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Vans Triple Crown Of Surfing

November 12, 2017

The Vans Triple Crown of Surfing returns to the North Shore of Oahu for the men’s series and women’s Roxy Pro at Sunset Beach. Kicking off with the Op Pro at Haleiwa, the series continues with the O’Neill World Cup of Surfing and women’s Roxy Pro at Sunset Beach, and lastly the Billabong Pipeline Masters…

Christmas at Hukilau Marketplace

December 1, 2017

Join us for the ALL NEW Christmas Event at The Hukilau Marketplace! Come experience the biggest Christmas celebration across the North Shore! Filled with brilliant lights, ono food, heartwarming live nativity presentations, live Christmas music and entertainment, Christmas train rides, Santa selfies, plus Tons and Tons of SNOW! This event is sure to become a…

Honolulu City Lights

December 2, 2017

Honolulu City Lights is a month long Christmas lights and decorations display at Honolulu Hale. Highlights include the large outdoor tree, Shaka Santa and Mrs. Claus, the indoor tree display and the corridor of wreaths. See the Honolulu City Lights website for a list of free activities and events. There are also food vendors and…

The Average White Band at Blue Note Hawaii

December 6, 2017

AWB are widely regarded as one of the best soul and funk bands in the history of music. Though best known for their timeless instrumental mega-hit ‘Pick Up the Pieces’ the band’s strength actually lay in their consistently accomplished song-writing, stretching across several gold selling albums and multi- grammy nominations for the legendary Atlantic Records….

A Charlie Brown Christmas at Diamond Head Theatre

December 7, 2017

Join us as this classic animated television special A CHARLIE BROWN CHRISTMAS comes to life on the stage at DHT. Beloved all over the world, this show will have you breaking out the hankies with its nostalgic, heart-warming message. When Charlie Brown complains about the overwhelming materialism he sees among everyone during the Christmas season,…

Billabong Pipe Masters

December 8, 2017

UPDATE (12/10/2017): The Billabong Pipe Masters is OFF. Check back on 12/11. Event will be broadcast LIVE via WorldSurfLeague.com, the WSL app and on Facebook LIVE via the WSL’s Facebook page. The Billabong Pipe Masters is a prestigious surf competition that happens annually on Oahu’s North Shore. It’s the third and final event in the…

Mele Kalikimaka Marketplace

December 9, 2017

The 3rd Annual Mele Kalikimaka Marketplace is a one-stop local holiday shop catering to visitors and residents who are looking for “Made in Hawaii” holiday gifts and family activities. The event will be held December 9-10, 2017 at the Blaisdell Exhibition Hall. The two-day event is anticipated to be Hawaii’s premier local holiday shopping emporium,…

Art on the Zoo Fence

December 9, 2017

Art on the Zoo Fence has been the premier outdoor Art Gallery in Hawaii since 1953. We are located on Monsarrat Avenue in beautiful Waikiki along the Honolulu Zoo fence, across the street from Kapiolani Park. The art show takes place every Saturday & Sunday from 9:00am to 4:00pm. There is a fabulous variety of…

Honolulu Marathon

December 10, 2017

The first race was held in 1973 and an average of about 25,000 runners finish the Honolulu Marathon each year, and it has consistently placed among the world’s ten largest marathons in terms of total finishers. Entry to the Honolulu Marathon is open to everybody. Unlike other marathons of similar size, popularity, and stature, there…

The Honolulu Chorale Annual Holiday Concert: A...

December 10, 2017

One of the state’s longest-performing community choruses, the Honolulu Chorale represents Hawaii’s diverse ethnicities; its members include teens, octogenarians and all ages in between. Under its new music director, Karol Nowicki, the chorus performs beloved holiday carols at its 51st season of A Joyful Christmas.

