaiian Theatre
Series

The Foundation and Rise of Hawaiian Theatre

Eia Hawai‘inuiākea

This series explores the fundamental elements of Hawaiian theatre while highlighting the elevation and expansion of hana keaka (Hawaiian-medium theatre) across our island chain.

A Call for Solidarity: A Real-Time Networked Performance Linking Hawaii, Alaska, and NYC—Wednesday 15 April 2015
Video

A Call for Solidarity: A Real-Time Networked Performance Linking Hawaii, Alaska, and NYC—Wednesday 15 April 2015

A Call for Solidarity—a real-time networked performance linking Hawaii, Alaska, and New York City—livestreamed on the global, commons-based peer produced HowlRound TV network at howlround.tv on Wednesday 15 April at 8 p.m. EDT (New York) / 7 p.m. CDT (Chicago) / 5 p.m. PDT (Los Angeles) / 4 p.m. AKDT (Alaska) / 2 p.m. HAST (Hawaii).

Honolulu, Hawaii
Series

Honolulu, Hawaii

An overview of the Honolulu theatre scene.

Live on HowlRound TV
Video

Live on HowlRound TV

Network of Ensemble Theaters' MicroFest USA: Honolulu National Summit—Fri, June 14 to Tues, June 18

Network of Ensemble Theaters presents MicroFest USA: Honolulu National Summit and Learning Exchange livestreaming on HowlRound TV.