Entertainers announced for “Kokua for the Philippines - Hawaii News Now - KGMB and KHNL

Entertainers announced for “Kokua for the Philippines

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HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) -

The initial list of entertainers scheduled to perform at the Dec. 15 benefit concert event "Kokua for the Philippines" was released today and includes: Henry Kapono; Kalapana; Raiatea Helm; Makana; Sean Na‘auao; Loretta Ables Sayre; Kalei Gamiao; Kuana Torres Kahale; Aiden James; Da Braddahs; Roman of Kolohe Kai; Rebel Soujahz; and Natural Vibrations. Additional artists to be announced soon.

General admission tickets for Kokua for the Philippines are now available for $20 through Honolulu Box Office at www.honoluluboxoffice.com.

"Kokua for the Philippines," a Hawaii-based radio, television and Internet benefit concert for the victims of Typhoon Haiyan in the Philippines, will be held on Sunday, Dec. 15, 2013 from noon to 5 p.m. The event, staged by Clear Channel Media + Entertainment Hawaii and Oceanic Time Warner Cable, will take place at the Great Lawn at Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort and will be broadcast live on local radio and television stations and via the Internet. Producers from Ohana Broadcast Company, Kapono Inc., and Island Film Group will oversee the production with production services provided by NEP Supershooters. Proceeds from the phone bank and on-site gifts will be donated to the American Red Cross for disaster relief.

On-air personalities from Clear Channel Media + Entertainment/Hawaii and local broadcast and cable TV stations will host the program. Additional support is being provided by the Honolulu Star-Advertiser.

Television stations scheduled to air the event (in whole or in part) include KFVE, KGMB (CBS), KHNL (NBC), KHON2 (FOX), KIKU, KITV 4 (ABC), CW, Me-TV, and OC 16.  The event will stream live on the websites of Clear Channel Media + Entertainment/Hawaii, OC 16, KHON2, KITV 4 and Hawaii News Now, as well as on the event website, www.kokuaforthephillipines.com.

In addition, radio stations KSSK 92.3 FM, KSSK AM 590 and Island 985 will broadcast the event. Also, the event can be heard on mobile devices by downloading the iHeartRadio app.

For more information and regular updates, visit www.kokuaforthephilippines.com.