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Brothers Cazimero show canceled in Hilo; will go on in Waimea

May 9, 2014 - 6:22am

Tonight’s scheduled Brothers Cazimero Mother’s Day concert at Hilo’s Palace Theater was canceled because of Roland Cazimero’s illness and hospitalization.

Saturday night’s show at the Kahilu Theatre in Waimea will go on, with a change. Robert Cazimero will perform with members of his Halau Na Kamalei.

Ticketholders are instructed to contact the Palace business office and tickets must be presented for refund. The business office is open weekdays 10 a.m.-to p.m. Call 934-7010 for more information.

The Saturday show at Kahilu starts at 7 p.m. Robert Cazimero will bring members of his halau with him to play bass, sing and dance hula, while he plays piano and sings the Cazimero repertoire dating back to the Sunday Manoa days of the 1970s.

Roland Cazimero became ill during a May 2 concert at Maui Arts & Cultural Center and was hospitalized at Maui Memorial Medical Center. Family said he was diagnosed with walking pneumonia, had fluid removed from his lungs and was on a ventilator.

He remained hospitalized as of Thursday, a hospital official confirmed.

For tickets, refunds or more information about the Kahilu concert, call the box office at 885-6868 or visit

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