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8 May Entertainment Picks in Hawaii

May is Hawaiian Music Month, but don’t forget about Spam popsicles, psychics and a dramatic tale of a Hawaiian outlaw.


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Kani Pu Kolu

Photo: Pahinui Productions

Cyril Pahinui’s latest album, whose title means “three sounds together,” showcases Pahinui’s Hawaiian slack key guitar along with Jeff Au Hoy’s Hawaiian steel guitar and Peter Wook Moon’s ukulele. (Peter Wook Moon is the son of Peter Moon of Sunday Mānoa and Peter Moon Band fame.) Pahinui, son of slack key master Gabby Pahinui, will be honored with a Na Hoku Hanohano Lifetime Achievement Award this month for his contribution to Hawaiian music. He’s continuing to share music across generations.

$15, Cyril Pahinui Pahinui Productions, 2014, cyrilpahinui.com.


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