Big Island Jazz & Blues Festival 2016 – Hawaii

The 5th Annual Big Island Jazz and Blues Festival: June 2-5, 2016

Big Island Jazz 2016

The Mauna Kea Beach Hotel, with & Jazz Alley TV bring you the 5th Annual Big Island Jazz and Blues Festival: JUNE 2nd – JUNE 5th, 2015 with Award Winning Jazz and Blues artists, including Grammy Winner & Big Chief of Mardi Gras Jazz Legend – Donald Harrison, From Saturday Night LIVE & Best Trombonist in the world – Steve Turre, Grammy Winner from Kool & the Gang & Dazz Band – Skip Martin, Blues Hall of Fame Guitar Legend – Jimmy D Lane from Chicago! Grammy Nominated Sax Master from Tower of Power! – Norbert Stachel, Grammy Nominated Zydeco Master from New Orleans – Corey Ledet & Friends! Na Hoku Winning Blues Guitarist – Benny Uyetake. The Jazz Alley TV trio and other special guests!

An incredible weekend of award winning Jazz & Blues music at The 5th Annual Big Island Jazz & Blues Festival. Oceanfront at the Mauna Kea Beach Hotel. General Admission Tickets $50 with Premium Seating Available at $100 & VIP Tables for 10 @ $1000.00

Call The Mauna Kea Beach Hotel for Room Availability & Rates! 808-882-7222
TOLL FREE 866-774-6236


4th Annual Taste of School Gardens 2016

Maui’s Premier garden-to-table event, Taste of School Gardens, was held on Saturday, March 12th. This fourth annual event featured Maui’s premiere chefs coming together to support school gardens and inspire our future farmers, chefs, teachers, and scientists.

This year’s event took place at Hotel Wailea’s beautiful Sunset Lawn. Guests enjoyed dishes made from local and school garden grown ingredients, fine wine, live music by Soul Kitchen and ocean sunset views.
Featured chefs included:

– Chef Gary Johnson of Hana Ranch Provisions
– Chef Craig Dryhurst of DUO at Four Seasons Resort Maui at Wailea
– Chef Cameron Lewark of Spago
– Chef Brian Etheredge of Capische?
– Chef Christopher Kulis of The Market
– Chef Brian Murphy of Cow Pig Bun
– Chef Kevin Laut of The Outrigger Pizza Company

– Chef Don Marceaux of Fabiani’s

Grow Some Good is a nonprofit organization dedicated to creating hands-on, outdoor learning experiences that cultivate curiosity about natural life cycles, connect students to their food sources, and inspire better nutrition choices. We operate school gardens in 12 schools across Maui, with 3,000 youth participating in our program each year. All proceeds from the event go to support our school garden programs.

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Sunset Ranch – Oahu, Hawaii 808-638-8333

Sunset RanchSunset Ranch is an exclusive thirty acre estate on the North Shore of Oahu, with ocean and mountain views of the entire northwest side of the island. Now forever protected, Sunset Ranch has a focused mission of helping advance land conservation and sustainability in Hawaii.

Sunset Ranch is currently available for site tours and events. We’re especially excited to now offer authentic Hawaiian Site Tour Experiences. These tours provide a unique opportunity to visit one of the most exclusive estates on Oahu and learn about the history of the ranch, land conservation, sustainability and Hawaiian history and culture; all while enjoying ocean and mountain views and an elegant meal on site or at one of several exclusive lookouts in Waimea Valley.


Sunset Ranch Our hope is that by sharing the property in these ways, the local community and visitors will not only learn about the importance of land conservation and sustainability, but become engaged and active in the cause.

Visit Sunset Ranch and find out more about Hawaii Farming and Agriculture. Learn about Horsemanship and take a walk through the Botanical Gardens and Nursery.

Sunset Ranch BotanicalsSunset Ranch is also the perfect location for your Fairy Tail Wedding.

To book a site tour or retreat today, Call 808-638-8333.
Mahalo nui loa!

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Sunset Ranch – Oahu, Hawaii
59-777 Pupukea Rd
Haleiwa, HI 96712

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Hawaii Magazine

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Hawaii Magazine inspires travel to the Hawaiian Islands. Whether in the print magazine, in the digital magazine, on the website, or across any of Hawaii Magazines media platforms – this mission is the same.

