Soundtracks

ʻŌhiʻa Productions is a non-profit, § 501(c)(3) organization founded in March of 1995 by Lisa Matsumoto and Michael Furuya to provide creative, educational and inspiring theatrical experiences to Hawaiʻi's children and families.


Once Upon One Time

Once Upon One Time

Book & Lyrics by Lisa Matsumoto, Music by Paul Palmore, Additional Songs by Roslyn Catracchia

Featuring songs and scenes from the award-winning stage musical which adapts and intertwines familiar tales to create a musical fairy tale fantasy for the whole family! Journey to the kingdom of Da Wicked Queen and sing along with your favorite 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 you’ve never heard them before.

Once Upon One Kapakahi Time

Once Upon One Kapakahi Time

Book & Additional Lyrics by Lisa Matsumoto , Music & Lyrics by Roslyn Catracchia, Additional Music by Paul Palmore

Featuring highlights from 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! Experience “da best of” the magic and aloha of these popular musicals! CD also includes a few new songs featured only in this production.

The Princess & The Iso Peanut

The Princess & The Iso Peanut

Book & Additional Lyrics by Lisa Matsumoto, Music & Lyrics by Roslyn Catracchia

Featuring songs from this popular award-winning musical, which tells the story of a traditional fairy tale princess who falls in love with a local Japanese prince. Experience the excitement and adventure of Princess Alexis as she 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

On Dragonfly Wings

Book by Lisa Matsumoto, Music & Lyrics by Roslyn Catracchia

Inspired by the life of Alana Dung, this moving story tells of Wendy, a cheerful young waterbug who realizes her dreams and discovers her purpose after transforming into a beautiful dragonfly. Filled with inspiring songs, this award-winning musical is a celebration of life and the human spirit, encouraging us to live each day to its fullest.

The Christmas Gift of Aloha

The Christmas Gift of Aloha

Original Soundtrack CD Recording

Enjoy the “magic and aloha” with this delightful soundtrack featuring songs from the live stage show and parade at Ala Moana Center. Sing along with Merry, Mele and the menehune ‘ohana as they celebrate Christmas cheer and the spirit of aloha!

Voices of the Rainforest

Voices of the Rainforest

Book by Lisa Matsumoto, Music & Lyrics by Roslyn Catracchia

Voices of the Rainforest journeys deep into a Hawaiian Rainforest and discover the fascinating native plants and creatures which are Hawaiʻi’s natural treasures. We follow Hau’oli the happy-face spider, as he introduces us to the many forest inhabitants of Hawaiʻi’s past and present. We meet Aunty Hapu’unani, a friendly native tree fern, who tells us about some of the challenges threatening our rainforests, especially the pig, the forest’s worst enemy. Next we visit a mountain…

Wings of the Islands

Wings of the Islands

Book by Lisa Matsumoto, Music & Lyrics by Roslyn Catracchia

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.

Peril in Paradise

Peril in Paradise

Book by Lisa Matsumoto, Music & Lyrics by Roslyn Catracchia

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.

From the Land, Sky & Sea

From the Land, Sky & Sea

Book by Lisa Matsumoto, Music & Lyrics by Roslyn Catracchia,
Additional Songs by Roslyn and Marco Catracchia

Featuring musical highlights from ʻŌhiʻa Productions’ Educational Touring Program which introduces youngsters to the performing arts while making learning fun. Delightful songs from popular stage shows teach about various environmental subjects such as: the rainforest (“Voices of the Rainforest”); coral reef inhabitants (“In the Clear Blue Sea”); habitats and ecosystems (“Under the Hawaiian Sky”); life in the deep ocean (“Beneath the Ocean Blue”); and Hawaiʻi’s native birds (“Wings of the Islands”). Produced in cooperation with the DLNR Division of Forestry & Wildlife. A percentage of the proceeds will go to the DLNR Endangered Species Fund.