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It’s A Hawaii Thing – Justin Young, Singer / Songwriter
July 6, 2020
Join Brook Lee and Lanai Tabura as they interview local celebrities, artists, community leaders and more on this fun, new weekly program dedicated to anything and everything unique to life in Hawaii.
Episode #5 – Featuring Singer / Songwriter – Justin Kawika Young
On July 7 th It’s A Hawaii Thing Da Podcast welcomes Kama’aina boy Justin Kawika Young, a gifted singer/song writer from the Windward side who at a young age achieved great success in the Hawaiian music scene. He swept the Hawaiian Music Awards in the late 90’s winning Best Performance By A Rhythm & Blues Artist, New Artist of the Year, and Honorable Recognition for his version of the classic song “Crazy Love.” Justin made his directorial debut with the documentary, My Hero’s Shadow: From Hitman to Hero, based on the untold story of Shane Stant – the infamous hitman that “clubbed” Nancy Kerrigan. Told from the perspective of his much younger sister Maile, (who was two at the two of the incident) it is a personal story of childhood trauma, the cycle of child abuse, and where it leads. You may also recognize Justin from touring for the last few years with Colbie Caillat, performing at the White House and Good Morning America., among other places. They recently formed a new group called Gone West and released their new album “Canyons” in June 2020. Tune in this week to hear from Lanai, Brook, and Justin Kawika Young!
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Social media personality and “foodie” content creator Lanai Tabura adds, “This new channel allows me to apply experience from appearing on the Food Network and producing Cooking Hawaiian Style to encompassing all the many quirky, unique things about Island life. We want to keep the environment loose and spontaneous, ensuring the show is entertaining for both Kama’aina and fans of Hawaii from around the world.”
New “It’s a Hawaii Thing” episodes release on Mondays.
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