Local Recorded Performances
Mana Music String Quartet featuring Jake

BLUE NOTE HAWAII

HPR and Blue Note Hawaii have a new radio series to showcase local music talent on HPR-1. Hawaiʻi Public Radio Presents Blue Note: Virtually Live features performances recorded live on the Blue Note Hawaii stage, along with backstage interviews with the artists. Enjoy this series featuring some of our best local musicians. 

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Jeff Peterson brings a performance featuring traditional and original music on slack key guitar and ‘ukulele. His show includes some brand new music, plus slack key jazz, and music from his travels around the world.

Jeff's style fuses traditional Slack Key with elements of classical and jazz guitar

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Taimane, A ukulele virtuoso and award-winning entertainer performs her first full-production concert in six months. When the 2019 Nā Hōkū Hanohano Entertainer of the Year takes the stage at Blue Note Hawaii, she will showcase new material and a new sound featuring Taimane and her revamped quartet.

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Kapena has been playing its electrifying style of island contemporary music for 35 years (established in 1985). Original band member Kelly Boy De Lima is now joined by his three children, for a fresh sound that will delight diehard fans as well as a new generation of listeners.

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Tavana is a one man band who uses his feet to lay down a variety of grooves to accompany his soulful, island-inspired rock and blues.  Tavana uses electronic drum triggers to lay down a variety of grooves with his feet while simultaneously playing guitar, banjo, lap steel, or ukulele and singing soulful, island-inspired Rock and Blues.

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Henry Kapono & his band celebrate the timeless classics of the legendary duo Cecilio & Kapono (C&K). The performance includes beloved songs from Henry’s career such as "Friends," "Good Times Together," “Highway in the Sun," and “Home," which have become anthems for the people of Hawaiʻi. 

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The United States Air Force Band of the Pacific is comprised of 8 active duty Airmen musicians who are stationed at Joint Base Pearl Harbor - Hickam. Normally during this time of year, the Band of the Pacific is on tour performing live shows for embassies and international audiences all throughout their 36 country touring region.

Mana Music String Quartet featuring Jake

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The Mana Music String Quartet features cellist Joshua Nakazawa and special guest Jake Shimabukuro. The quartet will debut new musical arrangements of Queen Liliʻuokalani’s compositions, and accompany Jake Shimabukuro as they create an orchestral landscape on a few of his original songs.  

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Jake Shimabukuro can still vividly remember the first time he held a ukulele at age four when his mother gave him his first ukulele lesson. It was an encounter that would shape his destiny and give the world one of the most exceptional and innovative uke players in the history of the instrument.

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John Cruz, a Hawaiian singer-songwriter brings rich storytelling to Blue Note Hawaii’s stage through songs ranging from Hawaiian to blues, folk, R&B and more. Cruz is both a Grammy and Nā Hōkū Hanohano award winner, beloved for his captivating guitar playing, soulful vocals and compassionate, genuine heart.

Enjoy original local stories from the HTY Video Library.  Good fun – check it out! HTY believes that drama education and theatre are unique, socially-based education and art forms that help their participants and audiences walk in the shoes of others, allowing them to expand their imaginations, enrich their lives and discover the infinite possibilities in the world. HTY works towards a future for Hawai‘i in which people are culturally literate and imaginative, are critical thinkers and inventive problem solvers, with a respect for history and a sense of place in a complex world.

Enjoy original local stories from the HTY Video Library.  Good fun – check it out! HTY believes that drama education and theatre are unique, socially-based education and art forms that help their participants and audiences walk in the shoes of others, allowing them to expand their imaginations, enrich their lives and discover the infinite possibilities in the world. HTY works towards a future for Hawai‘i in which people are culturally literate and imaginative, are critical thinkers and inventive problem solvers, with a respect for history and a sense of place in a complex world.

Manoa Valley Theater

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Enjoy original local stories from the HTY Video Library.  Good fun – check it out! HTY believes that drama education and theatre are unique, socially-based education and art forms that help their participants and audiences walk in the shoes of others, allowing them to expand their imaginations, enrich their lives and discover the infinite possibilities in the world. HTY works towards a future for Hawai‘i in which people are culturally literate and imaginative, are critical thinkers and inventive problem solvers, with a respect for history and a sense of place in a complex world.

Honolulu Theater for Youth

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Enjoy original local stories from the HTY Video Library.  Good fun – check it out! HTY believes that drama education and theatre are unique, socially-based education and art forms that help their participants and audiences walk in the shoes of others, allowing them to expand their imaginations, enrich their lives and discover the infinite possibilities in the world. HTY works towards a future for Hawai‘i in which people are culturally literate and imaginative, are critical thinkers and inventive problem solvers, with a respect for history and a sense of place in a complex world.

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