HONOLULU (KHON2) – Aquaman star Jason Momoa got emotional as a showcase of Polynesian pride greeted him at Ward Theatres Friday.
As he came out to greet the public, Momoa was greeted by a dozens of performers. Some performing the haka, some twirling a fire knife, others dancing hula.
With his children at his side, the Hawaii-born actor welled up at the sight then thanked the crowd saying, “This is one of the greatest moments of my life…I’m so honored to play this role because it represents all of us, all of Polynesia.”
Momoa then stunned the crowd by joining the dancers to perform a haka alongside his children.