Tammy Hailiʻōpua Baker

Tammy Hailiʻōpua Baker

National Theater Project Advisor
University of Hawai‘i at Mānoa
Location: Kahalu‘u, Ko‘olaupoko, O‘ahu-a-Lua, Ko Hawai‘i Pae ‘Āina. Unceded land/archipelago of Kānaka Maoli, Indigenous people of the Hawaiian Islands.


Tammy Hailiʻōpua Baker is a playwright/director/scholar/educator from Kapa‘a, Kaua‘i whose work focuses on revitalizing Kanaka Maoli moʻolelo (Native Hawaiian history and narratives) through Hana Keaka, Hawaiian-medium theatre. Haili‘ōpua oversees the Hawaiian Theatre and Playwriting Programs at UHM and is a recent recipient of the Kennedy Center Medallion of Excellence. 

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