Ruth B. Shannon Center for the Performing Arts
When the Honolulu Pulse said, “Willie K can play or sing almost anything an American audience might ask for,” that wasn’t hype, it was the literal truth. The Hawaiian phenomenon Willie K is undoubtedly the only artist in the world who can go into an Irish pub in the middle of Maui and play anything from indigenous acoustic Hawaiian music to jazz, reggae, rock, country and even opera—and not only get away with it but leave everyone within earshot slack-jawed in astonishment.
As beloved as he is in Hawaii, over the years, Willie K’s reputation has spread. He’s toured the mainland and, for a few years, he resided in San Francisco, mixing it up with the local musicians and making new fans.
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