Brandon Hagio and Dylan Leming in 'Oriental Faddah and Son' playing March 13-22

WHO/WHAT: Windward Community College presents “Oriental Faddah and Son,” a semi-autobiographical chronicle of the relationship between a father and his son, delving into the nuances of an Okinawan family.

This play was written by Lee A. Tonouchi, known as “Da Pidgin Guerilla,” and directed by Taurie Kinoshita. Staging the poems from Tonouchi’s poetry book “Significant Moments in da Life of Oriental Faddah and Son,” the play investigates what it means to be Okinawan in Hawai‘i, highlighting the values of the Uchinanchu, and reflecting on paternal relationships.

WHEN/WHERE: March 13-14 and 19-21, at 7:30 p.m.; and March 15 and 21-22, at 3 p.m. at the Paliku Theatre at Windward Community College.

TICKETS: General admission, $15; students (youth and college with I.D.), seniors (65+), military (with I.D.) and University of Hawai‘i faculty and staff, $10. Purchase tickets online at or call 235-7315.


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