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Nā Hōkū Hanohano Compilation Album of the Year: “Aloha ‘Ia Nō ‘O Maui”!

IHM students outside of the Hawai‘i Convention Center Ballroom after winning the 2016 Compilation Album of the Year Award! On Saturday, May 28, 2016, the Institute of Hawaiian Music was honored with the 2016 “Compilation Album of the Year” at the 39th Annual Nā Hōkū Hanohano Awards. A contingent of IHM students accompanied Dr.

By | May 30th, 2016|Announcements|0 Comments

IHM’s “Aloha ‘Ia Nō ‘O Maui” CD Nominated For Two Nā Hōkū Hanohano Awards

“Aloha ‘Ia Nō ‘O Maui”, the second CD produced by UH Maui College’s Institute of Hawaiian Music, has received two nominations for the 2016 Nā Hōkū Hanohano Awards – in the “Compilation Album of the Year” and “Hawaiian Language Performance” categories. The finalists for Hawai‘i’s most prestigious music awards were announced today, and the final

By | April 11th, 2016|Miscellaneous|1 Comment

Aloha Maui Music Festival, April 18, 2015, Maui Nui Botanical Gardens

The Institute of Hawaiian Music presents a celebration of the music of Maui for the entire ‘ohana. The theme of this year’s inaugural ALOHA MAUI MUSIC FESTIVAL is “Aloha ‘Ia Nō ‘O Maui” (Maui is truly beloved). Entertainers include Mailani, Kenneth Makuakāne, George Kahumoku, Nā Wai ‘Ehā, hālau Pā‘ū O Hi‘iaka (under the direction of Kumu Hula Hōkulani

By | April 8th, 2015|Miscellaneous|0 Comments

Moonlight Mele on Saturday, February 7, 2015

The second Moonlight Mele performance of 2015 will be held at the Bailey House Museum on Saturday, February 7, 2015. Join our Institute of Hawaiian Music students and Uncle George Kahumoku, Jr. at the Maui Historical Society/Bailey House Museum in Wailuku. The event opens at 5PM, General admission is $20, kama‘āina admission is $10, children

By | January 27th, 2015|Performances|0 Comments

Moonlight Mele on Saturday, January 3, 2015

The first Moonlight Mele performance of 2015 will be held at the Bailey House Museum on Saturday, January 3, 2015. Join our Institute of Hawaiian Music students and Uncle George Kahumoku Jr at the Maui Historical Society/Bailey House Museum in Wailuku. The event opens at 5PM, General admission is $20, kama‘āina admission is $10, children

By | January 2nd, 2015|Performances|0 Comments

Busy Week For IHM Students

It was an incredibly busy and productive week for IHM students. On Wednesday, students Leihuanani Keali‘inohomoku, Destiny Mahaulu, and Kalani Librando-Souza performed for a private function at the Kea Lani Resort in Wailea. That evening, ten of us attended George Kahumoku's Slack Key Show in Nāpili with the evening's guest performer Nathan Aweau. On Thursday

By | November 22nd, 2014|Miscellaneous|1 Comment

Busy First Week of November for IHM Students

Our IHM students have three gigs this week, all are open-to-thepublic events: Wed, Nov 5, 2014. Students will be playing before a community meeting sponsored by Hui O Nā Wai ‘Ehā, a group that has been fighting to return the flow to the four famous waters (Waihe‘e, Wai‘ehu, Wailuku and Waikapū). We will perform from

By | November 1st, 2014|Announcements, Performances|0 Comments