Category Archives: music in Hawaii

Talk Story – Twilight at Kalahuipua‘a

Talk Story – you hear the expression a lot on island, especially in non-tourist areas.  It is the conversation of the locals, what we’d call ‘shooting the breeze (or bull)’ back home.  The Smithsonian defines it as “a Hawaiian expression, … Continue reading

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Tribute to Mr. Washburn

I’ve written about Gary Washburn twice.  This is the third and the first on my blog; I’m guessing that it won’t be my last. Gary has been teaching music at Honoka’a High School for 35 years.  He has transformed this … Continue reading

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