Who Was Don Ho and What Was He Famous For?

Don Ho’s album

Don Ho was a popular traditional pop musician, singer, and entertainer in America. He became known due to his famous song “Tiny Bubbles.” In addition to that, he was also popular due to his laid-back, aloha style, which made him an island tourist attraction in Hawaii for about four decades. However, before … Read more

What Popular Bands and Artists Are from Hawaii?

People attending concert

Haiwaii is known for its relaxed, laidback island paradise. The music on the Island reflects the easy lifestyle of the people.  Ukuleles and slack-key guitars accompany the music of Hawaii. Despite its simplicity, the bands and musicians have remained innovative in folk, rock, reggae, electronica, fusion, funky, trance, and other variations, including … Read more

Disney’s “Moana” and the Hawaiian Culture

Moana and Maui

Moana is a Disney movie, widely released in December of 2016. It was directed by Ron Clements and John Musker, with the screenplay from Jared Bush, and follows the journey of Moana, the daughter of a Polynesian village chief, in her attempt to save their island, the fictional island of Motunui, from … Read more