Interview with Noa Helelā about Demigods Anonymous +


Noa Helelā is a queer trans hapa-Hawaiian writer from Kahaluu, Oahu.  She has worked with Pacific Tongues and Hawaii Women In Filmmaking as a writing facilitator.  She authored the play Demigods Annonymous for Kumu Kahua, and a short play Love and a Hydroflask for the Windward Community Cillege short play festival.


What inspired you to write your play, Demigods Anonymous?

What’s it been like to have your work staged?

If you could travel back in time, what advice would you give to your younger writer self?

What’s next for Noa Helelā?

Description of the Play + Upcoming Showtimes


MARCH 22 – APRIL 22, 2018

Absurd Comedy

Power is both a curse and a gift.  As a modern demigod, Noe takes college courses, parties with her friends, and tries to stop herself from turning into a giant lizard.  Her friend, Marcella, is dealing with her unwanted tendency to become a mountain lion; Blaine transforms into a shark when aggravated.  These contemporary Kupua are like most people in their 20s… except for their ability to manifest ancient demigod powers and transform into animals…


  • Thursday, Friday & Saturday 8pm: 19, 20, 21, 2018
  • Sunday 2pm: March 25; April 22, 2018

FOR MORE INFO you can go to or call 808-536-4441

Located at 46 Merchant Street on the corner of Merchant and Bethel in downtown Honolulu

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