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Blue Note Hawaii Presents Beat-Lele
May
23
5:00 PM17:00

Blue Note Hawaii Presents Beat-Lele

2 sets: 6:30PM (Doors 5:00PM) & 9:00PM (Doors 8:30PM)

Beat-Lele is comprised of four Beatle-loving musicians who hail from the island of Oahu. Having performed for numerous years as a Beatles tribute band in Hawaii, they decided to reinvent themselves and fuse the beautiful music of the Beatles with their passion of playing ukuleles. There is no other musical group in the world we are aware of combining the timeless music of The Beatles to the soaring popularity of a simple ukulele with added percussion of a cajon.

With Sonny Aquino as "John," Nolet Quiason as "Paul," Alastar McNeil as "George" and Dennis Muth as "Ringo," each band member sings and performs their respective parts as one would expect from the original recording. Beat-Lele spans the career of The Beatles from Love Me Do through their later years of Let It Be and Abbey Road and everything in between. Their impeccable attention to musical detail will make you wonder if you are hearing the actual recordings!

Nominated for Most Promising Artist and Favorite Entertainers of the Year for the 2018 Nā Hōkū Hanohano Awards

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Willie K live at Old Town Temecula Community Theater - Temecula, CA
May
23
7:30 PM19:30

Willie K live at Old Town Temecula Community Theater - Temecula, CA

When the Honolulu Pulse said, “Willie K can play or sing almost anything an American audience might ask for,” that wasn’t hype, it was the literal truth. The Hawaiian phenomenon Willie K is undoubtedly the only artist in the world who can go into an Irish pub in the middle of Maui and play anything from indigenous acoustic Hawaiian music to jazz, reggae, rock, country and even opera—and not only get away with it but leave everyone within earshot slack-jawed in astonishment.  “When you come to the Willie K experience you leave knowing who Willie K really is,” says Willie K himself, and now, with Warehouse Blues—the long-awaited album that returns the Grammy nominee and winner of multiple prestigious Na Hoku Hanohano awards to his roots—those fortunate enough to bask in the glow of that experience will discover another side of this multi-talented singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist and all-around riveting entertainer. “Playing the blues makes me happy,” says Willie K, “and everybody loves it when I do.”

Willie K—born William Kahaialii and is known affectionately as Uncle Willie in the islands.

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42nd Annual Nā Hōkū Hanohano Awards at the Hawai'i Convention Center
May
25
4:00 PM16:00

42nd Annual Nā Hōkū Hanohano Awards at the Hawai'i Convention Center

42nd Annual Nā Hōkū Hanohano Awards

Date: Saturday May 25, 2019

Venue: Hawai‘i Convention Center

Registration: 3:30pm to 6:00pm
Registration closes at 6:00pm
No-host Cocktails: 4:00pm
Doors Open: 4:30pm
Dinner & Awards Show: 5:15pm

 Will-Call:

Date: Saturday May 25, 2019

Hours: 3pm to 5pm

Location: 4th Floor Lobby Hawai‘i Convention Center

Email us for more information: info@nahokuhanohano.org

Listen as we streamcast live and bring you all the excitement from the biggest night in Hawaiian music starting at 4:00 PM (HST) on Saturday, May 25, 2019!

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Barry Flanagan of HAPA and Eric Gilliom Dinner Show at Nalu's South Shore Grill - Kihei, Maui, HI
May
25
6:30 PM18:30

Barry Flanagan of HAPA and Eric Gilliom Dinner Show at Nalu's South Shore Grill - Kihei, Maui, HI

Nalu’s South Shore Grill

Located in Azeka Shopping Center – Makai, 1280 South Kihei Road, Kihei, HI 96753 – (808) 891-8650

Maui’s Hottest Dinner Show with Award Winning Entertainers

Barry  Flanagan (of Hapa)
& Eric Gilliom

6:30 PM Every Saturday

To make a Dinner Show reservation, please call (808) 891-8650 or complete the form below and one of our staff will call to confirm your reservation.

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Beat-Lele live at Medici's Jazz Club in Manoa
May
25
7:30 PM19:30

Beat-Lele live at Medici's Jazz Club in Manoa

Beat-Lele is comprised of four Beatle-loving musicians who hail from the island of Oahu. Having performed for numerous years as a Beatles tribute band in Hawaii, they decided to reinvent themselves and fuse the beautiful music of the Beatles with their passion of playing ukulele's. There is no other musical group in the world we are aware of combining the timeless music of The Beatles to the soaring popularity of a simple ukulele with added percussion of a cajon.

