Check out these great photos of our sunset performance at Northwest Folklife Festival during Memorial Day weekend. The energy of the Mural Amphitheater crowd is always so massive and positive at the closing reggae party, and it was an honor to once again play right before the one and only Clinton Fearon! Special shout out to Monica Elenes (vocals) and Noah Woycke (keyboards) from Totem Star who learned our set in just a few weeks and delivered so much love and aloha. Have a great summer and we’ll see you at Bumbershoot!

All photos by Mary Elworth

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Upstream Music Fest

Super excited to announce we’ll be performing at Upstream Music Fest, headlining the da808music stage on Friday May 12. Tickets available now!

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The Crocodile

Check out these amazing photos by Absalom Shantz from the Superhero release party at The Crocodile. Nothing but love in the room! Mahalo to the braddahs from Stay Grounded for warming the stage for us! Special thanks to the youth – Zoë, Jawzilla, Munkbizz, Monica, and Waiks – for rocking the opening Totem Star showcase. Big love to sistah Anna Matuszewski and her crew – Rachel Chloé, Claudine De Leon, and Kianna Lewis – for the amazing choreography. And of course, a big chee hu to braddah Prometheus Brown for hosting! If you haven’t seen the Superhero music video yet check it out now!

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Superhero Official Music Video

Here it is! The Superhero official music video! This is an important one, one that has the potential to start conversations that we need to have if we’re ever going to change things for the better. And it all starts up in the mind. Please share far and wide! Love is supreme!

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Skype Valentine’s Day Mojis

These are the new Skype Valentine’s Day Mojis! See the one with the coconut? If you send it to someone you love via Skype instant messaging (just click on the red heart in the picker and choose the coconut from the selection of Mojis) you’ll send an animated love note to the tune of “Love You Better,” which was chosen by Skype as one of the featured songs!

Thanks to Jen Czeisler and Max Levin at Rogue Octopus for setting up this awesome partnership! For more information about the new Mojis, check out the Skype blog!

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Superhero Release Party

Coming soon! Brand new single and music video! Drops on Valentine’s Day 2017. Pre-order on iTunes and Google Play starting January 31.

Kore Ionz performs at The Crocodile on Saturday, February 18! All ages! Get tickets at


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Bunny Wailer

Just got the call to open for Bunny Wailer at Showbox at the Market on Thursday, April 14. So excited to warm up the stage for the legend! Don’t miss this! Get tickets at

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Uncle Sam


As a kid growing up in Hawai`i, I’ll never forget the times my grandfather would take us to Sam Choy’s Breakfast, Lunch and Crab on Nimitz Highway for those special family celebrations. Uncle Sam was proclaimed “Hawaii’s Culinary Ambassador,” is commonly referred to as the “Godfather of Poke,” and is a founding contributor to “Pacific rim cuisine.” It doesn’t get much better than being asked by Uncle Sam to perform at one of his intimate dinner parties and getting to hang with Seahawks star Michael Bennett and his family!

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Soul Power



Photo Credit: Chris Lee

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The Huffington Post: Starship (Official Music Video)

It’s Friday the 13th! Super stoked for The Huffington Post to premiere our new music video for Starship from the Feels Good EP!

You ready to leave it all behind? A better tomorrow awaits! Now that you know, don’t forget to share the secret location with your loved ones!


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