Willie K at Blue Note Hawaii

December 11, 2017

The Hawaiian phenomenon Willie K is undoubtedly the only artist in the world who can go into an Irish pub in the middle of Maui and play anything from indigenous acoustic Hawaiian music to jazz, reggae, rock, country and even opera—and leave everyone within earshot slack-jawed in astonishment. Photo: Blue Note Hawaii

Kuhio Beach Hula Show

December 12, 2017

Join us for authentic Hawai‘ian music and hula shows by Hawai‘i’s finest hālau hula (dance troupes) and Hawaiian performers. Opens with torch lighting and the traditional blowing of conch shell. The shows are held every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, weather-permitting from 6:30pm to 7:30pm (6:00pm to 7:00pm Nov-Dec-Jan), free to the public at the Kūhiō…

Happy Birthday Frank! A Sinatra Celebration with...

December 12, 2017

Native New-Yorker and trumpeter Mike Lewis presents a celebration of what would be Frank Sinatra’s 102nd birthday with his very own Mike Lewis Big Band! Featuring tunes that were performed by “‘Ol Blue Eyes” himself, as well as arrangements by his famous accompanist, the great Count Basie. Mike Lewis has spent substantial time performing in…

Robert Cazimero & Friends at Blue Note Hawaii

December 13, 2017

In the 1970’s, Robert Cazimero was instrumental in the resurgence of Hawaiian music and culture. That resurgence began a career that almost thirty years later is stronger than ever. Musician, composer, kumu hula…his work in all of these areas is well-known throughout the world. His incomparable elegant voice is distinctive, whether he performs solo on…

FLUX Sound VIP Talk Story and Concert feat....

December 13, 2017

THE MODERN HONOLULU is hosting FLUX Sound, a two-day talk story and concert experience, taking place December 13-14. Thundercat, the Grammy Award-winning soul-jazz-funk rocker featured on Kendrick Lamar’s critically acclaimed album, To Pimp a Butterfly, will be headlining the event, with performances by local musicians Izik, Aloha Got Soul, and Front Business. THE MODERN HONOLULU…

Kuhio Beach Hula Show

December 14, 2017

Join us for authentic Hawai‘ian music and hula shows by Hawai‘i’s finest hālau hula (dance troupes) and Hawaiian performers. Opens with torch lighting and the traditional blowing of conch shell. The shows are held every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, weather-permitting from 6:30pm to 7:30pm (6:00pm to 7:00pm Nov-Dec-Jan), free to the public at the Kūhiō…

Pa‘akai Marketplace

December 15, 2017

In time for the holidays, Pa‘akai Marketplace at SALT at Our Kakaʻako is scheduled on Friday and Saturday, December 15th and 16th, starting at 5 p.m. This collaboration with PAʻI Foundation brings local artists, crafters and cultural practitioners to Our Kaka‘ako, giving attendees a chance to support developing entrepreneurs. The event is free and also…

Ballet Hawaii Presents Historic Island Nutcracker...

December 15, 2017

Ballet Hawaii announces its annual Nutcracker performances for this December which continue with a unique historical theme. Tchaikovsky’s classic ballet will once again be set in the 1858 Kingdom of Hawaii. Four performances are scheduled at Blaisdell Concert Hall Friday through Sunday, December 15, 16 and 17. Ballet Hawaii welcomes back guest artists Megan Fairchild…

Season’s Best Craft Fair

December 15, 2017

The 2017 Holiday Craft & Gift Fair Season officially begins this weekend with 3 days of exciting, fun-filled shopping and food frenzy. Don’t wait in long lines and traffic this holiday season. Shop early, mail early, and get the BEST! Over 250 vendors will be selling everything you need to fill your holiday shopping list….

