Award-winning ukulele player Jody Kamisato will perform at the Waikiki-Kapahulu Public Library on Saturday, June 22 at 3:30 p.m. This free event will be conducted in the Children’s Section.
Kamisato, winner of a Hawaii Music Award, will perform a selection of Island contemporary, pop, and rock music. Kamisato has also been nominated for two Na Hoku Hanohano Awards with his group “Heart & Soul.” Audience members are encouraged to bring an ukulele for a free group lesson.
In addition to performing, Kamisato is credited with opening -“Ukulele Hale,” an ukulele school in Kaimuki, and starting “Ukes on the Loose,” an afterschool music program. Kamisato has been mentored and performed with many local musicians including Jake Shimabukuro, Peter Moon, and Roy Sakuma.
This high-energy 45-minute program is suitable for all ages. Children must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver.