The Mākaha Sons – Louis “Moon” Kauakahi on 6-string guitar, Jerome “Boogie” Koko on 12-string guitar and the late John Koko on upright bass – blend their magical harmonies into unique performances of traditional Hawaiian music.
Election 2020: The Honolulu Prosecutor Race featured seven candidates vying to replace outgoing Keith Kaneshiro as Honolulu Prosecutor. In nearly four decades, Honolulu has only had three elected Prosecutors.
As a young child, Josh Tatofi thought he had an ordinary life. “I thought everyone’s dad was a rock star, and I thought everyone was playing music,” he says. His father, Tivaini Tatofi, was a founding member of local island music group Kapena.
Say Aloha to amazing Season 11 appraisals revisited 14 years later, including 19th-century Hawaiian poi pounders, a Dirk van Erp copper vase and an 1888 Joseph Nawahi oil painting. One is now worth $250, 000-$300,000.
Ahumanu, an all-wāhine Hawaiian music trio from Maui is featured on this episode of Nā Mele: Traditions in Hawaiian Song. Members Kekai Robinson, Marja Lehua Apisaloma and Liz Morales say their work in the community outside the entertainment realm brings to their music a dimension of authenticity, service and responsibility.
On this week’s INSIGHTS ON PBS HAWAIʻI What’s it Going to Take?, we discussed Hawaiʻi’s Resilience Through the Pandemic. Like the rest of the world, our state had to pause and hit the reset button due to the novel coronavirus.
Twinning is definitely winning for Jordan and Aaron Kandell. These Mānoa-based screenwriting brothers are not only twins, but also best friends, neighbors, ʻIolani School grads and college poetry majors. Watch this program of Long Story Short with Leslie Wilcox to learn how they became part of the writing team behind Moana, the 2016 Disney animated film.
Nā Mele: Traditions in Hawaiian Song goes on location to document a traditional, cherished Hawaiian experience. Halekulani has a special place in the hearts of Hawai‘i’s people and everyone who has spent time there.
See how climate change and a booming tourism trade threaten the fragile economy of Rapa Nui, also known as Easter Island, and meet the local artists, ecologists and developers balancing their strong cultural heritage with modern-day challenges.
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