Santa 5K Fun Run

December 16, 2017

Kapilina Beach Homes and Open Door Productions host The Santa 5K Fun RUN. This event is a holiday experience like none other on Oahu! The run will take place in the beautiful Kapilina Beach Homes Community featuring a scenic 5K non-timed run. Afterwards, let your keiki’ play in the snow, while you check out the…

Art on the Zoo Fence

December 16, 2017

Art on the Zoo Fence has been the premier outdoor Art Gallery in Hawaii since 1953. We are located on Monsarrat Avenue in beautiful Waikiki along the Honolulu Zoo fence, across the street from Kapiolani Park. The art show takes place every Saturday & Sunday from 9:00am to 4:00pm. There is a fabulous variety of…

SALT Bar Crawl – Supporting Helping Hands Hawaii

December 16, 2017

Discover brews from Rogue Ales at the SALT Bar Crawl on Saturday, Dec. 16th, starting at 5 p.m. Find specially selected brews at Bevy Bar, Moku Kitchen, Pitch Sports Bar and Village Bottle Shop & Tasting Room. Helping Hands Hawaiʻi will also be at the bar crawl, accepting donations of new, unopened household goods for…

Kuhio Beach Hula Show

December 16, 2017

Join us for authentic Hawai‘ian music and hula shows by Hawai‘i’s finest hālau hula (dance troupes) and Hawaiian performers. Opens with torch lighting and the traditional blowing of conch shell. The shows are held every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, weather-permitting from 6:30pm to 7:30pm (6:00pm to 7:00pm Nov-Dec-Jan), free to the public at the Kūhiō…

Jingle Rock Run

December 17, 2017

Join Make-A-Wish® Hawaii for Jingle Rock Run 2017 Walk, run and wish it forward for local keiki facing life-threatening illnesses. WHAT: Our 4th Annual Jingle Rock Run is back! Come see the Honolulu City Lights through this family-friendly festive holiday walk. WHO: FUN FOR ALL! Walkers, joggers, runners, strollers, pets (especially reindeer!) invited. WHERE: Downtown…

Donavon Frankenreiter at Blue Note Hawaii

December 18, 2017

Donavon Frankenreiter’s new album, “The Heart,” officially marks the start of the singer-songwriter’s second decade as a solo recording artist. It’s been over ten years since the release of his self-titled debut, and in that time he has grown, not only as a musician, but also as a man. He’s raising a family and nurturing…

Kuhio Beach Hula Show

December 19, 2017

Join us for authentic Hawai‘ian music and hula shows by Hawai‘i’s finest hālau hula (dance troupes) and Hawaiian performers. Opens with torch lighting and the traditional blowing of conch shell. The shows are held every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, weather-permitting from 6:30pm to 7:30pm (6:00pm to 7:00pm Nov-Dec-Jan), free to the public at the Kūhiō…

Jake Shimabukuro at Blue Note Hawaii

December 21, 2017

Jake Shimabukuro can still vividly remember the first time he held a ukulele, at age four. It was an encounter that would shape his destiny and give the world one of the most exceptional and innovative uke players in the history of the instrument—an artist who has drawn comparisons to musical titans such as Jimi…

Kuhio Beach Hula Show

December 21, 2017

Join us for authentic Hawai‘ian music and hula shows by Hawai‘i’s finest hālau hula (dance troupes) and Hawaiian performers. Opens with torch lighting and the traditional blowing of conch shell. The shows are held every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, weather-permitting from 6:30pm to 7:30pm (6:00pm to 7:00pm Nov-Dec-Jan), free to the public at the Kūhiō…

Art on the Zoo Fence

December 23, 2017

Art on the Zoo Fence has been the premier outdoor Art Gallery in Hawaii since 1953. We are located on Monsarrat Avenue in beautiful Waikiki along the Honolulu Zoo fence, across the street from Kapiolani Park. The art show takes place every Saturday & Sunday from 9:00am to 4:00pm. There is a fabulous variety of…

Kuhio Beach Hula Show

December 23, 2017

Join us for authentic Hawai‘ian music and hula shows by Hawai‘i’s finest hālau hula (dance troupes) and Hawaiian performers. Opens with torch lighting and the traditional blowing of conch shell. The shows are held every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, weather-permitting from 6:30pm to 7:30pm (6:00pm to 7:00pm Nov-Dec-Jan), free to the public at the Kūhiō…

