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After singing about "red red wine" for almost 34 years, UB40 founding members Ali Campbell, Astro and Mickey Virtue finally have a wine they can call their own — literally. Eminent Life, an... [Read More]
"Wahi Pana, Songs of Place" [Read More]
It is said "no man is an island," but each of us is actually a distinct, separate and unique "island" in the sea of humanity — there's space between everyone. [Read More]
Tsun-Hui Hung wasn't planning to become an erhu player when she started music lessons as a second-grader in Taiwan. The two-stringed Chinese fiddle was considered a "low-class" folk instrument, and the typical erhu... [Read More]
"Hawaii Is My Home" [Read More]
A British art critic, Marxist intellectual and prodigious author whose pioneering 1972 book and the BBC series it spawned, "Ways of Seeing," ushered in a political perspective to art criticism …... [Read More]
At the time he was general manager of the famed Blue Note Jazz Club in New York, Marco Olivari was honeymooning in Waikiki when he learned the company would be opening a club... [Read More]
"Big Knife" [Read More]
Al Harrington was born in a traditional Samoan "fale," or thatched hut, but after his parents divorced he was sent to Hawaii. His Irish-American stepfather told him pidgin was OK for the street... [Read More]
An island-style festival leads off the holiday parties Friday, as Hawaii's Finest celebrates seven years of success designing local-style clothes and presenting local concerts. The anniversary concert promises a big evening of music... [Read More]
"Pua Kiele" [Read More]
Eddie Flores Jr. was born and raised in Hong Kong, where he grew up speaking English and Cantonese. Flores was 16 when his family came to Hawaii, but financial hardships meant he had... [Read More]
Radio, television, concert promotion, talent management, bit parts in Hollywood films, nightclub and showroom management, record production and writing — Tom Moffatt did it all. [Read More]
"Represent Vol. II" [Read More]
radio disc jockey, concert promoter and one of the most influential figures in the Hawaii entertainment industry - died Monday. He was 85. [Read More]
Malani Bilyeu was a 26-year-old Vietnam vet when he and three like-minded friends — Mackey Feary, D.J. Pratt and Kirk Thompson — formed Kalapana. The quartet became second only to Cecilio & Kapono... [Read More]
Country superstar Garth Brooks made his Hawaii concert debut Thursday night with the first of four high-energy shows at Blaisdell Arena honoring Pearl Harbor survivors and other military veterans. Tickets are still available... [Read More]
Philanthropist Douglas K.T. Ho, 73, is a Vietnam War combat veteran and lifelong coin collector whose cherished memories include time spent hanging out with Muhammad Ali. He befriended the champ after his sister... [Read More]
In 1961 Elvis Presley, long the best-selling solo artist in the U.S., came to Hawaii for a concert to raise money needed to finish the Arizona Memorial. Fifty-four years later Garth Brooks, now... [Read More]
"Eia Hawai'i Part 1" [Read More]