About The Event
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A series of clips from the ‘ōlelo Hawai’i version of MOANA will be weaved into a panel discussion by ‘ōlelo Hawai’i translators Puakea Nogelmeier and Kamuela Yim. Also on the panel, Kalehua Kawaa who was the voice of Gramma Tala!
The movie features Annie Award-winning Auli’i Cravalho, UH Mānoa student Christopher Kaipulaumakaniolono Baker as Maui, multi-platinum recording artist Nicole Scherzinger as Sina, Kelikokauaikekai Hoe as Ali’i Tui, Kalehuapuake’ula Kawa’a as Puna Tala, Kamakakehau Fernandez as Tamatoa, and 24 locally cast ‘ōlelo Hawai’i speaking actors and singers.
This is the first time a Disney picture has been re-recorded in ‘ōlelo Hawai’i. The University of Hawai’i’s Academy for Creative Media System funded and coordinated the re-recording of “Moana” with the goal of sharing the film for educational purposes in Hawai’i and beyond. The collaborative productions joins faculty and staff from the University of Hawai’i – West O’ahu, University of Hawai’i at Mānoa, and Honolulu Community College.