Hawaii Magazine seeks to bring Hawaii’s beauty, places, culture, food, people and stories to life in a way that makes the visitors’ experience deeper, richer and more authentic.

Hawaii Magazine reaches Hawai‘i enthusiasts locally, nationally and internationally. With each bimonthly issue, Hawaii provides insight into how to experience the best the Islands have to offer. The magazine helps readers plan for new vacations and fondly remember past ones. Through our stories, readers experience Hawai‘i in more depth, gaining an understanding of history, culture and landscape.

Hawaii Magazine is primarily subscriber based. We have 68,000 total paid subscribers, verified circulation, and single copy sales at Barnes and Noble, Longs Drugs, Costco, Safeway, Foodland, Shoppers Drug Mart (Canada), key airport locations and other retail outlets throughout the Mainland and Hawaii.

Hawaii Magazine provides its more than 200,000 readers per issue with an intelligent and well-informed connection to the Islands. If you are planning a trip or simply reliving memories, Hawaii Magazine will remind you why Hawaii is the most extraordinary place on earth and why once it enters your heart, it never leaves.

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Maui Jazz & Blues Festival 2014 – Sept. 6, 2014



Aloha Jazz & Blues Lovers! Tickets are NOW ON SALE for the 4th Annual Maui Jazz & Blues festival!!
Join The Royal Lahaina Resort, & Jazz Alley TV for a weekend of Award Winning Jazz & Blues Music, September 4th – 7th, 2014.

The Festival kicks off on Thursday Night, Sept. 4th from 5-7PM at Dukes Beach House, Kaanapali. Call (808) 662-2900 for details. Live Music featuring Award Winning Jazz, Blues & Zydeco! Donald Harrsion, Steve Turre, Corey Ledet & The Jazz Alley Tv Trio!

Friday Night, September 5th – Hula Grill JAZZ FEST Sneak peek! LIVE Jazz & BLUES from 6-8PM. Call to make your reservation at: (808) 667-6636

Saturday September 6th, 2014 is FESTIVAL DAY

Saturday September 6th, 2014 is FESTIVAL DAY OCEANFRONT at Royal Lahaina Resort. Gates Open at 4:30pm!! Valet Parking will be available at Royal Lahaina. No Coolers, Outside Food & Beverages, or Chairs will be allowed at the event (Mahalo for your Kokua).

This year we have another Amazing line up of Award Winning Musicians on Maui!
Grammy Winner & Jazz Legend – Les McCann (Over 50 Years of Musical Genius & Soul Jazz Style), “Saturday Night Live” Band, Trombonist – Steve Turre (BEST Trombonist of the last Three DECADES!), Jazz Sax Legend & Mardi Gras “Big Chief” – Donald Harrison (“The King of Nouveau Swing” with hits that have charted in Billboard Magazine’s Top Ten!), Grammy Nominated Zydeco Prodigy – Corey Ledet (Setting Zydeco & Cajun Dance Halls and Festival Stages on fire for over a dozen years!), Grammy Nominated Saxophone Master – Javon Jackson (Saxophonist in Art Blakey’s Band, The Jazz Messengers.), Na Hoku Winner – Paula Fuga (The Sweet Sound of Aloha!), Na Hoku Winner – Benny Uyetake (Extreme Jazz Guitar), The Zenshin Daiko Drummers (Always a Show Stopper!! Amazing!!) The Jazz Alley TV Trio & More Special Guests TBA

Need a place to stay for the event? Royal Lahaina Resort is offering special room rates! Call 808-661-3611 for information and to book your reservation today!!

Sunday Morning, September 7th, SUNDAY LIVE JAZZ BRUNCH at Royal Lahaina from 10am to 1pm. Call 808-661-3611 for Reservations.

If you LOVE Jazz and Blues Music on Maui, come out and support these great events!

Royal Lahaina Resort
2780 Kekaa Dr, Lahaina, HI 96761

Maui Jazz and Blues Festival


Lanai Slack Key Guitar Festival 2014 – Lanai Hawaii

Lanai Slack Key Festival 2014 at Four Seasons, The Lodge at Koele.
DECEMBER 19th, 20th & 21st – Call 808-565-4000 to book your room now!

Lanai Slack Key Festival 2014

Aloha Slack Key Guitar Lovers!

Join us at the 4th Annual Lana’i SLACK KEY FESTIVAL Dec. 19th, 20th and 21st, 2014 on the island of Lana’i at The Four Seasons Resort, Lodge at Koele and Manele Bay!


