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  • MayJah RayJah 2017 Music Festival returns to Waikiki

    MayJah RayJah 2017 Music Festival returns to Waikiki

    Wednesday, July 26 2017 4:39 PM EDT2017-07-26 20:39:16 GMT

    Ray Jr. and Tantriq Entertainment are excited to announce the MayJah RayJah 2017 Music Festival featuring island music artists from all over the globe.

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    Ray Jr. and Tantriq Entertainment are excited to announce the MayJah RayJah 2017 Music Festival featuring island music artists from all over the globe. 

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  • Hawaii duo Kamanawa to perform following album release

    Hawaii duo Kamanawa to perform following album release

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 5:06 PM EDT2017-07-25 21:06:33 GMT
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    Kalei Kahalewai and Blaine Kia from the duo "Kamanawa” joined sunrise to share some local classic and original music.

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    Kalei Kahalewai and Blaine Kia from the duo "Kamanawa” joined sunrise to share some local classic and original music.

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  • Sunrise Summer Concert Series: Keauhou

    Sunrise Summer Concert Series: Keauhou

    Friday, July 21 2017 4:07 PM EDT2017-07-21 20:07:28 GMT

    Kahanuola Solatorio, and brothers, Nicholas and Zachary Lum released their eagerly anticipated self-titled recording “Keauhou” in September of 2016. The name was suggested by Hailama Farden while the trio played music at the Kamehameha School’s Midkiff Library. This library is home to...

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    Kahanuola Solatorio, and brothers, Nicholas and Zachary Lum released their eagerly anticipated self-titled recording “Keauhou” in September of 2016. The name was suggested by Hailama Farden while the trio played music at the Kamehameha School’s Midkiff Library. This library is home to...

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  • Langley Ukulele Ensemble performs Noho Paipai, preview to Waikiki concert

    Langley Ukulele Ensemble performs Noho Paipai, preview to Waikiki concert

    Monday, July 17 2017 5:17 PM EDT2017-07-17 21:17:48 GMT
    For 36 years, the Langley Ukulele Ensemble has been sharing music and the Ukulele with the world. The group is from British Columbia, Canada and they're back in Hawaii this summer for their 24th year in a row. They will be hosting a public concert series this week at the Sheraton Waikiki hotel, Honu Rotunda Monday through Thursday at 8 p.m. Copyright 2017 Hawaii News Now. All rights reserved. More >>
    For 36 years, the Langley Ukulele Ensemble has been sharing music and the Ukulele with the world. The group is from British Columbia, Canada and they're back in Hawaii this summer for their 24th year in a row. They will be hosting a public concert series this week at the Sheraton Waikiki hotel, Honu Rotunda Monday through Thursday at 8 p.m. Copyright 2017 Hawaii News Now. All rights reserved. More >>
  • Anuhea to perform at Blue Note Hawaii

    Anuhea to perform at Blue Note Hawaii

    Friday, July 14 2017 6:24 PM EDT2017-07-14 22:24:27 GMT

    Our Sunrise Summer Concert Series continues with Anuhea.

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    Our Sunrise Summer Concert Series continues with Anuhea.

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  • Hawaiian musician Malani Bilyeu to join Henry Kapono at Blue Note Hawaii

    Hawaiian musician Malani Bilyeu to join Henry Kapono at Blue Note Hawaii

    Thursday, July 13 2017 4:20 PM EDT2017-07-13 20:20:22 GMT
    Hawaiian musician Malani Bilyeu, of the group Kalapana, is joining Henry Kapono at the Blue Note for his artist-to-artist music series. The two will be performing Thursday at 6 and 9 p.m. Bilyeu had a live preview on Sunrise. For more information,  click here.  Copyright 2017 Hawaii News Now. All rights reserved. More >>
    Hawaiian musician Malani Bilyeu, of the group Kalapana, is joining Henry Kapono at the Blue Note for his artist-to-artist music series. The two will be performing Thursday at 6 and 9 p.m. Bilyeu had a live preview on Sunrise. For more information,  click here.  Copyright 2017 Hawaii News Now. All rights reserved. More >>
  • Celebrate Hawaii's beloved mango at upcoming Honolulu Mango Jam

    Celebrate Hawaii's beloved mango at upcoming Honolulu Mango Jam

    Wednesday, July 12 2017 5:04 PM EDT2017-07-12 21:04:59 GMT

    The public is invited to celebrate Hawaii's love for mango and island culture at the Honolulu Mango Jam. 

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    The public is invited to celebrate Hawaii's love for mango and island culture at the Honolulu Mango Jam. 

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  • 47th annual ukulele festival kicks off with Roy Sakuma

    47th annual ukulele festival kicks off with Roy Sakuma

    Wednesday, July 12 2017 4:00 PM EDT2017-07-12 20:00:14 GMT

    The music was flowing in Studio B during Sunrise. Ukulele master teacher and the founder of the Ukulele Festival, Roy Sakuma was in front of some students helping them to get ready for their live performance. During the sound check, you could see Sakuma waving his hands and keeping the players on beat enthusiastically. He was there to talk about the upcoming event, now in its 47th year. 

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    The music was flowing in Studio B during Sunrise. Ukulele master teacher and the founder of the Ukulele Festival, Roy Sakuma was in front of some students helping them to get ready for their live performance. During the sound check, you could see Sakuma waving his hands and keeping the players on beat enthusiastically. He was there to talk about the upcoming event, now in its 47th year. 

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  • Raiatea Helm performs ahead of Sea Life Park's Makapuu Twilight Concert Series

    Raiatea Helm performs ahead of Sea Life Park's Makapuu Twilight Concert Series

    Tuesday, July 11 2017 5:02 PM EDT2017-07-11 21:02:02 GMT

    Sea Life Park is hosting its annual Makapuu Twilight Concert Series, for families to enjoy a unique concert experience to watch Hawaii artists showcase their talents. 

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    Sea Life Park is hosting its annual Makapuu Twilight Concert Series, for families to enjoy a unique concert experience to watch Hawaii artists showcase their talents. 

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  • Summer Concert Series: Ron Artis with cellist Josh Nakazawa

    Summer Concert Series: Ron Artis with cellist Josh Nakazawa

    Friday, July 7 2017 5:11 PM EDT2017-07-07 21:11:28 GMT

    Our Sunrise Summer Concert Series continues with local musician Ron Artis. He's with cellist Josh Nakazawa.

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    Our Sunrise Summer Concert Series continues with local musician Ron Artis. He's with cellist Josh Nakazawa.

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  • Sesame Street Live! comes to Hawaii

    Sesame Street Live! comes to Hawaii

    Friday, July 7 2017 5:05 PM EDT2017-07-07 21:05:18 GMT

    Elmo, Cookie Monster and Jenny their music teacher (played by Kelsey Krull) from Sesame Street Live! stopped by Sunrise. They're here to talk about their upcoming performances on Oahu and Maui. It's called Sesame Street Live! "Elmo Makes Music". 

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    Elmo, Cookie Monster and Jenny their music teacher (played by Kelsey Krull) from Sesame Street Live! stopped by Sunrise. They're here to talk about their upcoming performances on Oahu and Maui. It's called Sesame Street Live! "Elmo Makes Music". 

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  • Liam Moleta to perform at Blue Note Hawaii with Kuana Torres Kahele

    Liam Moleta to perform at Blue Note Hawaii with Kuana Torres Kahele

    Tuesday, July 4 2017 4:13 PM EDT2017-07-04 20:13:03 GMT

    Liam Moleta is a recent Leeward Community College graduate who has gained huge attention for his Hawaiian Music covers on social media.  Kuana Torres Kahele recently spotted Liam performing songs from Na Palapalai and asked the singer to join him at the Blue Note Hawaii as a special guest at his show...

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    Liam Moleta is a recent Leeward Community College graduate who has gained huge attention for his Hawaiian Music covers on social media.  Kuana Torres Kahele recently spotted Liam performing songs from Na Palapalai and asked the singer to join him at the Blue Note Hawaii as a special guest at his show...

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  • Jazz vocal group the Manhattan Transfer tour Hawaii

    Jazz vocal group the Manhattan Transfer tour Hawaii

    Friday, June 30 2017 3:41 PM EDT2017-06-30 19:41:56 GMT

    The Manhattan Transfer is performing at Blue Note Hawaii. They're calling it its "45th Anniversary Celebration". The original members of the group started performing in 1969 according to Wikipedia. The group of 4 have earned 10 Grammy awards and been inducted in the Vocal Group Hall of fame. They perform a combination of jazz and pop fusion. They had a preview performance on Sunrise. The group will perform June 29 - July 2, 2017 at Blue Note Hawaii.

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    The Manhattan Transfer is performing at Blue Note Hawaii. They're calling it its "45th Anniversary Celebration". The original members of the group started performing in 1969 according to Wikipedia. The group of 4 have earned 10 Grammy awards and been inducted in the Vocal Group Hall of fame. They perform a combination of jazz and pop fusion. They had a preview performance on Sunrise. The group will perform June 29 - July 2, 2017 at Blue Note Hawaii.

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  • Ala Moana Center to host 26th Annual Fourth of July Celebration

    Ala Moana Center to host 26th Annual Fourth of July Celebration

    Tuesday, June 27 2017 4:18 PM EDT2017-06-27 20:18:21 GMT

    For the 26th consecutive year, Ala Moana Center will host its signature Independence Day celebration, including Hawai‘i’s largest Fourth of July fireworks show. From July 1 - 4, shoppers can enjoy four days of exclusive savings, live entertainment from Hawai‘i’s top musicians, and a chance to win...

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    For the 26th consecutive year, Ala Moana Center will host its signature Independence Day celebration, including Hawai‘i’s largest Fourth of July fireworks show. From July 1 - 4, shoppers can enjoy four days of exclusive savings, live entertainment from Hawai‘i’s top musicians, and a chance to win...

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  • Live weekly entertainment at the Honolulu Zoo Society’s Annual Wildest Show In Town summer concert series

    Live weekly entertainment at the Honolulu Zoo Society’s Annual Wildest Show In Town summer concert series

    Monday, June 26 2017 4:06 PM EDT2017-06-26 20:06:54 GMT

    The Honolulu Zoo is getting wilder this summer with the Wildest Show in Town, the summer’s best family concert! Hosted by Hawaii’s premier ukulele teacher Roy Sakuma, the 10-week after-hours concert series features live local entertainment every Wednesday evening from June 14 through...

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    The Honolulu Zoo is getting wilder this summer with the Wildest Show in Town, the summer’s best family concert! Hosted by Hawaii’s premier ukulele teacher Roy Sakuma, the 10-week after-hours concert series features live local entertainment every Wednesday evening from June 14 through...

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  • Summer Concert Series: Aja Gample

    Summer Concert Series: Aja Gample

    Friday, June 23 2017 3:33 PM EDT2017-06-23 19:33:13 GMT

    Our Summer Concert Series continues with Aja Gample. She was nominated this year from two Na Hoku Hanohano Awards including  "Most Promising Artist" of the Year & "EP of the Year." 

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    Our Summer Concert Series continues with Aja Gample. She was nominated this year from two Na Hoku Hanohano Awards including  "Most Promising Artist" of the Year & "EP of the Year." 

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  • 'Stuck In The 90s' reunites Forte, All-4-One and Shai

    'Stuck In The 90s' reunites Forte, All-4-One and Shai

    Monday, June 19 2017 6:02 PM EDT2017-06-19 22:02:09 GMT

    Get ready for a trip back to when arguably the best of R&B Pop was created. The 90’s! Tantriq Entertainment and Ray Jr. are excited to announce “Stuck in The 90’s” a concert featuring two groups that dominated the R&B airwaves in the 1990’s ALL -4- ONE and Shai. Stuck in The 90’s...

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    Get ready for a trip back to when arguably the best of R&B Pop was created. The 90’s! Tantriq Entertainment and Ray Jr. are excited to announce “Stuck in The 90’s” a concert featuring two groups that dominated the R&B airwaves in the 1990’s ALL -4- ONE and Shai. Stuck in The 90’s...

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  • Leon and Malia, who sang for Hokulea's original voyage, bring memory back to life

    Leon and Malia, who sang for Hokulea's original voyage, bring memory back to life

    Friday, June 16 2017 5:15 PM EDT2017-06-16 21:15:24 GMT

    The duo Leon and Malia have been making music in Hawaii for nearly 50 years and were on stage in 1976 to welcome back the Hokulea from her first voyage. 

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    The duo Leon and Malia have been making music in Hawaii for nearly 50 years and were on stage in 1976 to welcome back the Hokulea from her first voyage. 

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  • Brother Noland among artists to welcome Hokulea back home

    Brother Noland among artists to welcome Hokulea back home

    Thursday, June 15 2017 5:50 PM EDT2017-06-15 21:50:30 GMT

    The Hokulea is making her long-awaited journey back home, and a ho'olaulea will be held after her arrival at Magic Island. 

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    The Hokulea is making her long-awaited journey back home, and a ho'olaulea will be held after her arrival at Magic Island. 

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  • Legendary Hawaiian musician Henry Kapono to perform at Blue Note Hawaii

    Legendary Hawaiian musician Henry Kapono to perform at Blue Note Hawaii

    Monday, June 12 2017 6:09 PM EDT2017-06-12 22:09:04 GMT

    Join Grammy nominated & multiple award winning Henry Kapono as he presents an “Artist to Artist” concert series at the legendary Blue Note Hawaii featuring Hawai’i’s most icon artists performing their hit songs that have become local anthems & the sound track to growing up in Hawaii. You can hear the history...

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    Join Grammy nominated & multiple award winning Henry Kapono as he presents an “Artist to Artist” concert series at the legendary Blue Note Hawaii featuring Hawai’i’s most icon artists performing their hit songs that have become local anthems & the sound track to growing up in Hawaii. You can hear the history...

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  • Kimie Miner releases new single 'Bamboo'

    Kimie Miner releases new single 'Bamboo'

    Friday, June 9 2017 5:46 PM EDT2017-06-09 21:46:20 GMT

    Hawai’i native Kimié Miner (pronounced Kim-mi-Yay) continues her course as a rising musical artist here in the islands. “Bamboo” will be her first single released since her Na hoku hanohano award for contemporary album of the year in 2016. Though the initial tune came to the artist while driving...

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    Hawai’i native Kimié Miner (pronounced Kim-mi-Yay) continues her course as a rising musical artist here in the islands. “Bamboo” will be her first single released since her Na hoku hanohano award for contemporary album of the year in 2016. Though the initial tune came to the artist while driving...

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  • 'Rise Up: Patriotic Peace' concert to take audience on musical journey through history

    'Rise Up: Patriotic Peace' concert to take audience on musical journey through history

    Thursday, June 8 2017 4:52 PM EDT2017-06-08 20:52:13 GMT

    More than 50 musicians and singers will be coming together for the "Rise Up: Patriotic Peace" concert event.

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    More than 50 musicians and singers will be coming together for the "Rise Up: Patriotic Peace" concert event.

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  • Gay Men’s Chorus of Honolulu sings at summer concert

    Gay Men’s Chorus of Honolulu sings at summer concert

    Wednesday, June 7 2017 5:17 PM EDT2017-06-07 21:17:40 GMT

    Honolulu’s most eagerly awaited summer tradition, the Gay Men’s Chorus of Honolulu concert, will once again come alive on stage in “Let’s Be Perfectly Queer” at the Hawaii Theatre Center on Sunday, June 11, 2017 at 5:30pm.  

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    Honolulu’s most eagerly awaited summer tradition, the Gay Men’s Chorus of Honolulu concert, will once again come alive on stage in “Let’s Be Perfectly Queer” at the Hawaii Theatre Center on Sunday, June 11, 2017 at 5:30pm.  

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  • Island, reggae music to fill Waikiki Shell with Revive the Live Music Festival

    Island, reggae music to fill Waikiki Shell with Revive the Live Music Festival

    Monday, June 5 2017 5:24 PM EDT2017-06-05 21:24:30 GMT

    Island Music in Hawaii was on a decline a few years ago due to several various factors. Hawaii’s Finest Clothing has taken it upon themselves to contribute their best efforts to revive Island Music here in Hawaii.  

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    Island Music in Hawaii was on a decline a few years ago due to several various factors. Hawaii’s Finest Clothing has taken it upon themselves to contribute their best efforts to revive Island Music here in Hawaii. 

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  • 'Terrace House: Aloha State' star Eden Kai releases 3rd album

    'Terrace House: Aloha State' star Eden Kai releases 3rd album

    Friday, June 2 2017 5:21 PM EDT2017-06-02 21:21:15 GMT

    Very few young talents offer the wide array of diverse skills as those possessed by Eden Kai (aka Yusuke Aizawa).   

