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O’Brian Eselu and Ke Kai o Kahiki – Hula and Harmony with a Capital H

February 28, 2011

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Coconut Wireless Off the Hook: They came from everywhere — Austria, England, Ireland, Canada; they heard from everyone; they came to experience EKK live . . . Kaua’i was a-buzz all week with word that the special guests for Monday were Kumu Hula O’Brian Eselu, Halau Ke Kai o Kahiki, Kenneth Makuakane, and Kekai Chock. […]

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EKK Week 2: Direct from the Composer, Kawaikapuokalani Hewett

February 3, 2011

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When the opportunity arises, grab it! About thirty-three years ago I was cruising around Hawai’i Island checking out the many public works of art at various state buildings; that is what I did for fun in those days. As I drove around Kona, I could hear a buzz in the community about ‘Iolani Luahine performing […]

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It’s official – EKK 2011 has begun!

February 3, 2011

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It’s official – EKK 2011 has begun! Mondays will be overflowing with “hula and harmony” Kicking off the 28th season with the “Hawaiian Legends” concert featuring Ledward Kaapana, Dennis Kamakahi and Nathan Aweau was a huge punctuation mark. GIAC assisted Hapalaka Productions with on-site coordination for the first concert on the Hawai’i-Westcoast tour. As Dennis […]

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Hawaiian Legends concert

January 26, 2011

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It’s official – EKK 2011 has begun! Mondays will be overflowing with “hula and harmony” Kicking off the 28th season with the “Hawaiian Legends” concert featuring Ledward Kaapana, Dennis Kamakahi and Nathan Aweau was a huge punctuation mark. GIAC assisted Hapalaka Productions with on-site coordination for the first concert on the Hawai’i-Westcoast tour. As Dennis […]

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