‘American Idol’ taping at Ko Olina showcases all Hawaii has to offer
By Sjarif Goldstein email@example.com
March 31, 2019
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“American Idol” Judges Lionel Richie, Katy Perry and Luke Bryan sit before the crowd at Disney’s Aulani resort in Ko Olina. The three-hour episode filmed in Hawaii airs 7 p.m. today on ABC.
Lanikuhonua kahu Auntie Nettie blessed the set, crew and contestants before the “American Idol” taping at Aulani in January.
“American Idol” contestant Walker Burroughs performed during a taping of the show at the Aulani resort in Ko Olina in January. The Alabama native has a twin sister and an aunt and uncle who live in Hawaii. “When I found out the next round was in Hawaii,” Burroughs said, “that was literally the first moment that I felt that I was in the right place.”