With Sonny Aquino as "John", Nolet Quiason as "Paul", Alastar McNeil as "George" and Dennis Muth as "Ringo", each band member sings and performs their respective parts as one would expect from the original recording. Beat-Lele spans the career of The Beatles from Love Me Do through their later years of Let It Be and Abbey Road and everything in between. Their impeccable attention to musical detail will make you wonder if you are hearing the actual recordings!

Listen to and watch them here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qR2wRiZMgmg

BEAT-LELE recently released their self-titled debut album produced by legendary producer/engineer Dave Tucciarone. BEAT-LELE was also honored to have been invited to the 2017 International Beatle Week Festival in Liverpool, England where they performed ten shows over seven days to thousands of energetic Beatle fans from the world over. This past summer also had them performing for Roy Sakuma's "Wildest Show in Town" at the Honolulu Zoo and at the Honolulu Ukulele Festival among other local venues. They are excited to share this harmonious blend of "island-style" Beatles music with Hawaii and everyone else across the universe. They were recently nominated as "Most Promising Artist of the Year"  and "Favorite Artist of the Year" at the Na Hoku Hanohano Awards.

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Mele Mei 2019 Concert Series at the Halekulani's House Without A Key featuring Amy Hanaiali'i
May
26
1:30 PM13:30

Mele Mei 2019 Concert Series at the Halekulani's House Without A Key featuring Amy Hanaiali'i

Halekulani is one of those venues offering local musicians and hula dancers for the ninth annual Mele Mei. The Waikiki hotel will host performances each Sunday afternoon in May from 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. at its outdoor restaurant House Without A Key.

May 5:  Performing artists: Sean Na'auao

May 12:  Performing artist: Led Ka'apana

May 19:  Performing artist: Mark Yamanaka 

May 26:  Performing artist: Amy Hanaiali'i

More about Mele Mei and all its venues at https://www.melemei.com/.

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Aloha Hawaii LIVE 2019 featuring "Slack Key Guitar Magic" at the Harris Center for the Arts - Folsom, CA
May
26
5:00 PM17:00

Aloha Hawaii LIVE 2019 featuring "Slack Key Guitar Magic" at the Harris Center for the Arts - Folsom, CA

Aloha Hawaii LIVE 2019
“Slack Key Guitar Magic”

 

Aloha Hawaii LIVE “ON TOUR” features Hawaiian Music and Entertainment from the Islands of Oahu, Kauai, Maui and the Big Island.  

2019 Shows feature Jim “Kimo” West, Bobby Moderow, Aloha Polynesia Entertainment and Fire Dancer MARITZA CANTO performing traditional Hawaiian “Dances of Fire”.

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Mele Hali'a Hawaiian Musical Series at the Waikiki Beach Walk featuring Kumu Hula Hiwa Vaughan
May
26
5:00 PM17:00

Mele Hali'a Hawaiian Musical Series at the Waikiki Beach Walk featuring Kumu Hula Hiwa Vaughan

MELE HĀLI‘A Hawaiian Musical Series

April 14, 2019 to April 14, 2019

MELE HĀLI‘A Hawaiian Musical Series embodies everything that is HAWAI‘I! Waikiki Beach Walk introduces a meaningful way of presenting Hawaiian music at its finest by featuring the splendor, the shine, and the brilliance of talented, local artists that make up these incredible musical groups. We must always recall fondly, the richness of Hawaii‘s music and to instill such beauty into the minds and hearts of our visitors.

WHEN: 5 - 6 PM

April 14: The Makaha Sons

May 26: Kumu Hula, Hiwa Vaughan

June 16: Kapena


WHERE: Plaza Stage at Waikiki Beach Walk®.   All concerts and exhibits are free and open to the public.

PARKING: Valet parking for up to four hours is 6 USD with same-day purchase from any Waikiki Beach Walk® shop or restaurant.  Parking is available at Embassy Suites®-Waikiki Beach Walk® (enter at 201 Beachwalk). Parking is limited and subject to availability.

