Music

The Aloha Spirit, and a Satisfying Joy

The Aloha Spirit, and a Satisfying Joy

A simple stop for lunch with his hula halau (dance school) led to Kaloku Holt’s (Native Hawaiian) most rewarding experience as an artist. It happened at a restaurant on the Big Island when, over the radio, one of Kaloku’s original songs came on. The happiness it brought those around him showed he impacted people in a positive way. He will never forget that moment, fueling his drive to share the aloha spirit through his creations.

Passing on tradition: Artist profile on Cyril Lani Pahinui

Passing on tradition: Artist profile on Cyril Lani Pahinui

Even if success as a musician had never come, Cyril Lani Pahinui said he still would have been doing what he loves best all these years—playing and teaching Hawaiian music.