10 11, 2011

Koke‘e Music Camp—Where Haku Mele Bloom

2012-01-29T14:13:28-10:00ARTS May 2011|0 Comments

Article by Anne E. O’Malley

Photos by Anne E. O’Malley unless otherwise stated.

Koke‘e and Hawaiian music were meant for each other. It’s the place where haku mele (composers) bloom—and mele in the Hawaiian language blossom.

For example, two years ago at the first camp, Uncle Nathan Kalama wrote two mele. One of […]

10 11, 2011

UK visitor wins koa uke

2013-10-02T16:58:49-10:00ARTS May 2011|0 Comments

This EKK season, on each evening, volunteers displayed a koa ukulele donated by Kaua‘i Music and Sound. The volunteers encouraged all to purchase tickets for a drawing to take place on closing night. As the season moved forward, each week, the presenters added their signatures to the ukulele, making it […]

10 11, 2011

E Kanikapila Kakou Celebrates 28!

2012-01-29T14:13:13-10:00ARTS May 2011|0 Comments

Year 28 of E Kanikapila Kakou saw audiences welcome 220 Hawaiian music composers, performers and entertainers for 11 Monday nights, each night with its own energy and charm, filled with storytelling, humorous anecdotes and awesome talent.

This season had as its theme Hula and Harmony. Annually, a theme is struck when […]

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