2013 - 31st annual Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar Festival
2013 Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar Festival - O'ahu Style. Kapiolani Park. August 18, 2013. Free Admission! Featuring: Dennis Kamakahi, Bobby Moderow, John Cruz, Dwight Kanae, George Kuo, Kawika Kahiapo, Glenn Smith, Stephen Inglis, Paul Togioka, LT Smooth, Walter Keale, Danny Carvalho, Hi'ikua, & more. Milton & Chris Lau. Emcee: Harry B. Soria, Jr.
Venue : Kapiolani Park Bandstand
2013 - 37th annual Lili'uokalani Church Luau
2013 37th Annual Luau
Queen Lili'uokalani Hawaiian Church
Haleiwa, O'ahu, Hawaii
Please mark your calendars for this year's annual luau on Saturday, August 3, 2013.
Please come and enjoy a day on the North Shore for an old fashioned Hawaiian Luau!
~Kalua pig, squid luau, chicken long rice, lomi salmon, poke, raw crab & opihi (if available), poi, haupia, kulolo, pineapple, rice~
All foods are prepared by the members and friends at the church!
Take out is 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Come and listen to the various entertainers we have lined up under the big tent! Come early for the best seats.
Seating under the tent: 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Emcee: Harry B. Soria, Jr.
See you there!
Venue : Queen Lili'uokalani Church grounds
2013 - Hawaiian Mission Houses Museum
Ke Ala O Ka Hua Mele.
Hapa Haole “Boat Days” & Hula
Explore the evolution of Hawaiian music during a four-part discussion and musical series. Scholars, cultural practitioners, and kumu discuss the influences of missionaries, ali`i, and others on the development of Hawaiian music. After the free talk story, sample pupu and drinks, and then enjoy musical performances of some of the best Hawaiian music the islands have to offer.
Featuring: The nahenahe sounds of Alan Akaka & the Islanders with Nina Keali`iwahamana, Harry B. Soria, Jr., Kumu Hula Pohai Souza and Halau Hula Kamamolikolehua, and the Royal Hawaiian Band.
Venue : Hawaiian Mission Houses
2013 - Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar Festival - Maui Style
22nd Annual Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar Festival "Maui Style". June 23, 2013. Maui Arts & Cultural Center. Kahului, Maui, HI. Free Admission! Featuring Slack Key Stars, including Dennis Kamakahi, Bobby Moderow, Kawika Kahiapo, George Kahumoku, Stephen Inglis, George Kuo, Walt Keale, Donald Kaulia, John Cruz, Dwight Kanae, Kevin & Ikaika Brown, Danny Carvalho, Paul Togioka, Alani Yamauchi. Plus craft fair & food vendors. Emcee: Harry B. Soria, Jr.
Venue : Maui Arts & Cultural Center
2013 Alfred Apaka Tribute
For the 3rd year, Alfred's only son, Jeffrey Apaka, leads a tribute show to his late father at the namesake of his Dad's last venue, the Tapa Room at the Kaiser Hawaiian Village. Jeff has a Sunday gig at the Tapa Bar in the Hilton Hawaiian Village, so it is a way of saluting Alfred's legacy 53 years later. Alfred would have been 93 this year, having succumbed to a heart attack at the age of just 40 in 1960. This year's show features: Jeff Apaka, Kawena Mechler, Jeff Au Hoy Trio, Manoa Madness, Darren Benitez Trio, John Cruz, Mihana Souza, and many others. Stage coordinator: Hailama Farden. Emcee: Harry B. Soria, Jr.
Venue : Tapa Bar - Hilton Hawaiian Village