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Kurosawa debut a somber statement

  • COURTESY ALOHA GOT SOUL

    Nick Kurosawa, who sings and accompanies himself on guitar, displays his observations as a songwriter on “Home.”

  • COURTESY JASRAC

    One of the guest artists at Roy Sakuma’s annual ukulele festival in Kapiolani Park is a youthful Japanese instrumentalist known professionally as Kyas. “Pineapple Street” is his best work to date.

With this EP by second-generation island entertainer Nick Kurosawa, Roger Bong and his label have moved beyond reissues of ’80s out-of-print local pop recordings into the business of recording new local artists. Read more

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