Kukahi 2020 will be at Maui Arts and Cultural Center on Saturday, February 15th and Sunday, February 16th. The annual event is orchestrated by Keali‘i Reichel and features Halau Ke’alaokamaile. Performances will feature fresh and exciting mele and chant, strong and emotional vocals, and gorgeous hula performances. There’ll also be pre-show activities. Go online for more … [Read more...] about Kukahi 2020 at Maui Arts and Cultural Center
To the fella at the Keali‘i Reichel show at The Shops: You stood in front of a family of people and then blocked a lady in a cast. You yelled in my ear and refused to stop when I asked. Then you had the nerve to tell me you “live pono.” You are an inconsiderate lout (look it up) and need to know you are not the only one in the world who matters. Grow up and show some manners … [Read more...] about Eh Brah! How is that pono?
The Lahui Sexuality Panel Discussion will happen at Maui Arts and Cultural Center on Thursday, September 6th. As part of the annual Ku Mai Ka Hula Competition, the presentation will discuss some of the deeper themes of Hawaiian arts. Topics include: "What is Hawaiian Sexuality?" and "What does Cultural Memory Tell Us About Our Relationships to Each Other?" Panelists include … [Read more...] about Lahui Sexuality Panel Discussion at Maui Arts and Cultural Center
You can see Kukahi 2018 at the Maui Arts and Cultural Center on Saturday, Feb. 17 and Sunday, Feb. 18. Keali‘i Reichel's annual concerts will showcase Hawaiian culture, emotional vocals, mele and chanting. The shows will also feature strong performances from his halau, Halau Ke‘alaokamaile. Pre-show festivities begin at 5:30pm in the Yokouchi Pavilion and include island … [Read more...] about Kukahi 2018 at Maui Arts and Cultural Center
Pat Simmons Jr. is not just a Maui boy, father, singer-songwriter, musician, surfer and an organic farmer. He’s also a cancer survivor, and the son of Pat Simmons, an American rock musician and original band member of The Doobie Brothers. Being from a musically inclined family, Simmons grew up listening to all types of music. He learned how to play both the guitar and ukulele … [Read more...] about Maui’s Aloha ‘Aina Ambassador: What it’s like to be Pat Simmons, Jr.