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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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
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