HPR Events

Unless otherwise noted, all performances are on Saturday and begin at 7:30 p.m. All listings are subject to change. Tickets $30 general, $25 HPR members, $15 students with ID. Reservations at 955-8821 during business hours or online at the individual links below. *Premium ticket pricing applies to these concerts.

November 22: Allison Adams Tucker, "April in Paris" – Jazz Vocals

Allison Adams TuckerAn international artist, Allison has entertained audiences in Japan, Europe, Mexico and the US, including performances on local and national television, radio and in festivals and jazz clubs. She has shared festival billing and musical collaborations with jazz greats such as Kenny Burrell, Poncho Sanchez, Ivan Lins, Pete Escoveda, Sheila E., Tommy Campbell, and Gene Jackson. 

Tickets available online or by calling (808) 955-8821 during business hours.

 

 


 

November 29: Kaiholu – Hawaiian Music

KaiholuWinners of the 2009 prestigious Ka Hīmeni ʻAna competition, Kaiholu makes their Atherton debut. Their characteristic vibrant sound, rich harmonies, and creative arrangements will make for a memorable evening of sweet music.  

Tickets available online or by calling 955-8821 during business hours.

 

 


 

December 6: Rachel Gonzales and Les Peetz, "Standards and Other Delights" – Jazz

Rachel GonzalesRachel, a talented vocalist and contemporary singer and one of Hawai‘i’s great jazz voices, joins forces with veteran pianist Peetz for an evening of jazz and much more. They will capably accompanied by esteemed sidemen Dean Taba on bass and Scott Schaefer on drums.

Tickets available online or by calling 955-8821 during business hours.

 


  

December 12 (Friday): Orsi and Bálint Sapszon – Hungarian Folk and Classical

Orsi SapszonOrsi and Bálint were born into a musical family in Budapest. An accomplished pianist and arranger, Bálint is accompanied by his sister Orsi, a vocalist who has been a member of Gringo Sztár, among the most popular Hungarian pop groups, since 2011. They have performed in venues around the world and their repertoire is based mostly on Hungarian folk music and arrangements of Hungarian folk songs. They also include pieces by Kodaly and Bartok as well as other remarkable Hungarian composers. 

Tickets available online or by calling (808) 955-8821 during business hours.


 

December 13: Hoʻomana Na Mele – Contemporary Hawaiian

Hoʻomana Na Mele consists of Duncan Osorio, Keilana Mokulehua, Ian O’Sullivan and the group Keauhou (Kahanuola Solatorio and brothers, Nicholas and Zachary Lum ). These young Hawaiians will come together under the direction of producer Bailey Matsuda  for a night of music ranging from Traditional Hawaiian to Pop.

Tickets available online or by calling (808) 955-8821 during business hours.


 

December 20: Lito Arkangel - Contemporary Hawaiian

Lito ArkangelBorn and raised in the small plantation town of Keaʻau (Olaʻa) on the Big Island of Hawaiʻi, Lito has been involved in music most of his life and has been entertaining in Hawaiʻi professionally since 1999. He recently released his debut CD Me Ke Aloha which is making some big waves in Hawaiʻi, as well as in Japan and Las Vegas.

Listen to his interview with Derrick Malama of HPR-2's Kanikapila Sunday here.

Tickets available online or by calling (808) 955-8821 during business hours.


 

January 10: Sean Robbins – Slack Key

Sean RobbinsAn upcoming Hawaiian musician and vocalist, Sean is a graduate of Pāhoa High School. He has been featured on National Public Radio's From the Top and was a big hit at the 2012 Puna Music Festival. Studying under Cyril Pahinui, Sean is currently recording his debut album.

Tickets available online or by calling (808) 955-8821 during business hours.


 

January 17: Lenore Raphael – Jazz piano

Lenore RaphaelCritics, jazz hosts and jazz lovers all agree that she is one of the most swingin’ mainstream pianists today. Influenced by Oscar Peterson, Bud Powell and Bill Evans, she has taken these influences and created her own recognizable sound. Jazz critic John Gilbert has called her “simply one of the best pianists in the jazz mainstream today.” (AllAboutJazz.com)

Tickets available online or by calling (808) 955-8821 during business hours.

 


 

January 24: Shoji Ledward – Jazz Guitar

Shoji LedwardGuitarist Shoji Ledward brings his idiosyncratic, singular style to the Atherton for a night of musical surprises. He plucks with his right hand while the fingers on his left hand press and pull the strings, creating a complex, three-part, rhythmic counterpoint—melody line, accompaniment, and bass.

Tickets available online or by calling (808) 955-8821 during business hours.

 


 

February 7: Kenneth Makuakāne – Hawaiian

Kenneth MakuakaneA prolific songwriter, Kenneth's compositions have been recorded by local artists like the Brothers Cazimero, Na Leo, Kapena, the Pandanus Club, Amy Hanaiali‘i Gilliom, Loyal Garner, and Gary Haleamau. The winner of 12 Nā Hōkū Hanohano awards, he has over one hundred albums to his producing credits, working with artists such as Na Leo, Hapa, Amy Hānaiali‘i Gilliom, Raiatea Helm, Obrian Eselu and Jeff Rasmussen.

Tickets available online or by calling (808) 955-8821 during business hours.

 


 

February 21: Duane Padilla – Jazz

Duane PadillaA member of both the Hot Club of Hulaville and the Hawai‘i Symphony, Duane brings a classical touch with more than a bit of swing. Add special guests Benny Chong on jazz ‘ukulele and Byron Yasui on bass and this evening promises a dynamic and lyrical experience.

Tickets available online or by calling (808) 955-8821 during business hours.


 

February 28 : Doug Fitch – Acoustic Guitar

Doug FitchFrom lush, languid, lilting tropical sounds, to fast, furious, frenetic guitar picking, Grammy-nominated singer/songwriter Doug Fitch performs on traditional slack key guitar and ʻukulele, and sings original and Hawaiian music with skill and passion.

Tickets available online or by calling (808) 955-8821 during business hours.

 

 


 

March 7: Partners in Time – Balkan

Partners in TimePartners in Time is a Honolulu-based band that plays ethnic music from the Balkans and the Near East – primarily Bulgarian, Macedonian, Greek, Armenian and Turkish – and also some Middle Eastern music. In addition to traditional ethnic music, the group also mixes in some jazz styling and original jazz-ethnic fusion components into its music. They will be joined by New York-based master musician Souren Baronian.

Tickets available online or by calling (808) 955-8821 during business hours.