Kahala Mall Announces Concert Series in June and July

Celebrate Summer at Center Stage with these free performances, open to the public

WHAT:             Kahala Mall announces its first-ever free summer concert series at Center Stage. Relax and beat the summer heat with some well-known Hawaii favorites.

WHEN:            Events from June 18 – July 30

WHERE:          Kahala Mall, 4211 Waialae Ave.

PROFESSIONAL ACTS

Saturday, June 18 at Center Court

1 – 1:30 p.m. Pure Barre

Pure Barre will offer a demonstration and Q&A about its classes at Center Stage. Classes offer an extremely effective total body workout for both men and women that lifts your seat, tones your thighs, abs and arms, and burns fat in record-breaking time. To celebrate the upcoming opening at Kahala Mall, Pure Barre Kahala Mall is offering two special pre-opening packages at a deeply reduced rate for new members.

2 – 3 p.m.

Randy Allen and Maryknoll School

Randy Allen’s passion for music started in high school where he learned to play guitar, ukulele, and sing. His repertoire consists of more than 500 songs from many genres and he’s constantly learning more.  Requests are welcome!  You can find Randy playing around Waikiki 6 nights a week.

Sunday, June 19 at Center Court

12 – 1 p.m. Mike Tulba

Mike has been playing music for a decade as a solo acoustic artist. Singing began as a hobby and then turned into a career. His music career started with a few bands and then he decided to take the leap and go solo. Influences include Jason Mraz, Javier Colon, John Mayer, Prince, and Eric Clapton. His musical genre is pop, rock, R&B. Mike plays solo guitar/vocals and also performs with band members Davin Oyama and Jason Midro

2 – 3 p.m. IZIK

Saturday, June 25 at Center Court

12 – 1 p.m. Kapena

Kapena, considered to be one of Hawaii’s premier island bands has more than 20 Island Music CD’s to their credit. Kapena continues to be an institution that embraces what islanders fell in love with when fans first heard the unique sound of their “electrifying” Kapena music. In the early 2000’s, Kelly Boy introduced Hawaii to the next generation of Kapena, his three children—Kapena, Kalena and Lilo. With the next generation came a new, fresh Kapena sound. Kelly Boy’s three children have gained success of their own, writing new original music and being nominated and winning multiple Na Hoku Hanohano awards.

2 – 3 p.m. Kamakakehau Fernandez

Born in Little Rock, Arkansas, this 6 week old African American infant was adopted by Robyn Naeʻole and brought to the shores of Maui, Hawaiʻi. It is here that his new family and home shaped “Kamaka” into one of Hawaiʻi’s newest and most refreshing talents.He has performed on numerous prestigious stages within the State of Hawaiʻi, including the Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua’s Celebration of the Arts, the Castle Theater at the Maui Arts and Cultural Center, Oahu’s Keiki Hula Festival, the Tahiti Fete, and the Grand Hyatt Kauaʻi, as well as stages in the continental United States and Japan.

Sunday, June 26 at Center Court

12 – 1 p.m. Chris Salvador

Chris Salvador is a singer-songwriter from Honolulu who performs ‘ukulele, guitar and vocals.

With performances in both the Korea and Thailand ‘Ukulele Festivals and additional performances in Japan.

Chris currently performs full-time in Hawai’i, combining originals and creative reinterpretations of contemporary popular music. His music is an eclectic mix of R&B, alternative rock, hip-hop, and pop.2 – 3 p.m. Jeremy Cheng

Saturday, July 2 at Center Court

12 – 1 p.m. Kupaoa

Kupaoa: Husband-wife duo Kellen and Lihau Paik having been singing together for about a decade. They took home the 2009 Na Hoku Hano Hano Award for Most Promising Artist, the 2010 Best Liner Notes award, the 2014 Island Music Album of the Year award, and the Best Hawaiian Language Performance in 2014.

2 – 3 p.m. Hoku Zuttermeister

Born and raised in Kaneohe, Hoku found his passion for music at a young age. Hoku continues that his music is “more about the heart and feel of the song more so that the notes and chords”. Hoku’s album “Aina Kupuna”, won six 2008 Na Hoku Hanohano Awards including Hawaiian Album of the Year, Hawaiian Language Performance, Most Promising New Artist and Liner Notes.  Hoku Zuttermeister just released album called “Ku’u Pua Sakura”

Sunday, July 3 at Center Court

12 – 1 p.m. TBD

2 – 3 p.m. TBD

Saturday, July 16 at Center Court

12 – 1 p.m. Ben and Malia

Ben Vegas produced Maila Gibson’s highly anticipated album “More” in 2003.  “More” won 2 Hawaii Music Awards for Pop Album of the Year and Female Vocalist of the Year along with 5 Na Hoku Hanohano Award nominations.

2 – 3 p.m. Yoza

Yoza is a singer- songwriter and musician who fuses acoustic soul, r&b and pop.

Sunday, July 17 at Center Court

12 – 1 p.m. Jeremy Cheng

2 – 3 p.m. Randy Allen

Randy Allen’s passion for music started in high school where he learned to play guitar, ukulele, and sing. His repertoire consists of more than 500 songs from many genres and he’s constantly learning more.  Requests are welcome!  You can find Randy playing around Waikiki 6 nights a week.

Saturday, July 23 at Center Court

12 – 1 p.m. TBD

2 – 3 p.m. TBD

Sunday, July 24 at Center Court

12 – 1 p.m. TBD

2 – 3 p.m. TBD

Saturday, July 30 at Center Court

12 – 1 p.m. Randy Allen

Randy Allen’s passion for music started in high school where he learned to play guitar, ukulele, and sing. His repertoire consists of more than 500 songs from many genres and he’s constantly learning more.  Requests are welcome!  You can find Randy playing around Waikiki 6 nights a week.

2 – 3 p.m. Jason Laeha

Jason Laeha got his musical start strumming a ukulele at age 10. The moment he picked up the guitar-like instrument, something “just clicked.” Songs can range from classic rock to modern pop, and he even throws in a little Motown.

About Kahala Mall

With more than 100 retail stores and restaurants including Macy’s, The Apple Store, Whole Foods Market and Kahala Theatres, Kahala Mall provides a casual, family-friendly entertainment experience. Shop at both local and national retailers, discover unique treasures at our one-of-a-kind specialty merchants, see the latest films and indie movies, or simply stop and enjoy our wide variety of community events for all ages.  Kahala Mall is located at 4211 Waialae Avenue in East O’ahu near Diamond Head, just minutes from Waikiki.  Mall hours are Monday thru Saturday, 10 a.m. to 9 p.m., and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.  For more information visit KahalaMallCenter.com, and follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.                                                                      

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