FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 8, 2013
Lihue, Kaua‘i, Hawai‘i – Kaua‘i Beach Resort is proud to be home to E Kanikapila Kakou – the premier Hawaiian music program series of the Garden Island Arts Council.
This year, the annual EKK tradition celebrates 30 years of bringing the best Hawaiian musicians together on Kaua‘i starting January 21. All events take place at Kaua‘i Beach Resort and the calendar (to date) includes:
Monday, Jan 21 – Keale, LT Smooth, Donald Kaulia (Let the Celebration Begin!)
Friday, Jan 25 – Kealii Reichel (concert)
Show time 7:00 pm, Jasmine Ballroom
Ticket Outlets: Kaua‘i Beach Resort, 245-1955, Kaua‘i Music & Sound, 823-8000, Hawaiian Music Kiosk-Princeville, 826-0245, Hawaiian Music Kiosk-Coconut, 823-0302, Island Soap & Candleworks, 742-1945, Scotty’s Music, 332-0090, Garden Island Arts Council (will call only), 245-2733; email@example.com.
With the exception of Reichel’s concert, all other EKK events take place on Mondays.
January 28 Aunty Bev Muraoka and Her Gang
February 4 Bobby Moderow Jr. – leader of Maunalua
February 11 “Meleuhane” – Lindsay Keikilani Lindsey Jr & Son Lindsay Lindsey III
February 18 “Hui O Kalamaola” – Doric Yaris , Maka Herrod, Nathan Kalama, Puna Dawson
February 25 “Hiikua” – Kamuela Kimokeo, Kalehua Krug, Blake Leoki-Haili
March 4 Jerry Santos & Friends
March 11 Abrigo Family Trio
March 18 Leokane Pryor & CJ Helekahi with Kaliko Beamer Trapp
March 25 Ukulele Trio
Check the E Kanikapila Kakou page for the latest schedule, pictures and great reviews of previous performances.
Kaua‘i Beach Resort is a great hotel when visiting Kaua‘i for E Kanikapila Kakou. The hotel offers complimentary airport shuttle service and also has a Dollar Rent A Car rental station on property.
A special concert package is available for the Kealii Reichel show at $125 per night, minimum 2 nights for Run of House accommodations, includes 2 tickets for the concert. Valid dates are January 24-28, 2013. See your preferred travel agent or call Kaua‘i Beach Resort Reservations direct at 808-246-5518 or toll free at 1-888-805-3843. For more information, visit www.kauaibeachresorthawaii.com.
Kaua‘i Beach Resort recognizes the use of diacritical marks (i.e., glottal stop (‘), macron (ā) and will include them when possible.
High-rez DIGITAL IMAGES of the resort are available upon request.
About the Garden Island Arts Council
The Garden Island Arts Council is a private, non-profit 501 (c) 3 organization that is supported by its membership, private business, individuals, and funding support from the State Foundation on Culture and the Arts, the County of Kaua‘i and Hawai‘i Community Foundation – Gwenfread Elaine Allen Fund and Annie Sinclair Knudsen Fund. Also the Cooke Foundation, Ltd. for Van Go through Hawai‘i Community Foundation, the Atherton Family Foundation for strategic planning through Hawai‘i Community Foundation, the Hawai‘i Tourism Authority for EKK through the Kaua‘i County Office of Economic Development, and the Hawai‘i Community Foundation for Happy Crutches through a Mo’ Bettah Together grant.
About Kaua‘i Beach Resort
Kaua‘i Beach Resort is a 350-room deluxe five-story oceanfront resort, situated on 25 lushly landscaped acres which includes a 3-mile stretch of beach on the eastern ‘Coconut Coast.’
Surrounded by exotic lagoons, cascading waterfalls and four swimming pools, Kaua‘i Beach Resort offers an on-site spa, variety of dining venues and complete meeting and banquet facilities. The resort also offers a central and convenient location that is close to the Lihue airport, shopping, championship golf and all of Kauai’s great activities and adventures.
Kaua‘i Beach Resort is managed by Aqua Hotels & Resorts, a Hawai‘i-owned and operated lodging hospitality company founded in 2001 with locations on Oahu, Kaua‘i, Maui, Molokai, Lanai and Hawai‘i Island.
For more information about Aqua Hotels & Resorts visit old.aquaresorts.com.
For more information about Kaua‘i Beach Resort, call 808-245-1955 or visit www.kauaibeachresorthawaii.com.
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