Yesterday I had the opportunity to go down to the Hawaiian Style Grill for their summer kick off ho’olaule’a. Good food, people, and music, it’s hard to find a better day. I had a great time (though it was kind of cold for a “summer” kick off). Throughout the day there were performances by several groups of musicians and halau. The most exciting thing for me was the chance to play two songs with Dominator at the open mic. We played Gently Weeps and Gypsy ‘Ukulele. It was so great to be able to have someone to perform with. I was honored to have Dom come down and play with me. Thank you Dominator, hopefully we can do this again. Here are some pictures and a video of our performance.
The sound booth
The guys (and Carla) from the grill playing a couple songs
Kanaka916 singing “Flying”
Some of the board members from ‘Ukulele Underground. Left to right: dhkane, Dominator, Hippie Guy, FHS-72, Torao, and Kanaka916
The tab king himself! Thank you Dom for coming down to play with me!
Shave ice: like a snow cone, but with finer ice and better flavors.
Jesse belting out some awesome vocals
The Jakalaka band! From left: Kanaka916, Jody, dhkane, and FSH-72