The Sources of Our Songs

This coming week I have the honor and privilege of leading a group of students around the island exploring the meaning and history of Hawaiian mele and the places they are about. In four days we will visit four different areas of the island and learn a song or two that tells a story about... Continue Reading →


Talking Story With Jesse Kalima’s Nephew

  When you grow up in the Big Island the big city is in Hilo. ย And having spent my whole life on the west side, I still get lost over there and I still find places in parts of town I never knew existed. ย During the time I spent playing music with Braddah Smitty I... Continue Reading →

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