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Tuesday Student Takeover: Naoto Haruki

Naoto Haruki is a student at `Iolani School and `Ukuklele Hale. Malasada Day on Classical Pacific was made even sweeter with Naotoʻs music! Naoto Haruki studies with Gina Sunada at `Ukulele Hale.

This classical music conversation aired on February 21, 2023. Classical Pacific airs on weekdays from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. on HPR-2. Sharene's Tuesday Student Takeovers air weekly on Tuesdays at 4 p.m.

Sharene Keliʻipunilei Lum Taba grew up in Pearl City listening to a variety of music – mostly in the car and the choice of the driver (Grandma, Mom, Dad, sister or brother). It ranged from Hawaiian to Japanese Enka to Top 40 to HPR. Sharene played the violin in school, and is now a professional freelance harpist and mother. She and husband jazz bassist Dean Taba love to play and listen to music, and are raising their children to celebrate the love of learning and of all kinds of music.
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