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 HAWAII JAM

Wahiawa Botanical Garden
Sunday, March 15, 2015
11:00 am - 3:00 pm

Our MARCH JAM has been scheduled for Sunday, March 15 from 11:00 AM till 3:00 PM at Wahiawa Botanical Garden in Wahiawa! This rain-or-shine event is always FREE and OPEN to the public!

Directions: Find your way to H2 North, going towards Mililani and Wahiawa. Take exit 8 for Wahiawa, just before the highway ends near Schofield Barracks. At the end of the exit, go right; stay in the right lane. You'll be on Kamehameha Highway. At the third light, take a right onto California Avenue. Go about a mile or so, past Foodland, Longs, Blockbusters; past a Buddhist Hongwanji on your right and a community park on your left. Look for the Botanical Garden on your left.

IMPORTANT! We have been asked to park across the gulch in the Glen Avenue lot. Please drop off your heavier items with a trusted picker at the above location and head on over to Glen Avenue which runs parallel to California on its north side. The quickest way to get there is to head back towards town, turn right (north) on Cane Street, and take the next right onto Kilani Avenue. Kilani becomes Glen Avenue just before the Botanical Garden. The Glen Avenue lot is on the right hand side, just past Crest Avenue on the left, and immediately before Wahiawa Elementary School. Park, walk down the hill and turn left to walk across the bridge into the garden's main lot.

Bus Riders: Catch a #62 bus towards Wahiawa Heights and get off across the street from the Wahiawa Botanical Garden on California Avenue. To find out how to connect to a 62 bus, call our wonderful bus system, TheBus, at 848-5555; they're open every day from 8 AM till 10 PM. Their website is www.thebus.org.

This is a family friendly event! Bring yourself, your instruments, a chair, and all your fans, but please leave your adult beverages at home! Mahalo!

BLUEGRASS IN THE KOOLAU

Ho'omaluhia Botanical Gardens, Kaneohe
April 24 - 27, 2015

It's not too early to put the next Bluegrass Hawaii campout on your calendar! That's right, it's just around the corner, April 24 through 27. We've got lots of things in the works, so please keep checking back here for all the details!

And remember, you must be a member to camp! This helps us pay for the insurance and permitting that is required for us to host this event. Not sure if you're a member? Please email evelyn@bluegrasshawaii.com to find out!

BLUEGRASS SPECIAL

Waialua Bandstand
Waialua, Hawaii
Sunday, March 1st, 4 pm

The North Shore Ramblers and Sam and the Sumo Ninjaz are teaming up again for another great concert on the North Shore of Oahu.

Come out the Bandstand, bring a chair or blanket, and enjoy two great bluegrass bands! Click HERE for more information about the Waialua Bandstand

SALOON PILOTS

Big City Diner
108 Hekili Street, Kailua, 808-263-8880
Friday March 6th and 20th, 8:30 pm - 11:00 pm

Come out to hear the Pilots at their Big City Diner performances. And, as always, there's no cover!

And check out all these other opportunities to see the Pilots:

Hard Rock Cafe
280 Beachwalk, Honolulu, 955-7383
Tuesday, March 24th, 9:00 pm - 11:00 pm


Haleiwa Joe's Kaneohe
46-336 Haiku Road, Kaneohe, 247-6671
Friday March 27th, 8:30 pm - 10:30 pm


JUSTIN MURATA and KELA

The Willows
901 Hausten Street, Honolulu, 952-9200
Friday March 13th, 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 March 13th 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
  • Third Thursday of each month at Bonzer Front, Haleiwa
  • 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.

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