JOHN BERGER / JBERGER@STARADVERTISER.COM
Lopaka Colon, left, and Makana relaxed backstage Thursday moments before they played at the first Ke Kani O Ke Kai concert of 2015 at the Waikiki Aquarium. Makana emphasized Hawaiian, slack-key and Portuguese songs in his 66-minute set. Colon and bassist Lono Kaumeheiwa were on stage with him for most of it. Visual highlights included Makana playing guitar with his leg, and his solo rendition of “Maui Chimes” played with his guitar laid flat across his lap.
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