Welcome to Bluegrass Hawai`i!!

If you're looking for bluegrass and traditional music in the Hawaiian Islands, you've come to the right place. Our little community of music lovers from all over Hawai`i and the rest of the world is growing bigger every day. We're now offering paid memberships for only $10/year! Use your PayPal account or mail a check. Become a member today and support bluegrass and traditional music in the Aloha State! Or add yourself to our mailing list - it's FREE. CLICK HERE.

Any changes, corrections, or additions to this site? Please email evelyn@bluegrasshawaii.com and I'll add, modify, or delete right away. Mahalo!

NEWS

BLUEGRASS HAWAI'I BOARD NOMINATIONS

Aloha all, it's that time again to invite all of you to nominate someone, or yourself, to join the Bluegrass Hawai'i Board! We have one vacancy this time around, as Virginia Hayes will be stepping down. Thanks, Virginia, for all your hard work!

Here's your chance to make a difference with Bluegrass Hawaii. Please send your nominations with a short bio, and picture if you can, to evelyn@bluegrasshawaii.com, by Sunday, May 31st. All nominees will then be posted on the website, and voting will be via email or in person at the next Bluegrass Hawaii jam and annual membership meeting on June 21st.

Help us make this organization a great one!

BLUEGRASS HAWAII MONTHLY JAM & ANNUAL MEETING

Manoa Valley District Park, 2721 Kaaipu Ave, Honolulu, HI 96822
Sunday June 21, 2015, 1 - 5 pm

For our June Monthly Jam & Annual Meeting, please come and join us at Manoa Valley District Park in Honolulu. The park is conveniently located in Manoa Valley and is a gorgeous spot, surrounded by high mountain ridges and gifted with huge rainbows that span the entire sky nearly every afternoon. High mountains surround you and emerald green grass stretches out before you. Many trees provide shady spots and we will have our pop up tents for more shade. The bathrooms are well kept, and there is parking, but it does seem to be a bit busy on weekends, so come early.

Our Annual Meeting & Jam will include voting for our Board of Directors vacancy, so come early.

DATE: SUNDAY, June 21, 2015

TIME/LOCATION: Manoa Valley District Park, 2721 Kaaipu Ave, Honolulu, HI 96822

BRING: Traditional instruments, chairs or blanket, cooler, snacks, drinks and a POTLUCK TO share ... and your tapping feet and dancing shoes too!

DIRECTIONS: Exit the H1 Freeway at University Ave. Head north toward the mountains. Stay on University Avenue as it goes uphill and then downhill. Then turn right on E. Manoa Rd. Go through Manoa town and then turn left on Lowrey Ave. Turn right on Kaaipu Ave and park in the large parking lot.

SALOON PILOTS

Anna O'Brien's
2440 S. Beretania Street, Honolulu, 808-946-5190
Friday, May 29th, 9:00pm-1:00am
(with special guests, The Aldo Rays)
$6 Cover/21+


JUSTIN MURATA and KELA

The Willows
901 Hausten Street, Honolulu, 952-9200
Friday May 29th, 6:30 - 8:30 pm

Our favorite guitar (finger) picker Justin Murata will be playing Hawaiian music with his band Kela at The Willows on Friday May 29th from 6:30 to 8:30. If you plan on being in the area or just want to get out for some excellent food and drink in a relaxing, open-air environment, you will not want to miss it. The Willows is located in lovely Moili`ili.

ALL ISLANDS

DON'T MISS THESE OTHER COOL EVENTS!

Don't miss these OTHER cool recurring events, with focus on traditional music, here and there all over the Hawaiian Islands! Some happen monthly or even quarterly. Others have gatherings several times per month! All are listed on our RECURRING EVENTS page.
  • First Tuesday of each month at Big City Diner Jam in Kailua (O`ahu)
  • Second Tuesday of each month at Ruby Tuesday's, near the Navy Exchange
  • Second Saturday of each month at Rainbow Park, Makawao
  • Fourth Sunday of each month, Bluegrass Hawaii Half-Fast Bluegrass Philharmonic Society,
    Please contact Larry Hind at divefish343@comcast.net for information.
  • Contradancers Of Hawaii (O`ahu)
  • Traditional Music Jam (TradJam)--O`ahu
  • First Saturday Pickin' & Potluck (Big Island)
  • Maui Singalong Circle, contant Phil and Cris Peacock at philandcrisp@gmail.com
  • Contradancing on Maui

PURCHASE OR RENEW
YOUR MEMBERSHIP TODAY!

Your membership helps us support bluegrass through campouts, workshops, jam sessions, and promotion of Hawaii venues to visiting bands. And at just $10.00, it's a bargain!

TO JOIN OR RENEW YOUR MEMBERSHIP, please use the PayPal button below to use your credit or debit card, OR mail a check or money order for $10.00 to Bluegrass Hawaii, P.O. Box 861688, Wahiawa, HI 96786.

BLUEGRASS HAWAII MEMBERSHIP (Just $10!):
UNIQUE VISITORS SINCE 2/1/2005,
WHEN WE FIRST STARTED KEEPING TRACK: