Tatofi rules at Na Hoku Hanohano Awards

HONOLULU — From the comfort of home, this year’s nominees and fans honored Hawai‘i’s biggest night in music and entertainers with 37 awards, pre-show music videos, and 17 prerecorded performances from across the pae ‘aina and continent for a virtual 43rd annual Na Hoku Hanohano Awards.

Lyrics of Aloha for Sunday, October 4, 2020

When President John F. Kennedy visited Hawai‘i during the civil rights crisis, he said to the effect that Hawai‘i is an example to the world where different races and creeds can live together in harmony. That inspired me to compose this song.

Lyrics of Aloha for Sunday, September 6, 2020

Aloha everyone. After the song “I Searched For Love,” written for my wife Gloria, I had to start composing songs for my children. I have three sons that I love. Larry Jr., Derek Lee and Dwayne. I chose Derek Lee to compose this song because the syllable Derek Lee matched the tune.

Jordy live in her biggest concert yet

Local girl, Jordan Fleming, also known as “Jordy” the 17-year-old artist born and raised in Hanalei, is having concert at Anaina Hou’s Porter Pavilion in Kilauea on today from 6 to 9 p.m.

Symphony of the Birds

The “Symphony of the Hawaiian Birds” will be performed for the first time on Kaua‘i on February 23 and 24 at the Kaua‘i CC Performing Arts Center.

Santos, Kimokeo featured Monday night at EKK

HANAMA‘ULU — E Kanikapila Kakou, now in week three of its 37th season that features the theme of “Hula, Mele & Mo‘olelo,” continues its 10 consecutive Monday nights of heritage Hawaiian music.

Celebrating culture with Papakolea Serenaders

HANAMAULU — Old-style Hawaiian mele, hula lessons and performances and storytelling are all in full swing in the Jasmine Ballroom of the Kauai Beach Resort on Monday nights for several more weeks of E Kanikapila Kakou season.

Celebrate Valentine’s Day with KISS

Romance is taking on a Louisana flare at St. Michael and All Angels Episcopal Church in Lihue on Valentine’s Day as Kauai Island Singers Showcase presents the annual KISS Love Concert.

Kauai Voices prepares a ‘Mixed Plate’

Kauai Voices is serving a mixed plate of five different music genres: Blues, gospel, jazz, Hawaiian and country at their “Mixed Plate” concerts. There are four concerts coming starting this weekend.

Helping young musicians at Aloha Keiki Fest

Local entertainers Frank Cruz and Nick Castillo will join the Kapaa Middle School Ukulele Band for a few numbers during the third annual Aloha Keiki Fest that is a fundraiser for the Kapaa Middle School Choir and Ukulele Band.

The man plays on

When he was in high school in Honolulu, Ed Villaruel wanted to play football. He could run, he could catch, and he had passion.

Chamber Music Kauai to perform this weekend

Chamber Music Kauai, the island’s only vocal and orchestral ensemble dedicated exclusively to classical music, will present its “Classical Christmas” concerts on Saturday at 7:30 p.m. and again on Sunday at 3 p.m.