Tag: Hawaii Music

Kahuku’s Iam Tongi is already a star on “American Idol”

I’ve never been much of an American Idol fan. Not even a little. But the soaring success of Hawaii contestant Iam Tongi, or William Tongi, has changed that. It’s genuinely thrilling to see someone with such deep Hawaii roots receive international exposure and acclaim for his powerful performances in the 21st season of one of […]

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Live music in Hawaii – a vacation essential

Every Hawaii vacation has its own soundtrack. You won’t hear it anywhere else. You can’t take the immediate intimacy of the sounds of the surf or the birdsong of the forest home with you, except in your heart and mind (or a low-fi social media clip, perhaps). That internal soundtrack should include live music in […]

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Live Hawaiian Music on Oahu

There’s something about Hawaiian music on an Aloha Friday that instantly relaxes me. It’s like a pat on the back after a long week; a pleasant reminder that the weekend is about to start. If you’re looking to unwind with some live Hawaiian music while in Hawaii, there are several places to do that. Here’s […]

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