REGULAR DAILY RATES:
With Validation: $6 for 4hrs*
Without Validation: $4 per 1/2 hr*
Daily Flat Rate: $12 for 9hrs*

*$4 per ½ hour thereafter

Dates, times, performances and activities are subject to change without notice – weather permitting

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HAPA - The Original Hana Hou! at the McCoy Studio Theater at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center - Kahului, HI
May
26
7:30 PM19:30

HAPA - The Original Hana Hou! at the McCoy Studio Theater at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center - Kahului, HI

HAPA - The Original Hana Hou!
McCoy Studio Theater

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Sunday, May 26, 2019 - 7:30 PM

SECOND SHOW ADDED DUE TO OVERWHELMING TICKET DEMAND!

Reuniting after 17 years, the original duo of Barry Flanagan and Keli'i Kaneali'i bring back the groundbreaking sound that established the name HAPA as one of the most recognized names in Hawaiian music since their debut album hit the airwaves.

Meaning 'half' in Hawaiian, the name HAPA is inspired by the band’s two members - Keli'i Kaneali’i of South Pacific ancestry, and Barry Flanagan from New Jersey.

The group's self-titled album, released in 1993, remains the #1 selling recording by a group or duo in the history of recorded Hawaiian music. The recording swept all six categories it was nominated for at the 1994 Hawai’i Music Awards. In 2007, the album was acknowledged by Honolulu Magazine as #31 of the 50 All-Time Greatest Hawaiian Recordings, with the original song Lei Pikake acknowledged as #32 in the follow-up 50 All-Time Greatest Songs issue.

CLICK HERE for the menu

 

Tickets: $35, $45, $65 (plus applicable fees)

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May
28
5:00 PM17:00

Blue Note Hawaii Presents Wille K

2 sets: 6:30PM (Doors 5:00PM) & 9:00PM (Doors 8:30PM)

When the Honolulu Pulse said, “Willie K can play or sing almost anything an American audience might ask for,” that wasn’t hype, it was the literal truth. The Hawaiian phenomenon Willie K is undoubtedly the only artist in the world who can go into an Irish pub in the middle of Maui and play anything from indigenous acoustic Hawaiian music to jazz, reggae, rock, country and even opera—and not only get away with it but leave everyone within earshot slack-jawed in astonishment. No less than Prince is a huge fan, calling Willie K a “funky mother#%@&er,” while another avowed fan is a fellow Hawaiian who goes by the name Barack Obama.

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Sunset Mele & Night Market at the Hawai'i Convention Center
May
31
4:00 PM16:00

Sunset Mele & Night Market at the Hawai'i Convention Center

Sunset Mele and Night Market is a free community event showcasing live entertainment, family-friendly movie, pop-up marketplace, artisan workshops, local eats and drinks.

Our Next Event:

Friday, May 31 2019
4:00 pm-9:00 pm
Free admission, parking is $5 per vehicle.

Entertainment Lineup:

5:00pm Conner Snow
6:00pm Evan Khay and Keilana
7:00pm Kawika Kahiapo and Robi Kahakalau
8:00pm Bobby Moderow Jr.

Featuring 94.7 KUMU “Rise & Drive” Morning Show Host Esme Infante from 4:00pm to 6:00pm.

Movie: Aquaman

Hawai‘i Convention Center, Mauka Side of Level 3 (Near the Charlot Courtyard and Lili΄u Theater 310)

Pau Hana in our lounge with local eats, drinks and live entertainment.

See our full list of local vendors participating here: https://blog.hawaiiconvention.com/sunset-mele-and-night-market/pop-up-marketplace/.

Mahalo to our sponsors JPG Hawaii and 94.7 KUMU & Hawaii Stage & Lighting Rentals that help make this event possible!

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Blue Note Hawaii Presents The Mana'o Company
May
31
5:00 PM17:00

Blue Note Hawaii Presents The Mana'o Company

2 sets: 6:30PM (Doors 5:00PM) & 9:00PM (Doors 8:30PM)

The 7 time Nā Hōkū Hanohano award winning band, Mana'o Company, has been in the Hawaiian music scene since 1989. Their latest Hoku award was in 2013 for “Anthology Album of the Year” for their efforts on a compilation album, this project titled A 20 Year Collection of The Mana'o Company has a mix of newly released songs as well a list of all their classic hits, "Drop Baby Drop," "Spread A Little Aloha" and "Roots Rockin" to name a few.

Continuing their legacy in the island music scene, The Mana'o Company is kicking off 2019 with a few new songs, their first single “Nobody Gonna Stop Me Now” featuring two of band leader Danny Kennedy’s two nephews Caleb Keolanui of The Green and Micah G Keolanui. This song is presently on high rotation on all three Honolulu island reggae music radio stations. The band strives to provide quality music for all occasions and keep on "spreading a little aloha" all around the world!

