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ʻEleau will premiere on Friday, April 2 at 6 p.m.

How to watch  'ELEAU | KS Hawai'i Hō'ike 2021

April 1, 2021

Contributed by Shaundor Chillingworth

This year's hōʻike, ʻELEAU, follows the story of Kahalaopuna, the beautiful princess of Mānoa.  From a young age she is betrothed to Kauhi, a dominant chief of Kailua, and sees it as her purpose to serve him.  After rumors of her infidelity spreads throughout the island, Kauhi is consumed by anger and sets out for Kahalaopuna.  Together with Mahana, Kahalaopuna must find a way to escape Kauhi's grasp.

Watch the film, which premieres on Friday, April 2 at 6 p.m.



Please share with friends and ʻohana and help recognize the hard work and perseverance of these haumāna. 

The film is a KSH Senior Legacy project from the seniors in the performing arts pathway seminar. Read more about how the production came together in the I Mua Newsroom

Seniors Aleah Kay and Jason Aiwohi-Tomlin were on Hawaii News Now Sunrise on Thursday, connecting with Billy V in his entertainment report to share more about the film and our kula's Hōʻike tradition. See them at the 1:08 mark.

Their full interview will play on Billy V LIVE on Facebook on Friday, April 2 at 3 p.m.!

For more on the film and it's cast & crew, visit

Catch Jason and Aleah on Billy V Live on Friday at 3 p.m. on Facebook.

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