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Win Tickets ($60): Grammy Nominated Henry Kapono @ Aladdin Theater | Contemporary, Pop, Island, Wild Hawaiian

We are giving away a pair of tickets to Grammy Nominated Henry Kapono @ Aladdin Theater on January 25. To win, comment on this post why you’d like to attend. Winner will be drawn and emailed Monday, January 23.



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From our sponsors:
henry-kaponoHenry Kapono
January 25, 2017
Doors 7 p.m., Show 8 p.m. | $30 | All Ages
Tickets: aladdin-theater.com

Aladdin Theater
3017 SE Milwaukie Ave, Portland, OR 97202

Henry Kapono Ka’aihue is an award winning and Grammy nominated singer/songwriter. He has taken home numerous Na Hoku Hano Hano Awards (Hawaii’s equivalent of the Grammy’s) including Male Vocalist of the Year, Song of the Year, Single of the Year, and Album of the Year. He is also the author of the award winning children’s book, A Beautiful Hawaiian Day, has appeared in the films, Damien and Waterworld and has made many television appearances. Known as “Kapono”, the Hawaiian word for righteous, Henry was christened “Henry Kapono Hosea Ka’aihue” and is a pure Hawaiian born and raised in Kapahulu, a small town located just outside Waikiki, Hawaii.

Although Henry has had no formal musical training, he started singing in a children’s church choir at the young age of 5. “I was, and still am, a very shy person, but I loved singing especially in a choral situation,” says Henry. “My Dad taught me how to play the ukulele. He would come home from work and sit in his easy chair and play the coolest stuff. I saw a friend of mine play a guitar one day and fell in love with the sound of it. He taught me a few chords and I’ve been hooked ever since. After that, I taught myself how to play by listening to records, radio and watching other guitarists play.”

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32 Responses to Win Tickets ($60): Grammy Nominated Henry Kapono @ Aladdin Theater | Contemporary, Pop, Island, Wild Hawaiian

  1. David January 10, 2017 at 00:23 #

    My mother’s birthday id January 25th. She always stays home and I think itd be great to get her out for her birthday. It would be a great gift to a mother of 6 who is always giving to her children and putting herself on the back burner.

  2. Kris M January 10, 2017 at 12:28 #

    I would enjoy it!

  3. Josh Harris January 10, 2017 at 12:41 #

    Staaaaand, stand in the light my friends! Would be awesome to see him live!

  4. Beth Erlensdon January 10, 2017 at 12:49 #

    Only saw him once at Waikiki Beach and would love to see him again!

  5. Rose January 10, 2017 at 14:05 #

    Would love to take my hula teacher!

  6. Dave G. January 10, 2017 at 14:28 #

    Uke till you puke!

  7. Brad S January 10, 2017 at 18:49 #

    I would love to listen to Henry’s songs…

  8. Pat G January 11, 2017 at 20:32 #

    Grew up listening to C & K. inspiration for my son who now plays the uke and guitar – hawaiian style.

  9. Tony January 12, 2017 at 15:47 #

    I love his music – it brings me to a Hawaiian state of mind!!

  10. Scott Pierce January 12, 2017 at 17:16 #

    Island chill

  11. Alicia January 12, 2017 at 18:42 #

    take me Home! This would be the best year ever! I would LOVE to kick off 2017 with Kapono and PDX Pipeline!

  12. molli taylor January 12, 2017 at 18:43 #

    this looks super fun! i love hawaiian pop!

  13. Ed January 13, 2017 at 11:38 #

    Fantastic, I would happily have a drink with Blue Curacao and enjoy this!

  14. Carol January 13, 2017 at 14:52 #

    Because the music would be so fine! and would transport me and my man back to the beaches of Hawaii where the sun is warm and the breezes soft. It would be perfect for this cold January.

  15. Judy January 16, 2017 at 14:18 #

    Hawaii is my happy place and my soul is with the people, their lifestyle and most of all their music. It would be spectacular to spend an evening listening to Kapono Ka’aihue and give me some peace in my heart.

  16. 503Geek January 16, 2017 at 14:52 #

    Oh yeah soul food…

  17. Kelly January 17, 2017 at 08:55 #

    Needing some aloha spirit recharge

  18. Mark January 17, 2017 at 12:54 #

    Inspiring uke player– I’d love it!

  19. Anny Pham January 17, 2017 at 13:49 #

    I’m a dancer with the Teva Oriata Polynesian Dance Troupe and would love to take my dedicated teacher to this. She’s put so much love, energy, and care into our budding dancers. I just want to thank her!

  20. Bogdan January 17, 2017 at 14:09 #

    I would love to win this

  21. Cheyenne Terbrueggen January 17, 2017 at 14:36 #

    I’m in Hawaii right now…I’m in Hawaii right now…I’m in Hawaii right now. Let’s make this happen with some transporting tunes.

  22. mark fields January 17, 2017 at 15:47 #

    We’d love to see Henry!!! <3

  23. Carla January 17, 2017 at 17:24 #

    Would love to see him!

  24. Bob January 18, 2017 at 06:02 #

    I need the warm, island breeze amidst all of this snow and ice right now! Take me there!

  25. Judy January 18, 2017 at 06:09 #

    I lived on Oahu for 5 years and never saw Henry Kapono in person – what a mistake. I’d like to make up for that.

  26. John Potts January 19, 2017 at 15:31 #

    I love the Aladdin, love live music, love acoustic instruments, and love the Hawaiian flavor and ethos as applied to music. Win, win, win, win! … If I win ;)

  27. Wayne Lee January 19, 2017 at 15:59 #

    We’d love to go to this! We got married on the Big Island. Mahalo!

  28. Valerie January 19, 2017 at 17:07 #

    Now this would be different. . .

  29. Eliz January 19, 2017 at 17:29 #

    Haven’t seen Henry since Kauai, but with Cecilio! Should be great! Aloha nui loa!

  30. mark fields January 19, 2017 at 18:55 #

    Going to Hawaii in April and would love to get the Aloha started early!!! <3 <3 <3

  31. Sandra January 20, 2017 at 05:43 #

    I haven’t seen a show at The Aladdin yet! This would be a perfect. I love island tunes.

  32. Alicia January 22, 2017 at 17:12 #

    After the weather we have had… a bit of ukulele is what we need

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