Category Archives: John Cruz

Ke Kani O Ke Kai @ Waikiki Aquarium!

Ke Kani O Ke Kai – Summer Music Concerts at the Waikiki Aquarium! Read all about it on the Honolulu Pulse!
Tickets are ON SALE NOW for Friends of Waikiki Aquarium (FOWA) members!
Tickets available to the general public MAY 18!

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John Cruz @ North Kohala Community Resource Center Fundraiser!

The North Kohala Community Resource Center is throwing a fundraiser to support its wonderful community at the beautiful and historic Puakea Ranch. APR 27, 5-9PM.

Featuring entertainment by John Cruz, pupus from local chefs, and a live auction.

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Na Mele: Pure Caz on PBS Hawaii

PBS HAWAII PRESENTS NA MELE: PURE CAZ

The Brothers Cazimero share their lifetime of music, along with very personal thoughts about Hawaiian music and culture in the PBS Hawaii broadcast premiere of Na Mele: Pure Caz Thursday, February 21 at 8:00 pm HST. The program will also be available online via live streaming on PBSHawaii.org.  Please check PBSHawaii.org on February 21st, at 8pm HST to see the streaming video!

The live pledge broadcast supports the public television station’s NEW HOME Campaign, a $30 million capital fund to build a new broadcast facility at Sand Island Access Road off Nimitz Highway.

Co-hosted by PBS Hawaii President and CEO Leslie Wilcox and Honolulu radio personality Billy V of KINE/KCCN, the two-hour program features the pure natural sounds of Robert and Roland Cazimero − a definitive collection of music that’s marked their legendary career.

Na Mele: Pure Caz also includes candid interviews with Robert and Roland describing their childhood, parental influence on their career and their roles in making Hawaiian music a living legacy for future generations. During the live portions of the broadcast, the Cazimeros will be joined by entertainers and special guests whose own careers have been influenced by the brothers. They include: Amy Hanaialii Gilliom, Leinaala Heine, Haumea Ho, Harry Soria, Mihana Souza and John Cruz among others, along with Leah Bernstein and Jon de Mello of Mountain Apple Records.

Na Mele: Pure Caz is the second pledge program the station is airing in support of the NEW HOME Campaign. With $19 million raised to date, PBS Hawaii must secure $11 million more to reach its capital campaign goal.

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Hawaii Ukulele Museum Benefit Concert

Come down to the Inaugural Hawaii Ukulele Museum Benefit Concert for special performances by Raiatea Helm, John Cruz, and Ho’okena!

Feb. 9th at the Hilton Hawaiian Village Great Lawn! 6PM! $35 General Admission.  For more information, click HERE!

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25 Greatest Highlights-Kaumakaiwa / Natalie Ai Kamau’u / John Cruz

Kaumakaiwa Kanaka`ole‘s song, “Grandchild”, from his album, “Kaumakaiwa” is featured in Honolulu Magazine’s “The 25 Greatest Hawaii Albums of the New Century”.  The album ranked 8th on the magazine’s list.

Jon de Mello says, “I’ve always said that he’s 1,000 years ago, and 1,000 years ahead. As traditional as the Kanakaole family is, they’re really edgy. They love to push the envelope.”

 

Natalie Ai Kamau’u‘s song “Pili Aloha” from her album “`E” is featured in Honolulu Magazine’s “The 25 Greatest Hawaii Albums of the New Century”!
The album ranked 20th on the magazine’s list.

“She reaches out to you,” says panelist and Hawaiian 105 KINE radio personality “Billy V” Van Osdol, “and you can’t help but want to smile back.”


John Cruz‘s song, “Missing You” from his album “One Of These Days”, is featured in Honolulu Magazine’s “The 25 Greatest Hawaii Albums of the New Century”!
The album ranked 6th on the magazine’s list!

“One Of These Days” is soulful, folksy, bluesy and technically superb, yet seemingly effortless, with a sound that has more in common with 1970s Kalapana and Cecilio & Kapono than anything else in Hawaii music today.

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HONOLULU Magazine-25 Greatest Hawai`i Albums

 

In its September 2012 issue, HONOLULU Magazine presented the “25 Greatest Hawai‘i Albums of the New Century.” Now, 12 of Hawai‘i’s hit artists from this prestigious list come together on one CD!

ORDER YOUR COPY HERE TODAY!

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25 Greatest Hawai’i Albums of the New Century

This month’s Honolulu Magazine is a special collector’s issue featuring a definitive list of the 25 Greatest Hawai’i Albums of the New Century! This list picks up where their previous Hawai’i’s 50 Greatest Musical Albums list left off. (the most recent release honored on that list was from 1997).

Pick up a copy of Honolulu Magazine in stores now and read all about the albums that made the list, and the artists behind them! Congratulations to all the artists who made the list! Check it out below!

 

 

25 Greatest Hawai’i Albums of the New Century
Honolulu Magazine – September 2012 issue
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John Cruz & Jack Johnson

To celebrate the release of “Jack Johnson and Friends – Best of Kokua,” Jack has invited John and Paula Fuga on tour with him. They’ll each do their own sets and play some songs together as well.
Tickets go on sale at noon on Saturday March 3rd at the KCC box office, with a strict 2 ticket limit per person. Bring photo ID, since ticket vouchers are non-transferable. Check their website for other details.

They will be giving 7 performances all together on the islands of Kaua`i, O`ahu, Maui, and the Big Island. See our event page for more info on each show!

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LOKAHI Project Performances this Saturday!

There are a few performances tomorrow in support of the Lokahi Project. This is a great cause and check out the link for more info. Here are those who will be performing for this years Lokahi Festival:

MAILANI @ Windward Mall, 10am

LEOKANE PRYOR & CJ HELEKAHI @ Ka`ahumanu Mall, 11:15am

JOHN CRUZ @ Ala Moana, 1pm

MAILANI @ Ala Moana, 2pm

http://www.lokahigivingproject.com/

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Friday’s Performances @ Kahala Mall!

Don’t forget, John Cruz and Lehua Kalima will all be performing at Kahala Mall this Friday!! Click our “Events” link on Facebook for more info!

www.facebook.com/mountainapplecompany?sk=events

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