1. On July 9, the Library of Congress announced that they would give musician/Maui resident Willie Nelson a prize for putting “his imprint forever on country music.” Who is the prize named for? A. Duke Ellington B. George and Ira Gershwin C. Scott Joplin D. Cole Porter E. Irving Berlin 2. Using documents released as part of the proposed merger between Hawaiian Electric … [Read more...] about Quizunderstood: How well do you know Willie Nelson’s latest musical award?
“The beauty of love, the beauty of place, the beauty of life.” Michael Keale’s words inside the jacket of his CD introduce us to the theme of his newest album No Ka Beauty (Mountain Apple Company). The musician, whose previous songs garnered two Na Hoku Hanohano Award Nominations in 2011 for “Island Album of the Year” and “Most Promising Artist,” has positioned himself for more … [Read more...] about Hawaiian Musician Michael Keale Releases Second Album ‘No Ka Beauty’
The first ever Hawaii Reggae Festival takes place this Saturday at the Lahaina Civic Amphitheater. The lineup includes Perfect Giddimani, RANKING JOE, Rob Symeonn, Army and more. Also performing are local groups including Dubfounded, Teomon and Rootz N Creation. People of all ages are welcome to attend. Grab dinner, drink and merchandise available for purchase. Proceeds will … [Read more...] about Hawaii Reggae Festival at Lahaina Civic Amphitheater
This Friday, May 8, the second annual Jungle Rumble returns to Charley’s in Paia. Featuring DJ Jaybee from Florida, the evening lineup will also include DJ Boomshot and DJ Bassnymph. Bring your best hip hop to the dance floor. $10. 9:30pm. 21+. Charley’s (142 Hana Hwy., Paia), Charleysmaui.com -Marina Satoafaiga (@sandtothecity) Photo courtesy DJBoomshot.com … [Read more...] about Jungle Rumble at Charley’s
The 34th annual Maui District High School Band Festival will take place this Thursday at Maui High School in Kahului. It features the 111th Army Band, H.P. Baldwin High School, King Kekaulike High School, Lahainaluna High School, Lanai High & Elementary School and Maui High School. Soak up the county's local musical talent. Free. 7pm-9pm. Maui High School Gym (660 S. Lono … [Read more...] about Maui District High School Band Festival