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Japan Benefit Concert & Block Party at Restaurant Row

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Japan Disaster Relief Benefit Concert and Block Party

Honolulu, HI — (HawaiiNewsNow) Hawaii residents are coming together to help the people of Japan. A big Red Cross sanctioned Japan Disaster Relief fundraiser is happening this Saturday at Restaurant Row. Ramsay Wharton headed down to Oceans 808 to chat with some of the organizers of the "Unshakably Yours + Hands Across the Ocean." To watch the Kenny Endo Taiko Ensemble's full performance and Extended Interview, click thru the Video Gallery to Webxtra: Extended Interview with Kenny Endo then click on Webxtra: Ocean's Fundraiser Food to see what's being served up for the fundraiser.

"Unshakably Yours + Hands Across the Ocean" is a benefit concert and block party to help the victims of the recent natural disaster in Japan to be held on Saturday, March 19, 2011 at Waterfront Plaza Restaurant Row, 500 Ala Moana Boulevard, from 4pm – 10pm. 100% of the $10 entrance fee (children under the age of 12 are free) and 10% of the food and beverage net sales will be donated to the Japan Disaster Relief. A silent auction will be held with 100% of the net proceeds donated. Parking in the garage is free.

The event will be an evening of entertainment with something for everyone in the family. Hosted by Oceans at Waterfront Plaza Restaurant Row, the benefit will include bands, DJs, live performers, magicians for the kids and a beauty lounge for makeovers. Performers on two stages will include: Kenny Endo Taiko, DJ Maleko, Christina Gomes, Kameula Kahoano, Alex Iverson, Ghreg Gabaylo, Willow Chang, Linda Kuo, Ramyt, Junior Kekuewa Jr., Michael C. Hall, James Mane, Grant Uchida, Timmy Mattos, Slick Vick, Michael C. Hall and many more.

For those who cannot make the event, please visit www.wehelpyouhelp.org to make a donation through the American Red Cross. Donations will be designated for the Japan Relief Fund exclusively.

Sponsors include: Emcee Maleko, Land Rover Honolulu, LUX VIP Events, Global Exchange, Big Rock Investment + Hawaii Real Estate Solution, Acid Wash Events, Comedy Hawaii, MMA Hawaii, Hawaii Business Online HawaiiHumor.com.

Hawaii has a long history with Japan and many personal ties. This is an event to bring the people of Hawaii together to support our Ohana in Japan and provide much needed help in the relief efforts.

About "Unshakably Yours + Hands Across the Ocean"

"Unshakably Yours + Hands Across the Ocean" is a non-profit event produced in a week by Dan Hartenstein, Michael Licata and Paul Klink and is hosted by Oceans at Waterfront Plaza Restaurant Row. The American Red Cross is the benefactor of the fundraiser and the agreement ensures that this fundraising event is legitimate for the Japan earthquake and Pacific Tsunami Fund.