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Moana (1926 film)

Moana is a 1926 American documentary film, or more strictly a work of docufiction, that was directed by Robert J. Flaherty, the creator of Nanook of the North (1922).


Moaña is a municipality of 18,709 inhabitants located in Galicia, Spain in the province of Pontevedra. It is one of the five municipalities with Bueu, Cangas do Morrazo, Marin and Vilaboa that forms the peninsula of O Morrazo. This peninsula separates the Ria of Vigo from the Ria of Pontevedra. The coast of Moaña has several beaches and the area combines tourism with traditional seafood production. The surrounding sea contains sea farms where mussels, oysters and other species are cultivated and it is an idyllic place for practicing sea sports activities. The Strait of Rande, where the Rande Bridge now connects Moaña with the municipality of Redondela, was the scene of the Battle of Vigo Bay (or Battle of Rande). Moaña has developed a significant cultural life with the highlights of this being the Interceltic Festival of Morrazo, the Week of Carnival and numerous other local feasts. Social movements were relevant in Moaña in the first half of the 20th century where the presence of the CNT (National Confederation of Labour) was significant. In fact, the current local pub/bar for retired people was the head office of this syndicate in Moaña during the Second Spanish Republic.

Moana (singer)

Moana Maree Maniapoto MNZM (born 22 June 1961) is a New Zealand singer, songwriter and documentary maker. Widely considered as one of New Zealand's most successful indigenous acts, her music is described as a fusion of traditional Māori haka, chants and taonga puoro, with contemporary soul, reggae and classical styles.

Moana (fungus)

Moana is a fungal genus in the family Halosphaeriaceae. This is a monotypic genus, containing the single species Moana turbinulata, described as new to science in 1989.

Moana (miniseries)

Moana is a 2009 Italian biographical dramatic miniseries directed by Alfredo Peyretti.

The miniseries premiered at the 2009 Roma Fiction Fest, then it was broadcast in two parts on 1 and 2 December of the same year on Sky Cinema. Moana tells the life of Italian iconic pornographic actress Moana Pozzi. The actress Ilona Staller sued the production of the film for the unauthorized use of the character "Cicciolina", of which she owned the rights; the case was finally dismissed by court.

Moana (2016 film)

Moana is an upcoming 2016 American 3D computer-animated musical fantasy comedy adventure film produced by Walt Disney Animation Studios, the 56th Disney's animated feature film, and is being directed by Ron Clements and John Musker. The film introduces Auli'i Cravalho as Moana and features Dwayne Johnson as Maui. The film's songs were co-written by Lin-Manuel Miranda. It is scheduled to be released by Walt Disney Pictures on November 23, 2016.


Moana, meaning "ocean" in most Polynesian languages, may refer to:

Usage examples of "moana".

Of course, for Momo and Moana and the other Kurrekurredutt children it was a sad day when they saw Pippi and Tommy and Annika go on board the Hoptoad for the voyage home.

The consequences are incalculable, consequences to our whole race, yours and mine and the Lunarians and your Keiki Moana, everyone.

Even in those indifferent to Mars, even in the remotest of the Keiki Moana, tribal pride flamed up for fireworks to proclaim to the night sky.

Terran and Lunarian, for your Keiki Moana, for every mind we know that lives in an organic body.

Moana to fly him, giving her three nanograms of quantum dots and five kilograms of imipolex for her pay.

Keiki Moana, their ancestral refuge with a few human caretakers in Hawaii, Kelekolio Pela setting forth the Dao Kai, the cession of Nauru to descendants who had become a nation.

Rock as a pvt he had worked nights as a deckhand on one of the Ala Moana boats that made moonlight cruises to Molokai for the tourists and he had had all the married women he could take care of then, but of course though, he was not in love with them.