Past 2019 Kahulanui:

September 20, 2019-Hamilton Performing Arts Center Bitterroot Arts Council, Hamilton, Montana

September 6, 7, 8th-National Folk Festival in Lowell, Maryland

2018 Hawaiian Grammy recipients for Best Jazz Album of the Year and Best Original Instrumental Composition, the Hawaiian Kings of Swing KAHULANUI, will perform at Gertrude’s Jazz Bar in Kona Town!

 July 28, 2019, 6pm – 8pm. Gertrude’s Jazz Bar

Past 2018 tour with Kahulanui:

East and West Coast Tour 2018

July: Lowell Folk Festival~Lowell, MA; The City Winery ~ Boston, MA

August: The Clarke Center ~ Arroyo Grande, CA; Tiki Oasis Festival ~ San Diego, CA; Blue Note Napa ~ Napa, CA; The Rio ~ Santa Cruz, CA; Berkeley Freight & Salvage ~ Berkeley, CA; The Harris Center ~ Folsom, CA; Gallo Center for the Arts ~ Modesto, CA; Chabot College Buffington Visual & Performing Arts Center ~ Hayward CA

Sept: Jack London Revue ~ Portland, OR; Triple Door ~ Seattle, WA; Sisters Folk Festival ~ Sisters, OR

October: I Mua: Hula in Unusual Places ~ Palace of Fine Arts ~ San Francisco CA; The Flickenger Center of the Performing Arts ~ Alamogordo NM

Performances 2018:

July 7, 2018 – Jesse performed with Loren Wilken and Brian McCree for the HPR recording event “Science Friday” Ira Flatow at the Kahilu Theatre at 7:30pm. The program was a great success with Jesse singing, playing sax, drums and his commentary.

July 8, 2018 – Gertrude’s Jazz Bar 6pm to 8pm with Kahulanui showcasing their Na Hoku Hanohano award-winning Jazz Album of the Year,  Mele Ho’oilina and Best Instrumental Composition, Kahulanui Boogie Woogie by Bill Noble ( It was a fun night with a sold out show.