Enjoy a relaxing evening of traditional and contemporary sounds with Josh Kahula and Preston Ako at Lahaina Restoration Foundation’s free Hawaiian Music Series concert on Thursday, May 28 from 6 to 7:30 pm on the Baldwin Home Museum lawn, corner of Dickenson and Front Streets in Lahaina.

Josh Kahula, lead singer of one of Maui’s most popular bands, Nuff Sedd, will perform on guitar. This accomplished musician has composed and arranged most of the songs on Nuff Sedd records. The band’s cutting edge sound combines music influences from ska and reggae to funk and R&B, and incorporates classic rock, alternative and pop sounds. As a Hawaiian music soloist, Josh has performed with many popular Hawaiian artists and plays for weddings.

Preston Ako started playing music professionally 20 years ago with Kaleo Phillips. He also performs as part of the Ako Trio with his father, Sam (a Hawaiian music legend) and younger brother, John. Preston is a versatile musician, playing ‘ukulele and guitar. Together, Josh and Preston’s harmonious voices have captured the hearts of many and their seamless presentation of Hawaiian music resonates through each performance.

Limited seating is provided for kūpuna; blankets, mats and low beach chairs are welcome. This ongoing Hawaiian Music Series program is supported by Hawai‘i Tourism Authority and the County of Maui Office of Economic Development. Contact us for updates.