” . . . the performance illustrates a universal spirituality that is very Hawaiian; you feel the awe.” The Hawaiian News

A fusion of Hawaii’s traditional narratives and contemporary interpretation, ‘Hawaiian Myths & Legends’ is an evening-length production brimming with dramatic storytelling, transporting images, authenticity, and humor. The collaborations of several illustrious Hawaii artists including composers Melinda Caroll and David Kauahikaua, playwright Victoria Nalani Kneubuhl, Kumu Hula Leina'ala Kalama Heine, and singer/songwriter Kekuhi Kanahele complement Artistic Director Flaharty’s iridescent masterpiece -- a resounding hit on stage, at cultural festivals, or any other event where the splendor of Hawaii is desired!

Featured are tales from the Pele family including the humorous story of Kamapua’a, the Hawaiian pig god and his sultry relationsip with Pele, set to Ravel’s Bolero. The production closes with the story of Pele and her youngest sister Hi’iaka and features three floor-length feather capes, and an amazing finale of flourescent bodies as lava erupts and flows!