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June 12, 2019 82 min

We talk Pride Month with DJ, club promoter, bartender and all around jack of trades Yooey Kim. Wang Chungs bartender Chris Sierra mixes up amazing drinks and we celebrate with the word of the day, appropriately chosen as lesbian. Yooey was a known name in Honolulu nightlife by age 19, and by 21 she quickly became one of Honolulu’s top bartenders. She crashed into the party promotion scene when she co-founded Honolulu’s premiere mo... Read more

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Party on the WKND, and sometimes on the weekday! This episode features the artists from the Island 98.5 Music Awards happening June 8, 2019, including hit reggae artist Kelandy who performs his smash "Party on the WKND," and breakout artist Kamaka Camarillo who performs his Bruno Mars cover in Hawaiian! But first, Blue Note Hawaii's bartender Tony mixes up some potent party juice and we're off!

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While practicing law, Candace Smith won the title of Miss Ohio USA. Since then, she's earned her B.A. in Psychology, made several TV appearances as a Life/Love coach including on Bravo TV's "Millionaire Matchmaker" and WE TV’S “Million Dollar Matchmaker.” She's a comedian trained at Upright Citizen's Brigade, and has performed stand up on Spike TV, and TBS's "Conan." She's also starred in the films "My Father Die," "Gimme Shelter,"... Read more

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You're an invited guest at the event of the Summer, with Tony 'N Tina's Wedding at Manoa Valley Theatre. Meet the cast and director of this interactive, fully immersive experience. Find out what it's like to become a character while allowing audience members to become part of the story. What does it take to break character? Is everyone really drinking? Where do I look? This episode has everything you need to know before you dive in... Read more

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May 21, 2019 68 min

You're an invited guest at the event of the Summer, with Tony 'N Tina's Wedding at Manoa Valley Theatre. Meet the cast and director of this interactive, fully immersive experience. Find out what it's like to become a character while allowing audience members to become part of the story. What does it take to break character? Is everyone really drinking? Where do I look? This episode has everything you need to know before you dive in... Read more

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Streetlight Cadence is an alternative folk-pop sensation. Jonathon, Jesse, Brian, and Ben began as street performers in 2010 in Honolulu, HI, playing for tourists while earning grocery money as college students. After winning two successive Na Hoku Hanohano Awards for Alternative Album of the Year and a handful of Battle of the Band competitions, Streetlight Cadence decided it was time to leave Hawai'i for the mainland to pursue mo... Read more

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Music has been a blessing since the beginning for the humble members of The Green. Many miles of touring and four studio albums have led them to become recognized as ambassadors of Aloha, helping represent Hawaiian people and culture to the world through their craft. JP Kennedy joins the Maleko & Flash podcast to talk touring life and creating new music. We hear three brand new songs from the Black & White acoustic album. Plus JP d... Read more

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May 1, 2019 84 min

Check out the world premiere of Hirie's new single featuring Chali 2na (Jurassic 5), plus listen carefully for the never before released name of her new album due out August 2019. Hirie talks about growing up a global citizen, taking a chance at the crossroads of life, and being inspired by life as it happens around her. Hirie is unabashed as she shares growing up in the Philippines, Rome, Hawaii and touring with the biggest names ... Read more

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Maleko & Flash host a live performance with Nathaniel Rateliff, an American singer and songwriter based in Denver, whose influences are described as folk, Americana and vintage rhythm & blues. Rateliff has garnered attention with Nathaniel Rateliff & the Night Sweats, the soulful R&B combo he formed in 2013. This episode was recorded in front of a live studio audience at iHeartRadio Honolulu and originally aired live on the radio o... Read more

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Kamea Hadar is the driving force behind Pow! Wow! Hawaii! His larger than life murals are the centerpieces of several communities. His model for most of those is his wife, Shanna. Both join us for a conversation about art, society, and the politics of graffiti. The word of the day gets dropped almost by the minute, so it's a good thing Richard from Dave & Busters pre-made all three drinks before we started.

