Paula Fuga

“…an uncommonly gorgeous voice and holds notes that wrap around a listener like a mother’s embrace.” — Variety

Henry Kapono

“Kapono is one of the great island songwriters of his generation.”
Laid-back island rock

Kalani Pe‘a

Regional Roots Grammy
“…a gorgeous voice major, innovative figure in contemporary Hawaiian music.”—Maui News
Native Arts & Cultures Foundation Fellow

Keola Beamer & Henry Kapono

Keola Beamer & Henry Kapono, with Moanalani Beamer “[Keola Beamer]…The Quintessential Hawaiian Slack-Key Guitar Master" --The New York Times “Kapono is one of the great island songwriters of his generation.” --Honolulu Star-Advertiser Keola Beamer & Henry...

Makana

“…a textbook illustration of slack-key style…dazzling.” NY Times
“impressive stage presence and jewel box precision… a master, for certain…with sizzling showmanship.” -Honolulu Advertiser

Nathan Aweau

“on electric bass and acoustic guitar,… advanced understanding of harmony and orchestration …his singing style is effortless” –NY Times

Shawn and Lehua

Hawaiian musicians, singers/songwriters have joined forces to create the next wave of Hawaiian folk-inflected original songs
Lehua Kalima: Native Arts & Cultures Foundation Fellow

Island Contemporary

Island Contemporary

Laid-back island rock, folk-tinged melodies, reggae- and R&B-inspired rhythms create the Hawaiian sounds of today

Shawn and Lehua

Hawaiian musicians, singers/songwriters have joined forces to create the next wave of Hawaiian folk-inflected original songs
Lehua Kalima: Native Arts & Cultures Foundation Fellow

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AWARD-WINNING PERFORMERS FROM HAWAI‘I AND THE PACIFIC