Joshua Kahula to Headline February's Hawaiian Music Series

Published February 11, 2024

The Hawaiian Music Series continues to be a hallmark of cultural entertainment in Maui, and 2024's February edition promises to be no different as it showcases the talents of local favorite Joshua Kahula. This free community event is slated for Feb. 29 at the historic setting of Hale Hoʻikeʻike at the Bailey House, located in the charming town of Wailuku. It kicks off at 6 p.m., offering a perfect evening under the stars filled with melodious tunes.

A Celebrated Local Talent

Joshua Kahula, renowned for leading the band Nuff Sedd, has played a significant role in shaping Hawaii's music scene. This accomplished musician has been instrumental in blending a variety of musical styles including ska, reggae, funk, R&B, rock, alternative, and pop to create the band’s signature sound. His expertise in composing and arranging has been vital to Nuff Sedd’s popularity and critical acclaim.

Acclaimed Musical Achievements

Fans of Nuff Sedd may recall that the band’s first album was met with considerable success, earning multiple nominations at the esteemed Nā Hōkū Hanohano Awards in 2005 and winning several honors at the Hawai‘i Music Awards, including the celebrated 'Group of the Year' accolade. Their hit 'Cherry Bomb' dazzled listeners and critics alike, capturing the 'Song of the Year' title.

Experience the Music Under the Stars

This upcoming concert is part of a 16-year-old tradition of monthly outdoor musical events facilitated by the Lahaina Restoration Foundation with assistance from the Maui County Office of Economic Development. The Maui Historical Society is providing the unique venue for this month's showcase. Attendees are encouraged to bring blankets, mats, and low-back beach chairs to enjoy an evening of live music comfortably. Those planning to drive can take advantage of the free parking available at the venue. Details about the event can be accessed online for those interested.

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