Music in Hawaii
As important as the culture and history of Hawaii is, it would be quite lacking without the music and dance that accompanies the rich traditions that have been passed down since the days of ancient Hawaii. It’s fairly safe to say that the music in Hawaii is as important as anything else, and throughout the years, music has remained a constant. From luaus to hanging at the beach with a guitar or ukulele, music is the soul of Hawaii.
As soon as you arrive to the islands, you’ll quickly discover the sound of traditional music that radiates throughout Hawaii. Mellow tunes tell the stories of the islands, and that familiar sound of strumming the ukulele is something you’ll hear no matter where you go. The lyrics of songs share the history of Hawaii, and watching the amazing moves of Hula that go with the songs deepen the appreciation for the beautiful music.
Hawaiian music has gained prominence worldwide, with locally born artists entering the mainstream, promoting the sound that Hawaii is known for. Whether it is a song that was written specifically about Hawaii, or is a well-known song that was recorded by local artists, Hawaii’s influence has long garnered attention around the world. From Jack Johnson’s sold out tours around the world, to Elvis Presley’s hit songs and movie soundtracks, music in Hawaii
During your trip, the music is heard, and felt everywhere, but the most incredible display is at an authentic luau, where music is the star of the show, and sets the tone for the entire evening. Performers effortlessly entertain the audience with songs from Hawaii, and the islands of Polynesia, sharing stories through song and dance that have helped to shape the culture of Hawaii. The beautiful lyrics and Hula take you on a journey to a new world, and bring to life the culture that has helped to shape the Hawaiian Islands.
Your trip to the islands is sure to be filled with many memories, so be sure to take time to enjoy the sounds of the islands. Ukulele music is closely associated with Hawaii and you won’t have to look far for an artist playing songs that Hawaii is famous for.
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