A Charlie Brown Christmas at Blue Note Hawaii

December 24, 2017

Christmastime is here. Happiness and cheer. And for Peanuts fans everywhere, it just wouldn’t be Christmas without this classic holiday delight. A familiar face at the Blue Note Hawaii, Native New-Yorker and trumpeter Mike Lewis presents A Charlie Brown Christmas, featuring some of Hawaii’s best jazz musicians. The show will highlight selections from the soundtrack…

Christmas Day at The Street

December 25, 2017

Join us and share a Christmas feast with us with a Chinese-inspired menu crafted with all your favorites in mind. The bountiful menu is $24.99 per person and includes: CHAR SIU PORK SPARE RIBS GARLIC FRIED RICE BIG EGG ROLL with hot mustard and duck sauce WALNUT SHRIMP GENERAL TSO’S CHICKEN LONG BEANS AND BRUSSELS…

Kuhio Beach Hula Show

December 26, 2017

Join us for authentic Hawai‘ian music and hula shows by Hawai‘i’s finest hālau hula (dance troupes) and Hawaiian performers. Opens with torch lighting and the traditional blowing of conch shell. The shows are held every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, weather-permitting from 6:30pm to 7:30pm (6:00pm to 7:00pm Nov-Dec-Jan), free to the public at the Kūhiō…

New Year’s Eve with Kenny G

December 27, 2017

In what’s becoming a New Year’s tradition, Blue Note Hawaii, the state’s premier venue for the world’s most celebrated artists, welcomes back jazz superstar Kenny G for five nights December 27 – 31, 2017. Tickets go on sale on April 14 at 10:00 a.m. Kenny G December 27 – 30, 2017 Tickets: All tables are…

Food Fight! at The Street

December 28, 2017

FOOD FIGHT! is a monthly battle between top chefs and mixologists at The Street, A Michael Mina Social House at the International Market Place. The event pits members of the Michael Mina hawker stations against each other in a friendly, but spirited competition. Date: Thursday, December 28th Time: 4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. Place: Queen’s…

Kuhio Beach Hula Show

December 28, 2017

Join us for authentic Hawai‘ian music and hula shows by Hawai‘i’s finest hālau hula (dance troupes) and Hawaiian performers. Opens with torch lighting and the traditional blowing of conch shell. The shows are held every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, weather-permitting from 6:30pm to 7:30pm (6:00pm to 7:00pm Nov-Dec-Jan), free to the public at the Kūhiō…

Voices of Aloha Holiday Concert SING!

December 29, 2017

Wrap Up your holiday season on a High Note! The wintry months in Hawaii are especially enjoyable with cool breezes and warm blankets. This season we will be returning to the beautiful and historic Kawaiaha’o Church at 957 Punchbowl Street to perform our Holiday Concert. Please join us as we sing in celebration a selection…

Art on the Zoo Fence

December 30, 2017

Art on the Zoo Fence has been the premier outdoor Art Gallery in Hawaii since 1953. We are located on Monsarrat Avenue in beautiful Waikiki along the Honolulu Zoo fence, across the street from Kapiolani Park. The art show takes place every Saturday & Sunday from 9:00am to 4:00pm. There is a fabulous variety of…

Kuhio Beach Hula Show

December 30, 2017

Join us for authentic Hawai‘ian music and hula shows by Hawai‘i’s finest hālau hula (dance troupes) and Hawaiian performers. Opens with torch lighting and the traditional blowing of conch shell. The shows are held every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, weather-permitting from 6:30pm to 7:30pm (6:00pm to 7:00pm Nov-Dec-Jan), free to the public at the Kūhiō…

Kuhio Beach Hula Show

January 2, 2018

Join us for authentic Hawai‘ian music and hula shows by Hawai‘i’s finest hālau hula (dance troupes) and Hawaiian performers. Opens with torch lighting and the traditional blowing of conch shell. The shows are held every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, weather-permitting from 6:30pm to 7:30pm (6:00pm to 7:00pm Nov-Dec-Jan), free to the public at the Kūhiō…

Vince Herman of Leftover Salmon at Blue Note...

