Halau Mohala Ilima gather on the Merrie Monarch stage with their kumu hula, Mapuana de Silva, after their kahiko performance on Friday, April 04, 2008. HMI placed 5th in Women's Kahiko in 2008. (Photo: Harry B. Soria, Jr.)
Harry B. Soria, Jr. chats with Pat Namaka Bacon immediately following the "Holomua Ka No'eau" performance by "Halau Mohala Ilima" at the Hawaii Theatre in Honolulu on March 15, 2008. Mapuana de Silva's halau dedicated the entire evening in tribute to the compositions of Mary Kawena Pukui.
Kumu Hula Mapuana de Silva is congratulated by Harry B. Soria, Jr. immediately following her triumphant "Holomua Ka No'eau" at the Hawaii Theatre in Honolulu on March 15, 2008. Mapu's "Halau Mohala Ilima" is celebrating its 30th competition at the Merrie Monarch Hula Festival in the first week of April, 2008.
Harry B. Soria, Jr. (right) congratulates Reverend Dennis Kamakahi (left) and his mother, following the wedding ceremony of son (and grandson) David Kamakahi. Dennis was kahu for the exchange of the vows, which was indeed a special moment for all in attendance.
Maestro Aaron Mahi and Harry B.Soria, Jr. congratulate Dennis Kamakahi's mother following the wedding ceremony of her grandson, David Kamakahi, on March 15, 2008 at the Bernice Pauahi Bishop Chapel, Kamehameha Schools.
On March 15, 2008, David & Lisa Kamakahi were married at Bernice Pauahi Chapel on the Kapalama campus of Kamehameha Schools. Reverend Dennis Kamakahi, David's father, presided over the wedding ceremony. David & his ukulele accompany Dennis & his guitar on slack key guitar world tours. (Photo: Harry B. Soria, Jr.)
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Here is Genoa Keawe in the mid-1950s, during her run at "Club Polynesia" in downtown Honolulu. In loving memory of Genoa Keawe (10/31/1918 - 02/25/2008).
This photo captures 1970s memories of "Everyone's Aunty" Genoa Keawe. On the evening of Aunty Genoa's passing at age 89, (Monday, February 25, 2008), we offer this portrait done in the mid-1970s by Robert Knight. We love you, Aunty Genoa! (Photo: Robert Knight)
In 1991, 1420 AM KCCN, Station Aloha, was celebrating its 25th Anniversary! The 4 horseman of the station at that time composed 2 teams. Kimo Kahoano & Brickwood Galuteria were the Aloha Morning Show boys, while Harry B. Soria, Jr. & Keaumiki Akui were known as the "Territorial Boys". They all posed together for this promotional photo at the Contemporary Arts Museum on Round Top Drive. The photo ran in several local magazines.(Photo: Asher Okada)
Harry B. Soria, Jr. wears a maile-ilima lei in this 1991 promotional photo. 1420 AM KCCN, Station Aloha, was celebrating its 25th anniversary, while "Territorial Airwaves" was observing its 12th year on the air.
Harry B. Soria, Jr. participates in the annual Faerber's Flyers Men's 10K race on April 29, 1984. Harry B. sports the "Territorial Airwaves" 'on KCCN Radio' logo on his outfit. (Official Finish Line Photo)
Shin Tanaka & his mother, Kamaile Sachiko Tanaka, join Harry B. Soria backstage at the New Year Special Concert in Shinegawa, Tokyo, Japan on Saturday, January 12, 2008. Sachiko is the sensei of "Halau Hula Onaona 'O Kamaile".
Kumu Hula Hokulani DeRego (green) and Harry B. Soria are surrounded by Halau Hula O Hokulani members of Nani, Leo, & Shiloh during their appearance in the U'ilani Japan Hawaiian music and dance show in Shinegawa, Tokyo, Japan on January 12, 2008.
Naoko Pohaikealoha Kalima and Harry B. Soria, Jr., backstage at the U'ilani Japan New Year Concert in Shinagawa, Tokyo, Japan on January 12, 2008. Naoko is sensei of "Halau Hula Ka Mamo O Pohai Kalima".