Aotearoa’s Finest

Aotearoa’s Finest

Aotearoa's Finest: Maisey Rika, Horomona Horo, Seth Haapu, Troy Kingi Pacific Roots ; Aotearoa's Finest: Maisey Rika, Horomona Horo, Seth Haapu, Troy Kingi Photos: Aubrey Hord Aotearoa’s Finest Maisey Rika, Horomona Horo, Seth Haapu, Troy Kingi “We all sing about...
Horomona Horo

Horomona Horo

Horomona Horo Pacific Roots ; Banner Photo: Putatara Kokiri Photo: Aubrey Hord Horomona Horo Taonga puoro* composer, cultural practitioner *Traditional Maori (NZ) instruments “Horo’s exquisitely gauged improvisations ranged from a crystalline koauau [flute]...
Kalani Pe‘a

Kalani Pe‘a

Kalani Pe‘a Island Contemporary ; Cover Photo: Allan B Cool Photo: Antonio Agosto Kalani Pe‘a Singer/Songwriter 2017 GRAMMY® AWARD WINNER – Regional Roots “Gifted with a gorgeous voice and a flair for composing resonant Hawaiian songs, his debut album established him...
Kaumakaiwa Kanaka‘ole

Kaumakaiwa Kanaka‘ole

Kaumakaiwa Kanaka‘ole Pacific Roots ; Photo: Adam Palumbo Kaumakaiwa Kanaka‘ole the voice of Hawai‘i’s new generation “Kanaka’ole… vaulted through various registers and timbres, from bass to witchy contralto rasp to sweet soprano (“skinny girl” voice, [she] said), a...
Maisey Rika

Maisey Rika

Maisey Rika Pacific Roots ; Maisey Rika Maisey Rika Māori singer-songwriter “Heartfelt music and song showcasing what I believe to be one of the most arresting and beautiful voices to emerge from New Zealand, ever.” –Paul Mclaney of Mushroom Music...
Okareka Dance Company in Mana Wahine

Okareka Dance Company in Mana Wahine

Okareka Dance Company in Mana Wahine Pacific Roots ; Cover Photo: Alex Efimoff Okareka Dance Company (Aotearoa/New Zealand) in Mana Wahine [Powerful Women] “Okareka Dance Company has hit the jackpot with this exploration of the strength, the spirit, the wiles and...