January 3, 2018

For the past quarter-century, created by founding members – mandolinist/singer Drew Emmitt and guitarist/singer Vince Herman, Colorado’s Leftover Salmon has established itself as one of the great purveyors of Americana music, digging deep into the well that supplies its influences; rock ‘n’ roll, folk, bluegrass, Cajun, soul, zydeco, jazz and blues. During Leftover Salmon’s twenty-five…

Hannibal Buress at Blue Note Hawaii

January 11, 2018

Hannibal Buress is a wildly popular comedian, writer and actor who is a favorite of fans and critics on big and small screens alike. With his first national theatre standup comedy tour sold out and The New York Times lauding him as one of the most “supremely gifted and respected” comics around, Hannibal is emerging…

Lisa Fischer & Grand Baton at Blue Note...

January 16, 2018

“Lisa Fischer in concert is addictive. Every performance is so enriching, so exciting, so transcendent that you want more. With remarkable vocal range and vocabulary, Fischer can sing soul, jazz, rock, gospel, pop, folk and classical with equal facility and authority. She often mixes styles in the same song, sometimes in the same vocal line….

Willie K at Blue Note Hawaii

January 23, 2018

The Hawaiian phenomenon Willie K is undoubtedly the only artist in the world who can go into an Irish pub in the middle of Maui and play anything from indigenous acoustic Hawaiian music to jazz, reggae, rock, country and even opera—and leave everyone within earshot slack-jawed in astonishment. Photo: Blue Note Hawaii

Robert Cazimero & Friends at Blue Note Hawaii

January 25, 2018

In the 1970’s, Robert Cazimero was instrumental in the resurgence of Hawaiian music and culture. That resurgence began a career that almost thirty years later is stronger than ever. Musician, composer, kumu hula…his work in all of these areas is well-known throughout the world. His incomparable elegant voice is distinctive, whether he performs solo on…

Kuana Torres Kahele at Blue Note Hawaii

January 28, 2018

Kuana has been involved in the music and hula scene of Hilo since he was 6 years old. Known for his original acoustic compositions and beautiful arrangements of traditional Hawaiian music, Torres is also recognized as the man behind the voice in “Lava,” an animated short film by Pixar. Kuana currently maintains his own Hawaiian…

Salsa In Hawaii: 4th Annual Hawaii Salsa &...

January 31, 2018

Salsa In Hawaii: 4th Annual Hawaii Salsa & Bachata Congress *With Kizomba and Zouk! brings dancing straight to paradise! Get ready, because some of the best dancers on the planet will be here in beautiful, tropical Hawaii 2018. The 2018 congress will a include workshops/performances/social dance parties and more special guest.

Vietnamese-American Lunar New Year Festival 2018

February 10, 2018

Vietnamese-American New Year festival on Saturday, February 10, 2018 and and Sunday, February 11, 2018 at Kapiolani Park from 9am to 4pm. Enjoy a fun filled family day with cultural food, crafts, musical entertainment, games and inflatable play area for the kids. The event is sponsored by the non-profit organization, Hoi Den Hung Foundation as…

The Great Aloha Run

February 19, 2018

The Great Aloha Run has accomplished and achieved many milestones in its 32-year history. It was the first largest first-time running event in the State of Hawaii with over 12,000 individuals signing up for the event in its very first year. The Great Aloha Run has also been recognized nationally as one of the top…

