LIHU‘E — The Kaua‘i Community College instrumental music programs will present a series of free spring concerts, starting Friday at 7 p.m. at the Kaua‘i Philippine Cultural Center located adjacent to Chiefess Kamakahelei Middle School and the YMCA.
LIHU‘E — Recipients of The Mokihana Club Music Scholarships literally worked for their scholarships, performing before the club’s members during the club’s regular monthly meeting on April 5 at the Lihu‘e Parish Hall on the grounds of Lihu‘e United Church.
As former editor of The Garden Island newspaper, I wrote many articles about Larry Rivera. Interviewed him. Took his picture. Spent time with him. Larry was a journalist’s best friend. Colorful. Talkative. Talented. A musical legend. A great storyteller.
KALAHEO — “I have no idea.” The silent glow of pride from the student in the Kalaheo Elementary School fourth grade class, who uttered those words in response to songwriter Paul Reisler’s request for song title ideas warmed the class on Thursday, the first of two days of learning to write and complete a song created by the class with the help of songwriters Paul and Cheryl Reisler.
HANAMA‘ULU — “Remembering Carlos Andrade” is the theme of the first installment of E Kanikapila Kakou (EKK), on Monday, Feb. 6, beginning at 5 p.m. at the Kaua‘i Beach Resort.
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.
HANAMA‘ULU — Makana is the guest host of a concert featuring some of Hawai‘i and Kaua‘i’s best musicians and dancers Monday, May 30 at 6 p.m. at the Kaua‘i Beach Resort.
KAPA‘A — The Cello Songs Project, a unique collaboration between singer-songwriter Jonatha Brooke and cellist Rebecca Arons, is coming to Kapa‘a this weekend.
LIHU‘E — “What a pleasant surprise!” said Lois Ann Ell, academic director and vice principal of Kanuikapono Charter School.