Ke Kula Mele Hawaii

Winter Concert 2

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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  • Cristina Villanueva.
  • Another keiki announcer.
  • Another keiki announcer.
  • Steel guitarist Quincy Maka'awa'awa.
  • Some of the concert's audience.
  • Another shot of the audience.
  • The audience included parents of the performing keiki.
  • Alexis' turn at announcing while Cristina, Sid, Kumu Alan Akaka and Raven look on.
  • Addison Ching, Gale Warshawsky, Quiincy Maka'awa'awa, Sid Pang, and Kumu Alan Akaka.
  • Alexis, Addison, Gale, Quincy, Lance, Christina, and Kumu Alan Akaka.
  • Raven Young.
  • Quincy Maka'awa'awa and Kamakana Chu were featured on 'ukulele.
  • Raven and Quincy were featured in a steel guitar duet.
  • Raven also sang.
  • Steel guitarist Quincy Maka'awa'awa.
  • Gale Warshawsky.
  • Kamakana Chu.
  • Steel guitarists Alexis Tolentino, Keen Ching, and Sid Char.
  • Steel guitarist Raven Young.
  • Steel guitarists Sharon Sawdey and Quincy Maka'awa'awa.
  • Another keiki announcer.
  • Quincy's turn at announcing.
  • Kumu Alan Akaka.
  • The keiki performers.
  • More keiki performers.
  • More keiki performers.
  • A group shot of the Ke Kula Mele haumana.

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