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Department of Parks and Recreation
 
Michele K. Nekota Director Designate
Jeanne C. Ishikawa, Deputy Director

1000 Uluohia Street,
Suite 309
Kapolei, Hawaii 96707
Phone: (808) 768-3003
Fax: (808) 768-3053
email: parks@honolulu.gov
 
 
 
 

The Department of Parks & Recreation Presents

The 25th Annual

TALK STORY

F E S T I V A L

ALL  FREE!

ALA WAI GOLF CLUBHOUSE

 SECOND FLOOR BALLROOM

 
 
Contact Person:  JEFF GERE
Director  (808) 768-3032

Friday, October 18 (6-9:00 p.m) - Spooky Stories  SP0oOoKY STORIES

Saturday, October 19 (6-9:00 p.m.)-Deep Tales  DEEP TALES

Also on Saturday from 1:00-4:00 p.m., Going Deep Storytelling Workshop by guest tellers everyone welcome.

The Department of Parks and Recreation invites you to the 25th Annual TALK STORY FESTIVAL, Hawai'i's oldest and largest storytelling celebration.  Hawai'i's best storytellers (and a few guests) are featured for TWO FREE NIGHTS at the Ala Wai Golf Clubhouse, second floor ballroom a new location for 2013.  Nine storytellers each night share the stage, 20 minutes each, with dramatic lighting.  Video of these performances is projected beside the stage.  Gates open at 5:00 p.m.  Big crowds are expected, so come early BOTH nights!

30 Seconds PSA 2013

Hawai'i Tellers:  'Tita' Kathy Collins (Maui-Fri/Sat); Moses Goods (Hawaiian Mythology-Sat); Yasu Ishida (Japan-Sat); Karen Yamamoto-Hackler (local spooky-Fri); Lopaka Kapanui (Ghost Walks-Fri); Daniel A. Kelin II (Honolulu Theatre for Youth-Sat); James McCarthy (guitar man-Fri); Shain Miller (Ong King-Sat); Alice Anne Parker (psychic-Fri); Kilohana Silve (hula and story-Sat); and, Jeff Gere (host both nights).

 

Mainland Guests (both nights):  Lyn Ford (Ohio); Anne Glover (Vancouver); and, Anne Shimojima (Chicago).

 

 

Gifted Sign Language Interpreters each night:  Michele Morris (Fri) with host Jeff Gere

Also:  Jan Fried (Fri); Inga Park (Sat); and, Tamar Lani (Sat).

Jan Fried photo

    

 

Inga Park photo

Tamar Lani photo

Mahalo to our sponsors

 

                  

      hosting Neighbor Island & Mainland tellers.     

Also: Friends of Honolulu Parks & Recreation & Alliance for Culture & Arts   

Contact Person:  JEFF GERE, Director (808)768-3032,  jgere@honolulu.gov

 
 
Last Reviewed: Friday, September 27, 2013