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

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

UHMC Music Club To Host Next Monthly Open Mic On Thursday, October 23 For The Community Of Maui

Love to sing, play an instrument, slam poetry, do magic tricks, stand-up comedy, karaoke, act, dance – hula? Come perform (or just watch) at The Music Club of University of Hawaii – Maui College Open Mic on Thursday October 23, 6 – 9 pm at the Student Lounge. UHMC students, staff and faculty invited along

By | October 14th, 2014|Announcements, Performances|0 Comments

Summer Updates and Upcoming Performances

IHM Group 'Maunaleo' performing at the annual Kauaua ‘Ohana reunion in Pukalani in May It's been a busy summer for those of us in the Institute of Hawaiian Music. Many of our students spent the summer rehearsing with their groups and performing at venues around Hawai‘i. We’re grateful to the individuals, groups, organizations,

By | July 30th, 2014|Announcements, Performances|0 Comments

Rev. Dennis Kamakahi: 1953-2014

Dennis Kamakahi The faculty, staff and students of the Institute of Hawaiian Music would like to extend our deepest condolences to the ‘ohana of Rev. Dennis Kamakahi, who passed away today. Dennis was one of the many early supporters of the IHM, met with and mentored the students in our first cohort. Dennis had

By | April 28th, 2014|Announcements, Mentors|0 Comments

What Do Mark Yamanaka, Raiatea Helm, and Bryan Tolentino Have In Common?

All three will be sharing their talents and mana‘o (thoughts) with our Institute of Hawaiian Music students this week! Mark Yamanaka will be visiting up on Friday, January 31. Mark's  talent has been nurtured from a young age by renowned musician, composer and kumu hula, Johnny Lum Ho, whose traditions produced some of Hawai‘i's most cherished

By | January 29th, 2014|Announcements|0 Comments