Our pool deck is your Aloha Friday destination! Enjoy delicious food, luscious drinks, and live music from Hawaii’s top local talent all while taking in a breathtaking sunset and spectacular fireworks show.
This week’s SunSets LIVE features the popular island voices of Weldon Kekauoha – don’t miss out!
The music of multi-instrumentalist and vocalist W E L D O N K E K A U O H A has been turning heads in the Hawai’i music scene since 1998. Whether he’s belting out soulful ballads or plucking bright riffs from his guitar, the gutsy songster originally from Wai’alae, Hawai’i, puts a fresh spin on the classics and brings a melodious candor to his own tasty tracks.
Lauded by the Hawaii Academy of Recording Arts, Weldon grew up with an instrument in his arms and a head full of inventive lyrics. His lifelong training makes for gentle, rich, and innovative music that’s as musically nuanced as it is addictive.
Vivid, nostalgic melodies materialize out of Weldon’s musical arrangements, alternating between achingly soulful and seductively alluring, Weldon’s songwriting combines ranging acoustic textures with an anecdotal knack. His lyrics are novel and rhapsodic, cutting through the clichés and trivia to deliver something honest and truly perceptive.
He’s performed through out Japan, and the continental US at many illustrious venues—as well as pretty much every noteworthy club in Hawai’i.
His accolades include a Grammy nomination in 2014 and numerous Na Hoku Hanohano awards that include Male Vocalist, Album of the year, Song of the Year, Favorite Entertainer.
Weldon lives in Honolulu in the area of Nu’uanu on the island of O’ahu and plays regularly through out Honolulu developing his signature genre-defining sound. He continues to pair contagious melodies with crafted musical arrangements and to tell the kind of emotionally resonant stories you’ll remember long after the song is over