FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
The Aloha Theatre is proud to present two FREE showings of the original
documentary “Waterman”. The film details the journey of five‐time Olympic
medalist and Native Hawaiian Duke Paoa Kahanamoku as he shattered records
and brought surfing to the world while overcoming a lifetime of personal
challenges. “Waterman” explores his journey and legacy as a legendary swimmer,
trailblazer, and the undisputed father of modern‐day surfing.
This original documentary by Sidewinder Films and The Foundation for Global
Sports Development is directed by Isaac Halasima and features commentary from
surfing’s biggest stars, while delving into Duke’s personal successes, struggles and
humanitarianism through rare footage, contemporary visuals and incisive
Bring the whole ohana to Kainaliu on Saturday, July 9 to watch either the 4:30pm
or 7:30pm FREE screening happening at the Aloha Theatre. Concessions will be
available for purchase.
“Waterman” kicks off a summer of Polynesian and Native Hawaiian moʻolelo all
about water. “Disney’s Moana Jr” will be brought to life with local talent singing
and dancing onstage, opening July 22. Auditions for the stage play “Eddie Would
Go”, all about the legendary Eddie Aikau, will be happening July 25 and 26.
For more information on the free screenings of “Waterman” happening Saturday
July 9, and other events happening at the Aloha Theatre, please visit http://www.alohatheatre.com.