Tag Archives: Japan

Kahele Album in Osaka!

Shared from Kuana Torres Kahele’s facebook page:

“Mahalo Kimiko for putting my CD cover in Osaka lights!” — Kuana Torres Kahele

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Aloha Japan!
Kuana Torres Kahele will be in Japan throughout June and July for his KAHELE CD Release Tour! 30 Concerts in 30 cities in Celebration of Kuana’s Summer Release!

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Kohala is on tour in Japan

NHK Hall in Osaka

Kohala is on tour in Japan! Here’s a shot of one of their sold out shows at NHK Hall in Osaka!

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Uke Interviews for Japan





The ukulele is becoming more popular everywhere, and Japan is definitely no exception. Here’s some interviews for our Japanese fans!

Taimane Gardener - www.kamakaukulelejp.com/talk/talk08.php

Jake Shimabukurowww.kamakaukulelejp.com/talk/talk10.php


Eddie Kamaewww.kamakaukulelejp.com/talk/talk07.php

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PIC: Na Palapalai in Japan!

Na Palapalai is touring in Japan right now! Here’s a shot from last night in Kyoto, with special surprise guest, Keali’i Reichel!

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Kuana Torres Kahele and Na Palapalai in Japan Dates

Aloha everyone! Here is Kuana Torres Kahele and Na Palapalai’s upcoming Japan tour schedule for December 2011. If you plan on going to Japan or have family/know someone that lives there, please let them know that this is a concert they won’t want to miss!

Other artists featuring on the tour are:  Weldon Kekauoha, Napua Makua, Kumu Mark Keali’i Ho’omalu, Kaumakaiwa Kanaka’ole and Natalie Ai Kamauu.

December 1st           Sapporo Shimin Center (Sapporo, Hokkaido)

December 2nd         Nerima Bunka Cenber (Nerima, Tokyo)

December 4th          Kawaguchi Lilia (Kawaguchi, Saitama)

December 5th          Sunport Takamatsu (Takamatsu, Shikoku)

December 8th          Osaka Kokusai Koryu Center (Tennoji, Osaka)

December 9th          Shinjuku Bunka Cenber (Shinjuku, Tokyo)

December 10th        Green Hall Sagamihara (Sagamihara, Kanagawa)

December 11th         Chiba Bunka Kaikan (Chiba-shi, Chiba)

December 13th         Tedako Hall (Naha, Okinawa)

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Raiatea’s 2012 Mainland and Japan Tour Dates!

Check out Raiatea Helm’s 2012 US and Japan tour dates! Make arrangements in advance for you and your ohana!


Raiatea is also visiting Salt Lake Elementary to promote reading and literacy, and Kailua Elementary School for their Ukulele Music Program Initiative and Fundraiser (which the Raiatea Helm Music Foundation is also sponsoring).



April 2012

April 21    Keola Beamer & Raiatea – Irvine Barclay Theater, Irvine CA.

April 27    Keola Beamer & Raiatea – Broadway Center for the Performing Arts, Tacoma, WA.

April 28    Keola Beamer & Raiatea – John G. Shedd Institute for the Arts

May 2012

May 3    Keola Beamer & Raiatea – Napa Valley Opera House, CA.

May 5    Keola Beamer & Raiatea – Dinkelspiel Auditorium – Standford, CA.


June 2012

June 9    2012 Ka Hula Tour – Sapporo, Japan

June 10    2012 Ka Hula Tour – Yokohama, Japan

June 12    2012 Ka Hula Tour – Osaka, Japan

June 13    2012 Ka Hula Tour – Nagoya, Japan

June 15    2012 Ka Hula Tour – Tokyo, Japan

June 16    2012 Ka Hula Tour – Kamakura, Japan

June 17    2012 Ka Hula Tour – Okinawa, Japan

July 2012

July 8- 14    2012 Heiva – Papeete, Tahiti

August 2012

August 19    Hirakata Civic Hall, Osaka, Japan (2012 Min-On Tour)

August 20     Kobe International Hall, Kobe, Japan (2012 Min-On Tour)

August 22    Higashi Osaka Civic Hall, Osaka, Japan (2012 Min-On Tour)

August 23    Amagasaki Archaic Hall, Hyogo-ken, Japan (2012 Min-On Tour)

August 26    Nara Kashihara Civic Hall, Kashihara, Japan (2012 Min-On Tour)

August 27    Aichi Prefecture Art Hall, (large B Hall), Nagoya, Japan (2012 Min-On Tour)

August 28    NHK Osaka Hall, Osaka, Japan (2012 Min-On Tour)

August 30    Kannonji Civic Hall, Tokyo, Japan (2012 Min-On Tour)

August 31    Matsuyama Civic Hall, Matsuyama City, Japan (2012 Min-On Tour)

September 2012

September 1    Kadoma Civic Hall, Kadoma City, Japan (2012 Min-On Tour)

September 3    Kakogawa Civic Hall, Kakogawa, Japan (2012 Min-On Tour)

September 4    Wakayama Civic Hall, Wakayama City, Japan (2012 Min-On Tour)

September 5    Parc Johyo Plum Hall, Kyoto, Japan (2012 Min-On Tour)

September 7    Hachio Prism Hall, Hyougo, Japan (2012 Min-On Tour)

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Amazing Voice

NHK’s Amazing Voice will be doing an episode featuring The Brothers Cazimero and IZ! They were at our office today filming! The episode will air in Japan some time in early 2012.
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Raiatea and Le Sportsac

Raiatea Helm has an exclusive line of bags with Le Sportsac called Mele with Raiatea! Here she is with friends from the Le Sportsac store in Ala Moana! Part of the proceeds go towards relief in Japan!