KAILUA VILLAGE – Multiple Na Hoku Hanohano Award winner Ku’uipo Kumukahi will headline a free concert in Historic Kailua Village on Sunday, September 20. The event is part of the monthly Kokua Kailua Village.
courtesy the Kailua Village Business Improvement District
Historic Kailua Village welcomes award-winning Hawaiian music entertainer Ku’uipo Kumukahi to the stage as part of Historic Kailua Village’s monthly Kokua Kailua Village this Sunday, September 20.
Kokua Kailua begins at 1 pm. Kumukahi will perform on the main stage at Emma’s Square on Alii Drive from 5 pm until 6 pm.
Kumukahi’s family’s deep rooted traditions, knowledge and values are ever present in her music. She is self taught and influenced by family songs, other Hawaiian singers and her parents.
Ku’uipo Kumukahi has garnered Na Hoku Hanohano’s most Promising New Artist Award as well as six other awards including Female Vocalist of the Year and Traditional Hawaiian Album of the Year. In addition, the Hawaii Academy of Recording Arts nominated Kumukahi as its Female Vocalist of the Year in 1999 and she was awarded the Traditional Hawaiian Album of the Year by the Hawaii Music Awards in the same year.
Ku’uipo Kumukahi’s mission is to produce, preserve, perpetuate and promote quality in Hawaiian music.
Visit the wide array of restaurants, merchants and vendors in the unparalleled Kokua Kailua when Alii Drive becomes an afternoon pedestrian marketplace. Following a Sunday of shopping and strolling, sit back, relax and enjoy the beautiful music of Ku’uipo Kumukahi, as a gift to the community from Kailua Village Business Improvement District.
Next month’s Kokua Kailua is scheduled for Sunday, October 18.
Kokua Kailua is sponsored by the Kailua Village Business Improvement District. The monthly program is designed to rally support for merchants and restaurants and to remind residents to shop, dine and buy local.
About Kailua Village Business Improvement District
by the Kailua Village Business Improvement District
The mission of the Kailua Village Business Improvement District is to make Historic Kailua Village a model sustainable community that is a better place to invest, work, live and play. KVBID is working cooperatively to improve and maintain the physical appearance and aesthetics of public right of ways, open space and parks, increase cleanliness and security, and attract long term sustainable business and community activity in Historic Kailua Village.