October 30, 2022, 4:51 PM HST
* Updated October 30, 4:52 PM
Grammy-nominated and Nā Hōkū Hanohano Award-winning singer Josh Tatofi performs at The Shoppes at Wailea on Friday, October 28. The free concert series was “Ke Kani Hon O Wailea” meaning “Sweet Music of Wailea”. The center’s performance area and evenings of live music welcome guests.
“Each month, it’s our honor to bring performers to The Shops that showcase Hawai’i’s talented arts and entertainment community,” said Diana Whitt, general manager and vice president property manager for The Shops at Wailea. “It was great to hear from our guests the serene Josh Tatofi.”
Josh Tatofi won two Nā Hōkū Hanohano Awards for Vocalist of the Year and Island Music Album category for “Pua Kiele”. He received a Grammy nomination in 2018 for the same album in the Regional Roots category.
Tatofi’s sophomore Hawaiian album, “Ua Kui a Lawa” won five Na Hoku Hanohano Awards in 2020 for the following categories: Album of the Year, Vocalist of the Year, Island Music Album of the Year, Entertainer of the Year and Single of the Year for “Melia.”
Tatofi won “Best International Pacific Artist” at New Zealand’s Pacific Music Awards in 2020 and won the 2021 Island Music Awards for Male Artist of the Year.
The “K Kani Hone O Wailea” concert series takes place on the last Friday of each month from 5:30-7 p.m. and features local artists.