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Bill Mossman
Musical Notes // Hear,hear,Yoza
The “acoustic soul artist” with the single name hopes to have her guests’ ears at Saturday’s Kickstarter Launch Party, a fundraiser for her latest album...

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MidWeek Cover Story // We Ride!
There’s a new band in town, one featuring some old, familiar faces. Henry Kapono, Brother Noland Conjugacion and John Cruz have branded themselves The Rough...

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MidWeek Cover Story // How Aidan James Became One Of Earth’s Mightiest (And Cutest) Heroes
It’s up, up and away for YouTube sensation and 2015 Na Hoku Hanohano Award nominee Aidan James, the adorable ukulele-playing kid turned serious songwriter who’s...

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Musical Notes // Far out, Taimane
Uke virtuoso Taimane Gardner blasts off with an album that’s simply out of this world Frequent traveler Taimane Gardner is on a real trip lately...

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Musical Notes // He’s Got The Beat
Gerardo Velez, the guy who once banged on the congas for Hendrix, adds instant energy to the Peace on Earth Concert Few people bring more...

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Musical Notes // More Than Cute
YouTube sensation Aidan James finds his voice in his coming of age debut album, Live Again The problem with being Aidan James is no one...

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MidWeek Cover Story // The Best Gifts For Eric Lee
Eric Lee has played with some of Hawaii’s best bands, yet remains rather anonymous to many. That’s about to change. This is a story of...

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Musical Notes // Pure Jake
Ukulele master Jake Shimabukuro reunites with some old buddies in what promises to be a night of “Pure” magic at his third annual concert Friday....

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Musical Notes // His Swan Song
Keali‘i Reichel drops his first full album, Kawaiokalena, in years, then drops a bomb on his fans regarding his future Keali‘i Reichel, arguably Hawaiian music’s...

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Musical Notes // The Right Time
With his former reggae band in the rear-view mirror, singer PeniDean Puaauli sets course on a new career path as a solo artist The physically...

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Musical Notes // The Wishing Wells
Still searching for that one hit song, Tyrone Wells and his catchy music drop in for a one-night performance Saturday When you’re the sky-scraping height...

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Musical Notes // Benny’s Back
Local boy Benny Rietveld takes a break from pounding out bass lines with Carlos Santana this week to reunite with members of Topaz, a late-’70s,...

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Musical Notes // It’s Hawaiian Time
The last time we heard anything new from contemporary Hawaiian music hitmakers Hawaiian Style Band, Bill Clinton was in the middle of his impeachment trial,...

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Musical Notes // All That Glitters Is Gold For Singer
Fresh off yet another Hoku victory, Natalie Ai Kamauu prefers basking in the light of her ‘shadow’ these days Songstress Natalie Ai Kamauu has this...

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Musical Notes // This Ukulele Duo Nails It
Thrilling audiences has become the norm for teenage fingerpicking sensations Honoka & Azita When you play the ukulele as fast and with as much energy...

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Musical Notes // Dustin Time
Conscious Roots carries on in the local reggae realm, thanks in part to the contributions of its newest member, Dustin Park Sometimes even successful bands...

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Musical Notes // At Ease, At Last
Sometimes the ease with which musician Mark Yamanaka operates on stage, soothing listeners with his rich falsetto offerings while effortlessly strumming on an acoustic guitar...

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Musical Notes // The Sounds of War
Leroy “Lonnie” Jordan and his group of musicians known as War low-ride their way into town this weekend, happy to still be touring after more...

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Musical Notes // Lily’s In Bloom
Fresh off a tour with Willie Nelson, budding talent Lily Meola says she’s ready to get back on the road again Up-and-coming artist Lily Meola...

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Musical Notes // Ears Wide Open
Always a student, Nathan Aweau puts his mastery of Hawaiian mele on display at this week’s music series Before Nathan Aweau became a virtuoso bassist...

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