Group members Glen Smith, Horace Dudoit III and Chris Kamaka

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31 years of excellence in Hawaiian music

Multiple Nā Hōkū Hanohano Awards winner
Grammy Awards nominee

Worldwide contemporary Hawaiian music performers:
from the islands to Carnegie Hall in NYC to Japan and throughout the USA

Ho‘okena is a mainstay on the island music scene and is synonymous with high quality Hawaiian music. Since 1986 the group has produced 12 CDs and won numerous music awards. Their latest CD, ‘Ho‘okena 3.0‘ was released on May 14, 2017 and commemorates their 30th anniversary.

A Four-time Nā Hōkū Hanohano Awards winner and Two-time Grammy Awards nominee, Ho‘okena is recognized for their excellence in recording, composing and creating Hawaiian contemporary music. The group travels the world to share their harmonious music and promote Hawaii's rich musical heritage.
In 2015, Ho‘okena was invited to sing and arrange backup vocals for country music star Josh Turner. The song, ‘My Hawaiian Girl‘, was written by Turner for his latest CD ‘Deep South‘ and was released in March 2017.
Whether playing for thousands of concertgoers, an intimate gathering or a practice jam session, the musicians of Ho‘okena continue to share their love of Hawaiian music with their fans.

Group contact:
Horace K. Dudoit III - (808) 222-3622, email:

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