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    Very few young talents offer the wide array of diverse skills as those possessed by Eden Kai (aka Yusuke Aizawa).   

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  • Jazz saxophonist Michael Paulo and guitarist Peter White team up

    Jazz saxophonist Michael Paulo and guitarist Peter White team up

    Friday, May 26 2017 5:00 PM EDT2017-05-26 21:00:57 GMT

    Jazz lovers, listen up. Michael Paulo's Apaulo Music Productions presents a Smooth Jazz Concert on Saturday, May 27, 2017. 

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    Jazz lovers, listen up. Michael Paulo's Apaulo Music Productions presents a Smooth Jazz Concert on Saturday, May 27, 2017.  

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  • 17-year-old wins 1st Hoku award for best alternative album

    17-year-old wins 1st Hoku award for best alternative album

    Thursday, May 25 2017 4:34 PM EDT2017-05-25 20:34:35 GMT

    Kukahi was the youngest singer/songwriter to take home 2017’s prestigious Na Hoku Hanohano Award.  

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    Kukahi was the youngest singer/songwriter to take home 2017’s prestigious Na Hoku Hanohano Award.  

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  • Hoku Zuttermeister nominated for 8 Na Hoku Hanohano awards

    Hoku Zuttermeister nominated for 8 Na Hoku Hanohano awards

    Friday, May 19 2017 4:56 PM EDT2017-05-19 20:56:53 GMT
    Hoku Zuttermeister received eight Na Hoku Hanohano award nominations this year. They include Male Vocalist of the Year, Album of the Year, Song of the Year, Favorite Entertainer of the Year, Hawaiian Album of the Year, Graphics Award of the Year and Liner Notes Award of the Year. You can watch The Na Hoku Hanohano awards show this Saturday at 7 p.m. on K5. Copyright 2017. Hawaii News Now. All Rights Reserved. More >>
    Hoku Zuttermeister received eight Na Hoku Hanohano award nominations this year. They include Male Vocalist of the Year, Album of the Year, Song of the Year, Favorite Entertainer of the Year, Hawaiian Album of the Year, Graphics Award of the Year and Liner Notes Award of the Year. You can watch The Na Hoku Hanohano awards show this Saturday at 7 p.m. on K5. Copyright 2017. Hawaii News Now. All Rights Reserved. More >>
  • Honolulu Ekiden & Music Festival celebrates 5th Anniversary

    Honolulu Ekiden & Music Festival celebrates 5th Anniversary

    Friday, May 19 2017 4:25 PM EDT2017-05-19 20:25:25 GMT
    The Honolulu Ekiden Foundation invites you to “Ho?ohui Pa?ani” or “Be united in play” at the Fifth Annual Honolulu Ekiden and Music Festival. Last year, the Foundation brought more than 1,300 runners together for a relay race and music festival, and once again welcomes runners to register for its 2017 event on May 21st. The Honolulu Ekiden and Music Festival culminates in a star-studded concert finale at the Waikiki Shell, featuring hip-hop, reggae and rock se...More >>
    The Honolulu Ekiden Foundation invites you to “Ho?ohui Pa?ani” or “Be united in play” at the Fifth Annual Honolulu Ekiden and Music Festival. Last year, the Foundation brought more than 1,300 runners together for a relay race and music festival, and once again welcomes runners to register for its 2017 event on May 21st. The Honolulu Ekiden and Music Festival culminates in a star-studded concert finale at the Waikiki Shell, featuring hip-hop, reggae and rock se...More >>
  • Waianae Intermediate School chorus performs after eventful New York trip

    Waianae Intermediate School chorus performs after eventful New York trip

    Thursday, May 18 2017 5:39 PM EDT2017-05-18 21:39:10 GMT

    The Waianae Intermediate School Chorus took first place in the best choir division at the Middle School and Youth Choir Festival at Carnegie Hall in New York. 

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    The Waianae Intermediate School Chorus took first place in the best choir division at the Middle School and Youth Choir Festival at Carnegie Hall in New York. 

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  • Mango Season release sophomore album 'Point Panic'

    Mango Season release sophomore album 'Point Panic'

    Wednesday, May 17 2017 5:22 PM EDT2017-05-17 21:22:24 GMT

    Local musicians Mango Season has just released a new C-D out called 'Point Panic'. 

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    Local musicians Mango Season has just released a new C-D out called 'Point Panic'. 

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  • Na Hoku Hanohano 2017 nominee Blayne Asing to perform at Blue Note Hawaii

    Na Hoku Hanohano 2017 nominee Blayne Asing to perform at Blue Note Hawaii

    Tuesday, May 16 2017 4:54 PM EDT2017-05-16 20:54:08 GMT

    Popular musician-singer-songwriter Blayne Asing will be making his second headline appearance at Blue Note Hawaii on Wednesday, May 17th, with shows at 6:30 p.m. and 9 p.m.  

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    Popular musician-singer-songwriter Blayne Asing will be making his second headline appearance at Blue Note Hawaii on Wednesday, May 17th, with shows at 6:30 p.m. and 9 p.m.  

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  • Na Hoku nominee Josh Tatofi performs on Sunrise

    Na Hoku nominee Josh Tatofi performs on Sunrise

    Monday, May 15 2017 5:09 PM EDT2017-05-15 21:09:29 GMT

    Josh Tatofi has ties to the Hawaii Recording Industry from birth His Dad is Tivaini Tatofi, his uncle is Timoni Tatofi - both original members of the group Kapena. 

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    Josh Tatofi has ties to the Hawaii Recording Industry from birth His Dad is Tivaini Tatofi, his uncle is Timoni Tatofi - both original members of the group Kapena.  

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  • Kapena performs at special Mother's Day event

    Kapena performs at special Mother's Day event

    Friday, May 12 2017 4:54 PM EDT2017-05-12 20:54:28 GMT

    Celebrate Mother's Day at the Hawai‘i Convention Center! Treat your Mom to a delicious Mother’s Day brunch buffet on Sunday, May 14th, 2017. 

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    Celebrate Mother's Day at the Hawai‘i Convention Center! Treat your Mom to a delicious Mother’s Day brunch buffet on Sunday, May 14th, 2017. 

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  • HARA announces finalists for annual Na Hoku Hanohano Awards

    HARA announces finalists for annual Na Hoku Hanohano Awards

    Thursday, May 11 2017 4:55 PM EDT2017-05-11 20:55:51 GMT

    The votes are in. And the finalists for this year’s 40th Annual Na Hoku Hanohano Awards include the best and brightest among Hawai’i’s music scene.  

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    The votes are in. And the finalists for this year’s 40th Annual Na Hoku Hanohano Awards include the best and brightest among Hawai’i’s music scene.  

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  • Maui singer-songwriter follows in family's musical footsteps

    Maui singer-songwriter follows in family's musical footsteps

    Wednesday, May 10 2017 5:23 PM EDT2017-05-10 21:23:31 GMT

    Born and raised in Kihei, Maui, Kala’e Camarillo comes from a family of musical educators and entertainers. 

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    Born and raised in Kihei, Maui, Kala’e Camarillo comes from a family of musical educators and entertainers. 

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  • Na Lei Hulu I Ka Wekiu presents 'The Natives Are Restless'

    Na Lei Hulu I Ka Wekiu presents 'The Natives Are Restless'

    Friday, May 5 2017 5:19 PM EDT2017-05-05 21:19:24 GMT

    Kumu Hula Patrick Makuakane and his award-winning dance troupe, Na Lei Hulu I Ka Wekiu, announced the company’s return to the Hawaii Theatre this Spring for two performances of The Natives Are Restless, a thrilling new reiteration of the troupe’s iconic show that originally premiered in 1998...

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    Kumu Hula Patrick Makuakane and his award-winning dance troupe, Na Lei Hulu I Ka Wekiu, announced the company’s return to the Hawaii Theatre this Spring for two performances of The Natives Are Restless, a thrilling new reiteration of the troupe’s iconic show that originally premiered in 1998...

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  • Award-winning San Francisco band to tour Oahu

    Award-winning San Francisco band to tour Oahu

    Friday, May 5 2017 5:15 PM EDT2017-05-05 21:15:46 GMT

    San Francisco’s award-winning Curt Yagi & The People Standing Behind Me are set to make their sixth tour of Oahu with a short stint of live performances.  The San Francisco Bay Guardian’s “Best of the Bay Singer-Songwriter” and RAW Musician of the Year has developed his craft over the past decade...

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    San Francisco’s award-winning Curt Yagi & The People Standing Behind Me are set to make their sixth tour of Oahu with a short stint of live performances.  The San Francisco Bay Guardian’s “Best of the Bay Singer-Songwriter” and RAW Musician of the Year has developed his craft over the past decade...

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  • Honolulu Biennial celebrates historic launch in Hawaii

    Honolulu Biennial celebrates historic launch in Hawaii

    Thursday, May 4 2017 5:34 PM EDT2017-05-04 21:34:03 GMT

    Honolulu Biennial, the first international contemporary arts festival of its kind in the State of Hawaii, is wrapping up from a successful two-month launch, featuring the work of an array of talented local and international artists from the Pacific Islands, Asia, North America, Australia, and New Zealand...

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    Honolulu Biennial, the first international contemporary arts festival of its kind in the State of Hawaii, is wrapping up from a successful two-month launch, featuring the work of an array of talented local and international artists from the Pacific Islands, Asia, North America, Australia, and New Zealand...

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  • Singer Meleana Brown returns to Blue Note

    Singer Meleana Brown returns to Blue Note

    Wednesday, May 3 2017 5:17 PM EDT2017-05-03 21:17:49 GMT

    Hawaii's own singing sensation, Meleana Brown returns to the Blue Note May 6th and 7th with her explosive voice and smooth sounding melodies. 

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    Hawaii's own singing sensation, Meleana Brown returns to the Blue Note May 6th and 7th with her explosive voice and smooth sounding melodies. 

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  • Andrew Molina sophomore album takes listeners on 'A New Journey'

    Andrew Molina sophomore album takes listeners on 'A New Journey'

    Tuesday, May 2 2017 4:58 PM EDT2017-05-02 20:58:41 GMT

    Andrew Molina began playing the ukulele when he was 13 years old. Inspired by his mentor and good friend Jake Shimabukuro, Andrew put all of his time and effort into his ukulele practicing tirelessly for hours on end. Andrew released his first CD entitled “The Beginning” in 2013, on which he composed...

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    Andrew Molina began playing the ukulele when he was 13 years old. Inspired by his mentor and good friend Jake Shimabukuro, Andrew put all of his time and effort into his ukulele practicing tirelessly for hours on end. Andrew released his first CD entitled “The Beginning” in 2013, on which he composed...

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  • Micki and Iked

    Micki and Iked

    Thursday, April 27 2017 4:26 PM EDT2017-04-27 20:26:00 GMT

    Musicians/singers/songwriters Micki and Iked have only been playing together for 8 months, but have already fine-tuned their abilities to sound like they are seasoned professionals.  Previously playing together in another band call Pacific Project...

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    Musicians/singers/songwriters Micki and Iked have only been playing together for 8 months, but have already fine-tuned their abilities to sound like they are seasoned professionals.  Previously playing together in another band call Pacific Project...

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  • Ocean Aid Hawai‘i debuts at Waikiki Shell

    Ocean Aid Hawai‘i debuts at Waikiki Shell

    Tuesday, April 25 2017 3:53 PM EDT2017-04-25 19:53:16 GMT

    Ocean Aid Hawai‘i, a benefit concert, debuts in Honolulu on Sunday, April 30 with the goal of eradicating plastic pollution from the ocean. The outdoor music and arts festival with the motto “Love The Sea, Plastic Free” will feature renowned funk, hip-hop, reggae, and Hawaiian musical acts, along with notable...

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    Ocean Aid Hawai‘i, a benefit concert, debuts in Honolulu on Sunday, April 30 with the goal of eradicating plastic pollution from the ocean. The outdoor music and arts festival with the motto “Love The Sea, Plastic Free” will feature renowned funk, hip-hop, reggae, and Hawaiian musical acts, along with notable...

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  • Chamber Music Hawaii plays music of Beethoven, Dvorak

    Chamber Music Hawaii plays music of Beethoven, Dvorak

    Tuesday, April 18 2017 5:08 PM EDT2017-04-18 21:08:14 GMT

    Chamber Music Hawaii will be having a concert featuring the music of  classical greats Ludwig Van Beethoven and Antonin Dvorak.

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    Chamber Music Hawaii will be having a concert featuring the music of  classical greats Ludwig Van Beethoven and Antonin Dvorak.

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  • Royal Hawaiian talks about cultural classes ahead of Merrie Monarch

    Royal Hawaiian talks about cultural classes ahead of Merrie Monarch

    Thursday, April 13 2017 5:42 PM EDT2017-04-13 21:42:57 GMT

    The Merrie Monarch Festival is next week, a time when Hawaiian culture and the aloha spirit is spread worldwide. 

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    The Merrie Monarch Festival is next week, a time when Hawaiian culture and the aloha spirit is spread worldwide. 

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  • Hawaiian musician Christy Leina’ala Lassiter debuts new CD

    Hawaiian musician Christy Leina’ala Lassiter debuts new CD

    Tuesday, April 11 2017 5:20 PM EDT2017-04-11 21:20:41 GMT

    Christy Leina'ala Lassiter has been playing live Hawaiian music at the Hilo International Airport since 2008. 

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    Christy Leina'ala Lassiter has been playing live Hawaiian music at the Hilo International Airport since 2008. 

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  • Acoustaland performs in Honolulu

    Acoustaland performs in Honolulu

    Friday, March 31 2017 4:36 PM EDT2017-03-31 20:36:38 GMT

    Acoustaland is a vocal band from Maui formed in 2016 by Mondokane Medeiros and Producer/recording engineer Rob Tsuhako.  The band consists of Mondokane, the lead male vocal, several female ensemble singers and a guest rap artist.  Various female vocalists were used during the recording...

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    Acoustaland is a vocal band from Maui formed in 2016 by Mondokane Medeiros and Producer/recording engineer Rob Tsuhako.  The band consists of Mondokane, the lead male vocal, several female ensemble singers and a guest rap artist.  Various female vocalists were used during the recording...

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  • Ritz-Carlton Kapalua hosts 25th annual Celebration of the Arts Festival

    Ritz-Carlton Kapalua hosts 25th annual Celebration of the Arts Festival

    Wednesday, March 29 2017 4:59 PM EDT2017-03-29 20:59:48 GMT

    The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua is proud to host the 25th Annual Celebration of the Arts Festival, April 14 – 15, 2017, where Hawaii’s most reputable artisans, educators, cultural practitioners, speakers and entertainers will convene to celebrate the islands’ cultural cornerstones. 

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    The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua is proud to host the 25th Annual Celebration of the Arts Festival, April 14 – 15, 2017, where Hawaii’s most reputable artisans, educators, cultural practitioners, speakers and entertainers will convene to celebrate the islands’ cultural cornerstones.

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  • Kuana Torres Kahele gives the residents of Lanai the gift of music

    Kuana Torres Kahele gives the residents of Lanai the gift of music

    Wednesday, March 15 2017 4:11 PM EDT2017-03-15 20:11:29 GMT

    Beginning on Friday, March 17th, 2017, renowned Hawaiian artist, Kuana Torres Kahele will be gifting his latest album to the Lana‘i Community.  He will also be having a concert and fundraiser for the Lana‘i Culture & Heritage Center on June 3rd at the Lana‘i Four Seasons Beach Resort. The CD and concert...

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    Beginning on Friday, March 17th, 2017, renowned Hawaiian artist, Kuana Torres Kahele will be gifting his latest album to the Lana‘i Community.  He will also be having a concert and fundraiser for the Lana‘i Culture & Heritage Center on June 3rd at the Lana‘i Four Seasons Beach Resort. The CD and concert...

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  • Mailani Hawaii Mentorship “Na Kiu o na lani” Concert

    Mailani Hawaii Mentorship “Na Kiu o na lani” Concert

    Friday, March 10 2017 3:54 PM EST2017-03-10 20:54:09 GMT

    Mailani Maka?ina?i, a multi Na Hoku Hanohano Award Winner, performing artist, owner and creator of newly founded Mailani Hawaii Mentorship.  Its a new beginning seeing myself as a mentor for Hawai?i?s talented musical youth with pursuits of carving a path in the music industry.  With now 21 years...

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    Mailani Maka?ina?i, a multi Na Hoku Hanohano Award Winner, performing artist, owner and creator of newly founded Mailani Hawaii Mentorship.  Its a new beginning seeing myself as a mentor for Hawai?i?s talented musical youth with pursuits of carving a path in the music industry.  With now 21 years...

