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Hala`i Productions
P.O. Box 75061
Honolulu, HI 96836
Phone: 808.371.7741

J. Ha`alilio Heyer performs Hawaiian music in the traditional style, featuring:

  • Classic sound of guitar, upright bass, `ukulele, and Hawaiian steel guitar - a sound made famous in the days of pre-state Hawai`i and continuing on to the present day.

  • Classic Hawaiian singing in 3-part harmony including Hapa Ha`ole songs (Hawaiian songs in the English language) and gorgeous falsetto singing for which Hawaiian singers are famous.

Whether you require Hawaiian background music or a complete show with hula dancers, Ha`alilio can meet your special needs and budget.

Van Diamond, J. Ha`alilio Heyer, and multi-instrumentalist Isaac Akuna on Hawaiian steel guitar.

Typical Hawaiian Music Configurations

You are free to request specific instruments, songs, or hula for your special event. These are the most common configurations for traditional Hawaiian sounds:


Hawaiian Quartet (most traditional configuration)

  • Guitar
  • `Ukulele
  • Upright Bass
  • Hawaiian Steel Guitar
  • 3-part harmony

Hawaiian Trio

  • Guitar
  • Upright Bass
  • Hawaiian Steel Guitar
  • 3-part harmony

Optional Performance Add-Ons

  • Hula Dancers (male, female, or both)
  • Polynesian Show/Tahitian/Fire Dance
  • Professional Sound System

To accommodate smaller budgets, vocal duos using guitar and electric bass (for example) are also available, though they are not traditionally Hawaiian.

Enjoy the sound clips, which will give you an idea of sounds you can expect.

Kahale, one of O`ahu's premier hula dancers, striking an exotic pose at the Kahala Mandarin Hotel.

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Last Updated: 3/21/03
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