In his own words

Speaking about the album, Steven Sedalia says: “These are love songs to the land, to that which grows on it, to those who live on it, to my heart that beats with it, to the waters, and to the spirit who made us all, with aloha.”

His heart’s truth

The groundwork for Steven Sedalia’s forthcoming studio album, “Mauna,” was constructed three years ago when he arrived on Kauai.

This is how she got here

One woman’s inspirational tale of personal discovery through the men and music of her life will be on stage during two original cabaret performances later this month.

Chance to dance

Sadie Sanson has spent the past year dancing at the Kirov Academy of Ballet in Washington, D.C., and on Saturday, Aug. 24 she’ll be showing off what she’s learned at the Anaina Hou Porter Pavilion.

Next stop: ‘Chicago’

Emma Aodhagain plays Roxie Hart in the Hawaii Children’s Theatre After Dark version of “Chicago” that opens next week.

Kauai Folk Festival is coming

The 2019 Kauai Folk Festival celebrates two days of folk music, dance, food, drink and craft, featuring multiple-Grammy-winning artists, and more than a dozen international acts on five stages.

Blast from the past

In high school some 15 years ago, Spencer Altom wore a suit when he had a role in “The Music Man.”

Singing the ’70s

Get ready to boogie down when Kauai Voices sings the ’70s! Celebrating the decade’s diverse music, Kauai Voices — the island’s highly popular, 50+member auditioned choral ensemble — will present concerts in venues across the island over two weekends: June 15 and 16 in Lihue, June 22 in Kilauea and June 23 in Waimea.

Pollock presents piano prowess

Robert Pollock will perform “Adventures in Modern Piano Music” at 4 p.m. Sunday at St. Michael and All Angels Episcopal Church in Lihue.

A family jam

When 11-year-old Kailani Hart started recording her first single, “Wild Hart,” she didn’t have the whole thing written.

‘Foosa hungry!’

The Kilauea School Performing Arts Program invites the community to escape the zoo of life tonight and Saturday starting at 6 p.m. at the school’s cafeteria when the curtain rises on “Dreamworks Madagascar — A Musical Adventure Jr.”