In Loving Memory of Rev. Dennis D. K. Kamakahi (1953 – 2014)

Call now to book your room. 808-565-4000 for reservations!

FOUR SEASONS RESORTS LANAI PRESENTS THE LĀNA‘I SLACK KEY GUITAR FESTIVAL! Three Days of FREE concerts & workshops led by Na Hoku Winning Artists! Four Seasons Resorts Lāna‘i, in partnership with the Lāna‘i community, and Jazz Alley TV, is pleased to announce the fourth annual Lāna‘i Slack Key Guitar Festival Dec. 19-21, 2014. During the three-day festival, guests will be treated to complimentary performances by Na Hoku Hanohano Award-winning artists including: Palani Vaughan, Kevin Brown, Benny Uyetake, Brother Noland, Darren Lopez and other special guests!

“Music is an integral part of Hawaiian culture, which is what makes Lāna‘i and Hawai‘i so special,” said Tom Roelens, General Manager, Four Seasons Resorts Lāna‘i. “We feel privileged to host the Lāna‘i Slack Key Guitar Festival, an event that brings our community together with our resort guests, for three days of incredible music by some of Hawai‘i’s best artists.” “To create a FREE Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar -Kiho’Alu Festival with the worlds’ best musicians, at nine venues throughout Lana’i, has turned out to be a wonderful communitty event of true Aloha with memories that will last forever.” said Kenneth K. Martinez Burgmaier, Maui Filmmaker & Founder/Producer of the Festival.

Friday, Dec. 19th – Slack Key in The Great Hall 7-9PM

Slack key performances in The Great Hall at Four Season, The Lodge at Koele

All Day Saturday, December 20th

9am- 2pm: Strolling Slack Key Masters in Lāna‘i City!
Strolling Slack Key Guitars through Lanai City, with Na Hoku Winners Kevin Brown, Benny Uyetake & Damon Parillo at Coffee Works, Cafe 565, Mimi’s Place, Canoes, The Local Gentry, Anuenue Juice Bar, Mike Carroll Art Gallery and The Lanai Culture & Heritage Center!

3 – 4 p.m.: WORKSHOP – Slack key with Kevin Brown

at Four Seasons, The Lodge at Koele

6-9 p.m.: MAIN FESTIVAL in The Great Hall at Four Seasons, The Lodge at Koele

Award Winning Slack Key Guitar Performances by Palani Vaughan, Kevin Brown, Benny Uyetake, John & Hope Keawe, Brother Noland, Darren Lopez and other special guests!

Sunday, August 10th

9:30a.m.- 11:30a.m.: Morning Slack Key with Kevin Brown & friends Four Seasons, The Lodge at Koele

7-9 p.m.: An Evening of Slack Key with Kevin Brown at Four Seasons, The Lodge at Koele

For Updated Information go to:

Four Seasons Resort Lana’i, The Lodge at Koele
One Keomoku Highway, P.O. Box 631380
Lanai City, Hawaii 96763 U.S.A.
Tel. 1 (808) 565-4000

Celebration of the Arts Festival 2014 – Maui Hawaii

May 9 – 11, 2014

“Ko makou alanui kupuna – Our ancestral paths”

The Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua will convene Hawaii’s most reputable artisans, educators, cultural practitioners, speakers and entertainers, May 9-11, during the 22nd Annual Celebration of the Arts. Hands-on art, demonstrations, films, cultural panels, music and dance will act as the common ground to allow visitors and residents the opportunity to interact and enjoy the “Number 1 rated cultural event” according Modern Luxury Hawaii magazine.

The Ritz-Carlton Kapalua Maui
1 Ritz Carlton Drive, Kapalua Maui, HI 96761
(808) 669-6200

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Hokule’a A Worldwide Voyage – 2014

Hokulea Worldwide VoyageHōkūle‘a’s World Wide Voyage!
Founded on a legacy of Pacific Ocean exploration, the Polynesian Voyaging Society seeks to perpetuate the art and science of traditional Polynesian voyaging and the spirit of exploration through experiential educational programs that inspire students and their communities to respect and care for themselves, each other, and their natural and cultural environments.

