view from Palikū theatre stage looking up at the seats and decor

Hawai‘i Conservatory of Performing Arts

Top-tier conservatory training for aspiring performers, with a mission to spotlight local and Native Hawaiian artists and productions.


Join the Conservatory

Acceptance in the Foundation in Acting is by audition only.

Oriental Faddah and Son actors posing

Tuition-free to any one accepted into the Foundation in Acting cohort.

The Dr. Dennis Carroll Scholarship is a full-tuition award that will cover the cost of attendance for your first year at Windward Community College.

Meet the Artistic Team

Laurie Kinoshita

Taurie Kinoshita

Artistic Director

Nicolas Logue

Nicolas Logue

Education Coordinator/Founder

Alexander Durrant

Alex Durrant

Senior Lecturer

Brandon Hagio

Lecturer: Acting

Kathryn Lee

Lecturer: Stage Combat

Ryan “Oki” Okinaka

Lecturer: Creative Media

Jeff Orig

Lecturer: Creative Media

How to Reach Us

For more Information about Hawai‘i Conservatory of Performing Arts at WCC or auditions for Foundation in Acting training, contact Associate Professor and HCPA Education Coordinator Nicolas Logue at

45-720 Kea‘ahala Rd.
Kane‘ohe, HI 96744