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Guerrero to sing ‘Songs Of My Heart’

By Staff | Aug 19, 2010

Uluwehi Guerrero will perform in concert with Halau Hula Kauluokala and special guests on Sept. 4 in the Castle Theater.

KAHULUI — Kaulupono Music proudly presents Maui’s own kumu hula and multiple Na Hoku Hanohano Award winner Uluwehi Guerrero and Halau Hula Kauluokala in “Na Mele O Ku‘u Pu‘uwai (Songs Of My Heart).”

The concert will take place on Saturday, Sept. 4, at 7:30 p.m. in the Castle Theater at the Maui Arts & Cultural Center. 

This upcoming concert is a reflection of love and devotion Guerrero shares with his hula students.

Enjoy an evening of song, chant and dance, as Guerrero reveals the stories behind the songs he has shared throughout his 30 years, celebrating the love and devotion for family, friends and places close to his heart.

Featuring his award-winning Halau Hula Kauluokala, over 100 dancers will grace the stage with beauty and pageantry.

Guerrero’s wide vocal range and angelic voice will be accompanied by his complete Hawaiian band and the Kaulupono Chamber Ensemble. There will also be special appearances by Na Leo Lani O Maui, Maui’s Community Choir led by Gale Wisehart.

The concert will include selections from Guerrero’s newest CD, “Uluwehi Sings Na Mele Hula Aloha,” which garnered the Na Hoku Hanohano Awards for “Hawaiian Album of the Year” and “Liner Notes,” as well as the Hawaii Music Award for “Best Traditional Hawaiian Album of the Year.”

Tickets are on sale for $25, $30 and $40 plus applicable fees. Call the MACC Box Office at 242-SHOW (7469) or visit www.MauiArts.org.