Jazz Infused Rock & Roll with Hawaiian Soul

E Komo Mai! Welcome to the official website for Halemanu!

He is an award winning stellar live performer, fusing Hawaiian, Jazz, Rock, Funk, & World music. Whether performing live or producing in the studio, Halemanu's unique musical vision reaches far beyond conventional borders, creating music that can be enjoyed by all.

Within these pages, you will find more details about his life in the world of music and entertainment. From working with industry icons on stage and behind the scenes, to performing shows for both intimate as well as large audiences, we hope you enjoy your visit here learning more about this kanaka maoli. Mahalo for stopping by!




Recent Performances

January - February

Recording Hawaiian Jazz Album

2/8/19 Private Function

2/14/19 Private Function

2/27/19 Private Function

3/1/19 6-8:30pm Art Maui at Maui Arts & Cultural Center

3/15/19 Private Function


A summer tour is in the works.

Stay Tuned!







Current Updates 

     I have been awarded the Western Arts Alliance - Advancing Indigenous Performance Program Fellowship. This helps

artists with indigenous heritage to further their careers for touring and teaching throughout the states. I will post conference updates.


      We had 2 wonderful shows at the Blue Note! Mahalo to all the fans for your support! The live performance video will be coming soon.


     I'm thrilled and getting ready to record a contemporary Jazz album with Henry Allen, a great Hawaiian Jazz guitar and steel guitarist who has recorded and performed with Elvis Presley, Martin Denny, George Benson, and many others.


     I am very excited to present my Hawaiian Guitar School in the next few months! I have been working on this online school dedicated to the many styles of Hawaiian guitar for 2 years. I share with my students lessons and topics learned from my live and studio giging experience. Coming in the summer of 2018.

Na Hoku Hanohano Award Winner!!! 

I'm so excited to have won a Na Hoku Hanohano Award on May 19, 2018 for Island Album Of The Year for my current album "So The Story Goes". It is such an honor to have been nominated for Most Promising Artist and Island Music Album, then winning the latter. This a prestigious music award recognized through out the pacific and Asian regions. Mahalo to my friends, fans, and HARA for the support!

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