Auli’i Cravalho sets sail as star of Disney’s ‘Moana’
By Jason Genegabus firstname.lastname@example.org
Nov. 13, 2016
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Mililani teen Auli‘i Cravalho stars as “Moana” in the Disney animated film, opening in theaters Nov. 23. “I’m thrilled to be playing a Disney heroine,” Cravalho said. “I think this era and this age needs more heroes and heroines.”
Tenacious teenager Moana (voice of Auliʻi Cravalho) recruits a demigod named Maui (voice of Dwayne Johnson) to help her become a master wayfinder and sail out on a daring mission to save her people.
Moana is an adventurous, tenacious and compassionate 16-year-old who sails out on a daring mission to save her people. Along the way, she discovers the one thing she’s always sought: her own identity.