Honokaʻa Jazz Band delivers foot-stompin’ classics

Mention Gary Washburn’s name to any former student who has taken his music class at Honoka‘a High, and they’ll sing his praises all night long. Under his leadership, the school has received numerous honors including a Grammy Signature Schools Award. Last Saturday, he presented the Honoka‘a Jazz Band (HJB) in a 60-minute livestream concert at the Kahilu Theatre, and it was one of their finest moments.

Ydine makes energetic Kahilu Theatre concert debut

Singer-songwriter Ydine and her band AnOtherEvolution made its Kahilu Theatre debut April 16 on the venue’s new livestream platform. The evening was filled with socially conscious themed songs sung by one of the island’s most powerful performers and thought-provoking writers.

Burning Man mulling mandatory COVID-19 vaccines for August

RENO, Nev. — Burning Man festival organizers have said that they are considering requiring attendees to prove they have been vaccinated for COVID-19 if the organizers move forward with plans to hold this year’s counter-culture festival in the Nevada desert.

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Kahilu Exhibits presents ‘Thresholds, Journeys with Fibers and Fronds’

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Ka’u artist featured at Wailoa Center

New show teaches about autism acceptance

NEW YORK — A new child is introduced this month on the animated TV show “Xavier Riddle and the Secret Museum” who is a little different. He’s sensitive to loud noises and he likes doing things his way, in his time.

Spring in our Step: The Galliard String Quartet takes to Kahilu stage

Classical music is full of dance tunes: gavottes, minuets, gigues, pavanes; because music was written for the entertainment of wealthy aristocrats, and their parties often included dancing. The Galliard was a French Renaissance dance in which the man shows off his prowess with leaps and flourishes, like birds who strut their stuff to win their fair lady.