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Hawaii Youth Symphony Presents He Makana O Na Mele With Special Guest Kalapana

Na Mele is HYS’s ONLY fundraiser concert, and we want YOU to join us for a night of fun, food and music!

Event Schedule:

4:30 pm – Registration and Silent Auction open
5:15 pm – Ballroom Doors Open
5:30 pm – Dinner Service
6:45-8:15 pm – Concert with YSI, & Kalapana

About Special Guest Kalapana:

Guest Artists

Our top orchestra, Youth Symphony I, will perform with KALAPANA—Kalapana emerged as one of the most popular bands on the Hawaiian music scene in the 70s, producing a steady stream of hits. Their 1975 debut album was hailed as one of the best of the mid-70s Hawaiian renaissance. Tracks like “Naturally,” “Nightbird,” “The Hurt,” “You Make It Hard,” and “When the Morning Comes” became household tunes and still enjoy frequent play on contemporary Hawaiian radio.

Musical trends have come and gone, but Kalapana’s many hits have remained Island classics. Kalapana still stands as a symbol of inspiration for contemporary Hawaiian music today.

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