Entries by Lani

KZSC Interviews: Mele’uhane



We chat and hear music by Mele’uhane, coming from Kona, on Hawai’i island; Keikilani Lindsey, the dad, with sons Leo and Kaneala. In addition to the laughter-filled interview, you’ll hear the instrumental that honors the voyaging canoe Hokule’a,  the sweet harmonies of “Na Na Na,” and a reggae feeling on “Malama Ka ‘Aina,” a composition in Hawaiian, reminding us to take care, Malama, our World, the ‘aina.

Hawaiian Music For Days

The month of March brings us the sounds of the Islands, beginning with Willie K. at Villa Montalvo in Saratoga this Thursday, March 3rd at 7:30 pm.  Willie Kahaiali’i sings just about every style of music; he can – and does – blister the blues, sing Hawaiian tunes, play ukulele and guitar sweetly and with […]

Feb 4: Hawaiian Musical Greats at The Rio Theatre

Two stars of Hawaiian music are at the Rio Theatre Thursday February 4th–Keola Beamer, composer, singer-songwriter, accomplished slack key guitar master and Henry Kapono, singer-songwriter, actor, and rocker. Moanalani Beamer will grace the stage with hula. These gentlemen of music brought us many of the original songs that have formed the identity of Hawaiian music since the 1970s.

Dec 16: Paula Fuga & Anuhea At Moe’s Alley

Warm it up, Santa Cruz!  Welcome the Island sounds of Paula Fuga and Anuhea to Moe’s Alley Wednesday, December 16th at 8:30 pm. Paula has a truly exquisite voice and she uses her talents to be a cultural ambassador for her Hawaiian home and people. Anuhea, brings new reggae-tinged holiday music to the stage at Moe’s Alley. Get your Island sway going on, groove to the music and the rare treat of having these two talents together on the mainland.