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Pau Hana Years : George Hookano and the Royal Hawaiian Band 6/21/79

Interview with George Hookano recorded on June 21, 1979 and conducted by Bob Barker at the Hawaiʻi Public Television studio for the program Pau Hana Years. Hookano talks about learning music and playing saxophone, eventually joining the Royal Hawaiian Band. Under the direction of bandmaster Ken Kawashima, Hookano and the Royal Hawaiian Band perform several songs, accompanied by vocalists Yvonne Perry and Solomon Kalima, Jr. The episode includes a dedication to Barker who would retire.

Languages: English


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