Kuaola to Perform at Free Concert in Lahaina

March 18, 2017, 10:45 AM HST · Updated March 17, 12:17 PM
Nikki Schenfeld · 0 Comments

The youth trio Kuaola will perform at the Lahaina Restoration Foundation’s free monthly Hawaiian Music Series concert on Thursday, March 30 from 6 to 7:30 pm.

The concert will take place in front of the Baldwin Home Museum at the corner of Dickenson and Front Streets in Lahaina.

The trio Kuaola will perform at a free live concert on Thursday, March 30, in Lahaina. Photo Courtesy

The trio have become rising stars in the local music scene. Formed in 2016, Kuaola band members are: Kalani Librando-Souza, ‘ukulele player and falsetto vocalist, who graduated from King Kekaulike High School in 2013 and the UH Maui College Institute of Hawaiian Music in 2015; Nalu Robinson, bass player from Wailuku, who graduated from H.P. Baldwin High School in 2014, and Shem (Kema) Kahawaii, slack key guitarist, who graduated from King Kekaulike High School in 2014 and is enrolled in UH Maui College’s Institute of Hawaiian Music.

Kuaola performs regularly at Queen Ka‘ahumanu Center and the Grand Wailea Resort, entertains at community festivals under the Banyan Tree in Lahaina and in Hāna, as well as performing at various fundraisers and local parties. The trio has opened concerts for Ikaika Blackburn, Raiatea Helm and George Kahumoku.

Limited seating will be provided on the lawn; blankets, mats and low beach chairs are allowed.

For more information, call the Lahaina Restoration Foundation office at 808-661-3262 or click here.

Nikki Schenfeld
Nikki joined the Maui Now team in 2016 as a writer/reporter. Originally from Chicago, she has had internships with CBS2 Chicago and Comcast SportsNet Chicago where she had the opportunity to interview some of Chicago's best athletes. She graduated from Columbia College Chicago in 2010 with a Bachelor's degree in Broadcast Journalism. She moved to Maui in 2013.


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