Jannik and Alina Evanoff accepted to Hawai‘i Youth Symphony

A person needs to put their heart and soul into their music, and when they do it produces sound that is profound and meaningful. This is the theory that Claudia and George Evanoff have in mind as they support their children’s pursuits to become professional musicians.

Band giving up the funk at free concert

ANAHOLA — People who love good music and a good cause will find both at the Anahola Marketplace this Saturday, when local band Da Funk plays a free concert benefiting Malama Kaua‘i.

LYRICS OF ALOHA: I’ll Be Leaving Tomorrow

Hello everyone. Here is another one of my compositions that I would like to share with you. When I compose a song, it is always about a real place, a real person, a real mountain. Working at Coco Palms, I meet a lot of guests who are reluctant to leave Kaua‘i. Here is what one guest told me. “Larry, I’ll be leaving tomorrow. I’ll cry a lot today.”

‘Everlasting Beauty’ hits the market

A new CD of music paying tribute to Freckles and Mokihana Smith of Smith’s Motor Boat Service’s Fern Grotto tours and Smith’s Tropical Paradise goes on sale at various retail outlets on Kaua‘i, and online at musicofkauai.com starting this week.