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Hapa, Hawaiian music in Santa Cruz 8/2
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Joined: Oct 02, 2002
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From: The Coast of Kauai
Posted: 2003-08-01 12:46 pm   Permalink

WHERE: Santa Cruz Vet’s Hall, 846 Front St., Santa Cruz.

WHEN: Two shows: 5 and 8 p.m., Saturday.

TICKETS: $20 advance; $24 at the door. (children 12 and under are $12/$15).


Named for a term meaning "half-blood," the Hawaiian duo Hapa originally consisted of a native Hawaiian and an Irish-American guy from New Jersey. Keli‘i Kaneali‘i and Barry Flanagan produced a sound of such crystalline beauty and lushness you could almost feel the leeward winds of Maui when you heard it.

Kaneali’i has moved on to other endeavors and Flanagan, a guitarist of prodigious talents, now teams with vocalist Nathan Aweau with help from Hawaiian chanter and storyteller Charles Ka’upu and hula dancer Moea Defries. A second show has been added to what has been a hugely popular act in Santa Cruz. Bring your aloha spirit and let the music take you to a Hawaii of the mind.

My Ohana will be at the 5:00 show. I hear it is going to be quite a show with lots of hula! Sorry for the short notice this one kinda slipped in under the radar.


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