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September 21 John Cruz
John Cruz grew up in Hawai'i in Palolo Valley on the island of O'ahu. John comes from a musical family, including his Grandma who was one of his main influencers, and his brother, Ernie who was once a part of the famous band, the Ka'au Crater Boys. Throughout his career, John has won several Nā Hōkū Hanohano awards including Contemporary Album of the Year and Most Promising Artist. In 2005, John won a Grammy award for his original song "Jo Bo's Night."
Pre-show entertainment by Buck Mueller. Buck was raised in the midwest and has been immersed in Hawaiian music for decades. He has played the 'ukulele for 20 years, and the guitar for almost 50. He also played for Sweet Aloha and Paradise, two bands located in the Eugene area. He is a Certified Music Practitioner and plays for hospital patients, hospice patients and senior residences. Proceeds from this month's ticket sales will benefit CASA of Lane County. Food will be available for purchase from Whirled Pies, our host venue. Hawaiian food from Everyday Kine Grindz from Hawaii (EDKH) will NOT be available at this month's event.
October 19 Live, Love, Laugh...then Hula!
Halau fundraiser featuring multiple performances with a touch of comedy!
This event will be featuring hula performances by Halau Hula o Na Pua o Hawai'i Nei and a performance by Andy Bumatai. Andy Bumatai is a Hawaii-based comedian and actor. He has won several Na Hoku Hanohano awards including Most Promising Artist and Best Comedy Performance.
Halau Hula o Na Pua o Hawai'i Nei was established in 2008 in Eugene, Oregon by Kumu Hula Pekelo Day. Today, the halau is under the direction of the Kumu Hula Aikiko Colton. Their goal is to build a strong foundation of traditional knowledge in all dancers through the spirit of Aloha. This event is a fundraiser and a portion of this month's ticket sales will benefit the halau.
Pre-show entertainment by Paul Prince.
November 16 TBA
December 21 TBA