Serenaders Archives by Shows

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The Hawaiian Serenaders sing and play “Kupa Landing” on ‘ukulele and upright bass, August 2011.

MEMORABLE MOMENTS – CLICK ON A PHOTO for the story behind it

HISTORY

  • 1994 – First gig at Smithsonian of Natural History, Washington, D.C.
  • 1996 – Best gig representing the State of Hawai’i in concert at the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Washington, D.C.
  • 2004 – First Maui gig strolling Grand Wailea’s Humu Restaurant (32 thru 2006).
  • 2005 – First 2-week cruise ship entertainment on NCL’s Pride of Aloha.
  • 2007 – First show with hula on Maui that evolved into Wailuku First Fridays.
  • 2008 – First educational show at Kaunoa Senior Center (9 thru 2019).
  • 2009 – First Maui Marathon (22 shows for 8 years thru 2016).
  • 2012 – First Masters Series – as masters of musical diversity & strumming styles – at Iao Theater.
  • 2012 – First display booth at Hawaiian Steel Guitar Festival at Kaanapali Beach Hotel and Sunday Brunch show with standing ovation.
  • 2014 – First Hawaiian Songs & Stories CD released.

PUBLIC LIBRARY SHOWS: (University of Hawaii at Manoa Statewide Cultural Extension Program)

  • Hana – History of Music 2009, Story of the Ukulele & Concert 2017
  • Kahului – Story of the Ukulele & Concert 2017
  • Kapolei on Oahu – 2008 (first show with UH and on Oahu)
  • Kihei – Story of the Ukulele & Concert July 2017, Sept 2018
  • Lahaina – Story of the Ukulele & Concert April 2017, July 2017, June 2018, Sept 2018
  • Makawao – Story of the Ukulele & Concert July 2018, Hawaiian music April 2019
  • Wailuku – Story of the Ukulele & Concert 2017

KAUNOA SENIOR CENTER SHOWS:

  • Classic Songs of the Hawaiian Islands – May 2008, August 2009 at West Maui Center.
  • Fashion Show – May 2009.
  • History of Hawaii Through Music – 2010.
  • Hoolaulea – 2013.
  • Nostalgic Hawaiian Songs – 2013 at West Maui Center.
  • Pop & Jazz Ukulele Concert – 2019 (separate page).
  • Story of the Ukulele and Concert – 2016 during Ukulele Mele Week (7th year of teaching).
  • Timeless Love Songs & Stories of Hawaii Nei – 2008 (first show at Kaunoa).

OTHER PUBLIC & PRIVATE SHOWS:

