Category Archives: Culture

Folklife

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 … Continue reading

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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 www.showboxpresents.com.

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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 … Continue reading

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Shakas Up! Bumbershoot Recap!

Nothing but sweet love in the sun at Bumbershoot. We assembled our largest band to date (including two dance crews) for an all-out music and dance extravaganza on the Fisher Green stage that had the best audience ever screaming “ALOHA” … Continue reading

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WG206 Bumbershoot Interview

Check out this interview with WG206 that went down just moments after getting off the stage at Bumbershoot!

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KoreAm: Kore Ionz Frontman Daniel Pak Talks About His Musical Roots And Identity

Come Together Singer Daniel Pak of the Seattle-based reggae band Kore Ionz traces his musical roots and identity to his native Hawaii by RUTH KIM When plans to play a wedding gig in Hawaii fell through for Seattle-based reggae band … Continue reading

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Restoring the Fountain

Have you met our manager Kizamu Tsutakawa? If not, he’s the one in the photo (standing next to our drummer and co-producer Teo) pointing his finger at you! He wants to invite you to our first benefit concert of the … Continue reading

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PHOTOS: Last Saturday at Nectar Lounge

Last Saturday we rocked Nectar Lounge with the braddahs Two Story Zori, DUBCHAMP (aka DJ Million), and Maveryck to a packed house. Through the course of the night lovers intertwined, dancers let their souls go wild, and herbalists meditated with … Continue reading

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The Roof Is Going Up!

Two weeks ago we stopped at our drummer Teo’s house in Leschi to check out the rebuilding of his family’s home that was destroyed during a manhunt in late November 2009 (see previous blog). Jahyoo and I stopped by again … Continue reading

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For the Sea-Foodies

We play music. We love food. Music can play a big role in how you taste food, and food can influence the way you hear music. Our senses are all connected, just as music and food are connected as integral … Continue reading

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