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SF BAY AREA
HAWAIIAN BANDS & MUSIC

'A'a I Ka Moe'uhane
Donna Gamache, Anne Gilbert, Lori Volberg
Contact: Donna Gamache
Pleasanton, CA
(925) 846-0515

Carey Camacho
Pinole, CA (510) 741-5524
Recordings: Project CKC Backdoor Ki ho'oku'u
Carey is a Hawaiian musician (of Hawaiian and Portuguese ancestry) born and raised in the San Francisco Bay Area. Carey's father, Ken Camacho, is from Hilo on the island of Hawai'i and his mother, Gail "Napua" (Naki) Camacho, is from Moloka'i. Carey currently resides in San Pablo. Carey Camacho (vocals, standard & ki ho'alu 6/12 string guitars, and banjo) is accompanied by three musicians (see CD for more information) on the CD: Rick "Fas Fingah" Ho'omea (ukulele and mandolin), Junior Boy 'Olalau (steel guitar), and Jon Jon "Jus Play da Bass" Hape (bass guitar).

'Eono Kane
BAND MEMBERS:
Hiram Bell Email: HIKABE@aol.com
Vernon Chang
Hobart Higuchi
Ronnie Kahoali'i Email: KanakaAlii@aol.com
Frank Largusa Email: flargusa@dnai.com
Richard Ponce
Contact: Vernon Chang
San Jose, CA
(408) 972-0107
Ha'aheo Na Wahine
Aloha 'Oe Bayne, Billie Billamor, Linda Danek
Contact: Linda Danek
Santa Clara, CA
(408) 247-0500
Recordings: Just Us

The Ha'aheo Na Wahine musicians are from Hawaii and now live in the San Francisco Bay Area. Linda Danek is from Eleele (Kauai), graduated from Waimea High School, and lives in San Jose; Billie Billamor was from Palolo Valley (Oahu) and graduated from Kaimuki High School; and Aloha 'Oe Bayne is from Waimanalo (Oahu), graduated from Kailua High School, and lives in Hayward. Linda Danek is also the kumu hula of Hula Halau 'O Pi'ilani (located in Santa Clara).

Rick Hanapi
Rick Hanapi  
Kentfield, CA
(415) 461-4398

More Information can be found at:

Ho'oulu
Debbie Aynaga, Fran Aynaga, Fred Aynaga, Roger Elliott, Marcus McCabe, Dave Piring, Al Torres, Karen Torres
Contact: Debbie "Haumea" Aynaga  
Stockton, CA
(209) 463-9164

Musicians for Na Pua O Ka Honua / Hiva Nui Dancers

Island Blend
Vini Joy, Sam Ka'anapu, Lono Mahi
Contact: Vini Joy
Sunnyvale, CA
(408) 739-3764
Recordings: In Harmony

For  more information, please visit their website:
Island Riddim Band
Nancy Choi
Kevin Yee (Main Contact)
San Bruno, CA
(650) 875-0787

Recordings: The New Voyage
For more information, please visit their website:

You can hear soundclips and purchase their cd directly fro their website.
Ka Ehu Kai Hawaiian Band
Faith Thompson Ako, Ray Bambao Jr., Ray Bambao Sr., Steven Espaniola, Tennyson Lum, Aldon Sanders
Contacts:
Tennyson Lum - San Lorenzo, Ca
            (510) 481-2683
Ray Bambao Sr. - San Francisco, Ca
          (415) 467-5373
Aldon Sanders - San Jose, Ca
         (408) 224-2286

Recordings: Hawaiian Lavah, Where the Tides Lead, Cool Breeze of Aloha

For more information, please visit their website:
Kalohe Patrol
Mat Brumley, Les Goes, Raul Guerra, Michael Phillips, Rudy Yamanoha

Contact: Rudy Yamanoha
Rohnert Park, CA
(707) 795-2501

Kane 'O 'Akua
Kawika Brickwood, Keoni Fernandez, Kaipo Hanakeawe, Delbert Kaleikini