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Hoku Zuttermeister live at SunSets LIVE at the Hinana Bar at Prince Waikiki
May
31
6:00 PM18:00

Hoku Zuttermeister live at SunSets LIVE at the Hinana Bar at Prince Waikiki

Listen as we streamcast live from SunSets LIVE at the Hinana Bar at Prince Waikiki featuring Hoku Zuttermiester on Friday, May 31st at 6 PM (HST) !

Looking for the hottest new Friday night destination?

Head to Prince Waikiki on Friday May 31st for SunSets LIVE at our poolside Hinana Bar! Enjoy live music by Na Hoku Hanohano Award winner Hoku Zuttermeister all while taking in breathtaking sunset views and pau hana drinks starting at 6PM. Parking is complimentary.

Can't make it? We have live music here at Hinana Bar every Friday night from 6-8PM. Visit our calendar to see who's playing next: www.princewaikiki.com/events

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Kahālāwai CD Release Concert featuring Joshua Kahula & Pi‘ilani Arias at the McCoy Studio Theater, Maui Arts and Cultural Center -  Kahului, HI
Jun
2
3:00 PM15:00

Kahālāwai CD Release Concert featuring Joshua Kahula & Pi‘ilani Arias at the McCoy Studio Theater, Maui Arts and Cultural Center - Kahului, HI

Kahālāwai CD Release Concert featuring
Joshua Kahula & Pi‘ilani Arias

McCoy Studio Theater

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Sunday, June 2, 2019 - 3:00 PM

With special guests NA Hoa with Ikaika Blackburn, Halehaku Seabury-Akaka & Keoni Souza and Kumu Hula Kamaka Kukona and Hālau o Ka Hanu Lehua

Joshua Kahula and Pi‘ilani Arias, as Kahālāwai, blend vocal harmonies with a unique approach to instrumentation that lends itself well to the duo's incredible sound. Josh and Pi‘ilani draw on their many years of playing together, as well as the rich history of their musical families. Join Kahālāwai for this very special CD release concert.

“The combined musical talents of Josh Kahula and Piʻilani Arias embody the spirit and essence of their chosen names. Over the years, these two young men have established themselves as musicians and singers who are able to move effortlessly between the island music, reggae, and traditional Hawaiian music genres. Now, in this collection of old and new Hawaiian language compositions, they continue to push themselves forward into the realm of blending the past and present. In doing so, they bring their kūpuna and the collective experiences of the haku mele into the here and now – through lyric, voice, and music.”

—Keali‘i Reichel

Tickets: $25, $35 (plus applicable fees)

On sale Tuesday, May 7

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King Kamehameha Celebration Lei Drapping of the King Kamehameha statue at Ali‘iōlani Hale in downtown Honolulu
Jun
7
2:00 PM14:00

King Kamehameha Celebration Lei Drapping of the King Kamehameha statue at Ali‘iōlani Hale in downtown Honolulu

Don’t miss this annual lei draping event on June 7 of the King Kamehameha statue at Ali‘iōlani Hale in downtown Honolulu. The lei draping ceremony will begin at 3:00 p.m. Expect to see cultural protocols and pageantry, along with beautiful hand-made lei being draped on the outstretched arms of King Kamehameha. Enjoy the music of the Royal Hawaiian Band and entertainment by Hula Hālau Mōhala ‘Ilima.

During the reign of King Kalākaua, seventh monarch and last king of the Hawaiian Kingdom, a statue honoring Kamehameha the Great was commissioned in Florence, Italy to commemorate the founder of the Kingdom. On its way from Europe, the ship carrying the bronze statue sank off the Falkland Islands. Fortunately, insurance covered the cost of striking a second statue. In the meantime, the first statue was recovered, and Honolulu soon had two statues. To honor the birthplace of Kamehameha, King Kalākaua gifted the original statue to the people of Kohala. The second statue proudly stands in front of Ali‘iōlani Hale, home to Hawai‘i’s Supreme Court and the King Kamehameha V Judiciary History Center.

All are welcome to join the regal women of ‘Ahahui Ka‘ahumanu in stringing 30 foot plumeria lei to serve as a base of lei on the statue – a tradition that has been carried on by these gracious ladies for nearly as long as the statue has stood.

