Moana’s voice, Auliʻi Cravalho takes the next step

Auli‘i Cravalho’s life changed forever at age 14 when she was cast as the voice of Disney’s “Moana.” The Hawaii native loved singing and acting, but they were just hobbies to her. So were horseback riding, swimming and microbiology, for that matter. A career in Hollywood seemed implausible at best.

Annual Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar Festival goes virtual

The COVID-19 pandemic has forced the cancellation of many annual events island residents enjoy, but Milton Lau is keeping his promise to the people of Hawaii that the slack key festivals he produces will happen as scheduled. This weekend he presents the 38th annual Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar Festival “Waikiki Style” as a four-hour virtual concert.