The Wailing Souls on Kauai

Reggae superstars from the island nation of Jamaica are not only helping Kauai recover from recent floods by sharing their uplifting message but also by donating a portion of concert proceeds to support flood relief.

Songs of Hope

While attending Thursday’s National Day of Prayer ceremony in Lihue, I was reminded of the impact religion can have on music.

Monster of a musical

Musical monsters are sure to entertain. Kauai Performing Arts Center is presenting its “Addams Family” musical production until Sunday at Women In Theatre’s performance space in Kukui Grove Center.

Plethora of performances

There are plenty of live musical performances taking place on the island this week, so let’s get moving and grooving.

Aladdin flies Friday

“A Whole New World” opens at the Kalaheo School cafeteria when the school’s drama club raises the curtain on “Disney’s Aladdin Jr.,” starting at 7 tonight.

Finding therapy in Kauai’s music

The sounds of Kauai are like music, including the enchanting songs of white-rumped shama birds and the rustling of palm fronds in the tradewinds. But another collection of noises has dominated parts of the island impacted by recent floods.

Kauaians nominated for Na Hoku Hanohano Awards

The 2018 Na Hoku Hanohano Award nominees have been announced, and some Kauai musicians are excited to be recognized by the organization hosting what are sometimes called Hawaii’s equivalent of the Grammy Awards.

Let music open your mind

As a journalist and music aficionado, I’ve been fortunate to have had unique opportunities to interview many professional musicians and local performers, from international rock ‘n’ roll hall of famers to talented middle-school band directors.