Multi-Na Hoku Hanohano Award winner Mark Yamanaka

By JON WOODHOUSE (jonwoodh@gmail.com) , For The Maui News Multi-Na Hoku Hanohano Award winner Mark Yamanaka returns to George Kahumoku Jr.’s Masters of Hawaiian Music series at the Napili Kai Beach Resort on Wednesday evening. Blessed with an exquisite falsetto … Continued

Three masters to perform at May 25 Slack Key Show

NAPILI – Maui will enjoy a special event at George Kahumoku Jr.’s weekly “Slack Key Show-Masters of Hawaiian Music” on Wednesday, May 25, at 7:30 p.m. at Napili Kai Beach Resort. The show will be a preview of their upcoming … Continued

NY Times “Virtuosic Keepers of a Cultural Flame”

‘Masters of Hawaiian Music’ Play at SubCulture By NATE CHINENOCT. 16, 2014 During a handful of small, transcendent moments in “Masters of Hawaiian Music,” at SubCulture on Wednesday night, the line between craftsmanship and showmanship blurred to the point of … Continued

Grammy nominees have a Maui pitch Maui News

Grammy nominees have a Maui pitch LEHIA APANA, Staff Writer WAILUKU – Maui musicians are having their voices heard as they once again round out this year’s Grammy Award nominees for Best Hawaiian Music Album. Artists with Maui ties vying … Continued

Grammy Award winners return to Maui Maui News

Grammy Award winners return to Maui AMANDA COWAN photos 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 … Continued