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We defenestrate caution as we talk to the first Hawaii blogger, podcaster, social media adopter and overall tech expert about the future of social media. We ask Ryan about the infamous LOST podcast, the future of A.I. and how to keep your awesome Instagram username from being HACKED! Tony from Blue Note Hawaii mixes up Tony's Negronis!

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Film critic and artistic director of the Hawaii International Film Festival joins us for a lively discussion on flims featured in HIFF's spring showcase, and modern filmmaking. We geek out on sci-fi favorites and discuss remake wish lists and disasters. Plus we View & Brew with the female brewer and scientist from Kona Brewing Co. #BYOPopcorn

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March 27, 2019 80 min

Jasper Wong is an artist, illustrator, curator, and art director. He is a man who wears many hats and best known for his art that is a unique clash of Asian-influenced pop culture on paper. Jasper has exhibited worldwide and has consecutively been chosen as one of the HB100. A list of Hypebeast's 100 most influential figures in the industry, which includes the likes of Kaws, Pharrell, Banksy, Jay Z, and Kanye West. We discuss his i... Read more

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Ron Mizutani is the President and Chief Executive Officer of the Hawaii Foodbank. He joined the nonprofit organization in April 2018 after a 33-year career at KHON2. The 1983 Kamehameha Schools graduate worked at the Honolulu Star-Bulletin as a Sports Clerk and Contributing Writer while studying Journalism at the University of Manoa. He now heads the Hawaii Foodbank which provides meals for 1 in 8 people in Hawaii including more th... Read more

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March 13, 2019 61 min

Oahu born Elijah Sky recently released his first full length reggae album, coming off of the success of his radio hits "Everything Love" and "Smooth." He talks growing up in Hawaii with a family of talented musicians (tutu Irmgard Farden Aluli's band Puamana still performs today). Royce Kaneshiro formerly of So Roots jams with Elijah and we drink sweet izakaya cocktails from Minori Craft Japanese Tavern.

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Keala Kennelly is a professional surfer, DJ, and actress from Kauai, Hawaii. After spending a decade ranked in the top 10 on the ASP World Championship Tour, she took a break from the tour in 2007 to explore her passions for acting and music. She is now pursuing careers as a DJ and actress while continuing her surfing career as a big wave surfer and had a recurring role in the 2007 series John from Cincinnati. Keala talks breaking ... Read more

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March 1, 2019 32 min

Occupying the fertile ground between organic band land and an all-electronic production project, Bob Moses draw on the two poles to vividly resonate across both. A duo with an individual name, Tom Howie and Jimmy Vallance’s musical endeavor plays with this kind of duality all over their music. We welcome the band to Hawaii for the band's first ever performance in the islands in this special Aloha Friday episode. Enjoy

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February 27, 2019 79 min

Deep in the agricultural fields of Oahu, something new is growing. Kohana rum is one of just a handful of distilleries in the world that make their spirit using traditional Agricole methods, starting from fresh cane juice grown and bottled on site in Kunia. Kyle Reutner is a highly skilled mixologist and bartender who now oversees the branding of Hawaii's most unique rum distillery. Kyle talks about the process, his passion for che... Read more

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Kauai native Naomi Hazelton is the Publisher and founder of Pacific Edge Magazine, and owner of Element Media Hawaii. This Summer she'll be the navigator in the first ever all-woman team competing in the American Gumball Rally! What does it take to run a publishing company full time, while keeping a full social calendar? Plus why is Pacific Edge one of a few magazines to hold a launch party for each issue? She fills us in on her ne... Read more

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February 13, 2019 80 min

Say the name Super CW to anyone who’s lived in Hawaii over the past decade and you’re likely to hear a story about how that person first met Christa, with specifics... down to the date time and location. Christa Wittmier was a DJ, marketing director, event planner, blogger, photographer, and one of the key people behind the start of the artist collective Pow Wow Hawaii. Her award-winning blog, supercw.com, began with a simple co... Read more

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