Honolulu theatre for Youth  Duke

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By Moses Goods, created in collaboration with the Bishop Museum

Hawai‘i’s greatest athlete and the grandfather of modern surfing, Duke Kahanamoku is unquestionably one of the most important and beloved figures in Hawaiian history. HTY favorite Moses Goods creates an unforgettable portrayal of an extraordinary life.

Ages 8+

Access will be granted from March 19-21.  We ask that you not share this link outside of your immediate household but invite anyone to become a member of HTY and enjoy this program any time.  Please follow the link to the HTY website for any questions about the program or accessing the content.

The following version of Duke includes captions for greater accessibiltiy.

Duke Is Just The Beginning!

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Educational Resources

Educators are welcome to explore our materials created specifically for this production.  These include preshow and post-show activities.  We look forward to any feedback you have about these materials or the production.  Our goal is always to enhance your classroom with dynamic learning experiences.


Duke is Written and Performed by Moses Goods

Digital Production Team:
Moses Goods
Chesley Cannon
Eric West

Based on the original HTY staging
created in collaboration with the Bishop Museum
Directed by
Eric Johnson

Set/Lighting/Projection Design:
Chesley Cannon
Costume Design:
Lacy Rohlf
Sound Design :
John Signor, Honybal Sosa & Sam Willis

Sound Engineer :
Brett Fovargue
Starr Kalahiki
Sound Programmer:
Matthew Mazzella
Technical Director:
Eric West

Voice Actors:
Eric Johnson, Junior Tesoro, Alvin Chan, Maile Holck, Christina Uyeno, Ryan Sueoka

Thanks to:
The Staff and Management at Bishop Museum, Sandy Hall, Desoto Brown, Barbara Makua, Michael Wilson, Ryan Sueoka, Jason Ellinwood, Brett Fovargue

Special Mahalo to the Cathedral of Saint Andrew for providing our home

We are delighted to partner with Malama Pono, Ltd. to introduce and share the Legacy of Duke Kahanamoku.

Malama Pono, Ltd. holds the Duke Kahanamoku trademark rights.