Sheraton Waikiki Hotel is pleased to host the 13th annual Aloha Festivals Hawaiian Falsetto Contest on Friday, September 28, 2007. Amateur falsetto singers will be competing for a recording contract with Hula Records in addition to other prizes. Local radio host Harry B. Soria and Hawaiian songbird Karen Keawehawaii will emcee.
Legends of Hawaiian Falsetto will also be inducted into the prestigious Falsetto Hall of Fame in what is sure to be a most exciting event. The 2007 inductees are: George Ka'inapau, Andy Cummings, Gabby Pahinui, and Kai Davis.
Venue : Sheraton Waikiki Hotel, Waikiki, O'ahu, Hawaii
Hapa Haole Hula, Music, & Film Festival - 2007
The Pa'i Foundation presents The Hapa Haole Fest - 2007!
The preliminary competition for the 5th annual Hapa Haole Hula, Music, & Film Festival will be held on Saturday, September 8, 2007, at Kapi'olani Bandstand beginning at 10:00 AM.
The final competition will be held on Friday, October 5, 2007, at the Hale Koa Lu'au Garden on the grounds of the Hale Koa Hotel in Waikiki. Harry B. Soria, Jr. will emcee both events.
For more information, contact event organizer, Vicky Holt Takamine, at 808-754-2301.
Venue : Hale Koa Hotel, Lu'au Garden, Waikiki, O'ahu, Hawaii
Lei of Stars - In Concert 2007
Lei of Stars - In Concert. July 19, 2007, at the Hawaii Theatre in downtown Honolulu.
Presented by the Hawaiian Music Hall of Fame and produced by Kahauanu Lake, this show features performances by members of the 2006 class of HMHF inductees:
Emma Veary (with Randy Hongo), The Brothers Cazimero, Nina Keali'iwahaman, and Mahi Beamer. Also featuring hula performances by: Kumu Hula Pohai Souza & Halau Hula Kamamolikolehua, and Kumu Hula Robert Cazimero and Halau Na Kamalei. Harry B. Soria, Jr. will emcee the evening. For ticket information, contact the Hawaii Theatre at (808) 528-0506.
Venue : Hawaii Theatre, Honolulu, Hawaii
Great Hawaiian Folk Life Festival - 2007
The Great Hawaiian Folk Life Festival will celebrate nearly 2,000 years of Hawaiian culture, 200 years of the National Oceanic & Atmospheric Administration, 35 years of the Association of Hawaiian Civic Clubs O'ahu Council's "Ho ike ike", and the 136th Birthday of Prince Jonah Kuhio Kalaniana'ole. The festival runs 2 days at the Kapiolani Park Bandstand. Harry B. Soria, Jr. will emcee the entertainment stage on Sunday, 3/25/07, featuring Ho'okena, Maunalua, Ku'uipo Kumukahi, Ledward Ka'apana, Dennis Kamakahi, Mike Ka'awa, Tony Conjugacion, and much more, including 10 hula halau.
Venue : Kapiolani Park Bandstand, Waikiki, O'ahu, Hawaii
The Royal Hawaiian Hotel presents...A Salute To The Stars - 2007
The Royal Hawaiian Hotel presents...A Salute to the Stars" on Thursday evening, February 1, 2007, from 5:30 to 7:30 PM. Harry B. Soria, Jr. will emcee the celebration in the Monarch Room of the Royal Hawaiian Hotel at Waikiki, and will be joined by the Kahalepuna Trio and Kuhai Keiki Halau Kahlepuna Pa Olapa Kahiko. We will be observing the 80th anniversary of the Pink Lady of the Pacific. Her grand opening gala event was held on February 1, 1927. We will also mark the 125th anniversary of Matson Navigation, whose former subsidiary, Matson Hotels, built the Royal in 1927.
Venue : Monarch Room, Royal Hawaiian Hotel, Waikiki, O'ahu, Hawaii