Some of Hawaiian music’s biggest names to perform at Na Hoku Hanohano Awards

Some of Hawaiian music’s biggest names to perform at Na Hoku Hanohano Awards
Keauhou performs to the Na Hoku Hanohano Awards show. (Image: Hawaii News Now/file)

HONOLULU, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) - Some of the biggest names in Hawaiian music are set to perform at the long-awaited Na Hoku Hanohano Awards on Saturday.

Among the names: Keauhou, Anuhea, Henry Kapono and Kealii Reichel.

The 42nd annual awards show takes place Saturday at the Hawaii Convention Center. Finalists — musicians, songwriters and producers in 36 different categories — are selected by about 600 members of the Hawaii Academy of Recording Arts.

This year’s show will feature show-stopping performances and a special tribute to Jacqueline “Honolulu Skylark” Rossetti, co-founder of the Na Hoku Hanohano Awards and an influential name in Hawaiian music.

The Na Hoku Hanohano Awards airs on K5 starting at 6:30 p.m. for a pre-show special and then the award ceremony at 7 p.m.

Here are the confirmed performers:

  • Anuhea
  • Brickwood Galuteria
  • DeShannon Higa
  • Eric Lee
  • Henry Kapono
  • John Akapo
  • Kalani Pea
  • Kamuela Kahoano
  • Karlie G
  • Kealii Reichel
  • Keauhou
  • Keoni Ku
  • Kimie
  • Ledward Kaapana
  • Na Hoa
  • Na Wai Eha
  • Robi Kahakalau
  • Sean Cleland
  • Sean Naauao
  • Waipuna

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