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Congratulations to the Na Hōkū Hanohano Nominees!

2016 Hoku NomineesWe want to congratulate all of this year’s Na Hōkū Hanohano nominees! The Nā Hōkū Hanohano Awards have been called the Grammy’s of Hawaiian Music. Each year, the Hawaiian music community gathers together to honor the achievements of excellence in the recording arts. Some of the brightest stars in Hawaiian music perform and present awards to their peers, making the Nā Hōkū Awards the biggest annual entertainment event in Hawai’i.

Here are this year’s nominees from the Mountain Apple Company! We are honored to be working with these talented individuals and we are always amazed by their talents.

Best of luck to all of this year’s nominees! Tune in to the Nā Hōkū Awards on May 28th to see who wins!

 

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

Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar Festival is being held in Ewa Beach!

Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar Festival

For the first time in its 30 year history of perpetuating this uniquely Hawaiian music, Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar Festival is being held in Ewa Beach for all west side ohanas! Sunday, October 28th from 12:00pm – 6:00pm at Hoalauna Park!

For folks that can’t make it, performances will be live streamed online at this site!

Join Brother Noland, Hi’ikua, Ho’okena, John Cruz, Maunalua, and more for a day of great music and fun on the west side! Live music, ono food, crafts, ukulele and guitar exhibit, Halloween costume contest, exciting prizes and more!

For more info please visit here or here.

Made in Hawaii 2012 Festival!


Maunalua performing at the Made in Hawaii 2012 Festival!


Bobby Moderow of Maunalua performing at the Made in Hawaii 2012!


Kuana Torres Kahele performing with Glenn Mayeda and Ioane Burns at the Made in Hawaii 2012 Festival!


Bobby Moderow and Kuana Torres Kahele at the Made in Hawaii 2012 Festival this past weekend!!


Alan Yamamoto from Cox Radio with Kuana Torres Kahele and Bruddah Wade from Hawaiian 105 KINE Radio at the Made in Hawaii 2012 Festival!


Halau Na Kamalei’s Keola “Bully” Makaiau and Alaka’i Lastimado, posing with Robert Cazimero’s Hula at the Made in Hawaii 2012 Festival!