REO Speedwagon has a history in the islands dating back over thirty years. In an area where melodic, softer sounds heavy on vocals are exceptionally popular, it’s no wonder they still have a strong fan-base in Hawaii. Longtime lead vocalist Kevin Cronin spoke to HPR’s Dave Lawrence, and recalled island memories going back to the late 70's ahead of three island dates.
REO Speedwagon performs Friday 11/25 at the Blaisdell Concert Hall, Saturday 11/26 at the Hilton Waikoloa Village, and Sunday 11/27 at the MACC in Kahului. Find out more about the band at speedwagon.com, their website.
Our North Shore and Kaua'i signals are off-the-air; HECO will be restoring power to the site on Friday, then our engineer will have to return to complete the repairs on Saturday. All other transmitters are operating normally.
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