During a press conference held on May 28, 2021, County of Maui Mayor, Michael Victorino, proclaimed the entire month of June 2021 as “Willie K Month”. Ohana Kahaiali’`i and Maui Tribe Productions are planning to celebrate Willie K throughout the month of June on the Official Willie K facebook page.
Friends and family to gather to celebrate Willie K’s 60th birthday
‘He wanted to have this huge birthday party’ Willie K had dreamed of a big party for his 60th birthday. He had always enjoyed celebrating birthdays, and Willie wanted to make this year special. “He wanted to have this huge birthday party,” explained his sister Rae Kahaiali’i. “We were really[…]
Willie K discloses lung cancer diagnosis
Maui Tribe Productions announced today that long-time entertainer Willie K has been diagnosed with limited stage small cell carcinoma localized to his upper right lung. The 57 – year old musician was diagnosed early this year, and has begun the first of four rounds of chemotherapy, which will continue for[…]
Willie K performs for the NBA!
Willie K showed the NBA (and all those watching) how we do it Hawaiian Style! Check out the performance here.
Islands’ stars shone brightly in 2016
By Wayne Harada, Special to the Honolulu Star Advertiser It’s time for the 2016 Waynie Awards, this column’s annual retrospective of the past year: >> Entertainer of the Year: A posthumous nod to Jimmy Borges, the jazz giant who died May 30 at age 80. He lived his last year[…]