MAKING WAVES: Keauhou leads field of Hōkū Awards nominees

by John Berger of the Honolulu Star-Advertiser

May 14, 2017

"All three are graduates of Kamehameha Schools and UH-Manoa. All three speak Hawaiian. And all three are nominated individually in the prestigious Haku Mele category that honors excellence in Hawaiian-language songwriting."


Alumni trio’s DEBUT ALBUM tops Hōkū nominations list

by Ed Kalama of I Mua Newsroom

May 2, 2017

"Kamehameha Schools cultivates a strong Native Hawaiian identity in its learners giving them the confidence and resiliency to thrive. The members of Keauhou are stellar examples of KS alumni who have embraced their Hawaiian heritage."

Kalani Pe‘a, Keauhou lead nominations for 2017 Hōkū Awards

by John Berger of the Honolulu Star-Advertiser

April 17, 2017

"Keauhou – the trio of Jonah Kahanuola Solatario, Nicholas Keali‘i Lum and Zachary Lum – leads the field with 12 nominations in nine categories for their debut album, “Keauhou. Kalani Pe‘a is second with nine nominations in nine categories."