Plays by Hawai‘i's playwrights
Plays for Hawai‘i's people.
Kumu Kahua Theatre, in downtown Honolulu on the Island of O'ahu, offers one-of-a-kind live entertainment. When you want to enjoy cutting-edge performances about the life, history and future of Hawai‘i's people, this is where you come.
We are located on the corner of Merchant and Bethel in downtown Honolulu:
46 Merchant Street
Our shows run Thursday-Saturday at 8:00 PM Sunday matinee at 2:00 PM
We have a schedule change this weekend: we will not be presenting a staged reading of Leilani Madison’s Everything Must Go on Sundayafternoon (12/14). We apologize for any inconvenience this causes, but we are collaborating with Leilani to make this reading a little different, and we’re excited about the prospects! We look forward to rescheduling the […]Read More
Our summer playwriting class, taught my Kumu Tammy Haili’opua Baker, culminated in several scripts that are ready to be read for an audience. We will present a series of these readings on the following dates, here at Kumu Kahua Theatre, beginning at 5PM each evening: November 16 – Song Tra Bong by Gerry Madison November […]Read More
It is our pleasure to congratulate our 2013 Playwrighting Contest Winners! Kumu Kahua Theatre and the University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa Theatre and Dance Department proudly announce the winners of their 2014 playwriting contest. The winner of the $600 Hawai‘i Prize is Susan Soon He Stanton of Aiea, Hawai‘i for her play: Seek. Mike Lee […]Read More
WHAT: Free Kumu Kahua Theatre Events in the new Kaka‘ako’s Agora WHERE: 441 Cooke Street WHEN: June 25, 2014 COST: Free INFO: 536-4441, kumukahua.org HONOLULU, HI—Once again, Kumu Kahua Theatre is partnering with Interisland Terminal to bring our work to Kaka‘ako. This free event is compliments of Interisland Terminal to kick-off the opening […]Read More