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  • Honolulu Waldorf School celebrates 55th Anniversary with Merry Moon Festival

    Honolulu Waldorf School celebrates 55th Anniversary with Merry Moon Festival

    Friday, March 3 2017 3:28 PM EST2017-03-03 20:28:47 GMT

    The Honolulu Waldorf School was founded in 1961 teaching children from ages 2 to 18.  They will be celebrating their 55th Anniversary and are thrilled to present a new and highly anticipated fundraising event on Saturday, March 11, 2017 at their Niu Valley Campus. The Merry Moon Festival...

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    The Honolulu Waldorf School was founded in 1961 teaching children from ages 2 to 18.  They will be celebrating their 55th Anniversary and are thrilled to present a new and highly anticipated fundraising event on Saturday, March 11, 2017 at their Niu Valley Campus. The Merry Moon Festival...

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  • Komakakino

    Komakakino

    Thursday, March 2 2017 2:41 PM EST2017-03-02 19:41:22 GMT

    Komakakino is a traditional Hawaiian group, home based in Keaukaha, Hilo, Hawai‘i. Komakakino is made up of Koma Wana, Namaka DeMello, Kinohi Neves, and Christian Wadlington.  Koma attended the Kamehameha Schools, Kea‘au Campus, Kea‘au, Hawai‘i.  Namaka and Kinohi are fluent...

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    Komakakino is a traditional Hawaiian group, home based in Keaukaha, Hilo, Hawai‘i. Komakakino is made up of Koma Wana, Namaka DeMello, Kinohi Neves, and Christian Wadlington.  Koma attended the Kamehameha Schools, Kea‘au Campus, Kea‘au, Hawai‘i.  Namaka and Kinohi are fluent...

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  • The Saint Louis Center For The Arts presents 'Hairspray'

    The Saint Louis Center For The Arts presents 'Hairspray'

    Wednesday, March 1 2017 3:58 PM EST2017-03-01 20:58:53 GMT

    The Saint Louis Center For The Arts will present the hit Broadway musical, Hairspray, for three weekends at the Dr. Richard T. Mamiya Theatre on the campus of Saint Louis School and Chaminade University beginning March 3rd. This delightful musical, winner of 8 Tony Awards including Best New Musical...

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    The Saint Louis Center For The Arts will present the hit Broadway musical, Hairspray, for three weekends at the Dr. Richard T. Mamiya Theatre on the campus of Saint Louis School and Chaminade University beginning March 3rd. This delightful musical, winner of 8 Tony Awards including Best New Musical...

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  • Ron Artis II performs at Blue Note Hawaii

    Ron Artis II performs at Blue Note Hawaii

    Tuesday, February 28 2017 4:16 PM EST2017-02-28 21:16:38 GMT

    Local singer/songwriter.musician Ron Artis II will be performing, alongside his band The Truth, on Wednesday March 1st, at Blue Note Hawaii.  Show times are...

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    Local singer/songwriter.musician Ron Artis II will be performing, alongside his band The Truth, on Wednesday March 1st, at Blue Note Hawaii.  Show times are...

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  • La Pietra to host biggest fundraiser of year, 'HOOPLA'

    La Pietra to host biggest fundraiser of year, 'HOOPLA'

    Monday, February 27 2017 5:14 PM EST2017-02-27 22:14:01 GMT

    From La Pietra Hawaii School for Girls will stage "HOOPLA," its biggest fundraiser of the year, on March 4 on the Great Lawn of the Diamond Head campus. 

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    From La Pietra Hawaii School for Girls will stage "HOOPLA," its biggest fundraiser of the year, on March 4 on the Great Lawn of the Diamond Head campus. 

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  • American Idol contestant DeAndre Brackensick to perform at Blue Note Hawaii

    American Idol contestant DeAndre Brackensick to perform at Blue Note Hawaii

    Friday, February 24 2017 4:21 PM EST2017-02-24 21:21:55 GMT

    Appearing on the 11th season of American Idol, DeAndre 'Kamele' Brackensick took a shot at becoming the pop star champion.  Although he did not win the competition, he did make an impressive run, finishing in the Top 8. Currently, Brackensick is currently working on a new album, set to be released later this year...

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    Appearing on the 11th season of American Idol, DeAndre 'Kamele' Brackensick took a shot at becoming the pop star champion.  Although he did not win the competition, he did make an impressive run, finishing in the Top 8. Currently, Brackensick is currently working on a new album, set to be released later this year...

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  • Kris Fuchigami releases 5th album 'More Than This'

    Kris Fuchigami releases 5th album 'More Than This'

    Monday, February 20 2017 4:12 PM EST2017-02-20 21:12:46 GMT

    Born and raised on the Big Island of Hawaii, 13 year old Kris Fuchigami began his musical journey with an old beat up ukulele in his hands and a strong desire to master that tiny little instrument. 2 years later Kris won the grand prize at the Hamakua Music Scholarship Competition on the Big Island...

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    Born and raised on the Big Island of Hawaii, 13 year old Kris Fuchigami began his musical journey with an old beat up ukulele in his hands and a strong desire to master that tiny little instrument. 2 years later Kris won the grand prize at the Hamakua Music Scholarship Competition on the Big Island...

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  • Donavon Frankenreiter to perform at Blue Note Hawaii

    Donavon Frankenreiter to perform at Blue Note Hawaii

    Friday, February 17 2017 4:47 PM EST2017-02-17 21:47:09 GMT

    February is jam packed at Blue Note Hawaii, the state’s premier venue for the world’s most celebrated artists, starting off with a tribute to some of the world’s most celebrated artists lost in 2016 by local singer/songwriter Tim Rose. 

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    February is jam packed at Blue Note Hawaii, the state’s premier venue for the world’s most celebrated artists, starting off with a tribute to some of the world’s most celebrated artists lost in 2016 by local singer/songwriter Tim Rose. 

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  • Annual International Festival to celebrate diverse cultures of islands

    Annual International Festival to celebrate diverse cultures of islands

    Wednesday, February 15 2017 3:33 PM EST2017-02-15 20:33:54 GMT

    Friends of the Creations of Hawaii Association, a Hawaii non-profit organization that supports outreach programs in our community, education, cancer and homeless awareness, will be presenting the 6th Annual International Festival at Queen Kapi`olani Bandstand & Park in Waikiki on  Saturday and Sunday, February 18 & 19, 2017 from  9am to 4pm. It is free and open to the public.  

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    Friends of the Creations of Hawaii Association, a Hawaii non-profit organization that supports outreach programs in our community, education, cancer and homeless awareness, will be presenting the 6th Annual International Festival at Queen Kapi`olani Bandstand & Park in Waikiki on  Saturday and Sunday, February 18 & 19, 2017 from  9am to 4pm. It is free and open to the public. 

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  • Kaimuki High School Performing Arts Center presents their 30th Anniversary spring production of 'IN THE HEIGHTS'

    Kaimuki High School Performing Arts Center presents their 30th Anniversary spring production of 'IN THE HEIGHTS'

    Tuesday, February 14 2017 3:00 PM EST2017-02-14 20:00:14 GMT

    'IN THE HEIGHTS' is a Tony Award-winning musical about life in Washington Heights, a tight-knit community where the coffee from the corner bodega is light and sweet, the windows are always open, and the breeze carries the rhythm of three generations of music.  In the Heights is an authentic...

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    'IN THE HEIGHTS' is a Tony Award-winning musical about life in Washington Heights, a tight-knit community where the coffee from the corner bodega is light and sweet, the windows are always open, and the breeze carries the rhythm of three generations of music.  In the Heights is an authentic...

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  • Kawananakoa Middle School celebrates 90 years

    Kawananakoa Middle School celebrates 90 years

    Monday, February 13 2017 3:21 PM EST2017-02-13 20:21:46 GMT

    2017 is the 90th Anniversary of the Kawananakoa Middle School. This is also the grand reopening of the Princess Kawananakoa Auditorium after $15M of extensive renovations. On February 25th there will be a special concert featuring Kalapana...

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    2017 is the 90th Anniversary of the Kawananakoa Middle School. This is also the grand reopening of the Princess Kawananakoa Auditorium after $15M of extensive renovations. On February 25th there will be a special concert featuring Kalapana...

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  • Blue Note Hawaii presents Marc Cohn

    Blue Note Hawaii presents Marc Cohn

    Wednesday, February 8 2017 3:16 PM EST2017-02-08 20:16:38 GMT

    February is jam packed at Blue Note Hawaii, the state’s premier venue for the world’s most celebrated artists, starting off with a tribute to some of the world’s most celebrated artists lost in 2016 by local singer/songwriter Tim Rose. Jazz songstress Karrin Allyson makes her Blue Note Hawaii debut...

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    February is jam packed at Blue Note Hawaii, the state’s premier venue for the world’s most celebrated artists, starting off with a tribute to some of the world’s most celebrated artists lost in 2016 by local singer/songwriter Tim Rose. Jazz songstress Karrin Allyson makes her Blue Note Hawaii debut...

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  • Give your sweetheart the gift of song this Valentine's Day

    Give your sweetheart the gift of song this Valentine's Day

    Tuesday, February 7 2017 4:07 PM EST2017-02-07 21:07:04 GMT
    The Sounds of Aloha Chorus is once again offering its popular Hawaii Singing Valentines! You can surprise your sweetheart by arranging for a barbershop quartet to come serenade her or him in person, on either February 13 or February 14, at an Oahu location and a time range you choose in advance (subject to availability). The quartet will perform two a cappella love songs and deliver a silk rose and a card bearing your personal message. They can perform at a r...More >>
    The Sounds of Aloha Chorus is once again offering its popular Hawaii Singing Valentines! You can surprise your sweetheart by arranging for a barbershop quartet to come serenade her or him in person, on either February 13 or February 14, at an Oahu location and a time range you choose in advance (subject to availability). The quartet will perform two a cappella love songs and deliver a silk rose and a card bearing your personal message. They can perform at a r...More >>
  • Apaulo Music Productions presents Euge Groove, Tracy Carter in concert

    Apaulo Music Productions presents Euge Groove, Tracy Carter in concert

    Friday, February 3 2017 4:33 PM EST2017-02-03 21:33:22 GMT

    Apaulo Music Productions (Michael Paulo – Owner/Producer) and The Sheraton Waikiki Hotel presents a Smooth Jazz Concert featuring Euge Groove and Tracy Carter on Saturday, February 4, 2017 at The Hawaii Convention Center – Liliu Theater, 1801 Kalakaua Avenue at 8 p.m. 

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    Apaulo Music Productions (Michael Paulo – Owner/Producer) and The Sheraton Waikiki Hotel presents a Smooth Jazz Concert featuring Euge Groove and Tracy Carter on Saturday, February 4, 2017 at The Hawaii Convention Center – Liliu Theater, 1801 Kalakaua Avenue at 8 p.m. 

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  • Raiatea Helm, Nathan Aweau take part in new Hawaiian concert series

    Raiatea Helm, Nathan Aweau take part in new Hawaiian concert series

    Tuesday, January 24 2017 4:56 PM EST2017-01-24 21:56:14 GMT

    Hawaiian musicians Raiatea Helm and and Nathan Aweau are taking part in a new Hawaiian Concert series called "Stages of Stories." 

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    Hawaiian musicians Raiatea Helm and and Nathan Aweau are taking part in a new Hawaiian Concert series called "Stages of Stories." 

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  • Blue Note Hawaii celebrates 1st Anniversary with Chris Botti

    Blue Note Hawaii celebrates 1st Anniversary with Chris Botti

    Wednesday, January 18 2017 3:37 PM EST2017-01-18 20:37:55 GMT

    January is the one-year anniversary of Blue Note Hawaii, the state’s premier venue for the world’s most celebrated artists, and what a year it’s been! The month of celebration kicks off with a tribute to Antonio Carlos Jobim by Mike Lewis, followed by two nights with Zanuck Lindsey & Friends, three nights...

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    January is the one-year anniversary of Blue Note Hawaii, the state’s premier venue for the world’s most celebrated artists, and what a year it’s been! The month of celebration kicks off with a tribute to Antonio Carlos Jobim by Mike Lewis, followed by two nights with Zanuck Lindsey & Friends, three nights...

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  • Musician Ron Artis II to perform at Doris Duke Theater

    Thursday, January 5 2017 3:16 PM EST2017-01-05 20:16:48 GMT

    Joining us is Ron Artis the second.  He's kicking off the new year with a performance at Honolulu Museum of Art's Doris Duke Theater.  

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    Joining us is Ron Artis the second.  He's kicking off the new year with a performance at Honolulu Museum of Art's Doris Duke Theater.  

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  • Ring in 2017 with annual 'New Year's Eve Party of the Year' at Aloha Tower

    Ring in 2017 with annual 'New Year's Eve Party of the Year' at Aloha Tower

    Friday, December 30 2016 3:54 PM EST2016-12-30 20:54:59 GMT

    Honolulu’s biggest end of year celebration, the 7th Annual Bud Light New Year’s Eve Party of the Year, returns to Aloha Tower Marketplace, Saturday, December 31, 7 p.m. to 2 a.m.

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    Honolulu’s biggest end of year celebration, the 7th Annual Bud Light New Year’s Eve Party of the Year, returns to Aloha Tower Marketplace, Saturday, December 31, 7 p.m. to 2 a.m.

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  • Blue Note Hawaii welcomes back jazz superstar Kenny G

    Blue Note Hawaii welcomes back jazz superstar Kenny G

    Thursday, December 29 2016 4:43 PM EST2016-12-29 21:43:39 GMT

    Blue Note Hawaii, the state’s premier venue for the world’s most celebrated artists, welcomes back jazz superstar Kenny G for four nights in December, including New Year’s Eve, December 28 – 31, 2016. 

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    Blue Note Hawaii, the state’s premier venue for the world’s most celebrated artists, welcomes back jazz superstar Kenny G for four nights in December, including New Year’s Eve, December 28 – 31, 2016. 

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  • Hawaii entertainer writes song for POTUS, can't get it to him

    Hawaii entertainer writes song for POTUS, can't get it to him

    Wednesday, December 28 2016 4:16 PM EST2016-12-28 21:16:04 GMT

    Joining us is musician Taz Vegas and his manager Bobby Pileggi.

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    Joining us is musician Taz Vegas and his manager Bobby Pileggi. 

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  • Christmas Concert Series: Meleana Brown

    Christmas Concert Series: Meleana Brown

    Thursday, December 22 2016 4:45 PM EST2016-12-22 21:45:15 GMT

    For the Sunrise Christmas Concert Series, singer Meleana Brown performs three songs: "O Holy Night", "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas" and "The Christmas Song".

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    For the Sunrise Christmas Concert Series, singer Meleana Brown performs three songs: "O Holy Night", "Have Yourself a Merry Little Christmas" and "The Christmas Song".

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  • Christmas Concert Series: Irie Love

    Christmas Concert Series: Irie Love

    Wednesday, December 21 2016 3:43 PM EST2016-12-21 20:43:09 GMT

    The Hawaii News Now Sunrise Christmas Concert Series continued Wednesday with beautiful music from singer Irie Love.

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    The Hawaii News Now Sunrise Christmas Concert Series continued Wednesday with beautiful music from singer Irie Love.

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  • Christmas Concert Series: Danny and Nicholas Kaleikini

    Christmas Concert Series: Danny and Nicholas Kaleikini

    Tuesday, December 20 2016 3:49 PM EST2016-12-20 20:49:38 GMT

    Our Christmas Concert Series continued Tuesday with musical performances by Danny and Nicholas Kaleikini. 

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    Our Christmas Concert Series continued Tuesday with musical performances by Danny and Nicholas Kaleikini. 

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  • Christmas Concert Series: Hoku Zuttermeister

    Christmas Concert Series: Hoku Zuttermeister

    Monday, December 19 2016 4:50 PM EST2016-12-19 21:50:08 GMT

    We are kicking off our Christmas Concert Series with Hawaii Recording Artist/Na Hoku Hanohano Award Winner Hoku Zuttermeister; you can catch him performing every Wednesday and Friday evenings at Disney Aulani.   

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    We are kicking off our Christmas Concert Series with Hawaii Recording Artist/Na Hoku Hanohano Award Winner Hoku Zuttermeister; you can catch him performing every Wednesday and Friday evenings at Disney Aulani.   

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  • Amy Hanaialii performs new show at Maui resort

    Amy Hanaialii performs new show at Maui resort

    Thursday, December 15 2016 4:39 PM EST2016-12-15 21:39:38 GMT

    Located at the Grand Wailea, A Waldorf Astoria Resort a Waldorf Astoria, The Hawaiian Room is the new home to Singer – Songwriter, Amy Hanaiali`i Gilliom, Hawai`i`s top selling female vocalist of all time.  

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    Located at the Grand Wailea, A Waldorf Astoria Resort a Waldorf Astoria, The Hawaiian Room is the new home to Singer – Songwriter, Amy Hanaiali`i Gilliom, Hawai`i`s top selling female vocalist of all time.  

