Highly awarded Hawaiian musicians Shawn Pimental and Lehua Kalima bring an easy-going style, witty banter, and dedication to the purity of the music and their Native Hawaiian culture.
Featuring original Hawaiian and folk-inflected songs pairing Lehua's soaring vocals with Shawn's harmonies and guitar riffs, sharing their prodigious talents as lyricists and composers.
Shawn Kekoa Pimental is a 5-time Na Hoku Hanohano Award winner and Grammy Nominated Music Producer and Artist. He has performed with some of Hawai‘i’s leading recording artists, offering his talents on guitar, drums, bass, and vocals for such artists as Kealii Reichel, Na Palapalai, Kaumakaiwa Kanakaole, Chad Takatsugi, Three Plus and many more. He has produced records for numerous Hawaiian and reggae musicians, and has composed and produced music for Mike Post and Disney, among others.
Lehua Kalima, one third of the group Na Leo Pilimehana, has been performing for over 30 years. With her roots in Hawaiian music and her passion for folk and pop, Kalima has penned and recorded over 35 songs both with Na Leo Pilimehana and as a solo artist. A recipient of over 20 Na Hoku Hanohano awards with Na Leo, she also won an unprecedented 3 individual awards as a songwriter for Songs of the Year and a Na Hoku Award for her solo album Rising in Love. In 2015, Lehua was honored to receive a Native Arts & Cultures Foundation Fellowship Award.
Tickets also available at Cherry Records, 925 Lincoln Way, Auburn, CA (530) 823-2147