Ikaika Blackburn, Nā Hōkū Hanohano Award-winning entertainer, will perform at our free monthly Hawaiian Music Series concert on Thursday, September 29 from 6 to 7:30 pm in front of the Baldwin Home Museum at the corner of Dickenson and Front Streets in Lahaina.
Maui’s Ikaika Blackburn is an ‘ukulele player and founding member of Nā Hōkū Hanohano award-winning trio Nā Hoa. The group’s beautiful melodies and harmonies evoke the nostalgic golden era of Hawai‘i. In 2015, the trio garnered a Nā Hōkū Hanohano Award for Extended Play Album of the Year for Cha-Lang-A-Lang Christmas. Ikaika released a debut solo album in 2013, Maliu, that showcased his leo ki‘eki‘e (falsetto) vocals in traditional Hawaiian songs. Singing from the heart and soul, Ikaika is a sought-after entertainer and has been performing regularly at Andaz Maui in Wailea.
Listen to Ikaika performing “Mauna Kahalawai” from his Maliu CD:
Limited seating is provided; blankets, mats and low beach chairs are welcome. This ongoing Hawaiian Music Series program is sponsored by Hawai‘i Tourism Authority, the County of Maui Office of Economic Development and The Outlets of Maui with support from KPOA-FM.