Veteran Musicians to Perform at Free Concert in Lahaina
Popular island musicians Wilson Kanaka‘ole, Brian Haia and Haime Meyer will perform at Lahaina Restoration Foundation’s free monthly Hawaiian Music Series concert on Thursday, March 29 from 6 to 7:30 p.m.
The concert will take place in front of the Baldwin Home Museum at the corner of Dickenson and Front Streets in Lahaina.
Wilson Kanaka‘ole is a veteran musician and recording artist who has been performing on the music scene in Hawai‘i for 30 years. Raised in Lahaina, he comes from a musical family, including his father, Eric Kanaka‘ole and uncle, the late ‘ukulele legend, Nelson Waikiki. Wilson recorded a self-titled solo album that was released in 1998, featuring the hit song “Sabor a Mi,” which was also included in the 2003 compilation record, “Legends of the ‘Ukulele – Hawaiian Masters.” He has appeared on records by the Barefoot Natives and other island musicians, and attended University of Hawai‘i Maui College’s Institute of Hawaiian Music.
Brian Haia is a popular Maui guitarist who performs regularly in the Cane & Canoe restaurant at Montage Kapalua Bay. He is also a member of the local band, An Den. Wilson and Brian are accompanied by bass player, Haime Meyer.
Limited seating will be provided on the lawn; blankets, mats and low beach chairs are allowed.