Free Kalani Peʻa Show in Kailua VillageDecember 3, 2017, 11:15 AM HST (Updated November 29, 2017, 7:34 AM)
Grammy Award-Winning Singer-Songwriter Kalani Peʻa will perform a free show as part of the Kokua Kailua Village Stroll on Sunday, Dec. 10, 2017. The show will be across from the Huliheʻe Palace from 5 to 6 p.m.
Peʻa’s first CD came out on Monday, Aug. 1, 2016, which hit No. 1 on iTunes on the World Music Charts and No. 11 on the Billboard Music World Charts. Most recently, Peʻa released Kanakaloka a new Christmas single that’s available on digital media platforms.
Peʻa’s debut album, E Walea, just received a coveted and honorable Grammy Award in the “Best Regional Roots Music Album Category” during the 59th annual Grammy Awards in Los Angeles.
Pe‘a composed and co-composed seven haku mele (Hawaiian music compositions) and performed five of his favorite covers on the award-winning debut album.
Peʻa is the first Native Hawaiian singer/songwriter to win a Grammy in the “Best Regional Roots Music Album Category” since the “Best Hawaiian Music Album Category” dissolved in 2011.