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Kahala Mall Announces Updated Holiday Entertainment Schedule and Extended Shopping Hours

Kahala Mall Announces Updated Holiday Entertainment Schedule and Extended Shopping Hours

Kahala Mall brings the best in local music and entertainment and this holiday season is no different! Join Hawaii’s favorite family-friendly shopping center under the giant poinsettia tree in center court for various performances throughout the holiday season.  Be entertained by one of four professional performers, or catch your neighbor in one of over 55 community shows.  Visit kahalamallcenter.com for additional details and updates.

 

COMMUNITY ACTS

 

SAT, DEC. 13

10 AM Iolani Suzuki Strings

12 PM I music school

2 PM Kuana Torres Kahele* 

4 PM Punahou Band 

6 PM Honolulu Wind Ensemble

 

SUN, DEC. 14

10 AM Laurie Shinsato Piano Studio

11 AM Punahou Choir

12 PM Glenn Nagatoshi Piano Studio 

Local Girls Parse Out Pieces of Paradise with New My Aloha Post Packages

Local Girls Parse Out Pieces of Paradise with New My Aloha Post Packages

Two local residents are putting their own stamp on the traditional subscription box. Mari Aipa and Anuhea Nakahara are celebrating the launch of a new subscription service, My Aloha Post, which offers monthly packages featuring exclusively locally made products. Each box is inspired by a Hawaii experience and every month highlights a different theme, which inspires the contents included in that box.

A Holiday Evening with a Singing Arkangel in HPR’s Atherton Studio Dec 20

A Holiday Evening with a Singing Arkangel in HPR’s Atherton Studio Dec 20

HPR presents Hawai‘i Island singer/songwriter Lito Arkangel in its intimate Atherton Studio on Saturday, December 20, at 7:30 p.m. Arkangel's program includes Hawaiian mele from his debut CD Me Ke Aloha, as well as Christmas songs, and stories of his journey from a young “kolohe” (rascal) to musician, educator, US Navy veteran, husband and father. Arkangel is recognized for the beautiful falsetto he brings to classic/contemporary/traditional Hawaiian songs, as well as his personal connection to the cultural traditions which comprise his repertoire. His special ability to communicate history and values through music is often seen in his work with young people.

Hoomana Na Mele - Hawaiian Soul Infusion, HPR's Atherton Studio Dec 13

Hoomana Na Mele - Hawaiian Soul Infusion, HPR's Atherton Studio Dec 13

Hawai‘i Public Radio prides itself on presenting both established and emerging artists on its airwaves and on its stages. On Saturday, December 13th, a collection of like-minded musician/composers beginning to establish themselves as Hawaiian artists and already making a difference in the music scene, locally and beyond our shores, bring their unique talents to HPR's Atherton Studio for a night of new music. Known as Ho‘omana Na Mele, Ian O’Sullivan, Blayne Asing, and Duncan Kamakana Osorio will each perform original music from their upcoming recording releases, as well collaborate on arrangements blending their individual musical styles. These vibrant young artists are under the direction of producer Bailey Matsuda.

Hoomana Na Mele - Hawaiian Soul Infusion, HPR's Atherton Studio Dec 13

Hoomana Na Mele - Hawaiian Soul Infusion, HPR's Atherton Studio Dec 13

Hawai‘i Public Radio prides itself on presenting both established and emerging artists on its airwaves and on its stages. On Saturday, December 13th, a collection of like-minded musician/composers beginning to establish themselves as Hawaiian artists and already making a difference in the music scene, locally and beyond our shores, bring their unique talents to HPR's Atherton Studio for a night of new music. Known as Ho‘omana Na Mele, Ian O’Sullivan, Blayne Asing, and Duncan Kamakana Osorio will each perform original music from their upcoming recording releases, as well collaborate on arrangements blending their individual musical styles. These vibrant young artists are under the direction of producer Bailey Matsuda.

Hawaii Symphony Orchestra To Play Messiah With Sing-Along Hallelujah Chorus

Hawaii Symphony Orchestra To Play Messiah With Sing-Along Hallelujah Chorus

HONOLULU – The Hawaii Symphony Orchestra (HSO) will present a Baroque holiday program on Wednesday, Dec. 17 at 7:30 p.m. in the historic Hawaii Theatre, performing some of the most popular classical music ever composed. 

The soothing and immensely popular Johann Pachelbel’s “Canon In D” will open the concert, along with "Christmas Concerto" by Arcangelo Corelli. The Oahu Choral Society (OCS) will join the HSO for the second half of the concert, performing Handel’s Messiah Part I with a triumphant sing-along Hallelujah Chorus, under the direction of OCS Artistic Director Esther Yoo. Messiah soloists will be Georgine Stark, soprano; Mary Chestnut Hicks, alto; Jim Price, tenor; and Leon Williams, baritone.

Standards and Other Delights from Rachel Gonzales, Les Peetz in HPR’s Atherton Dec. 6

Standards and Other Delights from Rachel Gonzales, Les Peetz in HPR’s Atherton Dec. 6

One of Hawai‘i’s top jazz vocalists Rachel Gonzales and longtime collaborator pianist Les Peetz return to Hawai‘i Public Radio’s Atherton Studio on December 6th with an eclectic evening of “Standards and Other Delights.” Backed by music veterans Dean Taba on bass and Scott Shafer on drums, their program promises delightfully unconventional arrangements of jazz standards, plus a mix of contemporary classical music, Sixties pop, folk music, and more.

Admission for the December 6th return engagement of these talented jazz artists is $30 general, $25 for HPR members, and $15 for students with ID. Tickets may be purchased at www.hprtickets.org or by calling the station (955-8821) during regular business hours. The intimate Atherton Studio is located at Hawai‘i Public Radio, 738 Kaheka Street. Doors open at 7:00 p.m.; music begins at 7:30 p.m. The Atherton regularly sells out and patrons are advised to reserve their tickets early.