Willie K at Blue Note Hawaii

February 20, 2018

The Hawaiian phenomenon Willie K is undoubtedly the only artist in the world who can go into an Irish pub in the middle of Maui and play anything from indigenous acoustic Hawaiian music to jazz, reggae, rock, country and even opera—and leave everyone within earshot slack-jawed in astonishment. Photo: Blue Note Hawaii

Lee Ritenour at Blue Note Hawaii

February 22, 2018

Growing up in L.A. in the 60’s, GRAMMY® award-winning guitarist Lee Ritenour received a rich cross section of exposure to jazz, rock and Brazilian music. From one of his first sessions at 16 with the Mamas and Papas to accompanying Lena Horne and Tony Bennett at 18, his forty year eclectic and storied career is…

Wanderlust Oahu

March 1, 2018

At Wanderlust, our mission is to help you find your true north – to lead a healthy & inspired life. Wanderlust O’ahu, set at Turtle Bay Resort on O’ahu’s legendary North Shore, is a step down that path. Choose your own adventure with multi-level yoga and meditation sessions, mouthwatering local organic foods, heart-pumping music, inspiring…

Kuana Torres Kahele at Blue Note Hawaii

March 1, 2018

Kuana has been involved in the music and hula scene of Hilo since he was 6 years old. Known for his original acoustic compositions and beautiful arrangements of traditional Hawaiian music, Torres is also recognized as the man behind the voice in “Lava,” an animated short film by Pixar. Kuana currently maintains his own Hawaiian…

Dee Dee Bridgewater at Blue Note Hawaii

March 2, 2018

Over the course of a multifaceted career spanning four decades, GRAMMY and Tony Award- winning jazz giant Dee Dee Bridgewater has ascended to the upper echelon of vocalists, putting her unique spin on standards, as well as taking intrepid leaps of faith in re-envisioning jazz classics. Ever the fearless voyager, explorer, pioneer and keeper of…

Earl Klugh at Blue Note Hawaii

March 7, 2018

The highest praise Duke Ellington would offer people he admired was to say that their music was “beyond category” – and, in many ways, that phrase exactly captures the spirit of GRAMMY® Award-winning guitar virtuoso Earl Klugh and his new, largely solo CD, HandPicked on Heads Up (part of the Concord Music Group). HandPicked debuted…

Willie K at Blue Note Hawaii

March 20, 2018

The Hawaiian phenomenon Willie K is undoubtedly the only artist in the world who can go into an Irish pub in the middle of Maui and play anything from indigenous acoustic Hawaiian music to jazz, reggae, rock, country and even opera—and leave everyone within earshot slack-jawed in astonishment. Photo: Blue Note Hawaii

The California Honeydrops at Blue Note Hawaii

March 26, 2018

The California Honeydrops don’t just play music—they throw parties. Drawing on diverse musical influences including Bay Area R&B, funk, Southern soul, Delta blues and New Orleans second-line, they have taken those parties all over the world, playing festivals of all kinds and touring widely across North America, Europe and Australia. The band was honored to…

Robert Cazimero & Friends at Blue Note Hawaii

April 19, 2018

In the 1970’s, Robert Cazimero was instrumental in the resurgence of Hawaiian music and culture. That resurgence began a career that almost thirty years later is stronger than ever. Musician, composer, kumu hula…his work in all of these areas is well-known throughout the world. His incomparable elegant voice is distinctive, whether he performs solo on…

Willie K at Blue Note Hawaii

April 24, 2018

The Hawaiian phenomenon Willie K is undoubtedly the only artist in the world who can go into an Irish pub in the middle of Maui and play anything from indigenous acoustic Hawaiian music to jazz, reggae, rock, country and even opera—and leave everyone within earshot slack-jawed in astonishment. Photo: Blue Note Hawaii

Kuana Torres Kahele at Blue Note Hawaii

May 6, 2018

Kuana has been involved in the music and hula scene of Hilo since he was 6 years old. Known for his original acoustic compositions and beautiful arrangements of traditional Hawaiian music, Torres is also recognized as the man behind the voice in “Lava,” an animated short film by Pixar. Kuana currently maintains his own Hawaiian…

