George Kuo, Aaron Mahi, and Martin PahinuiDate: 02.15.2014
Time: 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
Location: Soka Performing Arts Center
Soka Performing Arts Center presents
George Kuo, Martin Pahinui & Aaron Mahi
Saturday, February 15, 2014 at 8:00 PM
ANNOUNCEMENT 2/12/14 1:30 p.m. -- Martin Pahinui has fallen ill and will not be traveling or performing in this event. A replacement musician is being sought and will be announced here soon.
UPDATE 2/13/14 10:15 a.m. -- Ernie Cruz, Jr. will fill in for Martin Pahinui at this concert. Ernie Cruz Jr. is a former member of Ka’au Crater Boy and a multi Na Hoku Hanohano award winner.
Soka Performing Arts Center is proud to present GEORGE KUO, MARTIN PAHINUI, and AARON MAHI, who bring us the traditional folk art of Hawaiian slack key guitar and vocal melodies. They are known for their deep soulful delivery projected in a language and feeling that anyone can understand and appreciate. George is known as one of Hawaii’s premiere Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar artists playing in the traditional nahenahe ("sweet" or "soothing") style, bridging today’s generation with the older generations. One of Hawaiian music's most gifted vocalists, Martin has performed with a host of top artists, including his father's legendary Gabby Pahinui Hawaiian Band. Aaron, one of Hawaii's living legends in traditional Hawaiian music, has tremendous knowledge of the hidden meanings of traditional Hawaiian songs, and combines traditional Hawaiian with formal music arranging, and has achieved the highest accolades in classical music circles. This legendary Hawaiian trio has been performing together many years, for the pure enjoyment of perpetuating traditional music and reciprocating and embellishing each other's talents, to where these feelings become instilled in all audiences.
Tickets: $28.00/$21.00 Students and Seniors (62+)
GROUPS: To purchase tickets for groups of 10 or more, please contact the box office at (949) 480-4278.
Come Early for Dinner! Soka Bistro is open for dinner M-F 5:30-7:00 pm, Sat/Sun 5:00-7:00 pm. Only $10.75 for an all you can eat buffet.
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