Tropics: Saturday 4–6 pm*
Henry Kapono Ka'aihue is an award winning and Grammy nominated singer/songwriter. He has taken home numerous Na Hoku Hanohano Awards (Hawaii's equivalent of the Grammys) including Male Vocalist of the Year, Song of the Year, Single of the Year, and Album of the Year. Known as "Kapono", the Hawaiian word for righteous, Kapono is a pure Hawaiian born and raised on Oahu.
Tropics: Thursday 5:30 pm–8:30 pm, Friday 8–10:30 pm*
A leader in Hawaii’s contemporary music industry - a vocalist, accomplished keyboard player and composer. She has recorded 12 CDs and received four of the state’s most prestigious music awards - including the Na Hoku Hanohano Award for "Contemporary Album of the Year" and "Best Female Vocalist."
Tapa Bar: Friday 7:45–10:45 pm*, Saturday 8:00-11:00 pm*
Taking the name of the beautiful Windward O'ahu mountain, Olomana blends contemporary and traditional Hawaiian musical styles to create a unique sound that is deeply rooted in the land, people and culture of Hawai'i. For more than 30 years, Olomana has captured the hearts of fans around the world with their particular brand of Aloha and, in the process, has earned 17 Na Hoku Hanohano awards among them.
Tapa Bar: Sunday 7:30–10:30 pm*,
Starr Kalahiki of Acoustik Playground, Tropics: Monday 5:30–8:30 pm*
A unique acoustic quartet made up of bass, guitar, drums and vocals. Their clean sound is easy on the ears and familiar to all, covering both current and classic tunes.
Jon Basebase (bah-seh bah-seh)
Tapa Bar: Monday 7:30–10:30 pm*
Hawai'i based singer, guitarist, songwriter and producer, Jon Basebase has been recognized as a premier wedding and event entertainer since 1987. His hit-single "Suddenly" was one of the first songs in Hawai'i to crossover from local radio playlists to mainstream radio and garnered him a Na Hoku Hanohano nomination for "Most Promising Artist".
Tropics: Saturday 6:30–9:30 pm*
Darren Porlas of Juke Joint: Tropics: Wednesday 5:30-8:30 pm*
Darryll Aquino from Kailua Bay Buddies
Tropics: Tuesday 5:30–8:30 pm*
"Little" Albert and Eddie
Tapa Bar: Tuesday and Thursday 7:30–10:30 pm*
Eddie at age 4 1/2, Albert at 7, brothers Tony 11, Jr 16 and their father started a musical group "The Rocky Fellers" in Hong Kong. The Rocky Fellers opened shows for famous artists like Sammy Davis Jr, Carroll Channing, Bob Hope, and Jerry Lewis just to mention a few. Little Albert was recently inducted to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
Tapa Bar: Wednesday 7:30-10:30 pm*
Mike Piranha of Piranha Brothers, Tropics: Sunday 5:30–8:30 pm*
The Piranha Brothers Band was formed in 1977 by Michael Piranha and Tom Piranha. Their music is a deft blend of classic rock and funk, sparkling originals, and up-to-the-minute rock hits. Winners of the Hawaii Music Awards’ Best Rock Artist award, they are joined by Stephen Inglis, David Watanabe, and Jason Nobriga on guitars, all renowned local talents.