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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2022 Don and Elizabeth Doyle Fellowship Recipient – Olivia Coughlin

Congratulations to current masters degree candidate, Olivia Coughlin, for being selected for this year’s Don and Elizabeth Doyle Fellowship, a highly distinguished honor in the field  of Theatre for Young Audiences, Children’s Theatre, Creative Drama, etc.   The Don and Elizabeth Doyle Fellowship award is given to outstanding graduate-level students of demonstrated artistic ability in…+ More Information


RRegh dance performance earns national recognition, ignites Indigenous connections

UHM associate professor Sai Bhatawadekar’s dance piece RRegh represented UH Mānoa at the American College Dance Association (ACDA) and was selected by the ACDA judges from among submissions from universities and colleges across the country. It was shown at its nationwide Virtual Gala Concert on May 1, 2022. Read the UH News article by CLICKING HERE.

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Kennedy Center Medallion of Excellence awarded to Theatre + Dance Kumu Tammy Haili‘ōpua Baker

THE KENNEDY CENTER MEDALLION OF EXCELLENCE Presented to Tammy Haili‘ōpua Baker, University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa (May 2022)“For her creation and development of the MFA in Hawaiian Theatre, her mentorship of indigenous theatre-makers, and for her daily active, practice of reclaiming the stories of generations of indigenous populations who have been repressed, diminished, or silenced….+ More Information


International Virtual Lecture Series Features UHM T+D Professor Markus Wessendorf

Virtual Lecture Series HEINER MÜLLER DECOLONIAL: Postcolonial Perspectives on Heiner Müller’s Works Curated by Sophie König (FU Berlin) & Marten Weise (Goethe University Frankfurt/Main) Heiner Müller’s work must be discussed today against the background of increasingly widespread debates about literature written from the global North and from a Western Eurocentric perspective. This digital lecture series…+ More Information


Hoʻoilina Hana Hou – Photos

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