Sounds of the Moana  

What is the indigenous sound of Moana-Nui-ā-Kiwa (Oceania)? What has been lost and gained over the course of history, and how can the musical identity of the great Moana be kept alive today? Explore these questions, and more, in this two-part series hosted by Tau’ili’ili Alpha Maiava.

This project was made in partnership with the Pacific Peoples music community, cultural advisors and knowledge holders.


‘Sounds of the Moana’ is available on all major platforms.

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Sounds of the Moana has won Gold (the highest category award) at the prestigious New York Festivals Radio Awards (NYFRA).