Hawai‘i Music Institute

Bobby Moderow and Kamuela

Kani Nā Pua Ko‘olau with Bobby Moderow Jr.

with special guest hula by Kawaikapuokalani Frank Hewett

Share an evening hosted by WCC Music Instructor Dr. Kamuela Kimokeo. This semester's special guest is Bobby Moderow Jr., founding member of the multi-Nā Hōkū Hanohano Award-winning group Maunalua. Bobby is also a protégé of slack key master and legend Raymond Kane. Be prepared to play along with your instrument in a laid-back, kanikapila style, while also having the opportunity to hear experiences and mana‘o (thoughts) from him on his process for learning, performing, and composing music.

This noncredit workshop will be online via Zoom and includes access to downloadable sheet music and video recordings so you can practice at home with Bobby!

  • Computer, Tablet (iPad, Galaxy, etc.) or Smartphone
  • Access to high speed internet (min. 512k)
  • Device with microphone & speaker
You will receive the Zoom login ID link prior to the meeting.
For assistance please call (808) 235-7433 or email wccocet@hawaii.edu

Instructors: Kamuela Kimokeo with guest Bobby Moderow Jr.
Date: Thursday, May 5, 2022
Time: 5:30–7:30pm HST
Location: Online via Zoom
Cost: $10 (register and pay online)
Dr. Kamuela Kimokeo
Instructor, ‘Ukulele and Slack Key Guitar

Kamuela Kimokeo is director of the Hawai‘i Music Institute and head of the music program at Windward Community College. He started playing music professionally in Waikiki with his father when he was 14 years old, has toured with Jerry Santos, Amy Hanaialii and Raiatea Helm, and is currently a member of the Nā Hōkū Hanohano Award-winning trio Hiʻikua. He holds a PhD from the University of Hawai‘i.

The Hawai'i Music Institute fills a void in Hawaii’s music industry by bridging the gap between performer, student, and music professionals, and is uniquely positioned to preserving and perpetuating the music of Hawai‘i for future generations.

For more information, contact:
Kamuela Kimokeo
(808) 236-9131