Maui Arts & Entertainment

Koa Opens New Year of Free Hawaiian Music Series

January 13, 2017, 2:39 PM HST
Listen to this Article
1 minute
Loading Audio... Article will play after ad...
Playing in :00
A
A
A

Koa is (pictured, L to R): Allen Koa ‘Aiau Koa, Mark Vaught and Richard Bissen

Lahaina Restoration Foundation begins another year with its free Hawaiian Music Series concerts in 2017.

Opening the series for 2017 is the band Koa, performing from 6 to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 26 on the Baldwin Home Museum lawn at the corner of Dickenson and Front Streets in Lahaina.

Allen Koa, ‘Aiau Koa, Mark Vaught and Richard Bissen comprise the group, Koa.

Although the four musicians come from diverse musical backgrounds, they are all passionate about one thing — Hawaiian music.

The common thread that brought these friends together was their passion for the songs of old Hawai‘i and the challenge of achieving that traditional sound revered by their parents.

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

Whether playing smooth melodies or striking harmonies on guitar, bass and ‘ukulele, the members of Koa love to engage in old time Hawaiian music. They perform together around the island.

ARTICLE CONTINUES BELOW AD

Limited seating is provided; blankets, mats and low beach chairs are welcome.

This Hawaiian Music Series program is sponsored by Hawai‘i Tourism Authority and Outlets of Maui with support from KPOA-93.5 FM.

E-Mail Newsletters Receive daily or weekly updates via e-mail. Subscribe Now
News Alerts Breaking news alerts on your mobile device. Get the App

Comments

This comments section is a public community forum for the purpose of free expression. Although Maui Now encourages respectful communication only, some content may be considered offensive. Please view at your own discretion. View Comments