The performers for this year's Nā Hōkū Hanohano Awards show have been announced, and oh, what a lineup! As has been the case for a number of years, the performers will be paired - and those collaborations always make for some unforgettable performances!
Produced by Hawai'i Academy of Recording Arts (HARA) board members Pali Kaaihue (President) and Janet Maduli (show chair), the two endeavor to showcase the variety of music genres that represent Hawai`i now. This year's performers are:
And a special performance by Hawai'i's legendary super group, Kalapana!
The awards show takes place at the Hawai'i Convention Center's Kalākaua Ballroom on May 28, 2016. Tickets and information are available at the HARA website. The show will also be broadcast live in Hawai'i on KFVE (K5) TV, and streamed live at the K5 website.
Originally from California, Iʻve lived on Oʻahu for a number of years. Music has always been my passion and Iʻm fortunate to be able to work with and support many of Hawaiʻiʻs musicians. For such a tiny speck in the middle of a very large ocean, we have an amazing wealth of talent here!