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  • Streetlight Cadence back in town for Christmas shows

    Streetlight Cadence back in town for Christmas shows

    Wednesday, December 14 2016 4:29 PM EST2016-12-14 21:29:39 GMT

    It's been a year since Hawaii band Streetlight Cadence moved to Los Angeles.

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    It's been a year since Hawaii band Streetlight Cadence moved to Los Angeles.

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  • HAPA performs annual Christmas concert

    HAPA performs annual Christmas concert

    Monday, December 12 2016 4:14 PM EST2016-12-12 21:14:45 GMT

    It's the most wonderful time of the year!  Christmas is nearly upon us, and what better way to celebrate the holiday season than with music from HAPA.Hapa's Christmas concert is set for Saturday Dec. 17th at the Doris Duke Theater in the Honolulu Museum of Art...

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    It's the most wonderful time of the year!  Christmas is nearly upon us, and what better way to celebrate the holiday season than with music from HAPA.Hapa's Christmas concert is set for Saturday Dec. 17th at the Doris Duke Theater in the Honolulu Museum of Art...

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  • Gay Men's Chorus performs on Sunrise

    Gay Men's Chorus performs on Sunrise

    Tuesday, December 6 2016 4:53 PM EST2016-12-06 21:53:31 GMT

    The Gay Men’s Chorus of Honolulu hosts its Holiday Concert at the Historic Hawaii Theatre Center on Sunday, December 11.  Our concert, “Way Too Merry,” begins at 5:30pm, with a special after-party across the street at Honolulu’s hot spot, Scarlet...

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    The Gay Men’s Chorus of Honolulu hosts its Holiday Concert at the Historic Hawaii Theatre Center on Sunday, December 11.  Our concert, “Way Too Merry,” begins at 5:30pm, with a special after-party across the street at Honolulu’s hot spot, Scarlet...

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  • Henry Kapono and Friends perform on Sunrise

    Henry Kapono and Friends perform on Sunrise

    Monday, December 5 2016 4:25 PM EST2016-12-05 21:25:10 GMT

    Henry Kapono joined us on Sunrise along with Alx Kawakami, Johnny Valentine and Blayne Asing. They're performing classic C&K songs at Blue Note Hawaii December 8-10.

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    Henry Kapono joined us on Sunrise along with Alx Kawakami, Johnny Valentine and Blayne Asing. They're performing classic C&K songs at Blue Note Hawaii December 8-10.

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  • Hawaiian musician Joshua Tatofi releases new album

    Hawaiian musician Joshua Tatofi releases new album

    Wednesday, November 30 2016 4:36 PM EST2016-11-30 21:36:41 GMT

    Hawaiian musician Joshua Tatofi just released a new album called "Pua Kiele." 

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    Hawaiian musician Joshua Tatofi just released a new album called "Pua Kiele." 

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  • La Pietra Select Choir performs Christmas songs on Sunrise

    La Pietra Select Choir performs Christmas songs on Sunrise

    Tuesday, November 29 2016 5:30 PM EST2016-11-29 22:30:25 GMT

    The holiday season means Christmas music is here; we have the Select Choir of La Pietra performing today. 

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    The holiday season means Christmas music is here; we have the Select Choir of La Pietra performing today. 

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  • Kapono Nailiili prepares to release next solo album

    Kapono Nailiili prepares to release next solo album

    Monday, November 28 2016 4:24 PM EST2016-11-28 21:24:00 GMT

    One of Hawaii's most sought after artists, Kapono Nailiili, has performed with everyone from Kumu Hula Robert Cazimero to pop band, Crimson Apple.

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    One of Hawaii's most sought after artists, Kapono Nailiili, has performed with everyone from Kumu Hula Robert Cazimero to pop band, Crimson Apple.

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  • Hawaii Public Radio to bring popular NPR show 'From the Top'

    Hawaii Public Radio to bring popular NPR show 'From the Top'

    Tuesday, November 22 2016 4:05 PM EST2016-11-22 21:05:34 GMT

    NPR’s From the Top with Host Christopher O’Riley, the preeminent showcase for young musicians heard weekly on Hawai?i Public Radio comes back to the islands for two live recordings of the hit NPR show, featuring musicians from Hawai?i and beyond. This marks From the Top’s fifth visit to Hawai?i...

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    NPR’s From the Top with Host Christopher O’Riley, the preeminent showcase for young musicians heard weekly on Hawai?i Public Radio comes back to the islands for two live recordings of the hit NPR show, featuring musicians from Hawai?i and beyond. 

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  • Kolohe Kai member Kolomona Ku releases new solo album

    Monday, November 21 2016 4:13 PM EST2016-11-21 21:13:10 GMT

    Kolomona Ku is a member of the Na Hoku Hanohano Award winning group Kolohe Kai; Kolomona spent the last two years, writing, revising, listening and re-listening songs that were slated to be a brand new album; the CD finally being released electronically and in-stores this past November 2. Kolomona, known for his songwriting and singing skills put out this new release and it is available now. Here is a musical sample for you today! Copyright 2016 Hawaii News Now.  All Rights Re...

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    Kolomona Ku is a member of the Na Hoku Hanohano Award winning group Kolohe Kai; Kolomona spent the last two years, writing, revising, listening and re-listening songs that were slated to be a brand new album; the CD finally being released electronically and in-stores this past November 2. Kolomona, known for his songwriting and singing skills put out this new release and it is available now. Here is a musical sample for you today! Copyright 2016 Hawaii News Now.  All Rights Re...

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  • Hawaiian musicians Zanuck Lindsey, Ron Kualaau create new album together

    Hawaiian musicians Zanuck Lindsey, Ron Kualaau create new album together

    Friday, November 18 2016 3:34 PM EST2016-11-18 20:34:59 GMT

    Our next guest have worked with many of Hawaii's greatest musicians.  

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    Our next guest have worked with many of Hawaii's greatest musicians.  

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  • Mana Mele series to help raise funds for music, multimedia classes

    Mana Mele series to help raise funds for music, multimedia classes

    Thursday, November 17 2016 4:03 PM EST2016-11-17 21:03:18 GMT

    After 15 years of sustaining innovative and impactful programs for thousands of youth, Mana Maoli’s funding has run out. In efforts to continue the Mana Mele Music & Multimedia Academy classes into the spring semester for ten public charters schools across O?ahu and Kaua?i, Mana Maoli...

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    After 15 years of sustaining innovative and impactful programs for thousands of youth, Mana Maoli’s funding has run out. In efforts to continue the Mana Mele Music & Multimedia Academy classes into the spring semester for ten public charters schools across O?ahu and Kaua?i, Mana Maoli...

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  • Big Island father-son duo return from 6-month US tour with new album

    Big Island father-son duo return from 6-month US tour with new album

    Tuesday, November 15 2016 4:06 PM EST2016-11-15 21:06:01 GMT

    Big Island Father/Son Duo, Keikilani and Leo Lindsey, have just returned from a 6-month Mainland US tour, celebrating the new release of Leo Lindsey’s first solo album of, all original, Hawaiian Slack Key guitar compositions entitled “Here Comes Treble”. 

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    Big Island Father/Son Duo, Keikilani and Leo Lindsey, have just returned from a 6-month Mainland US tour, celebrating the new release of Leo Lindsey’s first solo album of, all original, Hawaiian Slack Key guitar compositions entitled “Here Comes Treble”. 

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  • Nanakuli's Meleana Brown performs at Blue Note Hawaii

    Nanakuli's Meleana Brown performs at Blue Note Hawaii

    Monday, November 14 2016 4:17 PM EST2016-11-14 21:17:07 GMT

    After opening for Bruno Mars in Honolulu and singing as John Legend's duet partner on ABC TV, Duets, singer and song writer Meleana Brown has her first album coming out.  

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    After opening for Bruno Mars in Honolulu and singing as John Legend's duet partner on ABC TV, Duets, singer and song writer Meleana Brown has her first album coming out.  

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  • Olympic Champion Kristi Yamaguchi in town to promote latest book that will benefit Hawaii schools

    Olympic Champion Kristi Yamaguchi in town to promote latest book that will benefit Hawaii schools

    Friday, November 4 2016 4:07 PM EDT2016-11-04 20:07:03 GMT

    Olympic gold medalist Kristi Yamaguchi is in town to promote her new book “Cara’s Kindness”.  Proceeds support her ALWAYS DREAM FOUNDATION, which provides funding for under-served schools, including seven Hawaii schools. Best known as the Phantom from "Phantom of the Opera...

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    Olympic gold medalist Kristi Yamaguchi is in town to promote her new book “Cara’s Kindness”.  Proceeds support her ALWAYS DREAM FOUNDATION, which provides funding for under-served schools, including seven Hawaii schools. Best known as the Phantom from "Phantom of the Opera...

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  • Interview: Curt Yagi and The People Standing Behind Me

    Interview: Curt Yagi and The People Standing Behind Me

    Thursday, November 3 2016 4:14 PM EDT2016-11-03 20:14:56 GMT
    "Curt Yagi and The People Standing Behind Me" is an award-winning San Francisco band; they are touring Oahu promoting their fourth album release. Latest release is called "Need Love" and is available on iTunes, Spotify and all the usual channels.  Last Oahu tour was a year ago and did a Maui tour in May.  Yagi says he has an  island influenced sound that probably come from listening to reggae and ska growing up. Yagi is Japanese American and has gre...More >>
    "Curt Yagi and The People Standing Behind Me" is an award-winning San Francisco band; they are touring Oahu promoting their fourth album release. Latest release is called "Need Love" and is available on iTunes, Spotify and all the usual channels.  Last Oahu tour was a year ago and did a Maui tour in May.  Yagi says he has an  island influenced sound that probably come from listening to reggae and ska growing up. Yagi is Japanese American and has gre...More >>
  • New cultural programming featured at Royal Hawaiian Shopping Center

    New cultural programming featured at Royal Hawaiian Shopping Center

    Tuesday, November 1 2016 4:24 PM EDT2016-11-01 20:24:51 GMT

    As one of the top tourist destinations in the world, Hawaii is known for its rich diversity in arts, entertainment and culture.  Located in the heart of world-famous Waikiki, the Royal Hawaii Shopping Center is the perfect location to help showcase what our islands have to offer the world. New cultural...

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    As one of the top tourist destinations in the world, Hawaii is known for its rich diversity in arts, entertainment and culture.  Located in the heart of world-famous Waikiki, the Royal Hawaii Shopping Center is the perfect location to help showcase what our islands have to offer the world. New cultural...

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  • Pacific Harp Project making its debut at Blue Note Waikiki

    Pacific Harp Project making its debut at Blue Note Waikiki

    Monday, October 31 2016 4:10 PM EDT2016-10-31 20:10:46 GMT

    Pacific Harp Project is making it’s debut at the Blue Note in Waikiki with two shows on Monday, October 31st at 6:30pm and 9pm. Tickets start at $15 and there are Kama’aina discounts available. Praised for their “engaging jazz…with scintillating plays of light and subtle colors”...

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    Pacific Harp Project is making it’s debut at the Blue Note in Waikiki with two shows on Monday, October 31st at 6:30pm and 9pm. Tickets start at $15 and there are Kama’aina discounts available. Praised for their “engaging jazz…with scintillating plays of light and subtle colors”...

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  • Honolulu Broadway Babies Proudly Presents Ryan Cayabyab and the Ryan Cayabyab Singers

    Honolulu Broadway Babies Proudly Presents Ryan Cayabyab and the Ryan Cayabyab Singers

    Friday, October 28 2016 4:31 PM EDT2016-10-28 20:31:10 GMT

    In its 12th year, Honolulu Broadway Babies is honored to present Philippines Musical Treasure – Ryan Cayabyab and the Ryan Cayabyab Singers! Being the most respected Music Director, Maestro Ryan has performed internationally at the Lincoln Center, Kennedy Center and Carnegie...

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    In its 12th year, Honolulu Broadway Babies is honored to present Philippines Musical Treasure – Ryan Cayabyab and the Ryan Cayabyab Singers! Being the most respected Music Director, Maestro Ryan has performed internationally at the Lincoln Center, Kennedy Center and Carnegie...

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  • Local organizations team up to salute wounded warriors

    Local organizations team up to salute wounded warriors

    Thursday, October 27 2016 5:18 PM EDT2016-10-27 21:18:57 GMT

    Wounded Warriors Project Team Hawai’i and AccesSurf Hawai’i are two local organizations that help men and women of our volunteer military and wounded in the line of duty adjust to their new lives and take part in activities they never thought they could enjoy.

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    Wounded Warriors Project Team Hawai’i and AccesSurf Hawai’i are two local organizations that help men and women of our volunteer military and wounded in the line of duty adjust to their new lives and take part in activities they never thought they could enjoy.

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  • Annual Hallowbaloo to take place in Downtown Honolulu

    Annual Hallowbaloo to take place in Downtown Honolulu

    Tuesday, October 25 2016 4:59 PM EDT2016-10-25 20:59:47 GMT

    This Saturday, October 29th, the Honolulu's Chinatown Arts District, Aloha Tower Marketplace and historic downtown will transform into a spooktacular celebration of music, food, art and entertainment starting at 4:30pm. 

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    This Saturday, October 29th, the Honolulu's Chinatown Arts District, Aloha Tower Marketplace and historic downtown will transform into a spooktacular celebration of music, food, art and entertainment starting at 4:30pm. 

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  • Jazz in Pink to perform at Hawaii Convention Center

    Jazz in Pink to perform at Hawaii Convention Center

    Friday, October 21 2016 5:29 PM EDT2016-10-21 21:29:21 GMT

    An all-star female ensemble will take the stage for the Jazz in Pink concert on Saturday at the Hawaii Convention Center. 

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    An all-star female ensemble will take the stage for the Jazz in Pink concert on Saturday at the Hawaii Convention Center. 

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  • Blayne Asing performs ahead of Hawaii for Hawaii event

    Blayne Asing performs ahead of Hawaii for Hawaii event

    Tuesday, October 18 2016 4:57 PM EDT2016-10-18 20:57:52 GMT

    The Hawaii for Hawaii event is coming up to raise support for Hawaii's homeless. 

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    The Hawaii for Hawaii event is coming up to raise support for Hawaii's homeless. 

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  • Mango Season to play tunes from second album at upcoming concert

    Mango Season to play tunes from second album at upcoming concert

    Monday, October 17 2016 4:40 PM EDT2016-10-17 20:40:53 GMT

    Hawaii group Mango Season just released a second album.

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    Hawaii group Mango Season just released a second album.

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  • Hawaiian Springs Concert Series kicks off with 100th anniversary of Kamaka ukulele

    Hawaiian Springs Concert Series kicks off with 100th anniversary of Kamaka ukulele

    Thursday, October 13 2016 4:49 PM EDT2016-10-13 20:49:03 GMT

    Friends of the Kamaka family will perform at a concert honoring 100 years of business for the famed Kamaka Hawaii ukulele company on October 16, 2016 at the historic Hawaii Theatre at 5:00 p.m.  The concert will kick off The Hawaiian Classics concert series presented by Hawaiian Springs...

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    Friends of the Kamaka family will perform at a concert honoring 100 years of business for the famed Kamaka Hawaii ukulele company on October 16, 2016 at the historic Hawaii Theatre at 5:00 p.m.  The concert will kick off The Hawaiian Classics concert series presented by Hawaiian Springs...

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  • Recording artist Dion'e to perform at 'Stand Up 2 Cancer' event

    Recording artist Dion'e to perform at 'Stand Up 2 Cancer' event

    Wednesday, October 12 2016 5:22 PM EDT2016-10-12 21:22:39 GMT

    Recording artist Dion'e just released a new CD. 

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    Recording artist Dion'e just released a new CD. 

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  • Local musicians unite to help Waianae Valley lands

    Local musicians unite to help Waianae Valley lands

    Tuesday, October 11 2016 5:02 PM EDT2016-10-11 21:02:28 GMT

    Hoomau Ke Ola, an innovative drug treatment program located in Waianae is based on Hawaii's own cultural and spiritual values.

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    Hoomau Ke Ola, an innovative drug treatment program located in Waianae is based on Hawaii's own cultural and spiritual values.

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  • Hawaii for Hawaii returns in support of IHS' effort to alleviate homelessness

    Hawaii for Hawaii returns in support of IHS' effort to alleviate homelessness

    Monday, October 10 2016 5:27 PM EDT2016-10-10 21:27:40 GMT

    Hawai‘i for Hawai‘i, the premier visitor industry- driven benefit concert, returns in support of The Institute for Human Services (IHS) and its effort to alleviate homelessness. It will take place on Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016 from 5:30-9:30 p.m. on the Great Lawn at the Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort...

