Knapp’s Tribute To Damien
Kaimuki Library will offer a special tribute to Hawaii’s first saint this Sunday, presented by one of Hawaii’s most notable actors.
TerenceKnapp shares “The Life and Legacy of Father Damien” at 2 p. m. Sunday in the library’s adult reading room. The program offers his own insights into the life and struggles of the Molokai priest — a role Knapp has been linked to ever since 1976 when Aldyth Morris’s dramatic monologue, Damien, was first staged at Kennedy Theatre.
The one-hour tribute is free to the public and suitable for all ages. For more information, call 733-8422
Born in London in 1932, Knapp came to Hawaii with a distinguished theater resume and continued togarnerhonors for his stage work. He is a professor emeritus of theater at UH Manoa, where he also won the Regents Medal of Excellence, among other awards.