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Jean Charlot's Moa a Mo’i: Rise of a Worthy Chief

Kumu Kahua


   Artist Jean Charlot is best known for his murals, like the iconic fresco on UH Manoa’sBachman Hall.  Few realize that his fascination with Hawaiian culture and history also resulted in five plays.   HPR’sNoeTanigawa reports Charlot’s play about an esteemed Hawai’i island chief, is having its premiere production at KumuKahua.

WHAT: Jean Charlot’s play: Moa a M?‘?

WHERE: Kumu Kahua Theatre, 46 Merchant Street

WHEN: January 23 – February 23, 2014 

COST: $5.00-$20.00

INFO: 536-4441


There's a First Timer special on, too!  Purchase a ticket and receive one free for a first time visitor to Kumu Kahua.  Advance sales only!

Noe Tanigawa covered art, culture and ideas for two decades at Hawaiʻi Public Radio.
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