Loose plumeria flowers may also be dropped off at the statue on the morning of June 8 to be added to the 30 foot strands. Drop off is at the tent erected adjacent to the statue from 7:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

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King Kamehameha Celebration‎ 103rd Annual King Kamehameha Celebration Floral Parade
Jun
8
9:00 AM09:00

King Kamehameha Celebration‎ 103rd Annual King Kamehameha Celebration Floral Parade

Floral Parade celebrating the life and legacy of Hawai'i's King Kamehameha I. Parade starts in Downtown Honolulu and makes its way down Punchbowl, to Ala Moana Boulevard, turning onto Kalākaua Avenue, ending at Queen Kapi'olani Regional Park.

Parade theme: "E Ku'upau a Kanile'a Nā Mele Kūpuna - Play Without Restraint Until the Songs of Our Ancestors Resound Joyously!"

We're celebrating Hawaiian marching band music, honoring Mr. Aaron Mahi and John Riggle as the Parade grand marshals. Both have played an instrumental (pun intended) role in the marching band scene in these islands.

The 103rd Annual King Kamehameha Celebration Floral Parade, Saturday, June 8, 2019 from 9 am celebrates Hawaiian marching band music with the theme: Ku’upau a Kanile’a Nā Mele Kūpuna – Play Without Restraint Until the Songs of Our Ancestors Resound Joyously! Set for Saturday, June 8, the event will honor parade Grand Marshals, Aaron David Mahi and John Riggle, both of whom have played an instrumental role in Hawai‘i’s marching band scene.

As in year’s past, the parade will take a route beginning at King Street fronting ‘Iolani Palace. Participants will then head down Punchbowl Street, before making a left on to Ala Moana Boulevard and eventually Kalākaua Avenue. The parade comes to a finish at Monsarrat Avenue and Queen Kapi‘olani Park. Streets will begin to close in Downtown Honolulu at 7:30 a.m., with closures coinciding as the Parade moves along the route, several blocks before its approach arriving at Kapiolani Park at approximately 11 am.

King Kamehameha Celebration Lei Draping Ceremony on Friday, June 7, 2019 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. fronting Ali‘iōlani Hale with performance by the Royal Hawaiian Band.

King Kamehameha Celebration Ho‘olaule‘a at Aloha Tower from 4:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. free admission featuring hula, live entertainment, Hawaii made products, food booths and more with ample parking available.

Watch the Floral Parade Live


Check out the 103rd Annual King Kamehameha Celebration Floral Parade live stream provided by ʻŌlelo Community Media on June 8, 2019. The parade will start at approximately 9:00 am Hawaii Standard Time (HST) and last approximately 1.5 hours.

Watch the live stream

June 8, 2019 - 9:00 a.m. Hawaii Standard Time (HST)

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Hawaii's Finest Inaugural Hawaii Music & Fashion Festival
Jun
8
5:30 PM17:30

Hawaii's Finest Inaugural Hawaii Music & Fashion Festival

Hawaii's Finest's Inaugural HAWAII MUSIC AND FASHION FESTIVAL 2019... WHERE HAWAII'S TOP ARTISTS AND DESIGNERS CELEBRATE ON ONE STAGE!   Enjoy a night of top notch music and designs from Hawaii's top fashion brands. It's an all ages event with keiki games, food, marketplace and a beer garden for the adults

Enjoy music by Maoli, Ire Love, The Vitals, Mahkess, PeniDean, Mana'o Company, Bruddah Waltah.

Fashion by Kini Zamora, Simply Sisters, Wehi Designs, Ari South, Lexbreezy, Kaulua'e, Missing Polynesia, Hawaii's Finest

 Early Bird tickets are on sale now until May 12th. (midnight)

Venue:
Honolulu Convention Center
– Doors open at 5:30PM on Saturday

Parking:
– $10

Rules:
ABSOLUTELY NO SMOKING
– No Re-Entry
– Keiki 4 & under are free
– Only 21+ will be given a wristband to drink alcoholic beverages
– Blankets & towels are allowed
– Absolutely no coolers, outside food, drinks (including hydro flasks with water), umbrellas, or chairs allowed
– No packages, bags, knapsacks, or backpacks allowed
– Small purses are not to exceed 12” x 12” (one per person & subject to search)
– Any outside alcoholic beverage will be confiscated
– Any patron under the age of 21 found drinking will be subject to ejection &/or arrest

Location

Convention Center, 96815

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Na Palapalai reunites for special homecoming concert at the Hilo Palace Theater
Jun
8
7:00 PM19:00

Na Palapalai reunites for special homecoming concert at the Hilo Palace Theater

NA PALAPALAI reunites for special homecoming concert

February 20, 2019 by Hilo Palace

Multi-award-winning Hawaiian supergroup Na Palapalai, with band members Kuana Torres KaheleKapulanakehau Tamure, and Keao Costa, will reunite for a special concert at 7 pm on Saturday June 8 at the historic Palace Theater in Hilo, Hawaii.

