The events of the past and those that followed had a major influence on the Hawaiian music scene, with 26% of local record charts topping Billboard magazine. Kalapana has been a beloved and prolific band for almost 50 years, but the journey has been a bumpy one, with unexpected deaths affecting their fan base. Professional musicians such as Holomalia (a keyboard player who is also an engineering wizard in the studio) and Sano (recruited in Japan) have been familiar with Kalapana's songbook since the island pop band emerged in the era of Cecilio and Kapono and left its mark on their music. The pop-up window features an installation of original Kalapana memorabilia sent by friends and family for viewing, as well as new special edition Kalapana products for purchase.
Kalapana remains an inspiration and source of positive orientation for contemporary Hawaiian music and musicians today. Kalapana's influence on Hawaiian music is undeniable. The band's unique blend of traditional island sounds with modern pop sensibilities has made them a favorite among fans for decades. Thanks to the internet, their music has been able to reach a wider audience than ever before, allowing them to continue to be celebrated by both old and new generations of Hawaiian music fans. HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - Attention, Kalapana fans! It's time to celebrate the iconic band from the 70s that has captivated both older and newer generations of Hawaiian music fans.
Aloha Got Soul is releasing its third and final installment of reissued Kalapana music on vinyl in the form of a box.This is a great opportunity for fans to own a physical copy of their favorite songs, as well as serve as a reminder that Kalapana's music will continue to be enjoyed by generations to come. The internet has allowed Kalapana's music to reach a much larger audience than ever before.
Streaming services like Spotify and Apple Music make it easier than ever to access their songs, while social media platforms like Facebook and Instagram have allowed fans to connect with each other and share their love for Kalapana. Kalapana's impact on Hawaiian music is undeniable. Their unique blend of traditional island sounds with modern pop sensibilities has made them a favorite among fans for decades. Thanks to the internet, their music has been able to reach a wider audience than ever before, allowing them to continue to be celebrated by both old and new generations of Hawaiian music fans.