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Local Bay Area Musicians

Steven Espaniola
Hawaii Music Award Winner 2006
HCCNC Kulia I Ka Nu'u Award Recipient 2015
Bay Area's Finest Falsetto Artist

Patrick Landeza
Dual Recipient of Hawai'is Na Hoku Hanohano Awards, Slack Key Guitar
HCCNC Kulia I Ka Nu'u Award Recipient 2015
​Berkeley's Individual, Slack Key Artist 

Located in Marin County and performing Hawaiian and island-style music for the San Francisco Bay Area.

Ukulele Friends O'hana of Marin
Kanikapila group located in Marin County, CA. Uncle Del also gives great ukulele lessons too.

Local Places to Dine
900 22nd Street
San Francisco, CA.
415 814 3815

Ono Kine Grindz at Two Hukilau Locations
San Jose, CA 408 279 4888
Honolulu, Hawaii 808 523 3460

Pa'ina Lounge Restaraunt
1865 Post Street
San Francisco, CA
415 829 6242            

1037 Laurel Street
San Carlos, CA.
650 314 8969 
300 Via Archimedes
Geyserville, CA 95441

Kyoto Restaurant
5 Padre Parkway
Padre Town Center Shopping Center
Rohnert Park, CA
707 584 4204     

Bettys Fish and Chips
4046 Sonoma Highway
Santa Rosa, CA
707 539 0899



Hawaiian Organizations

Hawaii Chamber Commerce Northern California

Aloha by the Bay​

PICA: Pacific Islanders' Cultural Association

Hal Kop: Bay Area Hawaiian Events

Aloha Warehouse: Your One Stop Hawaiian Shop

Me Ke

San Francisco's Elite, Hawaiian Jewelry

Kumu Hula Shawna Alapa'i 

Kumu Hula Mark Keali'i Ho'omalu

Kumu Hula Patrick Makuakane

Kumu Hula Gloria Ruiz, Halau Makana Lani

Creative Services

Graphic, print, and web services. Located in Mill Valley, California.

Ed Aiona Photography
Santa Rosa, California

My Local Picks

Amazing Grace Music
Amazing Grace Music of San Anselmo, Marin County, is an acoustic music shop specializing in guitars, banjos, mandolins, Hawaiian ukuleles, uilleann bagpipes, fiddle, autoharps and full string instrument repair and restoration by "amazing" luthier, John Pedersen.

Mike Pereira Ukulele
Handcrafted instruments by Mike Pereira of Shandon, CA.

Hawaiian Airlines 

Hi Sessions

DJ Dennis Anderson







Ronald Kapua Bruns's picture


Mahalo for keeping the "spirit of aloha and it's music alive". By the way I was your cousin Nephi's classmate and football teammate. He was an awesome person. Yes I remember he made "Seva Seva" popular.

May the Blessings continue flow to you and your ohana.

A Hui Hou,

Ron Kapua and Pearl Bruns

Faith Ako's picture

Aloha Uncle Ron, Aunty Pearl,
Mahalo for your kind words, my parents and Nephi's parents are related on both mom and dad sides, small world! Hope to meet you folks when I come home to Oahu soon, aloha no, a hui hou, talofa!
Faith ThompsonAko

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