Lopaka Kapanui: Edge of Darkness
Saturday Oct 27 07:30 PM
Doris Duke Theatre
Museum members: $12.00
General Admission: $15.00
About the Performance:
Locked away in Lopaka Kapanui’s repertoire is a collection of ghost stories that bring you right to the edge of darkness. Prepare yourself for stories that come to life in the dark recesses of your mind and never leave. In celebration of Halloween, don’t miss the chance to hear legends never revealed until now.—they've been locked away for a reason.
About Lopaka Kapanui
Lopaka Kapanui is a native Hawaiian storyteller, writer, actor, kumu hula, cultural practitioner, former professional wrestler, husband, father and grandpa. Lopaka has been hailed by the Honolulu newspapers as one of Hawai'i's foremost storytellers, sharing tales of between-world spirits and Hawaiian mythology to anyone who'll listen. For more than a decade, he has led after-dark ghost tours around the island of Oahu. Having been in the storytelling business for more than twenty years, hundreds of people have come forward to share their own stories with him, making him a repository for some of our islands' spookiest tales. Sharing more than just Hawaiian ghost stories, Lopaka shares his knowledge of the history and legends of 'O'ahu and Hawai'i. With his theatrical, mesmerizing style, he gives fascinating glimpses into Hawaiian spirituality.