Willie K at Blue Note Hawaii

May 22, 2018

The Hawaiian phenomenon Willie K is undoubtedly the only artist in the world who can go into an Irish pub in the middle of Maui and play anything from indigenous acoustic Hawaiian music to jazz, reggae, rock, country and even opera—and leave everyone within earshot slack-jawed in astonishment. Photo: Blue Note Hawaii

Kuana Torres Kahele at Blue Note Hawaii

June 10, 2018

Kuana has been involved in the music and hula scene of Hilo since he was 6 years old. Known for his original acoustic compositions and beautiful arrangements of traditional Hawaiian music, Torres is also recognized as the man behind the voice in “Lava,” an animated short film by Pixar. Kuana currently maintains his own Hawaiian…

Willie K at Blue Note Hawaii

June 26, 2018

The Hawaiian phenomenon Willie K is undoubtedly the only artist in the world who can go into an Irish pub in the middle of Maui and play anything from indigenous acoustic Hawaiian music to jazz, reggae, rock, country and even opera—and leave everyone within earshot slack-jawed in astonishment. Photo: Blue Note Hawaii

Kuana Torres Kahele at Blue Note Hawaii

July 8, 2018

Kuana has been involved in the music and hula scene of Hilo since he was 6 years old. Known for his original acoustic compositions and beautiful arrangements of traditional Hawaiian music, Torres is also recognized as the man behind the voice in “Lava,” an animated short film by Pixar. Kuana currently maintains his own Hawaiian…

Robert Cazimero & Friends at Blue Note Hawaii

July 19, 2018

In the 1970’s, Robert Cazimero was instrumental in the resurgence of Hawaiian music and culture. That resurgence began a career that almost thirty years later is stronger than ever. Musician, composer, kumu hula…his work in all of these areas is well-known throughout the world. His incomparable elegant voice is distinctive, whether he performs solo on…

Bruce Cockburn at Blue Note Hawaii

July 20, 2018

One of Canada’s finest artists, Bruce Cockburn has enjoyed an illustrious career shaped by politics, spirituality, and musical diversity. His remarkable journey has seen him embrace folk, jazz, rock, and worldbeat styles while travelling to such far-flung places as Guatemala, Mali, Mozambique, and Nepal, and writing memorable songs about his ever-expanding world of wonders. “My…

Kuana Torres Kahele at Blue Note Hawaii

August 26, 2018

Kuana has been involved in the music and hula scene of Hilo since he was 6 years old. Known for his original acoustic compositions and beautiful arrangements of traditional Hawaiian music, Torres is also recognized as the man behind the voice in “Lava,” an animated short film by Pixar. Kuana currently maintains his own Hawaiian…

Kuana Torres Kahele at Blue Note Hawaii

September 30, 2018

Kuana has been involved in the music and hula scene of Hilo since he was 6 years old. Known for his original acoustic compositions and beautiful arrangements of traditional Hawaiian music, Torres is also recognized as the man behind the voice in “Lava,” an animated short film by Pixar. Kuana currently maintains his own Hawaiian…

Kamau Pono

October 6, 2018

As a youngster, it was impressed upon Tony Conjugacion that an art form, a tradition, or wisdom itself only lives when it is being shared. In the act of sharing , a practitioner communicates to their audience their deep and abiding love of their craft. This was a deeply impactful sentiment. It motivated Tony to…

Robert Cazimero & Friends at Blue Note Hawaii

October 25, 2018

In the 1970’s, Robert Cazimero was instrumental in the resurgence of Hawaiian music and culture. That resurgence began a career that almost thirty years later is stronger than ever. Musician, composer, kumu hula…his work in all of these areas is well-known throughout the world. His incomparable elegant voice is distinctive, whether he performs solo on…

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