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Willie K releases a new CD titled “Twisted Ukulele” and it’s on sale now! This album is a must-have for Willie K fans. Hear Willie K play it all from Sophisticated Hula to classic covers like Fly Me To The Moon. Each song has Willie K’s signature style stamped on it, and is accompanied by [...]
Monday, Jan, 7, 2013; 5:17 PM; – by Movies News Desk for movies.broadwayworld.com GET A JOB,” the award-winning motion picture comedy produced entirely in Hawaii which stars Willie K, Eric Gilliom, Augie T, and many of the island’s top entertainers and musicians, released to DVD on November 1, 2012. The Motion Picture Soundtrack by the [...]
by Jacek Adamski for SouthSeasMag.com HONOLULU (Dec. 3, 2012) – The award winning comedy “Get A Job” with the giant soundtrack was filmed entirely in Hawai’i. Every state across the country wants film production for their localities because of the economic impact. Hawai’i offers some tax incentives just like many other state do. It [...]
BY STEVEN MARK / original article at the Star Advertiser. The remarkable musical career of Willie Kahaiali’i — known as Willie K — spans a range so broad it seems to reach from the deepest bass to the sweetest soprano. From traditional and contemporary Hawaiian to blues and rock, he’s done it all and done [...]
Uncle Willie K’s Blues on the Blue BBQ Jam! January 12, 2013 at Mulligans on the Blue.
Order DVD: Order Soundtrack: “GET A JOB!,” the hilarious, heartfelt motion picture comedy starring Willie K and Eric Gilliom was honored with one of the top prizes as “Best Comedy” at the 2011 Detroit Windsor International Film Festival held June 22-26 In Detroit, Michigan. In May, the motion picture was awarded “Best Hawaiian Feature,” [...]
The folks at Apogee recently filmed Willie K playing ukulele to demonstrate the quality of their microphones. As always, Willie sounded great!
The Willie K Signature Ukulele looks and sounds great! The superb sound a stylish looks make this ukulele by Oscar Schmidt one of a kind. Pick one up yourself at Lahaina Custom Guitars & Repairs (808-662-0220) in Lahaina, HI and other fine music stores throughout Hawai’i & the mainland USA. Soon you’ll be able to [...]
Published July 23, 2012 from Wailuku First Friday Link to article Willie K did his range of bests, including a song he sang for the Dalai Lama. He shared stories of his life and travels and we got to hear about the kind and generous side of a superstar. Did you know that Willie K [...]
Congratulations to Willie K & Warehouse Blues Band… winners of the 2012 Na Hoku Hanohano Awards for Rock Album of the Year! You guys ROCK!!!
The Mauka to Makai event this past Saturday (4/14/12) was a big success! The Willie K Ohana was on hand and Willie K provided some sounds for everyone to groove to. Stay tuned to this website for more Willie K action in the community!
The Coalition for the Betterment of Hawaii’s Ocean Life has recently named Willie K as their spokesperson! The coalition was formed to help protect Hawaiian waters from tsunami debris originating from Japan. Although the surging waters have subsided, a new challenge begins as debris makes its way closer and closer to the islands of Hawaii. [...]
The BIG NEWS in the Willie K Ohana is the release of a Willie K Signature Ukulele! It’s made by Oscar Schmidt and will be available for uke lovers all over the world! Below is the press release from Oscar Schmidt. Congratulations Willie K! *** Oscar Schmidt is proud to release the OUWK100K, Willie K’s [...]
Here’s some footage from Willie K’s Grand Celebration on Maui in 2011. We had much to celebrate as it was Willie K’s birthday and CD Release Party!
From Midweek.com > Old Friends Nov. 09 2011 Willie K by Chris Fleck At a recent performance on Maui, a fan told musician Willie K (pictured at left with daughter Antoinette) that what impresses him so much is that he is constantly reinventing himself, a comment that Willie K couldn’t have agreed with more. “You [...]
October 2011 Willie K’s new album “Warehouse Blues” is now available! Click on the music page to hear a demo and order your CD today! As the album title implies, you can expect lots of high-energy blues – Willie K style! We’re celebrating the album’s release (among other things) with ‘A Grand Celebration Willie K [...]
August 2011 Willie K makes an appearance in the upcoming movie, You May Not Kiss The Bride. Filming began in Hawaii back in March, and there’s lots of excitement surrounding the movie! Here’s some of the facts: Directed by Rob Hedden. With Mena Suvari, Rob Schneider, Vinnie Jones. The story is about a mobster who [...]
JUNE 29, 2011 “GET A JOB” AWARDED BEST COMEDY AT 2011 DETROIT WINDSOR FILM FESTIVAL “GET A JOB!,” the hilarious, heartfelt motion picture comedy starring Willie K and Eric Gilliom was honored with one of the top prizes as “Best Comedy” at the 2011 Detroit Windsor International Film Festival held June 22-26 In Detroit, Michigan. [...]