Once Upon One Time
Once Upon One Time adapts and intertwines familiar tales to create a musical fairy tale fantasy for the whole family! Audience members journey to the kingdom of Da Wicked Queen and crazy characters in this delightful retelling of Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, Cinderella, Little Red Riding Hood, The Boy Who Cried Wolf and Hansel and Gretel, told “local style,” as they’ve never heard them before.
Once Upon One Noddah Time
This musical adapts traditional fairy tales into a comedic, local fantasy full of energetic songs and colorful characters. Meet Da Tree Local Pigs, Da Mongoosettes, Da Mean Mongoose, Da Wicked Queen and many other local-style and traditional fairy tale characters as they go on a fun and crazy adventure!
The Princess & the Iso Peanut
What can happen when a traditional fairytale princess falls in love with a local Japanese prince? Just about anything imaginable! Fun and adventure abound when Princess Alexis journeys to a faraway kingdom where she encounters outrageous characters, meets the prince of her dreams and must pass a most unusual test.
On Dragonfly Wings
Inspired by the life of Alana Dung, this moving story tells of a cheerful young waterbug named Wendy, who brings laughter and joy to all of Crystal Pond with her festive parades. In the midst of her success, Wendy learns she must embark on a journey to the world above where she transforms into a beautiful dragonfly. Adjusting to this new world proves to be challenging and difficult for Wendy. Fortunately, she is befriended by a dazzling array of amazing and delightful creatures who show her the wonders of the world above. By embracing her new dragonfly form, Wendy fulfills her dreams by leading spectacular parades in the sky, once again bringing laughter and joy to all!
On Dragonfly Wings and “Wailana the Waterbug” (the book from which it is adapted), was inspired by the story of little Alana Dung who had very little time on Earth, but made the most of what time she did have. Alana was just 3 ½ years old when fate stole her from the flesh and from her loved ones. Alana’s fight with leukemia and her family’s resolve to save her is a legend in the Islands with 30,788 people, the vast majority strangers, joining the Hawaiʻi Bone Marrow Donor Registry in a staggering effort to help one of Hawaiʻi’s own. Today, Alana lives in the miracle of more than 50 perfect bone marrow matches worldwide and in the research foundation that bears her name.
Once Upon One Kapakahi Time
Experience the crazy local fairy tale world of the Once Upon One Time Trilogy! Set in the forest of a magical, mythical, fairy tale kingdom, outrageous characters meet and the crazy, “kapakahi” (mixed up) adventure begins! Fun for the whole family and sure to delight audiences of all ages! If you’ve missed these productions in the past, you don’t want to miss this one! Enjoy the new “surprises” along with the “best of” the magic and aloha of these popular musicals all in one show!
The Christmas Gift of Aloha
Merry, a newly trained Christmas Elf, falls from Santa’s sleigh and finds himself in Hawaiʻi. He is dismayed that there is no snow, reindeer, or other signs of Christmas in this strange land. With the help of Mele the Menehune, Merry soon discovers the wonders of a Hawaiian Christmas. To Merry’s surprise, the menehune children give him the best gift of all.
In the Clear Blue Sea
Explore the amazing marine life of Hawaiʻi’s waters and learn how we can protect our fragile coral reefs, the importance of maintaining the delicate balance of the ocean’s food chain, and ways to take better care of our oceans and the many creatures that live there.
Beneath the Ocean Blue
Dive the ocean’s depths to take a closer look at the fascinating creatures who make their home in Hawaiʻi’s deep ocean. Through song, dance, story and humor, we learn about over fishing and meet delightful marine mammals such as the endangered Hawaiian monk seal, Humpback whales and spinner dolphins. We also discover the important role sharks play in the ocean food chain.
Wings of the Islands
Journey into the forest, wetlands and sea to visit many of the incredible and diverse bird species who make their home in our islands. Meet wetland birds such as the endangered Hawaiian Stilt and the Hawaiian Duck as well as some of the forest birds who belong to the incredibly diverse Hawaiian honeycreeper family. Also featured are seabirds and their importance in helping to nourish the land. Wings of the Islands showcases these fascinating creatures and illustrates the need to protect them and their fragile habitats.
Under the Hawaiian Sky
Explore the many ecological zones and habitats of Hawaiʻi, journeying from high atop an alpine desert traveling down to the dryland forest to meet the many unique plants and creatures that live there and discover why Hawaiʻi is one of the most special places on Earth.
Peril in Paradise
Meet super heroes Raymond Rainforest, The Exterminator, Captain Ranger and Wonder Weeder as they encounter the evil super villains Count Mosquitola, Randy Rat, Mona Mongoose and the wicked weedsMr. Shade and Miss Poka. It’s a battle to save Hawaiʻi’s native inhabitants from the many invasive species who threaten them by wreaking havoc and destruction to Hawaiʻi’s beautiful yet fragile environment.
The Adventures of Gary & Harry
Journey deep into the sparkling sea where two playful sea turtles explore their ocean home. Together, these two friends; Gary, a green sea turtle and Harry, a hawksbill turtle, discover a vast array of fascinating marine life and face several challenges found in the deep blue sea.
Tiqri: The Little Snow Fox
Storytellers take students to the great Northwest and introduce them to TiQri, the little snow fox, and his best friend the Aurora Borealis. TiQri, upset with his white winter coat, asks Aurora to change his fur into her beautiful colors, which she does. After several unsuccessful attempts at snatching his dinner away from the Ice Bear, TiQri learns to appreciate his winter coat. Through images, creative drama and student participation, young readers are transported into exploring their own imaginations and creativity. The story’s underlying message is about learning to be satisfied with and appreciate who you are.