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Anime Momotaro

This is the Japanese folk tale about a boy borne (and born) within a peach who joins up with a dog, a pheasant and a monkey to go to battle with ogres. Suggested ages 5 and up. Notable: live action anime-style.

Honolulu Theatre for Youth, now through 10/1, []

Poetry Fever

Honolulu Theatre for Youth pulls off a grand slam by featuring poems from Windward CC’s Hawaiis Star Poets, a contest that gives local students a literary voice. Ages 8 and up. Notable: open mic opportunities at some shows.

Honolulu Theatre for Youth, 10/14–11/5, []

Tasi’s Gift: The Tale of a Samoan Bowl

The story of a young girl learning from her grandfather how to carve bowls. Notable: written by local playwrights Aito and Jamie Simpson-Steele.

Honolulu Theatre for Youth, 11/26–12/17, []