5 Life Lessons and Moral Value In Disney's "Moana (2016)" (Spoilers Alert!)
1) You can't shelter your loved ones from the world forever. Learn to let go and trust that they will be okay.
Moana's father Tui refused to let Moana venture beyond the reef due to his own bad experiences out at sea.
He was trying to protect Moana and the villagers of Motonui from danger, but his overprotective way wasn't working.
The fish were becoming scarce and the vegetation were dying because of the curse upon the world that began when the heart Te Fiti was stolen.
It took Moana sailing beyond the reef and restoring the heart of Te Fiti to bring life and peace back to the world.