Perform in English and Hoike in Hawaiian Language. Sit in English and Noho in Hawaiian Language. Release in English and Hookuu in Hawaiian Language. Dance in English and Haa in Hawaiian Language. Hide in English and Pee in Hawaiian Language. Memorize in English and Hoopaanaau in Hawaiian Language. Touch in English and Hoopa in Hawaiian Language. Sing in English and Mele in Hawaiian Language. Appear in English and Oili in Hawaiian Language. Dive in English and Luu in Hawaiian Language. Crawl in English and Kolo in Hawaiian Language. Dance in English and Hula in Hawaiian Language. Balance in English and Kaulike in Hawaiian Language. Bellow in English and Kuo in Hawaiian Language. Breathe in English and Hanu in Hawaiian Language. Extend in English and Hoonui in Hawaiian Language. Embrace in English and Puliki in Hawaiian Language. Flinch in English and Kuemi in Hawaiian Language. Sit in English and Noho in Hawaiian Language. Release in English and Hookuu in Hawaiian Language. Dance in English and Haa in Hawaiian Language.
Hide in English and Pee in Hawaiian Language. Memorize in English and Hoopaanaau in Hawaiian Language. Touch in English and Hoopa in Hawaiian Language. Sing in English and Mele in Hawaiian Language. Appear in English and Oili in Hawaiian Language. Dive in English and Luu in Hawaiian Language. Crawl in English and Kolo in Hawaiian Language. Dance in English and Hula in Hawaiian Language. Balance in English and Kaulike in Hawaiian Language. Bellow in English and Kuo in Hawaiian Language. Breathe in English and Hanu in Hawaiian Language. Extend in English and Hoonui in Hawaiian Language. Embrace in English and Puliki in Hawaiian Language. Flinch in English and Kuemi in Hawaiian Language.

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PhD Candidate in Asian Theatre does Research in Japan!

Dec 7, 2022 PhD Candidate in Asian Theatre, Jane Traynor, recently visited the Japanese Oni Cultural Museum in Fukuchiyama, Kyoto to find research materials for her dissertation on oni (demons) in kyōgen theatre.   Her fieldwork year abroad has been funded through doctoral fellowships from both the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council of Canada and UHM’s…+ More Information


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Hawaii Business Magazine; The Rise of Indigenous Theater in Hawai‘i

OCTOBER 19, 2022 The Rise of Indigenous Theater in Hawai‘i “UH students and faculty are creating original plays in ʻOlelo Hawai‘i, and winning national awards.”   Click here to view the article from Hawaii Business Magazine by Ryann Coules ###

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Press Release – Form within a Form: Echoes and Reverberations

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