Community Connection: Rockin’ with Lightnin’ Larry Dupio

  • Larry Dupio rocks the blues at Huggo's on the Rocks. (Laura Ruminski/West Hawaii Today)

West Hawaii Today is proud to unveil our newest digital feature, “Community Connection.” This video series features a variety of community members sharing their talents for all amid Gov. David Ige’s stay-at-home order.

If you have a video you would like to share, whether it be a how-to, performance or presentation, email Laura Ruminski at for more details.


The third installment of West Hawaii Today’s Community Connection series features Larry Dupio, an amazing Blues guitarist first inspired by Jimmy Page at a concert in 1970 at the Honolulu Civic Center.

Dupio, a Na Hoku Hanohano Award winner, has been an independent (INDIE) artist from day one of his music career. He produced five of his seven albums without the help of a record label. His favorite genre, the blues has international appeal. Click here for the full story.

Dupio also recently released a new album, “Love and Lightning.” Click here for the story.

Video courtesy Larry Dupio.

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