Monthly Archives: January 2012

Kohala tours the Pacific Northwest!

Check out Kohala at the following dates!

Friday, February 10, 6:30pmNew Hope Church, Shoreline, WA
Saturday, February 11, 7:00pmMuseum of Art, Bainbridge Island, WA
Sunday, February 12, 6:00pmHalf Moon Bay Bar & Grill, Westport, WA
Wednesday, February 15, 6:30pmHouse Potluck, Bellevue, WA
Friday, February 17, 6:00pmHodgepodge Hawaiian Grill, Eugene, OR
Saturday, February 18, 5:45pm2012 Asian Pacific Cultural Festival, Eugene, OR

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Jake Shimabukuro on CNN!

Jake Shimabukuro was on CNN!! He was chosen as the first musical “Next Lister” from their series on ‘agents of change’ that are helping to shape our collective future!

Jake’s been altering how the ukulele is perceived by millions of people, and we’re sure this story will reach millions more!

Check out Jake’s CDs to hear for yourself!

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Tarrus Riley @ Hawaii Unite Music Festival

Tarrus Riley will be performing at the Hawaii Unite Music Festival @ Kakaako Beach Park on Saturday, February 18th! This is a don’t miss event featuring many other artists! Detailed info @

Also, order Tarrus’ new album, REGGAE MASTERPIECE, today @ our store:



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“Over the Rainbow” on Jon & Kate Plus 8

Jon Gosselin has roots in Hawaii, which is why he chose to renew his vows in the islands (on Maui), and play IZ at the ceremony. Unfortunately things haven’t turned out for the best, but here’s 2 clips of Jon & Kate Plus 8 remembering the good times!

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Kupaoa in California, Feb 1-4

Kupaoa and the Ke ‘Ala Aumoe Dancers are delivering Hawaiian music and hula all over the Bay Area for the first week of February! Tell your friends and check the dates for a gig near you!

Wednesday, 2/1/12, 7:30pmIntramuros Restaurant, South San Francisco
Thursday, 2/2/12, 7:30pmThe Cue, Concord
Friday, 2/3/12, 7:00pmPono Island Grill, Santa Cruz
Saturday, 2/4/12, 8pmDa Kine Cafe, Sunnyvale 

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More Valentine’s Specials!

More Valentine’s Day Specials! Get a 7 Song MP3 Pack for only $6 and also individual songs for 99 cents!

(You can also download as a gift by clicking “This is a gift” when checking out.)

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Valentine’s Special: 2 for $10!

Valentine’s Day is all about couples, so what better gift to give than two CDs (or DVDs)! We’ve put together a list of some of our favorite love-themed albums, plus, all of Rap Reiplinger’s DVDs and CD–give the gift of laughter!

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Anthony Natividad in The Descendants

Congratulations to The Descendants for winning at the Golden Globes this past weekend! The film, based in and filmed in Hawaii, features music from a variety of talented Hawaii musicians, including Mountain Apple’s own Anthony Natividad! One of Anthony’s nose flute songs can be heard in the film!

Here’s a video of the multi-talented Anthony playing the didgeridoo and nose flute in our office!

To hear more of Anthony’s nose flute playing, be sure to check out his CD, Ahupua`a:

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Mailani’s Review of “Tintin” in Midweek

Check out the recent issue of Midweek to see Mailani’s review of the movie Tintin! Or just click the link below!
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SOJA @ Kaka`ako this Saturday!

Don’t forget about the SOJA concert tomorrow night at Kaka`ako Beach Park featuring special guests The Green & Anuhea! There are still tickets available so don’t miss out on the biggest concert of 2012 thus far.

Also, you can preorder your copy of Soja’s new album, coming January 31st, today! Just visit:

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