Moku O Keawe Foundation Congratulates Advisory Board Member, Kuha’o Zane

State Senator Brickwood Galuteria and Kuhao Zane share a moment at the Na Hoku Hanohano Awards
Media Release:

The Moku O Keawe Foundation is pleased to announce that Advisory Board Member Kuha’o Zane has won the 2010 Nā Hōkū Hanohano Award for  Graphics, for his work on the album “Polinahe,” by Lorna Lim (Palm Records).  The title track from Lim’s CD also won Song of the Year, at the Awards presentation by the Hawai’i Academy of Recording Arts in Honolulu Sunday, May 31.

Zane, 28, is the son of acclaimed Hawaii designer Sig Zane and Kumu Hula Nalani Kanaka’ole, who are also Advisory Board members. He and his parents helped establish and actively support the Moku O Keawe Hula Festival, which takes place annually in November at the Waikoloa Beach Resort.  Already an accomplished dancer and designer, the new Hōkū-winner runs two companies of his own: Ethnic Creative and The Cutlery in Hilo.

The Moku O Keawe International Festival is sponsored by the Moku O Keawe Foundation.  As a private nonprofit organization dedicated to enhancing, enriching and educating the practice and development of hula and its associated arts, its focus is to build, strengthen and inspire the living cultural traditions of Hawaii.

For more information, visit www.MOKIF.com

*Editors Note* Kuhao not only received an award that night, he also was seen all over the place talking and socializing with many famous musicians as we can see from these pictures below:

Being Interviewed for an Upcoming TV Special

With his Mom Nalani Kanaka'ole

Kicking it at the Na Hoku's

With fellow Na Hoku Award Winner Jeff Peterson

Interviewing Reggae Album of the Year winners "Ekolu"

Interviewing Female Vocalist of the Year "Mailani"

Interviewing Song of the Year Winner Wailau Ryder and Lorna-Lim

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