Musical Notes


Bigger and Better

Feeling rejuvenated after a couple of failed relationships, ex-Throwdowns member Erin Smith and her “gigantic voice” return with an album..


The “acoustic soul artist” with the single name hopes to have her guests’ ears at Saturday’s Kickstarter Launch Party, a..

Far out, Taimane

Uke virtuoso Taimane Gardner blasts off with an album that’s simply out of this world Frequent traveler Taimane Gardner is..

More Than Cute

YouTube sensation Aidan James finds his voice in his coming of age debut album, Live Again The problem with being..

Pure Jake

Ukulele master Jake Shimabukuro reunites with some old buddies in what promises to be a night of “Pure” magic at..

His Swan Song

Keali‘i Reichel drops his first full album, Kawaiokalena, in years, then drops a bomb on his fans regarding his future..

The Right Time

With his former reggae band in the rear-view mirror, singer PeniDean Puaauli sets course on a new career path as..

The Wishing Wells

Still searching for that one hit song, Tyrone Wells and his catchy music drop in for a one-night performance Saturday..

Benny’s Back

Local boy Benny Rietveld takes a break from pounding out bass lines with Carlos Santana this week to reunite with..

It’s Hawaiian Time

The last time we heard anything new from contemporary Hawaiian music hitmakers Hawaiian Style Band, Bill Clinton was in the..

Dustin Time

Conscious Roots carries on in the local reggae realm, thanks in part to the contributions of its newest member, Dustin..