Kuana has been involved in the music and hula scene of Hilo since he was 6 years old. He trained as a kane dancer under legendary Hilo kumu hula Johnny Lum Ho until the age of 13. Once he was discovered to have exceptional musical abilities he was pulled from the hula line and added as a permanent halau musician.  Kuana is known primarily for his original acoustic compositions, written and performed in the Hawaiian language.

In 1995, at 17, Kuana and fellow Hilo native and falsetto musician, Kehau Tamure, emerged as one of the most popular Hawaiian Music groups to date, NA PALAPALAI. They were raised on traditional music and laid the foundation for what has come to be known as their distinctive Na Palapalai sound.

Na Palapalai released “Makani ‘Olu’olu” in 2002 to meteoric success and raves from the critics. Kuana’s original, “Ke Anu O Waimea” is still the most popular hula song in Japan to this day. Na Palapalai has continued to maintain it’s popularity 20 years later and has released seven albums to date. Several have charted in the top five on the Billboard Top World Albums chart, and the group has won a large number of Nā Hōkū Hanohano Awards, including Group of the Year.

Kahele released his long awaited solo album, Kaunaloa, in 2012, which reached No. 2 on the Top World Albums Charts. His album lead to a creation of new hula from kumu the world over due to its freshness of style and content. That same year it swept every major award at the Na Hoku Hanohano Awards, including Album of the Year and Song of the Year.

He has released several charting solo albums since, and in 2014, he embarked on an ambitious project where he planned a multi-year release of a six-CD series entitled, “Music for the Hawaiian Islands” in which he pays tribute to each individual island with original music and poetic lyrics written specifically for hula. This passionate undertaking has contributed nearly 100 new songs specifically designed to inspire new hula and will have created an indelible record of everything that is loved about Hawaii.

Also in 2014 Kahele voiced the lead character in Lava, an animated short film  by Pixar

Kahele regularly teaches cultural workshops and other classes, and operates the Na Lei Lanakila O Ni’ihau halau on the island of Ni’ihau. Kahele developed a long- standing relationship with the Niihau halau after being asked to teach hula to a small group of women based on mele he had written specifically for the island. This relationship led to him raising awareness and funds for the Ni’ihau Ohana. He passionately supports their efforts by selling their lei pupu, or shell lei, at his concerts and returning 100 percent of the profits to the lei makers. This has benefitted many families in need of assistance, as well as encouraged the art and appreciation of lei pupu.

Kuana’s skills at Lei making are unsurpassed. The Palace Theater has twice hosted his sold out Lei making workshops to delighted participants.

Kuana currently maintains his own Hawaiian Music & Culture School in Japan. He teaches in Tokyo, Kyoto and Osaka with over 200 combined students. He offers courses in voice, haku mele, mele hula, fresh lei making, ukulele and guitar. He is one of the most popular entertainers performing in Hawaii and Japan. He performs and teaches cultural workshops all over the world.

The Palace Theater could not be more proud to host Na Palapalai in this special concert and return to their beloved hometown of Hilo.

Tickets are on sale now at the Palace Box Office.

Call (808) 934-7010 for more information or stop by the Palace Monday through Friday during box office hours between 10 am and 3 pm.

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 Hawaiian Civic Club of Honolulu Holokū Ball 2019 at the Royal Hawaiian Hotel - Monarch Room
Jun
9
5:00 PM17:00

Hawaiian Civic Club of Honolulu Holokū Ball 2019 at the Royal Hawaiian Hotel - Monarch Room

This year’s Holokū Ball is themed “Ka nehe o ke kai Hāwanawana” the Rustling of the Whispering Sea.

About this Event

Welina me ke aloha,

This year, the Hawaiian Civic Club of Honolulu (HCCH) celebrates the 100th Anniversary of its’ founding by Prince Jonah Kūhiō Kalanianaʻole.