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    Hawai‘i for Hawai‘i, the premier visitor industry- driven benefit concert, returns in support of The Institute for Human Services (IHS) and its effort to alleviate homelessness. It will take place on Saturday, Oct. 22, 2016 from 5:30-9:30 p.m. on the Great Lawn at the Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort...

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  • Alii Keanaaina releases new CD 'Music And Me'

    Alii Keanaaina releases new CD 'Music And Me'

    Friday, October 7 2016 4:53 PM EDT2016-10-07 20:53:28 GMT

    Singer/songwriter Ali?i Keanaaina began his musical career with his twin brother Nui Keanaaina/lead guitarist in 2001 but came into prominence after winning the 2010 Klyde "Kindy" Falsetto and Storytelling Competition and releasing his debut album honoring his loved ones with He Mele No...

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    Singer/songwriter Ali?i Keanaaina began his musical career with his twin brother Nui Keanaaina/lead guitarist in 2001 but came into prominence after winning the 2010 Klyde "Kindy" Falsetto and Storytelling Competition and releasing his debut album honoring his loved ones with He Mele No...

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  • World renown blues rock slide guitarist Eric Sardinas and Big Motor returns to perform in Honolulu

    World renown blues rock slide guitarist Eric Sardinas and Big Motor returns to perform in Honolulu

    Thursday, October 6 2016 4:17 PM EDT2016-10-06 20:17:44 GMT

    World renowned blues rock slide guitar player, Eric Sardinas, returns to perform in Hawaii on October 08, 2016 at Nextdoor Cinema Lounge and Concert Hall to promote his latest CD. The ‘Boomerang' tour continues until end of this year, performing 200+ world wide shows. Half Cuban, half Italian...

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    World renowned blues rock slide guitar player, Eric Sardinas, returns to perform in Hawaii on October 08, 2016 at Nextdoor Cinema Lounge and Concert Hall to promote his latest CD. The ‘Boomerang' tour continues until end of this year, performing 200+ world wide shows. Half Cuban, half Italian...

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  • Kuana Torres Kahele travels to Europe to share hula, lei making

    Kuana Torres Kahele travels to Europe to share hula, lei making

    Wednesday, October 5 2016 5:39 PM EDT2016-10-05 21:39:30 GMT

    Kuana Torres Kahele traveled this past year to Spain and Germany to share hula and lei making.

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    Kuana Torres Kahele traveled this past year to Spain and Germany to share hula and lei making.

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  • Celtic Pipes and Drums of Hawaii to offer classes

    Celtic Pipes and Drums of Hawaii to offer classes

    Monday, October 3 2016 5:22 PM EDT2016-10-03 21:22:04 GMT

    The Celtic Pipes and Drums of Hawaii is offering classes for beginning student pipers and drummers starting on October 26, 2016.

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    The Celtic Pipes and Drums of Hawaii is offering classes for beginning student pipers and drummers starting on October 26, 2016.  ..

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  • Husband and wife duo Kupaoa releases new album

    Husband and wife duo Kupaoa releases new album

    Friday, September 30 2016 4:06 PM EDT2016-09-30 20:06:59 GMT

    Husband and wife duo Kupaoa just released a new album called "Hookele." 

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    Husband and wife duo Kupaoa just released a new album called "Hookele." 

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  • Eddie Ortiz, Son Caribe host 15-year anniversary concert, celebration

    Eddie Ortiz, Son Caribe host 15-year anniversary concert, celebration

    Thursday, September 29 2016 4:34 PM EDT2016-09-29 20:34:04 GMT

    Eddie Ortiz and Son Caribe are celebrating their 15th anniversary with a concert. 

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    Eddie Ortiz and Son Caribe are celebrating their 15th anniversary with a concert. 

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  • Hawaiian music trio Keauhou to release debut album

    Hawaiian music trio Keauhou to release debut album

    Wednesday, September 28 2016 5:50 PM EDT2016-09-28 21:50:00 GMT

    Hawaiian music trio Keauhou is releasing its debut album on Friday. Nicholas and Zachary Lum, and Kahanuola Solatorio performed on Sunrise. 

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    Hawaiian music trio Keauhou is releasing its debut album on Friday. Nicholas and Zachary Lum, and Kahanuola Solatorio performed on Sunrise. 

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  • Honolulu Chamber Music Series presents Time For Three

    Honolulu Chamber Music Series presents Time For Three

    Tuesday, September 27 2016 5:02 PM EDT2016-09-27 21:02:16 GMT

    The Honolulu Chamber Music Series opens up their season with the dynamic group Time for Three. Performing for the first time in Hawaii, this string trio refers to itself as a “classically trained garage band” and formed when the members were fellow students at the Curtis Institute of Music...

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    The Honolulu Chamber Music Series opens up their season with the dynamic group Time for Three. Performing for the first time in Hawaii, this string trio refers to itself as a “classically trained garage band” and formed when the members were fellow students at the Curtis Institute of Music...

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  • Jake Shimabukuro releases new album called 'Nashville Sessions'

    Jake Shimabukuro releases new album called 'Nashville Sessions'

    Monday, September 26 2016 3:54 PM EDT2016-09-26 19:54:27 GMT

    Ukulele player Jake Shimabukuro has announced a new concert on Friday, October 14 at The Republik in Honolulu, HI to celebrate the release of his new album Nashville Sessions.

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    Ukulele player Jake Shimabukuro has announced a new concert on Friday, October 14 at The Republik in Honolulu, HI to celebrate the release of his new album Nashville Sessions.

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  • Three Plus performs for the last time

    Three Plus performs for the last time

    Friday, September 23 2016 3:33 PM EDT2016-09-23 19:33:45 GMT

    The iconic local band is getting together for the last time. You know their songs like "Honey Baby" and "Two Person Party". Three Plus is performing twice at the Revive the Live concert at the Waikiki Shell this weekend for the final time. They appeared on Sunrise for a preview performance. For more information on the concert, go to revivethelive.com. 

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    The iconic local band is getting together for the last time. You know their songs like "Honey Baby" and "Two Person Party". Three Plus is performing twice at the Revive the Live concert at the Waikiki Shell this weekend for the final time. They appeared on Sunrise for a preview performance. For more information on the concert, go to revivethelive.com. 

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  • Izik takes part in Songwriters in the Round at Blue Note Hawaii

    Izik takes part in Songwriters in the Round at Blue Note Hawaii

    Thursday, September 22 2016 5:48 PM EDT2016-09-22 21:48:28 GMT

    With his debut album hot off the press, Izik is taking part in Songwriters in the Round at Blue Note Hawaii. You'll hear from Izik along with American Idol finalist Deandre Brackensick, 22-year-old Keilana, and crooner Tim Rose...

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    With his debut album hot off the press, Izik is taking part in Songwriters in the Round at Blue Note Hawaii. You'll hear from Izik along with American Idol finalist Deandre Brackensick, 22-year-old Keilana, and crooner Tim Rose...

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  • Makana back from tour to play shows in Hawaii

    Makana back from tour to play shows in Hawaii

    Tuesday, September 20 2016 4:20 PM EDT2016-09-20 20:20:19 GMT

    Acclaimed musician Makana is back from his tour. He will be playing two shows at Blue Note Hawaii. 

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    Acclaimed musician Makana is back from his tour. He will be playing two shows at Blue Note Hawaii. 

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  • Hoku Zuttermeister debuts 2nd album "Kuu Pua Sakura"

    Hoku Zuttermeister debuts 2nd album "Kuu Pua Sakura"

    Friday, September 16 2016 4:01 PM EDT2016-09-16 20:01:25 GMT
    Our Summer Concert Series is wrapping up today with Na Hoku award winning musician Hoku Zuttermeister. He just released his second album called 'Kuu Pua Sakura.'  You can catch Hoku performing at Aulani every Wednesday at Ama'ama restaurant and every Friday at The Olelo Room. Copyright 2016 Hawaii News Now. All rights reserved. More >>
    Our Summer Concert Series is wrapping up today with Na Hoku award winning musician Hoku Zuttermeister. He just released his second album called 'Kuu Pua Sakura.'  You can catch Hoku performing at Aulani every Wednesday at Ama'ama restaurant and every Friday at The Olelo Room. Copyright 2016 Hawaii News Now. All rights reserved. More >>
  • Kumu Hula Chinky Mahoe of Halau Hula O Kawaili'ula on Sunrise

    Kumu Hula Chinky Mahoe of Halau Hula O Kawaili'ula on Sunrise

    Monday, September 12 2016 5:02 PM EDT2016-09-12 21:02:00 GMT

    Kumu Hula Chinky Mahoe has released his second hula CD called "Kalapawai Ku'u 'Aina Kaulana." 

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    Kumu Hula Chinky Mahoe has released his second hula CD called "Kalapawai Ku'u 'Aina Kaulana." 

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  • Summer Concert Series: Shawn Pimental and Lehua Kalima

    Summer Concert Series: Shawn Pimental and Lehua Kalima

    Friday, September 9 2016 4:31 PM EDT2016-09-09 20:31:01 GMT

    Our Sunrise Summer Concert Series continued Friday with music from artists Shawn Pimental and Lehua Kalima. 

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    Our Sunrise Summer Concert Series continued Friday with music from artists Shawn Pimental and Lehua Kalima. 

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  • Operatic tenor Kip Wilborn to headline La Pietra's Sunset Jazz concert

    Operatic tenor Kip Wilborn to headline La Pietra's Sunset Jazz concert

    Tuesday, September 6 2016 5:07 PM EDT2016-09-06 21:07:34 GMT

    La Pietra's School for Girls Sunset Jazz will be held on the 15th anniversary of 9/11. 

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    La Pietra's School for Girls Sunset Jazz will be held on the 15th anniversary of 9/11. 

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  • Amy Hanaialii honors grandmother with latest album

    Amy Hanaialii honors grandmother with latest album

    Monday, August 29 2016 5:59 PM EDT2016-08-29 21:59:44 GMT

    Na Hoku Hanohano award-wining musician Amy Hanaialii is releasing a new CD.  It's called 'Remembering Napua' and it's in honor of her grandma, who taught hula to Hollywood stars like Shirley Temple and Elenore Powel back in the day. Amy is hosting a CD release party at Makers & Tasters...

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    Na Hoku Hanohano award-wining musician Amy Hanaialii is releasing a new CD.  It's called 'Remembering Napua' and it's in honor of her grandma, who taught hula to Hollywood stars like Shirley Temple and Elenore Powel back in the day. Amy is hosting a CD release party at Makers & Tasters...

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  • Black Eyed Peas performer apl.de.ap in Honolulu for Halo Halo Music Fest

    Black Eyed Peas performer apl.de.ap in Honolulu for Halo Halo Music Fest

    Friday, August 26 2016 4:26 PM EDT2016-08-26 20:26:02 GMT
    From Halo Halo Music Fest Apl.de.ap, co-founder and member of the Grammy-award winning group The Black Eyed Peas, has been announced as the headliner of Hawaii's Halo Halo Music Fest by AMP Group, LLC. The festival will commence at the Aloha Tower Marketplace on Saturday, August 27th, from 4–10p.m., and is open to guests of all ages. In an effort to celebrate and recognize Filipino-American culture and the arts through music, dance, and entertainment, the festival will also fea...More >>
    From Halo Halo Music Fest Apl.de.ap, co-founder and member of the Grammy-award winning group The Black Eyed Peas, has been announced as the headliner of Hawaii's Halo Halo Music Fest by AMP Group, LLC. The festival will commence at the Aloha Tower Marketplace on Saturday, August 27th, from 4–10p.m., and is open to guests of all ages. In an effort to celebrate and recognize Filipino-American culture and the arts through music, dance, and entertainment, the festival will also fea...More >>
  • Kaleikinis perform in HTA's Ahamele Hawaiian concert series

    Kaleikinis perform in HTA's Ahamele Hawaiian concert series

    Tuesday, August 23 2016 3:34 PM EDT2016-08-23 19:34:32 GMT

    Nicholas and Danny Kaleikini are taking part in the Ahamele Hawaiian Concert Series at Royal Hawaiian Center on Saturday. 

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    Nicholas and Danny Kaleikini are taking part in the Ahamele Hawaiian Concert Series at Royal Hawaiian Center on Saturday. 

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  • Concert at UH Manoa to support school's guitar program

    Concert at UH Manoa to support school's guitar program

    Monday, August 22 2016 4:41 PM EDT2016-08-22 20:41:12 GMT

    Established in 2015, the University of Hawaii Guitar Series features concerts and master classes by classical and Hawaiian musician.  

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    Established in 2015, the University of Hawaii Guitar Series features concerts and master classes by classical and Hawaiian musician.  

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  • Sunrise Summer Concert Series: Kapena

    Sunrise Summer Concert Series: Kapena

    Friday, August 19 2016 4:26 PM EDT2016-08-19 20:26:35 GMT
    Kelly Boy DeLima was in studio along with his wonderful and talented daughters Lilo and Kalena Ku as they talked about the upcoming "Revive The Live" Concert coming up at the Waikiki Shell.  It's three nights of entertainment with the first two supporting Contemporary Hawaiian/Island Music and the final night celebrating traditional Hawaiian music! Revive The Live built a platform where artists, venues and fans can easily connect and interact. This platform makes it ac...More >>
    Kelly Boy DeLima was in studio along with his wonderful and talented daughters Lilo and Kalena Ku as they talked about the upcoming "Revive The Live" Concert coming up at the Waikiki Shell.  It's three nights of entertainment with the first two supporting Contemporary Hawaiian/Island Music and the final night celebrating traditional Hawaiian music! Revive The Live built a platform where artists, venues and fans can easily connect and interact. This platform makes it ac...More >>
  • Musicians gather for annual 'Throwback to Giveback' concert

    Musicians gather for annual 'Throwback to Giveback' concert

    Thursday, August 18 2016 6:08 PM EDT2016-08-18 22:08:59 GMT

    The 2nd Annual Throwback To Giveback Concert is coming up on Sunday August 21, 2016; the concert is coming up this Sunday at Pier 11 next to Aloha Tower.  We're asked Hawaii State Senator, entertainer and Na Hoku Hanohano Award Winner what the event is about:  1.    Throwback to Give Back is a project with a mission of musicians helping musicians and friends helping friends with the goal of using our talents to give back to fellow musicians who had fallen on hard ...

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    The 2nd Annual Throwback To Giveback Concert is coming up on Sunday August 21, 2016; the concert is coming up this Sunday at Pier 11 next to Aloha Tower.  We're asked Hawaii State Senator, entertainer and Na Hoku Hanohano Award Winner what the event is about:  1.    Throwback to Give Back is a project with a mission of musicians helping musicians and friends helping friends with the goal of using our talents to give back to fellow musicians who had fallen on hard ...

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  • Ron Artis II & The Truth to perform at Blue Note in support of latest release

    Ron Artis II & The Truth to perform at Blue Note in support of latest release

    Friday, August 12 2016 5:54 PM EDT2016-08-12 21:54:00 GMT

    Ron Artis II & The Truth announces the August 29th release of their debut EP, 'Little People.' 

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    Ron Artis II & The Truth announces the August 29th release of their debut EP, 'Little People.' 

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  • Singing duo 'Shyne' performs debut single on Sunrise

    Singing duo 'Shyne' performs debut single on Sunrise

    Thursday, August 11 2016 5:53 PM EDT2016-08-11 21:53:34 GMT

    Jasmine Idica and Jasmine Sniffen Carson make up the duo Shyne and they are joining us LIVE on Sunrise this morning; 

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    Jasmine Idica and Jasmine Sniffen Carson make up the duo Shyne and they are joining us LIVE on Sunrise this morning; 

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  • Hawaii International Music Festival announces inaugural season

    Hawaii International Music Festival announces inaugural season

    Wednesday, August 10 2016 4:53 PM EDT2016-08-10 20:53:00 GMT

    The Hawai’i International Music Festival announces their inaugural season, “Thrill of the Senses”, from August 8 through August 14, 2016. 

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    The Hawai’i International Music Festival announces their inaugural season, “Thrill of the Senses”, from August 8 through August 14, 2016. 

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  • Sunrise Summer Concert Series: Henry Kapono

    Sunrise Summer Concert Series: Henry Kapono

    Friday, August 5 2016 5:57 PM EDT2016-08-05 21:57:02 GMT

    Our Sunrise Summer Concert Series continues this morning with the Wild Hawaiian himself, Henry Kapono. He's been traveling this summer on tour. But he's back and performing every Saturday at Tropics Waikiki Bar and Grill at the Hilton Hawaiian Village and every Sunday...

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    Our Sunrise Summer Concert Series continues this morning with the Wild Hawaiian himself, Henry Kapono. He's been traveling this summer on tour. But he's back and performing every Saturday at Tropics Waikiki Bar and Grill at the Hilton Hawaiian Village and every Sunday...