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Polynesian Voyaging Society
10 Sand Island Parkway
Honolulu, HI 96819
Phone: (808) 842-1101

Lanai Ukulele Festival 2014


Lanai Ukulele Festival 2014

Aloha Ukulele Music Lovers!

Join Four Seasons Resorts Lana’i, with & Jazz Alley TV, for the 4th Annual Lana’i UKULELE FESTIVAL June 20th – 22nd, 2014 on the island of Lana’i at The Four Seasons Resort, Lodge at Koele!

ALL FREE EVENTS with amazing ukulele music over the entire weekend!

Enjoy the music of Na Hoku Winners Paula Fuga, Benny Uyetake and Sheldon Brown, Friday June 20th from 7pm-9pm in The Great Hall at the Lodge at Koele. All day Saturday (June 21st from 9am-2pm) enjoy strolling Ukueles with Benny and Sheldon in Lanai City at Coffee Works, Cafe 565, Mimi’s Place, Canoes, The Local Gentry, Anuenue Juice Bar, The Mike Carroll Art Gallery and the Lanai Culture and Heritage Center. Join Paula Fuga from 10:30-11am at The Lanai Culture and Heritage Center for Ukulele Talk Story.
Spend your evening enjoying amazing Ukulele Music in The Great Hall at the Lodge at Koele from 6pm-9pm, with Na Hoku Winners Paula Fuga, Sheldon Brown and Benny Uyetake.
Sunday morning Ukulele Breafast from 10am-1pm with Benny and the music continues for an Ukulele Sunday Dinner from 7-9pm!

Call Four Seasons Resorts to Book Your Ukulele Festival Weekend!
808-565-4000 for Reservations!
Mention that you are attending the Ukulele Festival!

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The 4th Annual Lanai Jazz Festival – March 7-9, 2014

Lanai Jazz Festival – March 7-9, 2014. A Free Festival Weekend on Lanai

Lanai Jazz Fest 2014

Four Seasons Resorts Lanai, with and, present the 4th Annual Lanai Jazz Festival, March 7-9, 2014. The Jazz Festival weekend on Lanai will be full of special events, including performances by Grammy Nominated Jazz Hall of Fame Legend Bobby Watson (from Kansas City) and Grammy Winner Skip Martin (from Dazz Band and Kool & The Gang). Jazz Duo with Fulton Tashombe (from the Whisperers) & Paul Bunuan (Sax & Nose Flute Master), Jazz Guitar Duo Damon Parillo & Ron Hetteen, 2013 Na Hoku Award Winner Benny Uyetake and The Jazz Alley TV Quartet with John Zangrando on Sax, Paul Marchetti on Drums, Doug White on Bass & Fulton Tashombe on Piano.

Call the Four Seasons Resorts for Kamaaina Rates and to book room reservations for this amazing weekend! 808-565-4000.

The Lanai Jazz Festival kicks off Friday night, March 7th with a JAZZ FEST TEASER at The Lodge at Koele.
Jazz Festival teaser from 6pm to 8pm under the stars by the fountain and lake, with special performances from our Lanai Jazz Fest Musicians! Move inside to the Great Hall from 7pm – 9pm and listen to Jazz Duo Damon Parillo & Ron Hetteen.

Saturday March 8th, you can take a Lanai City Jazz Walk Tour!! Saturday 9-11 am at Coffee Works with Fulton, Paul & friends. 11-1pm at Cafe 565 with Benny Uyetake & John Zangrando. 10:30am – Noon at The Local Gentry with Damon & Ron. 1-2 pm at Mimi’s Place, Spa & Salon with Benny Uyetake>

The Lanai Jazz Festival begins at 5pm Saturday evening, March 8th in The Great Hall at The Lodge at Koele. 4 hours of Grammy Award Winning music on beautiful Lanai. Music will wrap at 9pm. The Lodge at Koele is a special place to enjoy this 2014 Jazz Fest! Enjoy the food, the atmosphere, the music and the Aloha!!

The weekend comes to a close on Sunday March 9th with a Sunday Jazz Breakfast at the Lodge at Koele from 10am – 12pm. Music with Fulton and Jazz Friends. You can also go into Lanai City for more local jazz at Coffee Works from 10am – 12pm with Damon and Ron and at Anuenue Juice Bar from 10am – 12pm with Benny Uyetake. Dinner plans? Sunday Jazz Dinner at The Lodge at Koele from 7pm – 9pm with Fulton and Jazz Friends.