Contact: Kaipo Hanakeawe
Marina, CA
(831) 582-9718

The Kapalakiko Hawaiian Band
Bobby Black, Nate Defiesta, Vern Fernandez, Vince Fernandez, Saichi Kawahara, Richard Sanico, Lola Tortolero

Contact: Saichi Kawahara
San Francisco, CA
(415) 468-7125

Kona Gold SF
Byron Bader
39120 Argonaut Way PMB # 282
Fremont, CA 94538-1308
(510) 745-7253
Recordings: First Break, Hawaiian Side of Me

For more information, please visit their website:
Patrick Landeza
Patrick Landeza
Oakland, CA
(510) 452-4266

Recordings: Pu'unaue

For more information, please visit his website:
Mana
Kawika Ching, David Loo, Steve Sotto, Arnold Tarleton, Haley Wong, Bobby Santos, Russell Valles

Contact: Kawika Ching
San Francisco, CA
(415) 337-1828

More information can be found at their website:
Matai
Fatilua Fatilua, Eddie Felise, Jack Malepeai, Tom Scanlan

Contact: Eddie Felise
Redwood City, CA
(650) 367-1488

Mo'opuna
Keoki Dacoscos, Jose Dangtayan Jr., Kris Kanoho
Contacts:
Kris Kanoho - Redwood Shores, Ca
            (650) 631-8226

Jose Dangtayan Jr. - Santa Clara, Ca
           (408) 246-3655
Recordings: Mo'opuna

Demo CDs can be purchased directly from Mo'opuna. Send e-mail to Kris Kanoho or Jose Dangtayan or call (650) 952-3315 to place your order or obtain more information. CDs can also be purchased at Sun Jose Hawaii in San Jose.


Lyn 'Unihipili Moreno
Lyn Moreno
Berkeley, CA
(510) 843-3665

Na Kea Hawaiians
Hollis Baker, John Cambra, Keoke Krammer, George Sepulvida
Contact: Hollis Baker
Hayward, CA
(510) 793-1165
Na Leo O Kaleponi
Ellison Garlasa
Pacifica, CA
(650) 355-6451

Na Leo Pumehana
Derrick DeMotta
Contact: Derrick DeMotta
San Jose, CA
(408) 227-7660

For more information, please visit their website:
http://demotta.sjweb.net/

Na Makani
Earl Bernaldes, Ben Iosefa, Larry Neula, Kaleo Pali
Contact: Larry Neula
Ripon, CA
(209) 599-2899
'Olena Blend Hawaiian Band
Robert Ancangco, Manley Bush, Ramon Daguio Sr., Gene Rezentes

Contact: Manley Bush
Marina, CA
(831) 384-8757
One Groove
Frank Catian, Bric Galuteria, Chris Lavatai,
DeRoy Lavatai, Brent Nishikawa
Contact: Frank Catian
San Jose, CA
(408) 253-7085

For more information, please visit their website:
Piko Hawaiian Band
Ka'ala Carmack, Barry Levy
Contact: Ka'ala Carmack
San Francisco, CA
(415) 861-4030

ShoreBreak
Keoki Dacoscos, Augie Kim, Ed Mahiko, Ed Salvador,

Contact: Ed Mahiko
Morgan Hill, CA
(408) 778-3912

For more information, please visit their website:
Wailua
Michael De Martini, Stan Meidinger, Don Mix, Peter J. Pereira, Dave Ray

Contact: Peter J. Pereira
Soquel, CA
(831) 475-1840

Recordings: Na Mele Hapa Haole, Wailua
"Na Mele Hapa Haole" can be purchased at The Hawai'i Store in San Francisco, Sun Jose Hawaii in San Jose, Ferrari Florist in Capitola, and Blockbuster Records in downtown Santa Cruz. The album is also distributed in Hawaii by Olinda Road.

For more information, contact Peter Pereira at (408) 475-1840.


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