“Defining Courage” Showing for the Hawai’i Community Foundation
Date: September 9, 2023
Time: 7:00pm PT
Location: The Marsee Auditorium, 16007 Crenshaw Blvd, Torrance, CA
You’re invited to support the Maui relief efforts by attending a special showing of “Defining Courage” at The Marsee Auditorium in Torrance on Saturday, September 9, 2023. The immersive live performance honors the most decorated US soldiers of World War II—the 100th Infantry Battalion, the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, and the Military Intelligence Service—which originated in Hawai‘i more than 80 years ago. The stories of these Nisei soldiers, many fighting for the US while their families were incarcerated in America’s concentration camps, are told in a unique live performance that combines live storytelling, new and historic film footage, eyewitness interviews, and live music.
This special “Aloha” edition honors Hawai’i with additional stories, and with dance by Hālau Hula Keali’i O Nālani and music by Nick Lee and Grammy award winners Daniel Ho and Tia Carrere. 100% monies raised will benefit the Hawai’i Community Foundation.
“It’s the perfect way to keep this incredible story alive in the most memorable way,” said David Ono, the host and co-producer of “Defining Courage”. “More importantly, right now our friends on Maui are ‘defining courage’ under the most difficult and tragic of circumstances. Let’s stand with them and give them our love and support.”
This event is held in partnership with the U.S.-Japan Council and other organizations.
Tickets and info: www.DefiningCourageShow.com