Star-Bulletin Features

Friday, May 4, 2001

Tickets on sale
for ‘Holo Mai Pele’
world film premiere


Tickets are now available for the June 1 world film premiere screening of "Holo Mai Pele," the epic story of the goddess Pele and her sister, Hi'iaka, at the Hawaii Theatre.

In the fall, the hourlong television program will be broadcasted nationally on PBS' award-winning "Great Performances" and on Hawaii Public Television. The film features the renowned dance company, Halau o Kekuhi, and marks the first time traditional Hawaiian dance and chant has been selected to be broadcast nationally in a major theatrical setting.

The premiere event will also include a performance by the halau and commentary from the kumu hula Pualani Kanaka'ole Kanahele and Nalani Kanaka'ole of Hilo, and filmmaker Catherine Tatge. It is a benefit for Pacific Islanders in Communications and HPTV.

A limited number of tickets for premium seating, along with the post-show reception, are available for $100 through HPTV by calling 973-0289. Tickets are $30 for general admission, and $20 for students and seniors. Groups of 10 or more may buy tickets for $15 a piece. For more information call the box office at 528-0506.

On June 2 a half-day workshop on "The Making of Holo Mai Pele" will be held at Ward warehouse with Kanahele and Tatge. Tickets are $40 per person, and $30 for PIC members and students. For reservations call Tau Marketing and Communications at 941-5097.

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