Dane Fujiwara to Perform in Lahaina on June 25June 17, 2015, 8:15 AM HST · Updated June 17, 8:24 AM 0 Comments
By Maui Now Staff
Dane Fujiwara, a falsetto singer with an outstanding vocal range, will perform at Lahaina Restoration Foundation’s free monthly Hawaiian Music Series concert on Thursday, June 25, from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on the Baldwin Home Museum lawn.
Fujiwara was born and raised on Maui and graduated from Kamehameha Schools Kapālama on O‘ahu.
His natural talent and love for Hawaiian music was strengthened by studying under some of Hawai‘i’s finest artists, including Hoku Zuttermeister and Kuana Torres Kahele.
After graduating, he continued to develop his skills, sharing the stage with Hawaiian musicians Nāpua Greig, Kamaka Fernandez, Ikaika Blackburn and Kamakoa Lindsey Asing.
In 2009, Fujiwara won the Kindy Sproat Falsetto and Storytelling Contest on Hawai‘i Island. He also competed in Maui’s Festivals of Aloha Richard Ho‘opi‘i Leo Ki‘eki‘e Falsetto Contest.
When not performing, Fujiwara teaches math at Kamehameha Schools Maui Middle School.
Limited seating is provided for kūpuna; blankets, mats and low beach chairs are welcome.
This ongoing Hawaiian Music Series program is supported by Hawai‘i Tourism Authority and the County of Maui Office of Economic Development.
Baldwin Home Museum is located on the corner of Dickenson and Front Streets in Lahaina.
For more information, call the Lahaina Restoration Foundation office at (808) 661-3262 or go online.