Maunalua makes Kahilu Theatre debut

  • Maunalua is comprised of Bobby Moderow, Jr., Kahi Kaonohi and Richard Gideon. The trio has won numerous awards over the years, most recently the 2016 Na Hoku Hanohano Group of the Year. (COURTESY PHOTO/KAHILU THEATRE)
    Maunalua is comprised of Bobby Moderow, Jr., Kahi Kaonohi and Richard Gideon. The trio has won numerous awards over the years, most recently the 2016 Na Hoku Hanohano Group of the Year. (COURTESY PHOTO/KAHILU THEATRE)

WAIMEA – On Dec. 23, the award-winning Hawaiian music trio known for its tight harmonies, strong vocals and slack key guitar licks, will perform at Kahilu Theatre.

A longtime favorite with audiences all over the aloha state and the continental United States, Maunalua’s performances range from fun high-energy songs to sweet and soulful ballads interspersed with banter between the three group members and the audience.

Formed in 1993, Maunalua is comprised of Bobby Moderow, Jr. on slack key guitar, and lead and background vocals; Kahi Kaonohi on electric bass, and lead and background vocals; and Richard Gideon on guitar, ukulele, and lead and background vocals. The trio has won numerous awards over the years, with the most recent being the award for 2016 NA Hoku Hanohano Group of the Year.

Doors will open at 6 p.m. next Friday night for the performance at 7 p.m. Tickets are $20-68 per person, available online at www.kahilutheatre.org, by calling 885-6868, or at the Kahilu Theatre box office Monday–Friday from 9 a.m.-1 p.m.

This performance is made possible by generous sponsorship from Peter Souza, Kalei Kamalani and Matthew Kamalani, Working Class Hawaii and Hapuna Beach Prince Hotel.

The Kahilu 2016/17 Hawaiian Series is sponsored by Hawaiian Airlines and KAPA Radio.

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