Why hire Makani E?
If you have ever visited Hawaii, lived in Hawaii, or passed through Hawaii, you know that the music is very unique! We take you back to Hawaii with our music. We play traditional, contemporary, and classical Hawaiian & Polynesian music. Our music includes many cover songs by well known artists throughout Hawaii. We add a bit of flair in our music style, and interact with the audience using impromptu humor and stories about our years in Hawaii. We will provide a custom show just for your event! We can provide hula dancers only upon request.
Rozz Lowry is from Waimanalo, Oahu, however she spent most of her young adult life in Maui. She lived in Hawaii for over 39 years before moving to the mainland. Jim Lowry spent over 18 years in Lahaina, Maui as a musician-dive master-boat captain. He is an accomplished guitarist and brings a special style to the sounds. He loves all facets of Hawaiian music from old to new. Together, this duo travels the world sharing the "spirit of aloha" with Hawaiians, Polynesians, and "Islanders at Heart".
"Rozz" Lowry: 'ukulele & guitar
Jim Lowry: guitar
Influences include all the great Hawaii performers (past & present) that showed the varied styles of Hawaiian music. Don Ho, Cazimero Brothers, Elvis, Kahauanu Lake Trio, Genoa Keawe, Kealii Reichel, Willie K, Braddah Iz, Ekolu, Hilo Hattie, and so many more!
What to Expect
Typical Gig Duration: 60 - 240 minutes
We especially LOVE to interact with our audiences. We'll share our experiences of life in Hawaii. We'll encourage hula dancers to share. We'll customize our music to match your event.
We custom-design a set list to your event.
2006: 72 gigs
2007: 96 gigs
2008: 121 gigs
2009: 179 gigs
2010: 182 gigs
2011: 183 gigs
Available for Your
Anniversary Party, Awards Night, Bachelor Party, Bachelorette Party, Band Member Wanted, Bar/Bat Mitzvah Party, Bar/Lounge, Birthday Party, Casino, Casting Call, Church Service, Club/Nightclub, Concert Venue