The annual Christmas concert presented by the haumana of Ke Kula Mele School of Hawaiian Music. The concert featured contemporary, Christmas and traditional Hawaiian mele. The concert started with a lively version of Hawaii 5-O featuring solos by Keen on steel guitar and ukulele solos by Christine, Liam and Kamakana. This was followed by the popular Jingle Bell Rock. A musical journey of Windward Oahu followed, with selections Ka Nohona Pili Kai, Kaulana o Waimanalo, Hanohano Wailea, Kane'ohe, Ku'u Home o Kahalu'u, Sweet Lady of Waiahole and Beautiful Kahana. The concert concluded with a Christmas medley of popular seasonal songs.
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Photography by Sharon Ching ©2012 by Ke Kula Mele Hawai‘i.
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