The Travel Angel

A conversation with Henry And Sherron Allen

June 16, 201528 min
iHenry Allen received a lifetime achievement award from Hawaii Academy of recording Arts,and will be recognized by Mayor Alan Arakawa on Monday June 22nd.The last Hawaiian Steel Guitarist for the world famous “Hawaii Calls” radio broadcast show. During the early Hawaiian Territorial days, played with local greats such as Alfred Apaka and René Paulo at renown clubs like Trader Vic's, the Banyan Court, The Orchid Room, and the Shell Bar. Polishing his jazz guitar talents in Los Angeles in the mist of the swing days of Hollywood, Henry was scouted for the Martin Denny band as lead singer in which the band became the fore front sounds for the exotica ultra lounge craze of the 50’s and swing jazz. Contracted “Big Shows” at the famous Brown Derby, General Lee’s and The Seven Seas. His music encompassed the movie industry in television shows such as “Blue Hawaii” and “Hawaiian Eye”, and was also a featured guests on “Rosie O’Donnell” and NBC’s “The Today Show” twice. His talents extended even

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