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Stories of Oceania: On Demand

Honolulu Theatre for Youth
from Honolulu, Hawaii

Streaming through June 30, 2022
Recommended Ages
For everyone 6 and up
Rent for $15
What Kind of Show?
Theater; personal and vibrant
60 minutes
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Captioned in English, Arabic, Chinese, Korean and Spanish. Available to watch with sign interpretation or audio description.

About the Show

Bula! Alii! Aloha! I now know eight ways to say hello. Soooo many hellos!” Join Kāpili at his new school as he discovers the price of prejudice and the joy of learning about different cultures from his classmates. With humor, art, music and movement, Kāpili and his friends share the living legacies of their families and the happy, sad and beautiful memories of the ocean they call home. Illuminating the many rich histories of the Pacific Islands and how they are honored today, Stories of Oceania from the Honolulu Theatre for Youth celebrates the traditions that connect us all.

Kāpili and his friends share the living legacies of the Pacific Islands’ many cultures.

Did You Know?

  1. In Stories of Oceania, Native Hawaiian middle schooler Kāpili learns about respecting and honoring the different cultures within Oceania, which refers to the Pacific Ocean and the people who live in it.
  2. Oceania’s four subregions—Australia and New Zealand, Polynesia, Melanesia and Micronesia—are made up of thousands of islands populated by a total of 43 million people.
  3. HTY’s home of Honolulu is both geographically remote and culturally diverse, just like Oceania. Stories of Oceania seeks to honor the treasured stories of this diverse community and share them with the world.

About the Company

Founded in 1955, Honolulu Theatre for Youth (HTY) produces professional theater and drama education programs that make a difference in the lives of young people, families and educators in the state of Hawaiʻi. HTY believes that theater helps audiences walk in the shoes of others, expand their imaginations and discover the infinite possibilities in the world.