ALOHA! I'm an experienced professional local singer who also plays the ukulele! I have taught, played & sang in New York, Paris, Tokyo, China & New Zealand w/various tours such as Mana Maoli & artists such as John & Guy Cruz, Damon Parrillo, Chris Kawika Brown & the Forefathers! Locally, I have performed @ Gordon Biersch, Hawai'i Theater, Neal Blaisdell, Duke's & Punahou Carnival, to name a few! I like 2 play an eclectic "hapa" mix of cover music from the 70s, 80s, 90s, including some Hawaiian, top 40 & reggae w/a local flair. I also perform weddings as part of a duo, trio or 5-6 pc reggae band, based upon my client's needs & budget. Harmonies R my speciality & I love 2 sing backup! MAHALO!
Price Range: Contact for rates
Gig Length: 15 - 180 minutes
Languages: English, Other
Additional Booking Notes
PA system is an additional charge, unless professional sound is already included
My sets vary by time, travel & cost:
My "Bridal Set" includes me simply singing the Bride up/down the aisle. I can sing on the beach acoustically, in a rustic barn, meadow, waterfall environment, boat, hotel, vacation rental, estate or venue w/full professional sound. Acoustic performances are limited to small parties.
Most hire me for my "Regular Session" that consists of 2-45 minute sets 15-30 minute break in between, or as specified. I'm flexible with times, /- 30-60 mins, depending on my schedule that day. Additional hours are available upon request for an additional fee.
Announcements from authorized guests/bridal party/wedding planners are allowed to be made at ANY time. Be sure to take advantage of the break time, so as to get the most music for ur payment.
Some questions you can be prepared to answer are:
How many guests are expected? (So we have adequate sound for all to hear)
What kind of gig is this? (i.e. wedding, bday, graduation, etc)
What is the parties theme or colors?
Is the location in/outdoors? Enclosed/covered/shaded? Is there protection from the elements? Elevated stage?
Power source available? (So we bring the proper cables, etc)
Do the performers have guaranteed parking (to unload &/or grab equipment, as needed)?
Do U need professional sound for the gig, or entire event? (I have excellent contacts w/great rates)
Is there any other scheduled entertainment? (This affects set-up & timeliness)
Event planner contact name, textable cell # & email? (To confirm any/all chgs)
Influences & Inspiration
Gwen Stefani, Shania Twain, Pat Benatar, Cyndi Lauper, Nelly Furtado, Dido
Fleetwood Mac, Journey, U2, Dispatch, Steel Pulse
Olomana, Pure Heart, Kapena
Lover's Rock, Island Contemporary, Reggae
PA or Professional Sound