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Waitiki Hits Honolulu

April 6th, 2010 by Ryan Ozawa · No Comments · Events, Hawaii, Music

Waitiki is a Boston-based musical collective, but their sound — dubbed “exotica” — is undeniably influenced by the islands. And the group will have its only public Honolulu performances of 2010 this week… two different shows with two different sounds in the city that inspired them. Founded by Hawaii-born bassist Randy Wong and Waipahu High School grad and […]

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Breathe Concert Set for Jan. 30

January 4th, 2010 by Ryan Ozawa · 1 Comment · Art, Events, Hawaii, Health, People

Lung cancer is the number one killer of adults in Hawaii, and the Aloha State is ranked second in the nation for youth asthma. In all, over 175,000 islanders have lung disease — that’s more than the combined populations of Maui and Kauai. The American Lung Association of Hawaii (ALAH) is leading the charge against […]

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Waikiki Aquarium Concert Series Announced

May 12th, 2009 by Ryan Ozawa · No Comments · Events, Family, Music

Tickets are now available for the popular Waikiki Aquarium Summer Concert Series, “Ke Kani O Ke Kai,” which brings talented local artists to the aquarium’s cozy and picturesque oceanside lawn. The Thursday night performances offer great music, great food, and great company for the entire family. Thursday, June 18: The Brother’s Cazimero Thursday, July 2: […]

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Breathe Concert for Clean Air

January 30th, 2009 by Ryan Ozawa · No Comments · Events, Music

A spectacular line-up of local musicians will grace the stage in the first-ever second-annual “Breathe Concert,” taking place tomorrow at the Hawaii Theatre. Coming on the heels of the opening of the Hawaii State Legislature, the American Lung Association of Hawaii is seizing the spotlight to call attention to the need for clean air. “Our […]

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Kenneth Makuakane CD Release Party

January 5th, 2009 by Ryan Ozawa · 1 Comment · Hawaii, Music, People, The Web

Renowned local music producer and musician Kenneth Makuakane will be celebrating the release of his new album, “The White Bathtub,” on Thursday with a CD release party at the Ala Moana Hotel‘s Pakele Lounge.  Special guests include Barry Flanagan, Walt Keale, Obrian Eselu and Stephen Inglis. And as with all Pakele Lounge performances, the event […]

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Get Ready to Celebrate Palolo Pride

July 15th, 2008 by Ryan Ozawa · 2 Comments · Events, Family, Food, Music, People

How well do you know Palolo Valley? I’d wager you don’t know it half as well as its neighbors, Manoa, Kaimuki and Kahala. Once filled with farms, then home to a rock quarry and even a World War II airfield, today’s Palolo is a country-style neighborhood in the middle of the city. Palolo Valley’s rich […]

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Explore Found Sounds with Beatrix*JAR

May 21st, 2008 by Ryan Ozawa · No Comments · Events, Family, Music, People, Technology

The music of Beatrix*JAR is a mix of beats, sound samples, and random noise, a “fuzzy sound collage” that’s unique and original every time the Minneapolis-based duo performs. From toys to circuit boards to radio interference, found sounds are a key ingredient to their art.  And Hawaii will get to experience it first-hand on Saturday […]

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No Rock for You!

September 30th, 2007 by Ryan Ozawa · No Comments · Hawaii, Pop Culture

Aerosmith played a concert in Hawaii last night, but chances are, you weren’t invited. It was a private gig for Toyota, which was celebrating its 50th anniversary in Honolulu.  (The band was scheduled to perform for the hoi polloi on Maui on Wednesday, but that concert was canceled.) The automaker paid the University of Hawaii […]

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