The last time I went to New York was roughly 2005, it was for a family vacation with my grandparents and older brother. We stayed in Manhattan, saw a show on Broadway, drank some Manhattans in the hotel lobby bar. We spent all of our time together, with the exception of one afternoon when my [...]
In its purest state, Momi's music is more angelic than anything ever heard from these islands, a gorgeous literary and musical experience that elevates the spirit. More people need to hear her music, just like this — sitting in a room with Momi's stories and music, everyone sharing in the perpetuation of positivity. Pure, inspiring, Aloha. This is Momi.
On August 5, 2017, Mike Lundy's band The Deltones will perform live for the first time in decades. Joining him are Phase 7, Aura, Greenwood, and Odyssey.
“Sounds of Hawaii” is a photo series documenting recording studios that once existed in the Kaka’ako, Ward, and Ala Moana areas. The project is part of Smithsonian's ‘Ae Kai: A Culture Lab on Convergence.
Records stores, chance meetings, last minute errands, longtime friends, free beer, and the first train in the morning. A recap of Soul Time in Tokyo 2017.
The hope for every project on the Aloha Got Soul label is to create a lasting document of timeless music that reaches a new crop of listeners in Hawaii and the world. For a place like Hawaii, so isolated from the rest of the world, it is invaluable to create an exchange of knowledge and ideas between these islands and distant destinations.
Even though Waikiki isn't what it was like when Rob Mehl was growing up, it was the perfect backdrop to the beginnings of a new project for Aloha Got Soul, and a new friendship between two people who love music and stories.
March 2017 marks a pair of monumental events in Aloha Got Soul's seven-year history: DJ Muro comes to Hawaii, and Robert ÆOLUS Myers goes to Brooklyn to perform.
I suppose I didn't anticipate working from 9am to 9pm every day on this project. One of the most important things is the power of connecting with people. We created deep relationships between people who were worlds apart, but now here in Hawaii working passionately on this documentary film. I am forever changed because of this.
We're hosting a special event on Saturday, January 14th at the Surfjack hotel: Aloha Got Soul Documentary Film Exclusive preview screening + talk story Q&A + live music by Maryanne Ito Saturday, January 14th, 2017 7pm - 11pm The Surfjack Hotel Free entry So we've been scurrying around Honolulu, coffee-fueled, shooting interviews with all kinds of [...]