April 5, 2014

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“Aftermath of Aloha”

Mahalo to Anne E. O’Malley for the great photos and putting up everything for our Facebook Friends https://www.facebook.com/ekanikapilakakou.kauaistyle   “Aftermath of Aloha”  After events, volunteers are generally tasked with picking up recyclables and trash; not so for EKK Volunteers. The morning after the final night of EKK, 23 of my 40 EKK volunteers showed up at the […]

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March 23, 2014

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EKK: “The Hawaiian Islands in Song”

Mahalo to Anne E. O’Malley for the great photos and putting up everything for our Facebook Friends https://www.facebook.com/ekanikapilakakou.kauaistyle   “Recapping the 2014 EKK Season — Continuing the Legacy” The Legacy of Hawaiian Music is definitely alive and well in the hands of the many artists who have graced the E Kanikapila Kakou stage over the […]

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March 16, 2014

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“The Show Must Go On”

Mahalo to Anne E. O’Malley for the great photos and putting up everything for our Facebook Friends https://www.facebook.com/ekanikapilakakou.kauaistyle   “The Show Must Go On” Historically March has been a challenging month for E Kanikapila Kakou, mostly due to extreme weather conditions … nothing like the polar vortex, but the heavy rains do not go easily ignored on this island. […]

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March 9, 2014

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“The Maunalua Effect”

Mahalo to Anne E. O’Malley for the great photos and putting up everything for our Facebook Friends https://www.facebook.com/ekanikapilakakou.kauaistyle   “The Maunalua Effect” “Contagious” is a word and condition that we all know too well. When someone is coughing, we shy away from them; when someone gives out bad vibes, we move away from the source; […]

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March 7, 2014

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MARCH 2014 ART & CULTURE EVENTS On Kauai.

Email <giac05@icloud.com>  to get listing in advance. Mahalo to all who enjoy and support Art and Culture on Kaua’i Donate at <http://www.gardenislandarts.org/> Find us on Facebook March 2014 Art & Culture Events Friday, March 7, 11:00 am – 5:00 pm KSA Membership Show 2014 Opening Day Exhibition on view from March 7 - April 18 Contact:  R. […]

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March 4, 2014

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“A Full Circle Story”

Mahalo to Anne E. O’Malley for the great photos and putting up everything for our Facebook Friends https://www.facebook.com/ekanikapilakakou.kauaistyle Monday night’s EKK program was dedicated to Tutu Connie Velarde who discovered EKK about six years ago. Since then it has been a highlight in her life. She brought her hanae grandson, Kainalu Palama to EKK. Toting the ‘ukulele that Grandma […]

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February 24, 2014

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EKK: “Youthful Musicians Herald New Music”

Mahalo to Anne E. O’Malley for the great photos and putting up everything for our Facebook Friends https://www.facebook.com/ekanikapilakakou.kauaistyle “A New Breed of Musicians”  Many months ago I asked Brittni Paiva to participate as one of the artists at EKK and she quickly obliged. I flew on Hawaiian Air to Honolulu and saw the issue of Hana […]

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February 14, 2014

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MID-FEBRUARY 2014 ART & CULTURE EVENTS On Kauai.

Email <giac05@icloud.com>  to get listing in advance Mahalo to all who enjoy and support Art and Culture on Kaua’i Donate at <http://www.gardenislandarts.org/> Find us on Facebook MID-FEBRUARY 2014 ART & CULTURE EVENTS Friday, February 14, 9:00 am Mila Redwood’s Event – “Singing Alive Kauai” EST in Anahola Contact:  Jivan Francis Fess Hertzog   Friday, Feb 14, […]

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February 10, 2014

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“Exceptional Music, Mah-valous Stories, and so much Aloha”

Mahalo to Anne E. O’Malley for the great photos and putting up everything for our Facebook Friends https://www.facebook.com/ekanikapilakakou.kauaistyle “Exceptional Music, Mah-valous Stories, and so much Aloha” What a night it was! Emotions were running high, excitement was in the air, the Jasmine Ballroom was buzzing with an overflow crowd, and there was an intangible feeling […]

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February 3, 2014

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Blending Traditional and Contemporary.

Mahalo to Anne E. O’Malley for the great photos and putting up everything for our Facebook Friends https://www.facebook.com/ekanikapilakakou.kauaistyle  A new twist at EKK: The usual 6:00 – 7:00 ‘ukulele hour was expanded in last week’s EKK to take advantage of the presenters scheduled for the evening.  Peter Moon Jr. took on the lion’s share of […]

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