Brunch & Local Music


Local Spotlight: Tavana

December 14

Tavana’s blend of singer/songwriter, acoustic-blues-rock-roots music has been captivating audiences throughout the Hawaiian island chain and east to the mainland. Tavana has sent many of Hawaii's visitors home with a fresh experience far beyond expectation. Tavana's innovative sound has gained him radio play of original music like Vanster Hop, Warrior Song,Still They Want More, Wino, Desert Rain and My Carnival quickly gaining momentum among the local scene.

Streelight Cadence

Local Spotlight: Streetlight Cadence

December 19

Streetlight Cadence is a four-piece alternative folk pop band that started on the streets of historic Waikiki. What began as a means to pay for groceries has now turned into a full-time career for this group of friends. The band has spent the last six years honing their craft as songwriters and entertainers. Although they come from a strict classical background of musical performance, the men of Streetlight Cadence are anything but your typical quartet.


Local Spotlight: MānoaDNA

December 20

If DNA conjures up visions of sterile science labs for you, then MānoaDNA is about to change your world. Weaving a patchwork of styles and genres into one solid sound, this multi-generational group quickly became a fixture in the music scene. They have taken the science out of DNA and replaced it with harmonies that will touch your soul.

The group is partnering with Toys for Tots for this event, and asks all attendees to bring a new, unwrapped gift to donate!

Tom Curren

Local Spotlight: Tom Curren & Hironobu Saito with Friends

December 21

Tom Curren is acknowledged as one of surfing’s true geniuses and a soulful original. Curren has played a variety of instruments since fifteen. His drumming, bass, guitar, singing and composition take a form that reflects his unique personality. Famously reclusive, his musical gift was only recognized—although highly regarded—among a small enclave of musical celebrities.

A Charlie Brown Christmas

Local Spotlight: A Charlie Brown Christmas

December 22

Native New-Yorker and trumpeter Mike Lewis presents A Charlie Brown Christmas, featuring some of Hawaii's best jazz musicians. The show will highlight selections from the soundrack to A Charlie Brown Christmas, as written by lengendary composer and pianist Vince Guaraldi.