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Movie star and jazz pianist Jeff Goldblum brings character to the keyboard

Movie star and jazz pianist Jeff Goldblum brings character to the keyboard

Do it: Filmmakers uncover overlooked tunes

Filmmakers Filipe Zapelini, left, and Roger Bong will preview clips of an upcoming documentary film on “forgotten” island music — R&B, funk, electronic and new age recorded here in the 1970s and 1980s – and current artists at a talk-story event in Kakaako. Read More

Island Mele: Kahele’s “Kakuhihewa” is magnificent new music

In 2014 — citing what he saw as a lack of new songs for hula performance — Kuana Torres Kahele made an unprecedented commitment. He would record six albums of newly written songs about the seven inhabited major islands. Read More

Kick off your night in Waikiki with Rocky Teppanyaki’s half-price drinks

When I was a kid, a trip to Benihana promised ultimate entertainment. We got to watch a guy chop, flip and toss our food, and we got to eat steak. It was performance art, before we knew what that was, plus dinner. Read More

To Do: Kalani Pe‘a, Jeff Goldblum, Ali Wong and more

A list of upcoming events in Honolulu over the weeks and months ahead, courtesy Play. Read More


Gabby Pahinui Waimanalo Kanikapila 2019

The Gabby Pahinui Waimanalo Kanikapila paid tribute to legendary slack-key guitarist and singer Gabby Pahinui, as well as his son Cyril Pahinui, a musician himself and founder of the festival. The kanikapila also paid tribute to broadcaster Jacqueline “Honolulu Skylark” Rossetti, who died in March. Read More

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