Local Culture

Don’t Miss This: Eddie Kamae Songbook Launch Party in Waikīkī

The six-hour songfest on May 1 at the Royal Hawaiian Center celebrates a free music resource: performance clips of 34 legendary Hawaiian songs, plus their sheet music, lyrics and translations, song histories and more. The new online/interactive songbook honors many of Sons of Hawai‘i founder and filmmaker Eddie Kamae’s favorites.

Honolulu City Signs

From the dazzling marquee of historic Hawai‘i Theatre and the naughty neon of Club Hubba Hubba, to bustling Leonard’s Bakery and now-closed Like Like Drive Inn, iconic signs serve as beacons of our community. But they can disappear in a blink.