Aging with Aloha Coalition annual meeting – 2009.
Annual Maui County Senior Fair at War Gymnasium – 2006, 2011.
Annual Maui Ukulele Festival at Maui Arts & Cultural Center – 2010, 2011, 2015.
Annual Maui Ukulele Guild Exhibition at Queen Kaahumanu Center – since 2011.
Annual Upcountry Fair at Oskie Rice Park – 2011, 2012, 2014, 2015.
Bailey House – Museum Day 2012, Celebration of Bailey 2014.
Birthday Party – Arsie Anderson at Cupies Restaurant – 2015.
Board Installation at Cameron Center – 2012.
Celebration of Life – Don Reeser at Piiholo Ranch 2019
Celebration of Life – Richard Hoopii at Maui County Gymnasium – 2018.
Central Pacific Bank 10th Anniversary Celebration – 2015.
County of Maui Mayor Alan Arakwawa’s inauguration ceremony – 2011.
Corporate lessons & show at Grand Wailea – 2017
Corporate reception for Ritz Carlton worldwide staff – 2008.
Cruise entertainment on-board MV Pride of Aloha – 22 January – 4 February 2005.
Fundraiser for Bailey House – 2008.
Fundraiser for Gladys Baisa at Maui Beach Hotel – 2011.
Fundraiser for Hale Makua at Wailea Beach Marriott – 2009, 2010, 2011.
Fundraiser for Hawaii Lt. Gov. Duke Aiona at Dunes of Maui Lani – 2008.
Fundraiser for Hawaii representative Joe Souki at Wailuku Community Center – 2014.
Fundraiser for Ka’ahumanu Church Kokua I Ka Hale Pule at Bailey House 2015.
Fundraiser for Ka’ahumanu Church Kokua I Ka Hale Pule at Wailuku Community Center 2015.
Fundraiser for Keawala’i Congregational Church Silent Auction & Luncheon – 2016.
Fundraiser for Na Hula Kupuna O Kaunoa at Wailuku Community Center – 2018.
Fundraiser for Rotary Club of Kihei Cruise on Four Winds Catamaran – 2009.
Fundraiser for Rotary Club of Maui’s Chefs on the Beach at Makena – 2008, 2009.
Fundraiser for St. Joseph’s Church at Hale Nanea – 2012.
Grand opening for Four Sisters Kitchen in Wailuku – 2011.
High school graduation party at Eddie Tam Community Center – 2012.
Hula shows with dancers (under 18 years old) taught by Keone Manuel at Whalers Village, Lahaina Kaanapali Train, and the Shops at Wailea, total 31 gigs – 15 gigs in 2007, 15 gigs in 2006.
Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C. – 1994.
Kula Hospital – 18 October 2010 with the Band, Mother’s Day 2018, Father’s Day 2018, Mother’s Day 2019, Father’s Day 2019, Grandparent’s Day 2019.
Lumeria – Maui Cancer Wellness Retreat 2017
Lumeria – Douglas Drummond pre-wedding reception – 2016.
Maui Business Brainstormers Event at Maui Dragon Fruit Farm – 2013.
Maui Business Brainstormers 5th Anniversary Party at King Kamehameha Club – 2017 (with keyboardist).
Maui Community College – staff convocation  January 2008 and staff event August 2008.
Maui Long Term Care Partnership event at Maui Tropical Plantation – 2008.
Maui Made Sundays at Queen Ka’ahumanu Center – 3 shows in April 2016.
Maui Marathon – 22 shows in 2009-2016.
Maui Native Hawaiian Chamber of Commerce – general meetings in March 2014 and December 2014.
Maui Steel Guitar Festival – Sunday Brunch at Kaanapali Beach Hotel 2012-2015.
Memorial Service at Maui Community College – 2009.
Memorial Service at St. Anthony’s – 2009.
Nisei Veterans Memorial Center – opening ceremony 2013, docent lunch 2014.
Picnic For PokiJune 2018, Hawaiian Style Christmas 2018, Hawaiian Style Christmas 2019.
Private concert at Wailea condo – 2014.
Private concert at home in Wailea – 2008.
Private event at DT Fleming Beach in Kapalua – 2007.
Private concert poolside at Ritz Carlton in Kapalua – 2008.
Private family ukulele lesson and concert at Kapalua – 2014.
Private family ukulele lesson and concert at Polo Beach Club – 2016.
Puuhala Camp Reunion in Waiehu – 2008.
Queen Kaahumanu Center Queen’s Festival – 2012,  2013, 2015.
Queen Kaahumanu Center Maui Made Sundays – (summary page3 April 2016, 10 April 201624 April 2016,
Queen Kaahumanu Center Women Helping Women event – 2017
Retirement party for John Tomoso at Maui Beach Hotel – 2008.
Retirement party for Haleakala National Park’s Mike Eng at Kula Community Center – 2009.
Ritz Carlton lobby shows in Kapalua – 13 shows in 2008.
Royal Order of Kamehameha Ball at Grand Wailea – 2012.
Show with hula dancers at Grand Wailea – 2008.
Show with hula dancer at Wailea Point – 2008.
Ukulele Explosion at Kalama Intermediate School – 2013, 2014.
Ukulele Mix Plate at the Shops at Wailea – (summary page) 7 Jan 2015, 14 Jan 2015, 28 Jan 2015, 4 Feb 2015, 11 Feb 2015, 25 Feb 2015, 25 March 2015, 8 April 2015.
Volunteer Awards for Haleakala National Park at Kula Community Center – 2009.
Volunteer Recognition luncheon for Hale Makua at Dunes at Maui Lani – 2008.
Volunteer Recognition luncheon for Na Hoaloha – 2012.
Wailuku 1st Friday kickoff under the tree (Stan Ripley) – 2008.
Wedding ceremony at Kihei Beach by Lisa Makaneole – 2015.
Wedding anniversary party – Spencers at Hale Nanea – 2016.
Wedding 50th anniversary party – at Maui Dragon Fruit Farm 2013.
Wedding ceremony and reception – Ho at Kula field & Pukalani pool, 2014.
Wedding reception at The Plantation House in Kapalua – 2008.

OFF MAUI SHOWS:
Arcadia Retirement Residence on Oahu – 2008.
Homer Alaska Ukulele Players Event – Ukulele Mixed Plate Concert Sept 2013.
Homer Alaska Ukulele Players Event – Ukulele Tour of the Hawaiian Islands Concert August 2013.
Celebration of Life for Rod Minami in Arizona, 2016 (video of I’ll Remember You)

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