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  • Smooth jazz concert will feature the Sax Pack

    Smooth jazz concert will feature the Sax Pack

    Thursday, August 4 2016 4:30 PM EDT2016-08-04 20:30:10 GMT

    Apaulo Music Productions presents a Smooth Jazz Concert featuring the Sax Pack (Jeff Kashiwa, Steve Cole and Jackiem Joyner) on Saturday, August 6, 2016 at The Hawaii Convention Center – Liliu Theater, 1801 Kalakaua Avenue at 8 p.m. The Sax Pack is a smooth jazz group featuring three world-class...

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    Apaulo Music Productions presents a Smooth Jazz Concert featuring the Sax Pack (Jeff Kashiwa, Steve Cole and Jackiem Joyner) on Saturday, August 6, 2016 at The Hawaii Convention Center – Liliu Theater, 1801 Kalakaua Avenue at 8 p.m. 

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  • Kalani Pe'a releases debut album

    Friday, July 29 2016 5:22 PM EDT2016-07-29 21:22:42 GMT

    Hilo native Kalani Pe'a, currently a Hawaiian resource coordinator at Kamehameha Schools on Maui, will release his debut album E Walea on August 5, 2016. 

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    Hilo native Kalani Pe'a, currently a Hawaiian resource coordinator at Kamehameha Schools on Maui, will release his debut album E Walea on August 5, 2016. 

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  • J Boog performs in Hawaii at MayJah RayJah

    J Boog performs in Hawaii at MayJah RayJah

    Thursday, July 28 2016 5:32 PM EDT2016-07-28 21:32:31 GMT

    The MayJah RayJah Music Festival 2016 is happening this weekend featuring two nights of entertainment on Oahu and Maui simultaneously. This year's lineup includes national recording artists J Boog ("Let's Do It Again"), Iration...

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    The MayJah RayJah Music Festival 2016 is happening this weekend featuring two nights of entertainment on Oahu and Maui simultaneously. This year's lineup includes national recording artists J Boog ("Let's Do It Again"), Iration...

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  • Musical pays tribute to Castle High School's Ron Bright

    Musical Pays Tribute to Castle High School's Ron Bright

    Tuesday, July 26 2016 3:59 PM EDT2016-07-26 19:59:24 GMT

    Ron Bright is the legendary Castle High School theatre director who mentored countless students and guided so many young people to success through theatre arts. “Brighter Still” is the kick off fundraising effort for the non-profit foundation, which is called "I’m a Bright Kid Foundation."

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    Ron Bright is the legendary Castle High School theatre director who mentored countless students and guided so many young people to success through theatre arts. “Brighter Still” is the kick off fundraising effort for the non-profit foundation, which is called "I’m a Bright Kid Foundation."

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  • Summer Concert Series: Kolomona Ku

    Summer Concert Series: Kolomona Ku

    Friday, July 22 2016 6:53 PM EDT2016-07-22 22:53:54 GMT
    From Kolomona Ku Kolomona began playing piano at the age of 4 and pursued classical music all the way throughout college. Over the years, he also learned how to play the saxophone, guitar, bass, ukulele, and drums. It wasn't until the age of 18 that he starting diving into various genres of music including jazz, reggae, alternative, and electronic. Kolomona graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Music for Piano performance from the University of Hawaii at Manoa in the fall of 2012. ...More >>
    From Kolomona Ku Kolomona began playing piano at the age of 4 and pursued classical music all the way throughout college. Over the years, he also learned how to play the saxophone, guitar, bass, ukulele, and drums. It wasn't until the age of 18 that he starting diving into various genres of music including jazz, reggae, alternative, and electronic. Kolomona graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Music for Piano performance from the University of Hawaii at Manoa in the fall of 2012. ...More >>
  • Blue Note Hawaii presents Joan Osborne

    Blue Note Hawaii presents Joan Osborne

    Wednesday, July 20 2016 5:54 PM EDT2016-07-20 21:54:38 GMT

    Joan Osborne has rightfully earned a reputation as one of the great voices of her generation — both a commanding, passionate performer and a frank, emotionally evocative songwriter. 

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    Joan Osborne has rightfully earned a reputation as one of the great voices of her generation — both a commanding, passionate performer and a frank, emotionally evocative songwriter. 

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  • Award-winning musician Kuana Torres Kahele to perform at Blue Note Hawaii

    Award-winning musician Kuana Torres Kahele to perform at Blue Note Hawaii

    Monday, July 18 2016 6:05 PM EDT2016-07-18 22:05:38 GMT
    Na Hoku Hanohano award-winning musician Kuana Torres Kahele has been traveling the world this summer. But he's back in Hawaii and joined us with Miss Aloha Hula Tehani Pimental. Kuana is set to perform Monday night at the Blue Note Hawaii.   Copyright 2016 Hawaii News Now. All rights reserved. More >>
    Na Hoku Hanohano award-winning musician Kuana Torres Kahele has been traveling the world this summer. But he's back in Hawaii and joined us with Miss Aloha Hula Tehani Pimental. Kuana is set to perform Monday night at the Blue Note Hawaii.   Copyright 2016 Hawaii News Now. All rights reserved. More >>
  • The 41st Queen Lili’uokalani Keiki Hula Competition

    The 41st Queen Lili’uokalani Keiki Hula Competition

    Monday, July 18 2016 5:25 PM EDT2016-07-18 21:25:34 GMT

    As it enters its 41st year of existence, the Queen Liliuokalani Keiki Hula Competition is reaching more people statewide than ever before. Every August, the best kumu hula (hula teachers) gather their pre-teen dancers for a thrilling competition over three nights, mimicking the “Merrie Monarch” in...

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    As it enters its 41st year of existence, the Queen Liliuokalani Keiki Hula Competition is reaching more people statewide than ever before. Every August, the best kumu hula (hula teachers) gather their pre-teen dancers for a thrilling competition over three nights, mimicking the “Merrie Monarch” in...

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  • Sunrise Concert Series: Jeff Peterson

    Sunrise Concert Series: Jeff Peterson

    Friday, July 15 2016 5:47 PM EDT2016-07-15 21:47:10 GMT

    Recognized as one of Hawai‘i's most versatile musicians, Jeff Peterson is at the heart of the Hawaiian music scene today. His virtuosity on the guitar and ‘ukulele has taken him across the U.S., and abroad with recent tours in Africa, Singapore, Cambodia, India, Colombia, Brazil, Venezuela, Japan...

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    Recognized as one of Hawai‘i's most versatile musicians, Jeff Peterson is at the heart of the Hawaiian music scene today. His virtuosity on the guitar and ‘ukulele has taken him across the U.S., and abroad with recent tours in Africa, Singapore, Cambodia, India, Colombia, Brazil, Venezuela, Japan...

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  • Canadian youth bring Aloha spirit to ukulele festival

    Canadian youth bring Aloha spirit to ukulele festival

    Thursday, July 14 2016 5:31 PM EDT2016-07-14 21:31:04 GMT

    The Langley Ukulele Ensemble’s regular visits to Hawaii are well documented: The group is well known in the Islands and once again they are honored to have been invited to perform at the Sheraton Waikiki Resort for the 21st year...

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    The Langley Ukulele Ensemble’s regular visits to Hawaii are well documented: The group is well known in the Islands and once again they are honored to have been invited to perform at the Sheraton Waikiki Resort for the 21st year...

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  • Annual ukulele festival to bring thousands together

    Annual ukulele festival to bring thousands together

    Thursday, July 14 2016 5:26 PM EDT2016-07-14 21:26:03 GMT

    The ‘ukulele, an icon of aloha and Hawai‘i’s most celebrated instrument, will bring together masterful musicians and thousands of people at the world’s first and one of the largest ‘ukulele festivals this summer. Presented by Tony Group Autoplex and Pacific International Realty, the 46th Annual Ukulele...

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    The ‘ukulele, an icon of aloha and Hawai‘i’s most celebrated instrument, will bring together masterful musicians and thousands of people at the world’s first and one of the largest ‘ukulele festivals this summer. Presented by Tony Group Autoplex and Pacific International Realty, the 46th Annual Ukulele...

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  • Royal Hawaiian Center presents 7th annual Waikiki Steel Guitar Festival

    Royal Hawaiian Center presents 7th annual Waikiki Steel Guitar Festival

    Wednesday, July 13 2016 5:34 PM EDT2016-07-13 21:34:27 GMT

    In partnership with Royal Hawaiian Center, the 7th Annual Waikiki Steel Guitar Festival is moving to the Royal Grove Stage this year with all day performances on Saturday, July 16th from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.   The event, which is the largest steel guitar festival of its kind on O‘ahu, will be hosted by...

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    In partnership with Royal Hawaiian Center, the 7th Annual Waikiki Steel Guitar Festival is moving to the Royal Grove Stage this year with all day performances on Saturday, July 16th from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.   The event, which is the largest steel guitar festival of its kind on O‘ahu, will be hosted by...

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  • Adagio to perform at Blue Note Hawaii for 2 shows

    Adagio to perform at Blue Note Hawaii for 2 shows

    Tuesday, July 12 2016 5:31 PM EDT2016-07-12 21:31:07 GMT

    The neo-soul/jazz band Adagio features vocalist Riya Davis, bassist Mark Tanouye, Keyboardist Joshua Kaye, and drummer Bonny B.

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    The neo-soul/jazz band Adagio features vocalist Riya Davis, bassist Mark Tanouye, Keyboardist Joshua Kaye, and drummer Bonny B.  

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  • Sunrise Summer Concert Series: Chad Takatsugi

    Sunrise Summer Concert Series: Chad Takatsugi

    Friday, July 8 2016 3:47 PM EDT2016-07-08 19:47:44 GMT
    We are very happy to have Chad Takatsugi joining us on Sunrise along with Glenn Mayeda and Gonzo Gonzales! Takatsugi and Gonzales were both in the group 'Ale'a with Kaho'okeleholu Hannahs in the 1990's and 2000's; also members were Kala'i Stern and Jackson Kuroiwa.  The group became Na Hoku Hanohano Award winners several times over for years. In the mid 2000's the group disbanded, although all members are still very active in music, Gonzo and Chad still play music together...More >>
    We are very happy to have Chad Takatsugi joining us on Sunrise along with Glenn Mayeda and Gonzo Gonzales! Takatsugi and Gonzales were both in the group 'Ale'a with Kaho'okeleholu Hannahs in the 1990's and 2000's; also members were Kala'i Stern and Jackson Kuroiwa.  The group became Na Hoku Hanohano Award winners several times over for years. In the mid 2000's the group disbanded, although all members are still very active in music, Gonzo and Chad still play music together...More >>
  • Kauai halau fundraiser to take place this weekend

    Kauai halau fundraiser to take place this weekend

    Thursday, July 7 2016 5:39 PM EDT2016-07-07 21:39:16 GMT

    Hoku Zuttermeister joins us now along with this year's Merrie Monarch Miss Aloha Hula 1st runner up Brylyn Aiwohi and Hoku's mom Susan Zuttermeister.

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    Hoku Zuttermeister joins us now along with this year's Merrie Monarch Miss Aloha Hula 1st runner up Brylyn Aiwohi and Hoku's mom Susan Zuttermeister.

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  • Summer Concert Series: Pomaikai Lyman

    Summer Concert Series: Pomaikai Lyman

    Friday, July 1 2016 4:54 PM EDT2016-07-01 20:54:19 GMT
    Our Summer Concert Series continued with Pomaikai Lyman. She was recently crowned Mrs. Hawaii and is heading off to Jacksonville, Fla. for the international competition on July 22 and 23. Copyright 2016 Hawaii News Now. All rights reserved. More >>
    Our Summer Concert Series continued with Pomaikai Lyman. She was recently crowned Mrs. Hawaii and is heading off to Jacksonville, Fla. for the international competition on July 22 and 23. Copyright 2016 Hawaii News Now. All rights reserved. More >>
  • Albert Maligmat performs at Blue Note Hawaii

    Albert Maligmat performs at Blue Note Hawaii

    Tuesday, June 28 2016 5:08 PM EDT2016-06-28 21:08:27 GMT

    Former S.O.S. member Albert Maligmat has performed at the famed Apollo Theater with Stevie Wonder, Patty Labelle and the Blue Belles, The Temptations, Smokey Robinson and the Miracles, The Cherelles and The Four Tops. 

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    Former S.O.S. member Albert Maligmat has performed at the famed Apollo Theater with Stevie Wonder, Patty Labelle and the Blue Belles, The Temptations, Smokey Robinson and the Miracles, The Cherelles and The Four Tops. 

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  • Streetlight Cadence returns for performance in Hawaii

    Streetlight Cadence returns for performance in Hawaii

    Monday, June 27 2016 5:11 PM EDT2016-06-27 21:11:55 GMT

    The band Streetlight Cadence returns to Hawaii to perform at Hardrock Cafe tonight, June 27 from 9 to 11 pm. It's their Golden Ticket Tour. 

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    The band Streetlight Cadence returns to Hawaii to perform at Hardrock Cafe tonight, June 27 from 9 to 11 pm. It's their Golden Ticket Tour. 

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  • Summer Concert Series: Ian O'Sullivan

    Summer Concert Series: Ian O'Sullivan

    Friday, June 24 2016 5:28 PM EDT2016-06-24 21:28:19 GMT

    Our Summer Concert Series continued with North Shore local boy musician Ian O'Sullivan. 

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    Our Summer Concert Series continued with North Shore local boy musician Ian O'Sullivan. 

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  • Na Hoku Hanohano Award-winning artist Alx Kawakami takes to Kickstarter for new album

    Tuesday, June 21 2016 5:30 PM EDT2016-06-21 21:30:17 GMT

    Alx Kawakami is a Na Hoku Hanohano Award winning artist who is a member of the Hawaii Recording Group Manoa DNA.

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    Alx Kawakami is a Na Hoku Hanohano Award winning artist who is a member of the Hawaii Recording Group Manoa DNA.

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  • Gay Men's Chorus of Honolulu responds to Orlando mass shooting

    Gay Men's Chorus of Honolulu responds to Orlando mass shooting

    Wednesday, June 15 2016 5:35 PM EDT2016-06-15 21:35:13 GMT

    The Gay Men’s Chorus of Honolulu will sing at the Historic Hawaii Theatre Center on Sunday, June 19.  Our concert, “Music from Then & Now,” begins at 5:30pm, with a special after-party at Honolulu’s hot spot, Scarlet. 

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    The Gay Men’s Chorus of Honolulu will sing at the Historic Hawaii Theatre Center on Sunday, June 19.  Our concert, “Music from Then & Now,” begins at 5:30pm, with a special after-party at Honolulu’s hot spot, Scarlet. 

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  • Summer Concert Series: Blayne Asing

    Summer Concert Series: Blayne Asing

    Friday, June 10 2016 5:19 PM EDT2016-06-10 21:19:04 GMT

    Our Summer Concert Series continues with Blayne Asing. 

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    Our Summer Concert Series continues with Blayne Asing. 

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  • Hawaiian Punch Brian Viloria Describes Playful Encounter with Muhammad Ali

    Hawaiian Punch Brian Viloria Describes Playful Encounter with Muhammad Ali

    Tuesday, June 7 2016 4:24 PM EDT2016-06-07 20:24:22 GMT

    Waipahu boy and former world champ Brian Viloria met Muhammad Ali in 2001. He says he was blown away by the champ's charisma and sense of humor. You have to listen to his story to fully appreciate it. 

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    Waipahu boy and former world champ Brian Viloria met Muhammad Ali in 2001. He says he was blown away by the champ's charisma and sense of humor. You have to listen to his story to fully appreciate it. 

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  • Blues guitarist John Hammond returns to Hawaii

    Blues guitarist John Hammond returns to Hawaii

    Tuesday, June 7 2016 4:21 PM EDT2016-06-07 20:21:07 GMT

    Blues singer and guitarist John Hammond has played with such greats as Eric Clapton and Jimi Hendrix.  

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    Blues singer and guitarist John Hammond has played with such greats as Eric Clapton and Jimi Hendrix.  

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  • Southern Soul: Anders Osborne and Luther Dickinson to Perform on Maui and Oahu

    Southern Soul: Anders Osborne and Luther Dickinson to Perform on Maui and Oahu

    Friday, June 3 2016 4:46 PM EDT2016-06-03 20:46:00 GMT

    The stars align on Maui and Oahu in the beginning of June when two true greats of Americana music, Anders Osborne and Luther Dickinson, take the stage in a manner rarely seen. Osborne long ago earned his status as New Orleans’ favorite son - raised on the deep soul and diverse sounds...

