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The Music of Merrie Monarch!

WEBSITE - MM15 SLIDERWe saw awesome performances from this year’s Merrie Monarch Festival. Now we want to turn up the volume on the competition and spotlight the artists that performed!

We put together a list of just some of the musical talents that were present at this year’s festivities! Go over and check it out now!

Disney Pixar’s LAVA starring Kuana Torres Kahele & Napua!

o-UKU-LAVA-PIXAR-570Award winning musicians, Kuana Torres Kahele and Napua, are taking on a new role as voices for Disney Pixar Animation’s upcoming short film, “Lava” which premieres Aug. 22 at the Hiroshima International Animation Festival in Japan!

Its a musical love story and the two will sing the love song the film is based on, also titled “Lava”!

Just last weekend, Kuana celebrated the release of the film at a summer luau with Disney/Pixar employees!

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Congrats to Kuana, Napua, and everyone else involved! We can’t wait to see LAVA!

Uncle Willie K’s BBQ Bluesfest

2nd Annual Uncle Willie K’s Barbeque Bluesfest
Hawaii’s only Blues Festival truly rooted in the Blues. Uncle Willie K, the Hawaiian Bluesman, hosts this annual sellout concert featuring nothing but the Blues.
Featuring performances by:

Willie K and the Warehouse Blues Band
Blly F Gibbons
Robert Belfour
Tom Conway Band
Lehua Kalima
…and more!

January 11th, 2014 | Doors: 3PM, Show: 4-10PMMaui Tropical Plantation
TICKETS

7th Annual Southern California Slack Key Festival

Kala Koa presents the 7th Annual Southern California Slack Key Festival; Celebrating the Grammy nominated music of the Descendants soundtrack!

Featuring performances by:

Cyril Pahinui
Kawika Kahiapo
Jeff Peterson
Jim “Kimo West
Jerry Santos
Sonny & Lorna Lim
Kamuela Kimokeo
Patrick Landeza
Plus special guest Kaumakaiwa Kanaka’ole

January 19th, 2014 | 2PM
Redondo Beach Performing Arts Center
TICKETS: Slack Key Fest Website or call 800-595-4849

Kanikapila 2014 – A Benefit for the Ohana of Kimo Akane

Kanikapila 2014 – A Benefit Concert for the Ohana of the Late Kimo Akane, radio personality and programmer, broadcast mentor and “Kimo’s Vegas” MidWeek columnist.

Friday, January 17, 2014
Pomaikai Ballroom at Dole Cannery
Doors – 4:00pm | Concert – 5:00pm.

Tickets available at the Honolulu Box Office or by phone at 550-8457.
Ticket price: $35 (includes light pupu), no host bar

Concert Line Up as of 1/8/14:
The Brothers Cazimero
Kalapana
Jake Shimabukuro
Mark Yamanaka
Kupaoa
Maunalua
Ben Vegas & Maila Gibson
Gregg Hammer Band

Lehua Kalima at the 17th Annual Festival of Lights

HAWAII KAI TOWNE CENTER HOSTS 17TH ANNUAL ‘FESTIVAL OF LIGHTS’ CHRISTMAS BOAT PARADE

Light up your holiday season with the 17th Annual “Festival of Lights” Christmas Boat Parade Saturday, December 21st at Hawaii Kai Towne Center from 4:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

The Center’s magical evening will include holiday entertainment and a concert and the first 1000 attendees will receive a complimentary Blinky Light Pin. Then at 6:00 p.m., guests will enjoy the main spectacle: watching the boats, elaborately decorated with lights, parade through the beautiful Hawaii Kai Marina waterway.

Schedule of Events:
4:30pm-  Entertainment
5:00pm-  Concert featuring Lehua Kalima and Shawn Pimental
6:10pm- “Festival of Lights” Christmas Boat Parade