I recently had the pleasure of meeting Makana, a wonderfully talented musician who devotes his life to perpetuating the art and aloha of slack key. As someone who grew up listening to ki ho’alu, I… [read more]
Initiated by Ilima-Lei Macfarlane, Bellator MMA World Flyweight Champion Fighter, “The Ilimanator” Scholarship provides Native American and Native Hawaiian adolescent female youth (ages 12-19) with an opportunity to access world-class indigenous education enrichment programs.
Bill also protects public health by requiring first-ever no-spray zones around schools and mandatory reporting of toxic pesticide use.
Jim “Kimo” West‘s new album Moku Maluhia – Peaceful Island features an all-original playlist of relaxing slack key guitar with guest appearances by George Abe on shakuhachi (a Japanese end-blown bamboo flute) and Simone Vitucci… [read more]
The Hawai’i Academy of Recording Arts is currently accepting submissions for the 2018 Na Hoku Hanohano Awards. All music artists who released product(s) between January 1, 2017 and December 31, 2017 are eligible to submit… [read more]
The Coalition of Asian Pacifics in Entertainment (CAPE) is one of the largest and most influential non-profit organizations to support Asian American and Pacific Islanders in entertainment and media. Approaching is sixth year, the CAPE… [read more]