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When Sistah Robi rolls into town, expect the unexpected

April 2, 2012

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Photos on Facebook  for March 26 EKK #9; Mahalo to Tashi http://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.369818496392191.90067.173083409399035&type=1 It really was not through any fault of theirs when Sistah Robi and Ku Kahakalau came to do EKK Monday in March 2006 that the electrical circuit for Island School bombed out and EKK could not happen without any electricity.There we were at 6:00 […]

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When you see, hear and feel the Aloha, it’s the real deal

April 2, 2012

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Photos on Picasa for March 19 EKK #8; Mahalo to Tashi http://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.365148256859215.89113.173083409399035&type=1 Troy Lazaro • Photo by Tashi I first laid eyes on Troy Lazaro when he was a slip of a boy, probably still in high school, at Nathan Kalama’s 50th birthday party which was a back yard-under the tent-singing and dancing all night […]

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Kaua’i’s Own Ukulele Boy Wonder – Aldrine

April 2, 2012

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Meet Aldrine Guerrero Photos on Picasa for March 12 EKK #7; Mahalo to Tashi http://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.360977633942944.88266.173083409399035&type=1   At the end of last Monday’s program, a gentleman came up and told me how much he loved my introduction of Aldrine; I saw him again in line at Cost-Co outdoor snack shop and he again told me how […]

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The Traveling Troubadours of Paniola Music

March 5, 2012

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“The Traveling Troubadours of Paniola Music” Photos on Picasa for February 27 EKK #5; Mahalo to Anne O’Malley https://picasaweb.google.com/109766123679939219619/EKanikapilaKakouGuestGordonFreitas#slideshow/5715399666179846226 “Local Folks” Spread Their Musical Aloha Musicians seem to have the tightest schedules — juggling their gigs with their family lives and day jobs, composing songs, recording albums, and keeping up with their social media; it […]

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“The LT Smooth Phenomenom”

March 1, 2012

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Photos on Facebook for February 20 EKK #5; mahalo to Tashi: http://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.346338308740210.85168.173083409399035&type=1 Taking a Journey with Vakanui Each Monday as EKK groupees and new attendees step through the doors of the Jasmine Ballroom, there is an air of anticipation for what’s to come. The big question is, “Can you top off last week’s outstanding program?” By […]

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“Take Me Back to the Days of Old Hawaii”

March 1, 2012

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on Facebook for March 6 EKK Monday; mahalo to Tashi: http://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.336675913039783.83679.173083409399035&type=1 Guess who is coming to EKK? Statistics and data may sound boring to some, but surely not for those of us who are presenting EKK for our community enjoyment! Thanks to the willingness of our participants to let us know where they are from and […]

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“When Kaukahi Comes to Town”

March 1, 2012

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Photos on Facebook for March 13 EKK #4; mahalo to Tashi: http://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.336675913039783.83679.173083409399035&type=1 The “WOW Factor” Phone calls pour in each week before EKK Monday and the main question is “What is the program going to be?” My answer is always, “I never know because each week is very different and what you see is what […]

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E KANIKAPILA KAKOU – K&C Sporadic Newsletter – Feb 2012

March 1, 2012

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Our Feb 6 performance as part of the 29th annual E Kanikapila Kakou concert series on Kaua`i was our fourth or fifth time in that Garden Island Arts Council annual event. It was the best ever. I recall that the first couple of times we were honored to be in that program were many years […]

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2012 EKK Mondays invite you to “Legacy of Hawaiian Music”

March 1, 2012

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Prolific composer Dennis Kamakahi and the multi-talented Stephen Inglis kicked off the 29th season of EKK with “Waimaka Helelei” concert, celebrating songs of Kalaupapa on Molokai. A serious topic about a unique place in Hawai’i with its own history was skillfully and sensitively presented with archival images, heart-wrenching stories, new and old songs by two […]

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Read More About EKK 2012 in ARTS

January 29, 2012

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ARTS magazine is now on the web! Want to now more about this year’s EKK? Choose ARTS, ARTS January 2012 from the menu up there ^^^^.

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