Walt Disney Animation Studios have officially announced Auli’i Cravalho of Oahu as the voice of Disney’s new princess, Moana.
In the ancient South Pacific world of Oceania, Moana, a born navigator, sets sail in search of a fabled island. During her incredible journey, she teams up with her hero, the legendary demi-god Maui, to traverse the open ocean on an action-packed voyage, encountering enormous sea creatures, breathtaking underworlds and ancient folklore.
Directed by animation vets Ron Clements and John Musker (The Little Mermaid), Moana will be released on November 23, 2016. “Moana” will also feature the voice of Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson.