“He Mele Lāhui Hawaiʻi (The Hawaiian National Anthem),” composed by Hawaiʻi’s Queen Liliʻuokalani in 1866, is her first published song. Our choirs performed it in March 2017 on Prince Kuhio’s birthday at the Ke Ahe Lau Makani Festival of Hawaiian Choral Music, directed by Nola A. 62 more words
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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
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
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