Hanaialii to play three Hawaii Island Christmas concerts


Amy Hanaialii, Hawaii’s top selling female vocalist of all time, will perform three Christmas concerts on Hawaii Island. The shows are scheduled for 7 p.m. Dec. 18 at Aloha Theatre in Kainaliu, 8 p.m. Dec. 19 at Kahilu Theatre in Waimea and 7 p.m. Dec. 20 at The Palace Theatre in Hilo.

Tickets are available in advance from alohatheatre.com or from Kiernan Music for the Kainaliu show; from kahilutheatre.org or 885-6868 for the Waimea show; and via hilopalace.com or 934-7010 for the Hilo show. Tickets for the Palace and Aloha theaters shows are $30 for general admission or $25 for students and seniors. All tickets will be $35 at the door. Tickets for the Kahilu Theatre show are reserved seating, ranging from $20 to $65, with discounts for Kahilu Theatre members.

Hanaialii’s band will include Kamuela Kimokeo, Steve Jones and Darryl Pellegrini. Hanaialii is a five-time Grammy Award nominee and she has won 17 Na Hoku Hanohano awards. She is known for her talent in Hawaiian falsetto.