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Talking Story with Grammy Award Winner John Cruz

Growing up in Palolo Valley on Oahu, John Cruz was surrounded by music, family and friends. He started performing at a young age and moved to the East Coast in 1983 where he developed his unique style of singing and songwriting. 22 more words

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I Was Transported to a Tropical Oasis

For my No Depression review of this Hawaiian music show at Club Passim, click here. 33 more words

Hawaiian artist's debut album wins Grammy Award

A former worker in our KHON2 newsroom won a coveted Grammy Award Sunday.

Hawaiian singer-songwriter Kalani Pe‘a won in the Best Regional Roots Music Album category for his debut album “E Walea.” 453 more words


Legendary Hawaiian musician Eddie Kamae dies at age 89

Hawaii has lost another important figure in Hawaiian music, a man who helped herald the 20th century Hawaiian Renaissance. Eddie Kamae passed away Saturday morning at age 89. 919 more words


George Na'ope Hula Festival

This was a wonderful festival last summer in Sacramento. It felt like home :)

GABBY PAHINUI WAIMANALO KANIKAPILA: Cyril Pahinui sings Hi'ilawe, 8/2013

Cyril Pahinui performing “Hi’ilawe” at the 6th Annual Gabby Pahinui Waimanalo Kanikapila held in honor of his father- Gabby “Pops” Pahinui.

Held at Waimanalo Beach Park the annual event was held under the pavilion because of the heavy rain in the morning. 42 more words


Hawaiian Renaissance musician Palani Vaughan dies at 72

Hawaii has lost another a member of the traditional music community.

Palani Vaughan, who stimulated a revival of interest in King David Kalakaua when he recorded a four-album series devoted to the king in the 1970s and ’80s, died Thursday. 165 more words