UH West Oʻahu Presents Impressive Fall Music Line Up
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Hoʻokani Kulanui featuring Kelly Boy and Lilo DeLima, Jerry Santos and Weldon Kekauoha

The University of Hawaiʻi–West Oʻahu presents semester full of music with Hoʻokani Kulanui, Chamber Music Hawaiʻi, University Band, University Chorus and Hawaiian Ensemble.

Hoʻokani Kulanui

Bring an instrument, learn a mele and kanikapila with premier Hawaiian music artists at UH West Oʻahu Hoʻokani Kulanui events this fall. Hoʻokani Kulanui is a free event and hosted by Nā Hokū Hanohano Award Winner and UH West Oʻahu Hawaiian Ensemble Instructor Kamuela Kimokeo. Students, faculty, staff and the general public are invited to bring an instrument and join in during these epic jam sessions with Hawaiʻi’s most talented musicians.

  • HHoʻokani Kulanui featuring Kelly Boy and Lilo DeLima
    Thursday, September 15, 2–4 p.m.
    UH West Oʻahu Multipurpose Room (C208)
  • Hoʻokani Kulanui featuring Jerry Santos
    Thursday, October 20, 2–4 p.m.
    UH West Oʻahu Multipurpose Room (C208)
  • Hoʻokani Kulanui featuring Weldon Kekauoha
    Thursday, November 17, 2–4 p.m.
    UH West Oʻahu Multipurpose Room (C225)

Hoʻokani Kulanui is sponsored by the UH West Oʻahu PIKO Project which is funded by a U.S. Department of Education Title III grant, and the UH West Oʻahu humanities division and music program. For more information about Hoʻokani Kulanui, email UH West Oʻahu Assistant Professor of Music Jon Magnussen.

Chamber Music Hawaiʻi

The UH West Oʻahu Library is hosting a series of concerts presented by Chamber Music Hawaiʻi. Students with current ID get in free; UH West Oʻahu faculty and staff pay a discounted rate of $20 per ticket, for up to two tickets. Go to the Chamber Music Hawaiʻi website for ticket information.

  • Chamber Music Hawaiʻi’s Galliard String Quartet
    Tuesday, October 11, 7 p.m.
    Music including Schubert’s Quartetsatz, Beethoven’s Harp Quartet and Shostakovich’s Quartet No. 3.
  • Chamber Music Hawaiʻi’s Spring Wind Quintet
    Tuesday, November 22, 7 p.m.
    Enjoy an Italian-inspired program including Respighi’s Wind Quintet, Strappa’s Music for the Great Circus of the World and Puccini’s Crisantemi.
  • Chamber Music Hawaiʻi’s Honolulu Brass Quintet
    Tuesday, December 6, 7 p.m.
    There is nothing like the sound of a brass ensemble at Christmas time. With a popular program of seasonal music, the Honolulu Brass Quintet brings Christmas cheer to West Oʻahu.

UH West Oʻahu University Band, University Chorus and Hawaiian Ensemble

The UH West Oʻahu University Band, University Chorus and Hawaiian Ensemble are also performing at the UH West Oʻahu Winter Concert on Sunday, November 27, 4 p.m. at the Pearl City Cultural Center at 2100 Hookiekie St. Admission is free.

Hear new original work by students from Magnussen’s MUS 208 course at the UH West Oʻahu Songwriting Hōʻike on Saturday, December 3, at 7 p.m. in UH West Oʻahu, Room C225. Admission is free.