The Holokū Ball is our signature event that has been ongoing since the 1930’s. Chief among HCCH’s annual activities is the support of higher education for Native Hawaiians through this annual event, which provides post-secondary scholarships to Native Hawaiian youth seeking advancement in their educational goals. The HCCH Scholarship Committee will be presenting a Silent Auction at the upcoming Holokū Ball in Honolulu at the Royal Hawaiian Hotel Monarch Ballroom, on the evening of Sunday, June 9th, 2019.

Over the past five years, HCCH has awarded more than $150,000 to more than 300 students of Hawaiian ancestry in pursuit of their educational goals both in and outside of Hawaiʻi, thus elevating the cultural identity and improving the economic welfare of Native Hawaiians. Today, HCCH continues to embody the vision of Prince Kūhiō by enhancing the lives of Native Hawaiians and building healthier communities throughout Hawaiʻi through this scholarship fund and many other civic and community outreach efforts.

The ongoing success of this Scholarship Fundraising event is due largely in part to the generosity of donors and community partners.

Please consider purchasing a ticket to this event!

Date: Sunday, June 9, 2019

Time: 5:00pm - 10:00pm

Location: Royal Hawaiian Hotel - Monarch Room

Attire: Aloha Formal, Holokū, & Lei

Invidual tickets are $150. Please note that tickets sold as "Individual Tickets" are randomly assigned to tables. If you would like your entire party to be seated at the same table, you must purchase a full table via the Sponsorship Opportunities noted below. There are two (2) Individual Ticket types available for purchase. Tables hold 10 seats.

1) You may purchase an Individual Ticket online using your credit card via this Eventbrite page. Please note that there are fees associated with purchasing via Eventbrite. HCCH does not have control over these fees or the ability to waive them. Mahalo for your understanding.

2) You may avoid the taxes and fees associated with purchasing your ticket online by selecting the ticket type "Mail in Payment". This ticket type will be available to RSVP online until May 30, 2019 or until the event is sold out (whichever occurs first). If your payment is not received within 4 business days of your registration via Eventbrite, your RSVP will be cancelled. Payments should be mailed directly to:

HCCH Scholarship Fund, P.O. Box 22539, Honolulu 96823

The Holokū Ball Committee would be honored if you or your organization would consider a donation of a Silent Auction item. As always, your donation is tax deductible.

Please contact Silent Auction Co-Chairs, Mālia Sanders malia@nahha.com 594-9226 or Michele Bray lanibray5@gmail.com 226-6188. Silent Auction donations must be received by May 15, 2019 or mailed to P.O. Box 22539, Honolulu, HI 96823. Pick up can also be arranged for larger items.

For more details about this event or for information on how to purchase a full table or other event sponsorship, please contact Holokū Ball Chair, Trustee Maluhia Kauahi at (808) 457-8169. Mahalo for your continued support of HCCH and we humbly appreciate your consideration of our request for a donation to our Silent Auction.

Special Parking RatesSelf-Parking at Sheraton/Royal Hawaiian Garage --- Flat Rate $10 per vehicle

Valet Parking at the Royal Hawaiian Hotel --- Flat Rate $15 per vehicle

A Parking Agent will be on site to pay for parking and provide the parking validation near the Event Registration Desk at Check-In

For information regarding special room rate discounts at Marriott hotels in the area, please visit www.marriott.com Select Corporate, then click "Promo", then click "SET #" and type in "K6Y" in the Enter Code section.

Mahalo nui loa,

Maluhia Kauahi, Trustee & Holokū Ball Chair

Benton Kealii Pang, Trustee

Marsha Bolson, Trustee

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Blue Note Hawaii Presents Jeannette Casuga Trevias
Jun
11
5:00 PM17:00

Blue Note Hawaii Presents Jeannette Casuga Trevias

2 sets: 6:30PM (Doors 5:00PM) & 9:00PM (Doors 8:30PM)

Jeannette Casuga Trevias, born and raised in the Philippines, started playing piano at the age of 4, graduated with a Bachelor of Music degree from University of Santo Tomas major in piano.

Studied at Yamaha School of Music at the age of 14, joined Asian Yamaha Electone Competition in Singapore at 16 and won 1st place and represented Asia in the International Yamaha Festival and won the Kawakami award, most promising award. She was musical director for Lea Salonga, (Tony Awardee for Miss Saigon), and Martin Nievera. Moved to Honolulu and played with Fiji, the Local Divas, Loyal Gardner, Melveen Leed, Carol Kai and presently working with Nohelani Cypriano and headlining at Lotus Hotel's Wisp and The Marriot Hotel. She performs with the Mike Lewis Big Band. Played for Tiger Okoshi, well renowned international trumpet player at the International Jazz festival in the year 2000. Musical Director for Hawaii’s own Society of Seven.

