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Island Mele: Bill Noble & Dwight Tokumoto plays the classics; a new single from Storm

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Saxophones were prominent in hapa haole music through the end of the Big Band Era, and the electrification of the steel guitar in the early 1930s gave the instrument the volume it needed to join the sax and all the other instruments in the dance bands that played in the major hotels of Waikiki. Read more

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