Grammy Award winners return to Maui Maui News

The Maui News
Grammy Award winners return to Maui
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Sterling Seaton, George Kahumoku Jr., Richard Ho‘opi‘i and Peter deAquino

Grammy Nominee Medal

KAHULUI – Recording artists Sterling Seaton, George Kahumoku Jr., Richard Ho‘opi‘i and Peter deAquino celebrate their Grammy-winning CD upon arrival Monday afternoon at Kahului Airport.

Kahumoku and his fellow musicians on the “Treasures of Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar” album were honored Sunday at the Los Angeles Convention Center.

Kahumoku saluted Valley Isle fans for their support and said he was grateful that he and his colleagues brought the Grammy to Maui for the third straight year for their albums recorded at weekly Napili Kai Beach Resort concerts. “We’re lucky we won,” he said.

He received the Grammy-nominee medal and will receive the trophy in the months to come.

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