HAPA, HAWAIIʼS PREMIER MUSICAL DUO, RETURNS TO LOS ANGELES
"Hawaii's hottest group!" - Billboard Magazine
WHEN: November 10, 2012, 6pm
WHERE: Redondo Beach Performing Arts Center
! 1935 Manhattan Beach Blvd, Redondo Beach CA 90278 TICKETS & INFO: http://www.KalaKoa.com 800-595-4849 ARTIST WEBSITE: http://www.hapa.com/
(REDONDO BEACH, CA) HAPAʼs self entitled debut CD released in 1993, swept the 1994 Na Hoku Hanohano Awards (Hawaiiʼs equivalent of the Grammyʼs), becoming the biggest selling CD by a group or duo in the history of recorded Hawaiian music. The groupʼs ground breaking music has established them as the most recognized name in Hawaiian music internationally, with sold- out shows from Tokyo to New York.
Read an article that appeared in the Easy Reader here: http://www.easyreadernews.com/37007/hapa-barry-flanagan/
This concert performance reprises their first major Los Angeles showcase in 2011, complete with all-new string arrangements of their biggest hits and award-winning hula performances.
Praise for HAPA:
"The most successful group from Hawaii in recent history." - The New York Times
"Beautiful, fragile, spiritual, powerful." - Los Angeles Times
"It is not an overstatement that HAPA actually encompasses the past, present and future of Polynesian music." - George Powell, San Francisco Examiner
"Hawaii's musical rainbow warriors...they captivate your heart and soothe your soul." - Kenny Loggins
The beautiful 1,457 seat Redondo Beach Performing Arts Center is one of the top performing arts venues in Southern California, located along the choice coastal edge of Los Angeles County, one of the most desirable areas in the USA, just twenty miles from downtown Los Angeles and seven miles south of LAX.