Niu Valley Middle School band tunes up for big gig

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - The preparations are in full swing for Neil Abercrombie's inauguration Monday.

The governor-elect personally invited the Niu Valley Middle School band to perform at the ceremony.

They've been busy practicing and getting excited.

"Just to take part in something once in a lifetime, which I keep telling them fifty years from now you'll tell your grandkids 'I was there' and it'll be a treat for them," band director Wayne Fanning said.

The 65-member band will be the first to play at the inauguration.

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