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    The stars align on Maui and Oahu in the beginning of June when two true greats of Americana music, Anders Osborne and Luther Dickinson, take the stage in a manner rarely seen. Osborne long ago earned his status as New Orleans’ favorite son - raised on the deep soul and diverse sounds...

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  • Sunrise Summer Concert Series: Kimie Miner

    Sunrise Summer Concert Series: Kimie Miner

    Friday, June 3 2016 4:32 PM EDT2016-06-03 20:32:37 GMT

    Kimié Miner, the Hawaiian based singer-songwriter who uniquely weaves between Reggae, Soul, R&B, Jazz, Hawaiian, and Pop, recently launched her new music video for the song “Trouble” from her 2015 critically-acclaimed album.  The self-titled album sees Kimié coming into her own as an artist...

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    Kimié Miner, the Hawaiian based singer-songwriter who uniquely weaves between Reggae, Soul, R&B, Jazz, Hawaiian, and Pop, recently launched her new music video for the song “Trouble” from her 2015 critically-acclaimed album.  The self-titled album sees Kimié coming into her own as an artist...

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  • Summer Concert Series: Raiatea Helm

    Summer Concert Series: Raiatea Helm

    Friday, May 27 2016 4:47 PM EDT2016-05-27 20:47:35 GMT

    It's time for our Summer Concert Series to kick off. We begin with the powerful and beautiful voice of Raiatea Helm.

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    It's time for our Summer Concert Series to kick off. We begin with the powerful and beautiful voice of Raiatea Helm.

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  • 15 years of the Honolulu Jazz Quartet to be celebrated at Blue Note Hawaii

    15 years of the Honolulu Jazz Quartet to be celebrated at Blue Note Hawaii

    Thursday, May 26 2016 5:38 PM EDT2016-05-26 21:38:03 GMT
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    The Honolulu Jazz Quartet will celebrate its 15th anniversary at the Blue Note Hawaii in the Outrigger Waikiki on Monday, May 30, 2016. Showtimes are 6:30 and 9:00 p.m. Comprised of bassist and group leader John Kolivas, saxophonist Tim Tsukiyama, drummer Von Baron, and keyboardist Dan Del Negro...

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    The Honolulu Jazz Quartet will celebrate its 15th anniversary at the Blue Note Hawaii in the Outrigger Waikiki on Monday, May 30, 2016. Showtimes are 6:30 and 9:00 p.m. Comprised of bassist and group leader John Kolivas, saxophonist Tim Tsukiyama, drummer Von Baron, and keyboardist Dan Del Negro...

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  • Na Hoku Hanohano nominee Sean Naauao performs on Sunrise

    Na Hoku Hanohano nominee Sean Naauao performs on Sunrise

    Wednesday, May 25 2016 5:52 PM EDT2016-05-25 21:52:39 GMT

    Sean Na'auao is a final ballot nominee for Male Vocalist of the Year, Favorite Entertainer of the Year, Hawaiian Music Album of the Year. 

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    Sean Na'auao is a final ballot nominee for Male Vocalist of the Year, Favorite Entertainer of the Year, Hawaiian Music Album of the Year. 

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  • Former NFL player turned opera singer to perform benefit concert in Honolulu

    Former NFL player turned opera singer to perform benefit concert in Honolulu

    Friday, May 20 2016 5:33 PM EDT2016-05-20 21:33:57 GMT

    Tau Pupua, a successful operatic tenor, and his internationally acclaimed friends, soprano Marie Te Hapuku, and professional pianist Joel Harder will fly to Honolulu from New York, to perform concert of favorites such as “The Holy City,” “Maria” and “Tonight”(Westside Story), “Nessun Dorma" (Turandot), arias from La Boheme, and Maori and Tongan songs.

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    Tau Pupua, a successful operatic tenor, and his internationally acclaimed friends, soprano Marie Te Hapuku, and professional pianist Joel Harder will fly to Honolulu from New York, to perform concert of favorites such as “The Holy City,” “Maria” and “Tonight”(Westside Story), “Nessun Dorma" (Turandot), arias from La Boheme, and Maori and Tongan songs.

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  • Storm, Na Hoku Hanohano nominee, performs on Sunrise

    Storm, Na Hoku Hanohano nominee, performs on Sunrise

    Wednesday, May 18 2016 6:11 PM EDT2016-05-18 22:11:48 GMT

    Over the last couple of weeks we've been featuring live performances from the 2016 Final Ballot Nominees for this years' Na Hoku Hanohano Awards. The group "Storm" has been together for 3 years and they are Final Ballot Nominees in two catagories.  "Storm's A Brewin'" is in for Rock Album of the Year, and "Metal Kalikimaka Volume 2" is off of the "Tin Idols" label for Christmas Release of the Year. The Na Hoku Hanohano Awards will be on K...

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    Over the last couple of weeks we've been featuring live performances from the 2016 Final Ballot Nominees for this years' Na Hoku Hanohano Awards. The group "Storm" has been together for 3 years and they are Final Ballot Nominees in two catagories.  "Storm's A Brewin'" is in for Rock Album of the Year, and "Metal Kalikimaka Volume 2" is off of the "Tin Idols" label for Christmas Release of the Year. The Na Hoku Hanohano Awards will be on K...

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  • Yale's all-male a capella singing group stops in Hawaii as part of summer tour

    Yale's all-male a capella singing group stops in Hawaii as part of summer tour

    Monday, May 16 2016 4:12 PM EDT2016-05-16 20:12:59 GMT
    Monday, May 16 2016 4:38 PM EDT2016-05-16 20:38:08 GMT

    The Yale Spizzwinks were founded in 1914, over a 100 years ago. They're in Hawaii as part of their summer tour that also takes them to Alaska, Bali, Indonesia, and Beijing, China. 

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    The Yale Spizzwinks were founded in 1914, over a 100 years ago.

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  • Jeff Peterson's latest album 'Oahu' nominated for three Na Hoku Hanohano awards

    Jeff Peterson's latest album 'Oahu' nominated for three Na Hoku Hanohano awards

    Wednesday, May 11 2016 4:05 PM EDT2016-05-11 20:05:35 GMT
    Wednesday, May 11 2016 5:32 PM EDT2016-05-11 21:32:45 GMT

    Jeff Peterson’s latest recording O’ahu is nominated for three Hoku Awards this year including Slack Key Album of the Year, Best Instrumental Composition, and Favorite Entertainer. Jeff will be touring this month in Colombia with Keola Beamer for the U.S. State...

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    Jeff Peterson’s latest recording O’ahu is nominated for three Hoku Awards this year including Slack Key Album of the Year, Best Instrumental Composition, and Favorite Entertainer. Jeff will be touring this month in Colombia with Keola Beamer for the U.S. State...

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  • Hawaii Theatre Center presents Peter Apo’s Mother’s Day Kanikapila

    Hawaii Theatre Center presents Peter Apo’s Mother’s Day Kanikapila

    Friday, May 6 2016 4:16 PM EDT2016-05-06 20:16:25 GMT
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    Hawaii Theatre Center is pleased to present Peter Apo’s Mother’s Day Kanikapila on Sunday, May 8 at 4 p.m. This performance is a rare opportunity for audiences to see Peter Apo perform alongside some of Hawaii’s best Na Hoku Hanohano award-winning performers in a celebration of Mother’s Day...

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    Hawaii Theatre Center is pleased to present Peter Apo’s Mother’s Day Kanikapila on Sunday, May 8 at 4 p.m. This performance is a rare opportunity for audiences to see Peter Apo perform alongside some of Hawaii’s best Na Hoku Hanohano award-winning performers in a celebration of Mother’s Day...

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  • Ala Moana Center to hold Mele Mei celebration

    Ala Moana Center to hold Mele Mei celebration

    Thursday, May 5 2016 3:50 PM EDT2016-05-05 19:50:10 GMT
    Thursday, May 5 2016 5:33 PM EDT2016-05-05 21:33:38 GMT

    Ala Moana Center will present a series of special performances and exclusive experiences from May 1-June 30 in honor of the 6th annual Mele Mei Festival. Shoppers are invited to enjoy ongoing entertainment at Center Stage and the new Ewa Wing Stage, as well as an exclusive exhibit honoring...

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    Ala Moana Center will present a series of special performances and exclusive experiences from May 1-June 30 in honor of the 6th annual Mele Mei Festival. Shoppers are invited to enjoy ongoing entertainment at Center Stage and the new Ewa Wing Stage, as well as an exclusive exhibit honoring...

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  • Best-selling Japanese jazz pianist to hold benefit events for Tohoku earthquake, tsunami

    Best-selling Japanese jazz pianist to hold benefit events for Tohoku earthquake, tsunami

    Tuesday, May 3 2016 3:47 PM EDT2016-05-03 19:47:08 GMT
    Tuesday, May 3 2016 5:23 PM EDT2016-05-03 21:23:13 GMT

    Major Japanese pop artist and jazz pianist Senri Oe will hold a series of benefit events in Honolulu on Wednesday, May 4 and Thursday, May 5, in honor of the fifth anniversary of the Tohoku earthquake and tsunami.  Special guests include...

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    Major Japanese pop artist and jazz pianist Senri Oe will hold a series of benefit events in Honolulu on Wednesday, May 4 and Thursday, May 5, in honor of the fifth anniversary of the Tohoku earthquake and tsunami.  Special guests include...

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  • Best in Hawaiian music, hula to be honored at 'Lei of Stars'

    Best in Hawaiian music, hula to be honored at 'Lei of Stars'

    Friday, April 29 2016 4:46 PM EDT2016-04-29 20:46:30 GMT
    Friday, April 29 2016 4:46 PM EDT2016-04-29 20:46:30 GMT

    The best in Hawaiian music and hula is being honored at the Hawaiian Music Hall of Fame's Lei of Stars.

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    The best in Hawaiian music and hula is being honored at the Hawaiian Music Hall of Fame's Lei of Stars.

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  • Na Leo Pilimehana to share gift of music on Mother's Day

    Na Leo Pilimehana to share gift of music on Mother's Day

    Thursday, April 28 2016 4:18 PM EDT2016-04-28 20:18:59 GMT
    Thursday, April 28 2016 4:18 PM EDT2016-04-28 20:18:59 GMT

    The popular Na Leo Pilimehana will be treating audiences to some familiar tunes during a special Mother's Day performance on May 8.

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    The popular Na Leo Pilimehana will be treating audiences to some familiar tunes during a special Mother's Day performance on May 8.

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  • Blue Note Hawaii presents HIROSHIMA

    Blue Note Hawaii presents HIROSHIMA

    Wednesday, April 27 2016 4:24 PM EDT2016-04-27 20:24:26 GMT
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    Named to the 2014 Top 20 CD charts by SmoothJazz.com Hiroshima continues to be a force in the industry and continues to top the charts.  With a musical career spanning three decades, gold records and four million in sales worldwide, Hiroshima continues to make their unique mix...

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    Named to the 2014 Top 20 CD charts by SmoothJazz.com Hiroshima continues to be a force in the industry and continues to top the charts.  With a musical career spanning three decades, gold records and four million in sales worldwide, Hiroshima continues to make their unique mix...

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  • Lifetime Achievement Awards to honor Hawaii musicians

    Lifetime Achievement Awards to honor Hawaii musicians

    Tuesday, April 26 2016 6:02 PM EDT2016-04-26 22:02:44 GMT
    Tuesday, April 26 2016 6:02 PM EDT2016-04-26 22:02:43 GMT

    Tickets are now available for this year’s Lifetime Achievement Awards presented by the Hawai‘i Academy of Recording Arts (HARA). 

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    Tickets are now available for this year’s Lifetime Achievement Awards presented by the Hawai‘i Academy of Recording Arts (HARA). 

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  • Percussionist Gerardo Velez to perform at Blue Note Hawaii

    Percussionist Gerardo Velez to perform at Blue Note Hawaii

    Thursday, April 21 2016 3:37 PM EDT2016-04-21 19:37:30 GMT
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    7-time Grammy nominee Gerardo Velez is performing at Blue Note Hawaii at the Outrigger Waikiki Beach Resort. He'll do 2 shows Monday, April 25th at 6:30 pm and 9:00 pm.Velez has performed with Jimmy Hendrix, David Bowie, Elton John, Stevie Wonder and Destiny’s Child...

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    7-time Grammy nominee Gerardo Velez is performing at Blue Note Hawaii at the Outrigger Waikiki Beach Resort. He'll do 2 shows Monday, April 25th at 6:30 pm and 9:00 pm.Velez has performed with Jimmy Hendrix, David Bowie, Elton John, Stevie Wonder and Destiny’s Child...

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  • Latin night of music, dancing comes to Hawaiian Brians

    Latin night of music, dancing comes to Hawaiian Brians

    Friday, April 15 2016 4:12 PM EDT2016-04-15 20:12:25 GMT
    Friday, April 15 2016 5:34 PM EDT2016-04-15 21:34:27 GMT

    Mark Gonzalez is a Latin Singer and Songwriter from Miami, Florida. He's the special guest at tomorrow's Latin Night of Music and Dancing at Hawaiian Brians. It runs from 10pm - 2am. 

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    Mark Gonzalez is a Latin Singer and Songwriter from Miami, Florida. He's the special guest at tomorrow's Latin Night of Music and Dancing at Hawaiian Brians. It runs from 10pm - 2am. 

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  • Henry Kapono, John Cruz, Brother Nolan perform on Sunrise as 'The Rough Riders'

    Henry Kapono, John Cruz, Brother Nolan perform on Sunrise as 'The Rough Riders'

    Wednesday, March 30 2016 3:42 PM EDT2016-03-30 19:42:10 GMT
    Wednesday, March 30 2016 5:57 PM EDT2016-03-30 21:57:28 GMT

    The Rough Riders, Henry Kapono, John Cruz and Brother Noland performed on Sunrise this morning. 

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    The Roughriders, Henry Kapono, John Cruz and Brother Noland performed on Sunrise this morning. 

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  • Hawaiian artist Nathan Aweau performs on Sunrise

    Hawaiian artist Nathan Aweau performs on Sunrise

    Friday, March 25 2016 3:49 PM EDT2016-03-25 19:49:26 GMT
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    Nathan Aweau has a new cd out called "Aina Hanau." Aweau sang all the vocals (including background); played all the instruments; wrote and arranged all the songs; and recorded, mixed, and mastered the album at his In My Bathroom Studios.

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    Nathan Aweau has a new cd out called "Aina Hanau." Aweau sang all the vocals (including background); played all the instruments; wrote and arranged all the songs; and recorded, mixed, and mastered the album at his In My Bathroom Studios.

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  • Son Caribe to perform at South American wine tasting event

    Thursday, March 17 2016 3:20 PM EDT2016-03-17 19:20:01 GMT
    Thursday, March 17 2016 4:59 PM EDT2016-03-17 20:59:52 GMT

    Enjoy a night of wine, food, and entertainment at Hawaii Prince Hotel Waikiki's South American Wine Tasting. 

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    Enjoy a night of wine, food, and entertainment at Hawaii Prince Hotel Waikiki's South American Wine Tasting. 

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  • The Midtown Men to dazzle Hawaii audiences with timeless classics

    The Midtown Men to dazzle Hawaii audiences with timeless classics

    Tuesday, March 15 2016 3:48 PM EDT2016-03-15 19:48:56 GMT
    Tuesday, March 15 2016 5:19 PM EDT2016-03-15 21:19:15 GMT

    They took Broadway by storm in one of the biggest hits of all time! 

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    They took Broadway by storm in one of the biggest hits of all time! 

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  • Robert Cazimero to perform with best friend in 'Wonderful' concert

    Robert Cazimero to perform with best friend in 'Wonderful' concert

    Thursday, March 10 2016 2:01 PM EST2016-03-10 19:01:46 GMT
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    Robert Cazimero performed live on Sunrise this morning. But he also spoke with Billy V about his concert "Wonderful," and who his best friend is. The show is this Saturday at Hawaii Theatre at 7:30pm.  

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    Robert Cazimero performed live on Sunrise this morning. But he also spoke with Billy V about his concert "Wonderful," and who his best friend is. The show is this Saturday at Hawaii Theatre at 7:30pm.  

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  • Legendary Hawaiian musician Danny Kaleikini releases new album with grandson

    Legendary Hawaiian musician Danny Kaleikini releases new album with grandson

    Tuesday, March 8 2016 4:45 PM EST2016-03-08 21:45:44 GMT
    Tuesday, March 8 2016 4:45 PM EST2016-03-08 21:45:44 GMT
    Legendary Hawaiian musician Danny Kalekini is releasing a new EP with his grandson Nicholas Kaleikini. More >>

    Legendary Hawaiian musician Danny Kalekini is releasing a new EP with his grandson Nicholas Kaleikini.

