Public celebration of life for Cyril Pahinui planned

Public celebration of life for Cyril Pahinui planned
Hawaii mourns the loss of Hawaiian Music legend, Cyril Pahinui.

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - A celebration of life for legendary Hawaiian musician Cyril Pahinui is set for Jan. 19.

Pahinui earned three Grammy and nine Na Hoku Hanohano awards over his impressive career.

He died in November at 68.

The celebration of life will start at 10 a.m. at Kawaiahao Church, with formal services beginning at noon. The public is invited to attend. Musicians are encouraged to bring an instrument and join in kanaikapila.

In lieu of flowers, attendees are asked to donate to Pahinui’s Hawaiian music program.

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