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Group wants Postal Service to honor singer Alfred Apaka

  • PHOTO ILLUSTRATION BY BRYANT FUKUTOMI / BFUKUTOMI@STARADVERTISER.COM

  • COURTESY HILTON HAWAIIAN VILLAGE

    Alfred Apaka performs at the Tapa Room at the Hawaiian Village. He is joined by dancer Pauline Isaacs and musicians Pappy Bowman, left, Jules Ah See, David Kupele, Benny Kalama, Sonny Kamahele and Jimmy Kaopuiki.

  • BRUCE ASATO / 2013

    Jeff Apaka draped a lei on the statue of his father at the Hilton Hawaiian Village Waikiki Beach Resort to celebrate what would have been his father’s 93rd birthday.

An effort to get the U.S. Postal Service to commemorate legendary Hawaiian entertainer Alfred Apaka’s birth centennial with a stamp has the visitor industry’s seal of approval, but it needs more support. Read more

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