Author: Heidi Chang

What Happened at the Grammys?

The Grammys finally gave their first award for a Hawaiian Music Album. So why are so many Island musicians unhappy?

Art of the Uke

Lyle Ritz, How About Uke? Verve Records In 1958, When Lyle Ritz released his ground-breaking album, How About Uke?, it didn’t generate much interest on the Mainland. One Los Angeles disc jockey, Bob Crane (who went on to star in…

Media: Hello to Hallyu

Hawai‘i is crazy for Korean dramas, and even played a role in introducing them to Mainland audiences.

In Tune with the Aloha

The legendary Beamer 'ohana offers a chance to immerse yourself in Hawaiian music and culture on Moloka'i.