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  • Kamehameha Schools stages Hawaiian language opera 'Haupu'

    Kamehameha Schools stages Hawaiian language opera 'Haupu'

    Monday, March 7 2016 4:17 PM EST2016-03-07 21:17:53 GMT
    Monday, March 7 2016 4:17 PM EST2016-03-07 21:17:52 GMT
    Kamehameha Schools will stage its third Hawaiian language opera, “Haupu,” as part of the school’s annual Hoike.  More >>

    Kamehameha Schools will stage its third Hawaiian language opera, “Haupu,” as part of the school’s annual Hoike. 

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  • Na Hoku Hanohano Award winner Maryanne Ito performs on Sunrise

    Na Hoku Hanohano Award winner Maryanne Ito performs on Sunrise

    Thursday, March 3 2016 1:39 PM EST2016-03-03 18:39:09 GMT
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    Maryanne Ito is a local girl based in Honolulu who released her CD called "Waking Up" in 2014; it peaked at #4 on the UK Soul Chart, won Best R&B Album / Na Hoku Hanohano Award Winner and Maryanne won Best Pacific/International Artist Pacific Music Awards in Aotearoa. More >>

    Maryanne Ito is a local girl based in Honolulu who released her CD called "Waking Up" in 2014; it peaked at #4 on the UK Soul Chart, won Best R&B Album / Na Hoku Hanohano Award Winner and Maryanne won Best Pacific/International Artist Pacific Music Awards in Aotearoa.

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  • Saint Louis School Center for the Arts presents 'Guys and Dolls '

    Saint Louis School Center for the Arts presents 'Guys and Dolls '

    Tuesday, February 23 2016 3:19 PM EST2016-02-23 20:19:26 GMT
    Tuesday, February 23 2016 3:19 PM EST2016-02-23 20:19:25 GMT
    Saint Louis School is “betting” on a winner with its production of Guys and Dolls, performed by a talented high school cast made up of Crusader students and young local singers, actors and dancers from various Oahu schools.  The Tony Award-winning musical will be performed on six play dates... More >>

    Saint Louis School is “betting” on a winner with its production of Guys and Dolls, performed by a talented high school cast made up of Crusader students and young local singers, actors and dancers from various Oahu schools.  The Tony Award-winning musical will be performed on six play dates...

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  • Kamehameha Schools Children's Chorus performing for new CD release

    Kamehameha Schools Children's Chorus performing for new CD release

    Monday, February 22 2016 2:18 PM EST2016-02-22 19:18:24 GMT
    Monday, February 22 2016 5:00 PM EST2016-02-22 22:00:00 GMT
    The Kamehameha Schools Children's Chorus has just released a new CD called "Ke Koa Mau A Mau," meaning "Forever A Warrior." More >>

    The Kamehameha Schools Children's Chorus has just released a new CD called "Ke Koa Mau A Mau," meaning "Forever A Warrior."

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  • Big Island father, son duo Meleuhane releases new album

    Big Island father, son duo Meleuhane releases new album

    Friday, February 19 2016 5:11 PM EST2016-02-19 22:11:21 GMT
    Friday, February 19 2016 5:11 PM EST2016-02-19 22:11:21 GMT
    Hawaii Island father and son duo Keikilani and Leo Lindsey of the group Meleuhane just release a new album called "The Garden." More >>

    Hawaii Island father and son duo Keikilani and Leo Lindsey of the group Meleuhane just release a new album called "The Garden."

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  • Interview: Mele'Uhane has a new CD, Leo Lindsay to release soon

    Interview: Mele'Uhane has a new CD, Leo Lindsay to release soon

    Friday, February 19 2016 2:35 PM EST2016-02-19 19:35:21 GMT
    Friday, February 19 2016 2:35 PM EST2016-02-19 19:35:21 GMT
    Hawaii Island father and son Duo Mele'uhane join us....Keikilani & Leo Lindsey.  "The Garden" is our latest release.  Leos forthcoming release "Here Comes Treble"  is scheduled for release this July!  An album of all original Slack Key compositions.  The group heads to Kaua'i to perform both Friday and Saturday night at the Waimea Town Celebration. MELE'UHANE Tonight & Tomorrow (2/19/2016 & 2/20/2016) Waimea Town Celebr...More >>
    Hawaii Island father and son Duo Mele'uhane join us....Keikilani & Leo Lindsey.  "The Garden" is our latest release.  Leos forthcoming release "Here Comes Treble"  is scheduled for release this July!  An album of all original Slack Key compositions.  The group heads to Kaua'i to perform both Friday and Saturday night at the Waimea Town Celebration. MELE'UHANE Tonight & Tomorrow (2/19/2016 & 2/20/2016) Waimea Town Celebr...More >>
  • Recording artist makes first Hawaii appearance to celebrate Black History Month

    Recording artist makes first Hawaii appearance to celebrate Black History Month

    Tuesday, February 16 2016 3:05 PM EST2016-02-16 20:05:20 GMT
    Tuesday, February 16 2016 4:23 PM EST2016-02-16 21:23:15 GMT
    Making her first appearance in Hawaii to celebrate Black History month is multi-award winning musician Martha Redbone. She is an awesome Indigenous Music Recording Artist which combines the music from many traditions; African American, Cherokee, Choctaw, English folk music and more. She is performing Thursday night at the Honolulu Museum of Art Doris Duke Theatre with her husband Aaron Whitby accompanying her on piano. MARTHA REDBONE & AARON WHITBY  Honolulu Museum of ... More >>

    Making her first appearance in Hawaii to celebrate Black History month is multi-award winning musician Martha Redbone. She is an awesome Indigenous Music Recording Artist which combines the music from many traditions; African American, Cherokee, Choctaw, English folk music and more. She is performing Thursday night at the Honolulu Museum of Art Doris Duke Theatre with her husband Aaron Whitby accompanying her on piano. MARTHA REDBONE & AARON WHITBY  Honolulu Museum of ...

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  • The Rat Pack In Paradise puts on show for Valentine's Day

    The Rat Pack In Paradise puts on show for Valentine's Day

    Friday, February 12 2016 3:36 PM EST2016-02-12 20:36:21 GMT
    Friday, February 12 2016 4:25 PM EST2016-02-12 21:25:46 GMT

    Looking for something to do on Valentine’s Day? You can head down to The Rat Pack In Paradise Show at Hawaii Voice KTV and Lounge. Come and re-live the golden days of which was Las Vegas’s hottest show on the strip Featuring the smooth vocal stylings of Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and...

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    Looking for something to do on Valentine’s Day? You can head down to The Rat Pack In Paradise Show at Hawaii Voice KTV and Lounge. Come and re-live the golden days of which was Las Vegas’s hottest show on the strip Featuring the smooth vocal stylings of Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and...

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  • Honolulu Chamber Music Series presents first emerging artists concert

    Honolulu Chamber Music Series presents first emerging artists concert

    Wednesday, February 10 2016 3:14 PM EST2016-02-10 20:14:24 GMT
    Wednesday, February 10 2016 4:00 PM EST2016-02-10 21:00:33 GMT

    Hawaii-born Zoë Martin-Doike returns home with her up-and-coming chamber music group Aizuri Quartet to perform for the Honolulu Chamber Music Series first Emerging Artists Concert.

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    Hawaii-born Zoë Martin-Doike returns home with her up-and-coming chamber music group Aizuri Quartet to perform for the Honolulu Chamber Music Series first Emerging Artists Concert. 

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  • Anuhea releases new album entitled 'Shoulders'

    Anuhea releases new album entitled 'Shoulders'

    Tuesday, February 9 2016 3:09 PM EST2016-02-09 20:09:05 GMT
    Tuesday, February 9 2016 4:35 PM EST2016-02-09 21:35:30 GMT

    Hawaiian contemporary folk rock singer and songwriter Ahuhea just released a new CD entitled "Shoulders". 

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    Hawaiian contemporary folk rock singer and songwriter Ahuhea just released a new CD entitled "Shoulders".

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  • JookBox City releases new album 'Kill 'Em With Love'

    JookBox City releases new album 'Kill 'Em With Love'

    Thursday, February 4 2016 4:33 PM EST2016-02-04 21:33:32 GMT
    Thursday, February 4 2016 4:59 PM EST2016-02-04 21:59:11 GMT

    The band JookBox City has released a new album called "Kill 'Em With Love" and will be throwing a CD release party. 

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    The band JookBox City has released a new album called "Kill 'Em With Love" and will be throwing a CD release party. 

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  • Halau I Ka Wekiu presents fundraiser concert 'Gotta Love Our Home'

    Halau I Ka Wekiu presents fundraiser concert 'Gotta Love Our Home'

    Tuesday, February 2 2016 3:37 PM EST2016-02-02 20:37:06 GMT
    Tuesday, February 2 2016 4:37 PM EST2016-02-02 21:37:34 GMT
    Na Kumu Hula Karl Veto Baker & Michael Lanakila Casupang and their haumana (students) present an annual fundraiser hula concert entitled, "Gotta Love Our Home."  More >>

    Na Kumu Hula Karl Veto Baker & Michael Lanakila Casupang and their haumana (students) present an annual fundraiser hula concert entitled, "Gotta Love Our Home." 

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  • Honokaa Dragon Jazz Band tours with Marcia Ball, Johnny Nicholas

    Honokaa Dragon Jazz Band tours with Marcia Ball, Johnny Nicholas

    Monday, February 1 2016 3:23 PM EST2016-02-01 20:23:04 GMT
    Monday, February 1 2016 4:10 PM EST2016-02-01 21:10:57 GMT

    The Honoka'a Dragon Jazz band was organized at the request of Texas guitarist, Johnny Nicolas and Louisiana pianist, singer, composer, Marcia Ball in 2015 to accompany them on their 2016 Hawaii Tour. The band is made up of all students or alumni of Honoka'a High School's Grammy Award winning...

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    The Honoka'a Dragon Jazz band was organized at the request of Texas guitarist, Johnny Nicolas and Louisiana pianist, singer, composer, Marcia Ball in 2015 to accompany them on their 2016 Hawaii Tour. The band is made up of all students or alumni of Honoka'a High School's Grammy Award winning...

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  • Saxophonist Richard Elliot in Hawaii to perform at smooth jazz concert

    Saxophonist Richard Elliot in Hawaii to perform at smooth jazz concert

    Friday, January 29 2016 4:33 PM EST2016-01-29 21:33:13 GMT
    Friday, January 29 2016 4:33 PM EST2016-01-29 21:33:13 GMT
    Saxophonist Richard Elliot is in Honolulu with his AllStar Band for a special performance at the Hawaii Convention Center.  More >>

    Saxophonist Richard Elliot is in Honolulu with his AllStar Band for a special performance at the Hawaii Convention Center. 

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  • Hawaiian musician Taimane announces concert at Hawaii Theatre

    Hawaiian musician Taimane announces concert at Hawaii Theatre

    Thursday, January 28 2016 2:44 PM EST2016-01-28 19:44:18 GMT
    Thursday, January 28 2016 4:13 PM EST2016-01-28 21:13:21 GMT
    Ukulele virtuoso and Na Hoku Hanohano Award Winner Taimane announced on Hawaii News Now "Sunrise" that she will headline the Hawaii Theatre for the first time on Friday, March 25th, her one and only debut on Hawaii's most historic and splendid stage.  More >>

    Ukulele virtuoso and Na Hoku Hanohano Award Winner Taimane announced on Hawaii News Now "Sunrise" that she will headline the Hawaii Theatre for the first time on Friday, March 25th, her one and only debut on Hawaii's most historic and splendid stage. 

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  • An Evening of Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar, Featuring Martin Pahinui, George Kuo, Kamuela Kimokeo, Aja Gample

    An Evening of Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar, Featuring Martin Pahinui, George Kuo, Kamuela Kimokeo, Aja Gample

    Wednesday, January 27 2016 3:53 PM EST2016-01-27 20:53:29 GMT
    Wednesday, January 27 2016 3:53 PM EST2016-01-27 20:53:28 GMT
    This Saturday, January 30th, will be the 2nd of 3 Na Mele Mae’ole (Never-fading Songs) concerts at Kawaiaha’o Church, with the overall them of indigenous Hawaiian music art forms.  This concert will feature kiho’alu or slack key guitar, a unique Hawaiian music tradition of “open tunings.” Featuring... More >>

    This Saturday, January 30th, will be the 2nd of 3 Na Mele Mae’ole (Never-fading Songs) concerts at Kawaiaha’o Church, with the overall them of indigenous Hawaiian music art forms.  This concert will feature kiho’alu or slack key guitar, a unique Hawaiian music tradition of “open tunings.” Featuring...

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  • Billy V: Kenny G performs in Hawaii

    Billy V: Kenny G performs in Hawaii

    Monday, January 18 2016 3:06 PM EST2016-01-18 20:06:56 GMT
    Tuesday, January 26 2016 6:07 PM EST2016-01-26 23:07:58 GMT

    Grammy award winning artist Kenny G has been a staple in the jazz music scene for over 20 years.  He recently brought his signature sound to the shores of Hawaii to help celebrate the grand opening of the Blue Note Jazz Club in Hawaii. Billy V had a chance to catch up with the legendary saxophonist...

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    Grammy award winning artist Kenny G has been a staple in the jazz music scene for over 20 years.  He recently brought his signature sound to the shores of Hawaii to help celebrate the grand opening of the Blue Note Jazz Club in Hawaii. Billy V had a chance to catch up with the legendary saxophonist...

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  • Las Cafeteras in Concert Sunday Night

    Las Cafeteras in Concert Sunday Night

    Tuesday, January 26 2016 1:54 PM EST2016-01-26 18:54:32 GMT
    Tuesday, January 26 2016 6:07 PM EST2016-01-26 23:07:30 GMT
    Joining us is the musical group from Los Angeles "Las Cafeteras."   More >>

    Joining us is the musical group from Los Angeles "Las Cafeteras."  

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  • Kuana Torres Kahele to perform at Hawaii Theatre

    Kuana Torres Kahele to perform at Hawaii Theatre

    Wednesday, January 6 2016 1:48 PM EST2016-01-06 18:48:04 GMT
    Wednesday, January 6 2016 4:58 PM EST2016-01-06 21:58:02 GMT
    We showed a clip from Hawaiian Musician Kuana Torres Kahele's new DVD called 'Make Lei.' More >>

    We showed a clip from Hawaiian Musician Kuana Torres Kahele's new DVD called 'Make Lei.'

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  • Christmas Concert Series: Mark Yamanaka and Kupaoa

    Christmas Concert Series: Mark Yamanaka and Kupaoa

    Wednesday, December 23 2015 3:15 PM EST2015-12-23 20:15:03 GMT
    Wednesday, December 23 2015 4:52 PM EST2015-12-23 21:52:49 GMT
    This morning, Na Hoku Hanohano award winners Mark Yamanaka & Kupaoa team up for their first collaboration. More >>

    This morning, Na Hoku Hanohano award winners Mark Yamanaka & Kupaoa team up for their first collaboration.

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  • Sean Naauao releases new album, performs at concert

    Sean Naauao releases new album, performs at concert

    Tuesday, December 22 2015 1:43 PM EST2015-12-22 18:43:56 GMT
    Tuesday, December 22 2015 5:04 PM EST2015-12-22 22:04:37 GMT

    Sean Na`auao's new album, Lehua Beauty, features 11 tracks that showcase Sean's diversity as a vocal artist. 

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    Sean Na`auao's new album, Lehua Beauty, features 11 tracks that showcase Sean's diversity as a vocal artist. 

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  • Christmas Concert Series: Kapono Nailiili

    Christmas Concert Series: Kapono Nailiili

    Monday, December 21 2015 1:29 PM EST2015-12-21 18:29:28 GMT
    Monday, December 21 2015 4:45 PM EST2015-12-21 21:45:19 GMT
    Kapono is a member of the group HAPA with Barry Flanagan, but his SOLO album from this past year is called Ala Iki "The path Less traveled".   More >>

    Kapono is a member of the group HAPA with Barry Flanagan, but his SOLO album from this past year is called Ala Iki "The path Less traveled".  

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  • Christmas Concert Series: Raiatea Helm, Jake Shimabukuro perform together for first time

    Christmas Concert Series: Raiatea Helm, Jake Shimabukuro perform together for first time

    Monday, December 21 2015 1:04 PM EST2015-12-21 18:04:32 GMT
    Monday, December 21 2015 4:40 PM EST2015-12-21 21:40:37 GMT

    Our Christmas Concert Series continues with Raiatea Helm and Jake Shimabukuro. This is the first time these two musicians have ever performed together. Singing Ave Maria is Raiatea Helm with Jake Shimabukuro on ukulele.

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    Our Christmas Concert Series continues with Raiatea Helm and Jake Shimabukuro. This is the first time these two musicians have ever performed together. Singing Ave Maria is Raiatea Helm with Jake Shimabukuro on ukulele.

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