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Kenneth Makuakane - April 28 & 29 2011 Performance at Hawai`i Volcanoes National Park

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Join Kenneth Makuakane, a twelve-time Na Hoku Hanohano award-winning singer, song writer, and producer, as he shares original songs from his latest albums, The Dash, White Bath Tub, his first solo album, Makuakane and other award-winning compositions.

Kenneth is a member of the multi-talented and award-winning group, The Pandanus Club. A prolific songwriter, Kenneth’s compositions have been recorded by the Brothers Cazimero, Kapena, Loyal Garner, Gary Haleamau, and many others.

His songs are performed at Merrie Monarch Festivals and his music is featured on the soundtracks of major films like Honeymoon in Las Vegas and Parent Trap in Paradise.

Recognized as an innovator in Hawaiian music, Kenneth has over one hundred albums to his producing credit. He’s worked with such artists as Na Leo, Hapa, Amy Hanaiali`i Gilliom, Raiatea Helm, O`Brian Eselu, and Jeff Rasmussen. Kenneth’s albums including his latest release, The Dash will be available for sale at the concert.


Did You Know?

Baby Hawksbill Sea Turtle emerges from its nest.

The endangered Honu`ea (Hawksbill Sea Turtle) comes to shore on the main Hawaiian Islands to nest. They lay multiple nests throughout the season with an average of 175 eggs per nest. Only one in 5,000 hatchlings survives to adulthood.