Season Finale

August 17th, Thursday

6:30 PM

First United Protestant Church Hilo, The Big Island

$30 General Admission at the Door


Our Season Finale multidisciplinary concert highlights local sights, causes, and tastes: Hawaiian Crown (cacao), Rusty's Hawaiian Coffee, and Ken Goodrich (photographer and multimedia artist). This concert will be to raise awareness of and support of Lili'uokalani Gardens.

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'Ukulele Masters O'ahu Finale Concert

August 13th, Sunday

5:00 PM

Chinatown Artist Lofts - Courtyard

$45 VIP Table Seating Ticket - Includes reserved premium table seating and (1) appetizer platter.

$25 General Admission - Lawn Picnic Seating. Food available for purchase, details below.

Free admission for kids 12 and under with the purchase of concert ticket 

'Ukulele masters Benny Chong and Dr. Byron Yasui will captivate audiences through the many colors and capabilities of the 'ukulele! Lounge in this unique and historic courtyard space by pairing the concert with a drink or appetizer from Grondin French-Latin KitchenEthiopian Love, or Topped Korean Cuisine.After the concert, participating Artists' Studio Lofts will be available for viewing. Special guest appearances by HIMF Artists.

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Maria Callas: A Journey In Opera

August 12th, Saturday

3:00 PM

Kamehameha Schools Heritage Center

$20 Suggested Donation

“Maria Callas: A Journey In Opera”, will feature Metropolitan Opera Soprano Amy Shoremount-Obra and Mexican Tenor Manuel Castillo, and Kwan Yi on piano. The concert will pay tribute to "La Divina" in the 40th Anniversary year of her death and will also include a special guest appearance by local favorite and Hawaii Opera Theatre Artist- Soprano Leslie Goldman McInerny. Partnering with The Daughters of Hawaii of the Queen Emma Summer Palace, samples of their 'ono homemade guava jam and lilikoi butter will be available for patrons before a short interview with the HIMF Artists about opera and the program.

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Honoring Our Troops

August 11th, Friday

6:30 PM

Pearl Harbor Memorial Chapel

Free admission for military service men and service women and their military ID, base access only



HIMF Artists will present a special concert to honor the US Service Men and Women at Pearl Harbor.  This performance will feature all HIMF Artists and will include Saxophonists Technical Sergeant Anthony Balester and Technical Sergeant Ryan Leatherman of theUS Air Force Band of the Pacific-Hawaii.

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JP Jofre Nuevo Tango Quartet

August 10th, Thursday

6:30 PM & 9:00 PM 

Blue Note Hawaii

$15-$35 Tickets


We're kicking off our 2017 season at the Blue Note Hawaii by featuring world-renowned Argentinian bandoneon player and composer JP Jofre! Repeatedly highlighted by the NY Times, Jofre will also be joined by International Tchaikovsky Competition Prize Winning Violinist Eric Silberger, Internationally Acclaimed Pianist Kwan Yi, and Hawaii Symphony Associate Principal Cellist Sung Chan Chang. A special guest appearance will be made by Metropolitan Opera Soprano Amy Shoremount-Obra and Pianist Carlin Ma.

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