082821: Vanikapila 36.21


Alooooha UFOhana!

Whew! Anybody get the number of that truck that barreled through here this past Saturday Night?

I think the plates said, “UFOHANA” or something like that . . .

What a great EOMOK that was! Mahalo Nui Loa to all of you that made it such a Fun, Delicious, Joyous, Magical and SAFE night for all involved.

Click above to view the EOMOK in full flight.

One Beeeg Tanx Eh! To Brudda Ken for sharing his Aloha and talent with us and to Carolyn for wrangling him to our Kani! I have never heard us sound so good in Teach Your Children, with Ken’s steel backing us up it sounded like the real deal!

Mahalo to the team of people that help with Food and Beverage Service, KP Duty, and shutting down the Vendola Café, in fact here’s two of our Senior FA Team members below . . .

See Dan C!

A Special Mahalo Nui Loa to Pauline for all her assistance with setting up, take down and for taking one for the team on her beautiful proboscis! Hope you’re feeling better Pauline, e mālama pono.

Don, hope you got some rest in from your Arizona flight. We were amazed you made if from the Airport so quickly! Mahalo to you and Steve for KP duty. I don’t think I would have survived the night doing dishes . . .

Finally, Mahalo to Marion for talking to The Boss about giving us some good evening weather.

Down below, anybody recognize that future Marine blowing her trumpet?

Yes, that is our very own Madison Jammin’ with Da Boyz!

Below a collection of great Hawaiian music from Susan Kessler. Mahalo Susan for sharing.

Below, Hawaii sent a fire crew from Hawai’i Moku Volcano National Parks to assist with the fires. IMUA!

Hawaiian Volcanoes National Park Fire Crew helping us fight the Dixie Fire! Mahalo Nui Kinai Ahi! Mahalo Kimo for sharing the image!

And below, the link to this Saturday’s Vanikapila, 11am – 1pm.

Btw, John Bowman will be recording us performing Over the Rainbow this Saturday for a special project that Madison and Sandy are working on.

Click above on Saturday to join us in cyber space.

Please text me at 415-300-7804 is you’ll be joining us IRL (In Real Life) at the Vendola Café this Saturday. If you’re Live Streaming and can’t get on the chat, text Nohea at 415-572-1175 for song request or comments.



an ocean of smiles,
waves of friendship in song,
‘ohana makou.

Aloha A Hui Hou UFOhana!


Yeah, yeah, wat eva . . .


2 Replies to “082821: Vanikapila 36.21”

  1. Thank you for your uplifting emails. I don’t play much, but I enjoy your spirit, and concern for everyone’s safety during these trying times.
    Lora (Shah’s wife)

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