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Territorial Airwaves 40th Anniversary Gala and Benefit for the Hawaiian Music Archives Foundation in the Monarch Room at the Royal Hawaiian Hotel
Jun
14
5:00 PM17:00

Territorial Airwaves 40th Anniversary Gala and Benefit for the Hawaiian Music Archives Foundation in the Monarch Room at the Royal Hawaiian Hotel

Aloha!
To mark the 40th anniversary of Territorial Airwaves, the Hawaiian Music Archives Foundation has been created to facilitate the process of preparing the vast Territorial Airwaves collection to be a valuable research resource for generations to follow us. You can purchase TICKETS to our 40th anniversary benefit gala event in the Monarch Room of the Royal Hawaiian Hotel in Waikiki by visiting our TICKETS button to the left.
A Magical gathering featuring Living Legends of Hawaiian music, and young traditionalists upholding Hawaiian music's rich heritage.

RAIATEA HELM
HO'OKENA
NA HOA
ALAN AKAKA & THE ISLANDERS
KIMO ALAMA KEAULANA & LEI HULU

Or if unable to attend, but wishing to offer support for the Foundation, you can forward your donations to:

HAWAIIAN MUSIC ARCHIVES FOUNDATION
3089 Puhala Rise
Honolulu, Hawaii 96822.

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Makapu'u Twilight Concert Series at Sea Life Park
Jun
15
5:00 PM17:00

Makapu'u Twilight Concert Series at Sea Life Park

The beloved, vibrant music of popular local entertainers will fill the air at one of the island’s best locations for evening events. The combination of these great artists performing in the open air under the stars at beautiful Makapu'u Point will make for an unforgettable experience.

VIP Package

Adult VIP $59.50
• Early access to grounds to reserve your seat!
• Admission to the park after 12 noon
• Meet the artists
• Photo op (with own phone/camera)

General Admission Ticket

Early Bird Price $39.50
• Access to grounds at 5PM.

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Mele Hali'a Hawaiian Musical Series at the Waikiki Beach Walk featuring Kapena
Jun
16
5:00 PM17:00

Mele Hali'a Hawaiian Musical Series at the Waikiki Beach Walk featuring Kapena

MELE HĀLI‘A Hawaiian Musical Series

April 14, 2019 to April 14, 2019

MELE HĀLI‘A Hawaiian Musical Series embodies everything that is HAWAI‘I! Waikiki Beach Walk introduces a meaningful way of presenting Hawaiian music at its finest by featuring the splendor, the shine, and the brilliance of talented, local artists that make up these incredible musical groups. We must always recall fondly, the richness of Hawaii‘s music and to instill such beauty into the minds and hearts of our visitors.

WHEN: 5 - 6 PM

April 14: The Makaha Sons

May 26: Kumu Hula, Hiwa Vaughan

June 16: Kapena


WHERE: Plaza Stage at Waikiki Beach Walk®.   All concerts and exhibits are free and open to the public.

PARKING: Valet parking for up to four hours is 6 USD with same-day purchase from any Waikiki Beach Walk® shop or restaurant.  Parking is available at Embassy Suites®-Waikiki Beach Walk® (enter at 201 Beachwalk). Parking is limited and subject to availability.

REGULAR DAILY RATES:
With Validation: $6 for 4hrs*
Without Validation: $4 per 1/2 hr*
Daily Flat Rate: $12 for 9hrs*

*$4 per ½ hour thereafter

Dates, times, performances and activities are subject to change without notice – weather permitting

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Jun
18
5:00 PM17:00

Blue Note Hawaii Presents Wille K

2 sets: 6:30PM (Doors 5:00PM) & 9:00PM (Doors 8:30PM)

When the Honolulu Pulse said, “Willie K can play or sing almost anything an American audience might ask for,” that wasn’t hype, it was the literal truth. The Hawaiian phenomenon Willie K is undoubtedly the only artist in the world who can go into an Irish pub in the middle of Maui and play anything from indigenous acoustic Hawaiian music to jazz, reggae, rock, country and even opera—and not only get away with it but leave everyone within earshot slack-jawed in astonishment. No less than Prince is a huge fan, calling Willie K a “funky mother#%@&er,” while another avowed fan is a fellow Hawaiian who goes by the name Barack Obama.

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