Musician Bobby Moderow and UH West Oʻahu Instructor Kamuela Kimokeo at Hoʻokani Kulanui.

Bring an instrument, learn a mele and kanikapila with premier Hawaiian music artists at University of Hawaiʻi—West Oʻahu Hoʻokani Kulanui events this spring. Hoʻokani Kulanui—a free event—is 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.

Hoʻokani Kulanui events

Bobby Moderow
February 16, 2–4 p.m., UH West Oʻahu Room C225

Kuʻuipo Kumukahi
March 16, 2–4 p.m., UH West Oʻahu Room C225

April 20, 2–4 p.m., UH West Oʻahu 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, contact Jon Magnussen, UH West Oʻahu assistant professor of music.

More spring performances

University Chorus, directed by Karol Nowicki

  • E Hīmeni Kākou Collegiate Choral Festival
    March 18, 7 p.m., Central Union Church
  • Kapolei Choral Festival
    April 7, 7 p.m., Kapolei High School

The University Band

  • Spring Concert
    April 19, 7:30 p.m., UH West Oʻahu Multipurpose Room (room C208)
  • Community Concert
    April 29, 1:30 p.m., Pearlridge Center

UH West Oʻahu Songwriting Hōʻike

  • New original songs by UH West Oʻahu students directed by Jon Magnussen
    April 29, 5 p.m., UH West Oʻahu’s Multipurpose Room (room C208)
  • The Lullaby Project featuring the Leeward Community College Hawaiian Ensemble
    April 29, 7:30 p.m., UH West Oʻahu’s Multipurpose Room (room C208)

Hanauna Mele Concert

  • Hawaiian Ensemble and Beginning ʻUkulele and Slack Key Guitar classes of Kamuela Kimokeo in collaboration with students from Windward Community College
    May 1, 7 p.m., Windward Community College’s Palikū Theater