UPDATE: Lineup Set for Weekend’s Hawaiian Music Festival
***Updated at 9:21 a.m. Friday with each day’s entertainer line-up.***
The East Hawaii Cultural Center will present the 24th annual Big Island Hawaiian Music Festival this weekend at the Afook-Chinen Civic Auditorium.
The event runs from noon to 6 p.m. on both Saturday and Sunday.
Featured entertainers on Saturday, in order, are Randy Parker followed by Randy Lorenzo, Bruddah Waltah, Ben Kaili & Friends, Kris Fuchigami and John Cruz.
Sunday’s lineup will be Halau Ke `Olu Makani O Mauna Loa, Japan Tour Group – Hoa Hele, Manny Boy Varize Jr., Ku O Koa and Kainani Kahaunaele. Wrapping up the festival will be Cyril Pahanui, Jeff Au Hoy and Peter Moon playing together followed by Kahulanui.
Admission costs $10 in advance and $15 at the door. Children 12 and under are admitted free.
Tickets are available at East Hawaii Cultural Center, Basically Books, Oshima Surf & Skate and CD Wizard ($1 surcharge there).
For information call EHCC at 961-5711 or visit www.ehcc.org.
Sponsors for the event include the Hawaii Tourism Authority, National Endowment for the Arts, Hawaii State Foundation on Culture and the Arts, Hawaii County, KAPA-FM, Pacific Media Group and Hawaii Tribune-Herald.
Disclaimer: Pacific Media Group is Big Island Now’s parent company.