Raiatea Performing at Aloha By The Bay in San Francisco
April 30, 2013
MS. RAIATEA HELM TO PERFORM AT THE WHITE HOUSE FORUM ON
ASIAN AMERICAN AND PACIFIC ISLANDER HERITAGE
April 21, 2013
HONOLULU - (April 21, 2013)
International Hawaiian music recording artist Raiatea Helm will perform on May 9, 2013 at the WHITE HOUSE FORUM ON ASIAN AMERICAN AND PACIFIC ISLANDER HERITAGE in Washington D.C. Ms. Helm appears at the request of the White House Office of Public Engagement and the United States Department of the Interior as part of a broader effort to commemorate and tell a more inclusive story of all Americans, including minorities and women who have made significant contributions to our nation's history and culture.
On Thursday, May 9, 2013, national leaders and scholars will gather at the Department of the Interior to discuss how the legacy of Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders should be recognized, preserved, and interpreted for future generations. The event will feature remarks by senior Obama Administration officials and panel discussions featuring nationally recognized Asian American and Pacific Islander scholars and historians.
Secretary of the Interior and Cabinet Member, Ms. Sally Jewel, will appear and present welcome remarks along with Tina Tchen, Assistant to the President and Chief of Staff to the First Lady. Secretary Shinseki of the Department of Veteran Affairs will also be present.
Raiatea’s Sea of Love Tour Makes Waves on Molokai
Feb 18, 2013
Paddlers’ Inn was full of excited fans, eager to see Molokai’s own Raiatea Helm, perform last Friday night after four years away from the island. The two-time Grammy nominee and international star performed her 2013 Sea of Love Tour in a sold-out show with more than 250 people in attendance.
The Inaugural Hawaii Ukulele Museum Benefit Concert
Jan 23, 2013
The Inaugural Hawaii Ukulele Museum Benefit Concert will be held on Saturday, February 9, 2013 on the Great Lawn of the Hilton Hawaiian Village. Top musicians from Hawaii and Japan will perform. The concert is a benefit for a planned Hawaii Ukulele Museum to be constructed at Kaka’ako Waterfront Park.
1st Annual Hawaii Ukulele Museum Benefit Concert
Saturday, February 9, 2013
5:30pm - 9:00pm
Hilton Hawaiian Village
John Cruz, BEGIN (from Japan), Ho'okena, Raiatea Helm, Benny Chong & Byron Yasui, Bryan Tolentino, Ukulele Orchestra of Japan and more
I'll be joining many of Hawai'i's renowned artist to support Michi Moore for a fundraiser to help cover some of her medical costs. Michi has volunteered for Hawaii's Musicians for over 5 years capturing wonderful photos and documenting the Hawaiian spirit for so many great events here in Hawaii and abroad.
This fundraiser for Michi is open to the public ~ All ages welcomed till 9pm!
On October 26th, The Hawaii Theatre will be hosting the most exciting concert of the year by Hawaii’s premiere female vocalist and international recording star Ms. RAIATEA HELM. The two-time Grammy nominee and eight-time Na Hoku award-winning songstress presents a musical review of her first decade of Hawaiian music from her critically acclaimed recordings "Far Away Heaven", "Sweet & Lovely", "Hawaiian Blossom", and her most recent release, "Sea of Love."
Featuring special guest performance from The Kamehameha Schools Chamber Orchestra.
Show starts at 7:30pm.
Tickets starting at $30; discounts available for students, kupuna, military, and Hawaii Theatre members.
VIP tickets also available ($50), includes:
With each VIP Ticket purchased, you receive:
With each VIP Ticket purchased, you receive:
Premium Center Front Orchestra Seating PLUS a SWAG Bag with gifts that include:
1. An autographed "Sea of Love" CD from Raiatea Helm
2. An autographed concert poster,
3. A "Raiatea Helm" T-Shirt (Medium and Large sizes inserted at random),
4. A "Raiatea Helm" bag exclusively from and designed by LeSportsac Hawaii.
5. A special logo designed gift from Hawaiian Airlines
Purchase tickets online at: hawaiitheatre.com, call (808) 528-0506 and charge by phone, or visit the Hawaii Theatre Box Office: Tuesday-Saturday, 9:00 AM)5:00 PM
Best Hawaii Albums: Israel Kamakawiwoole, Raiatea Helm, Brothers Cazimero and Kealii Reichel
Sept 11, 2012
In 2004, Honolulu Magazine compiled a list of Hawaii's 50 greatest musical albums. At the time, the most recent release to be honored was from 1997. More than a decade into the 21st Century, we wanted to know what the best of it was.
This video touches on four artists who made the list: Israel Kamakawiwoole, Raiatea Helm, The Brothers Cazimero, Kealii Reichel. Special thanks to Jon de Mello, Billy V of Hawaiian 105 KINE, Jim Linkner, Mountain Apple Co. and all of our panelists.
The full list of the 25 winning albums is in the September issue of HONOLULU Magazine, on newsstands now, and will be available online at honolulumagazine.com by the end of the month, but get a sneak peek at some of the albums in this video.
Melveen Leed CD Release Party
July 19, 2012
Hanging out with Melveen Leed and friends at Melveen's CD Release Party
Popular songtress Raiatea Helm has been honored with eight Na Hoku Hanohano Awards and nominated for two Grammys. She has also collaborated with many of the legends of contemporary Hawaiian music. Her latest release is called Sea of Love, and it offers a fresh take on the well-loved musical stylings of an earlier era.
Raiatea Helm supported The Honolulu Crimestoppers in their annual fundraiser with a performance with her band at the Honolulu Country Club
More photos of the event can be found at Raiatea's Facebook Fan Page and be sure to "Like" Raiatea's Facebook Page.
Hats Off To Reading
March 2, 2012
Ahuimanu Elementary - Kaneohe
Raiatea Helm joined Ahuimanu Elementary in Kaneohe to honor Dr Seuss' birthday and celebrate the annual Hats Off to Reading Day. Raiatea read Dr Suess's Green Eggs and Ham to Ahuimanu first and second grade classes. Raiatea gave all the students signed prints and posed with them to take photos. Raiatea is an advocate of reading and visits many island schools in support of education.
More photos of the event can be found at Raiatea's Facebook Fan Page and make sure to "Like" Raiatea's Facebook Page.
Duke Kahanamoku Challenge After Party
February 12, 2012
Tapa Bar - Hilton Hawaiian Village
Hanging out in the Tapa Bar at the Hilton Hawaiian Village after her performance at the Duke Kahanamoku Challenge, Raiatea takes a moment to relax and enjoy Jeff Apaka entertain while Kawena Mechler danced hula.
KSSK's Perry and Price's New Home at Jade Dynasty Restaurant
February 11, 2012
Larry Price, Sweetie Pacarro, Raiatea Helm and Michael W. Price.
Raiatea performing Alika
Ala Moana Shopping Center
Raiatea joins the KSSK Perry and Price morming show at their new location in the Jade Dynasty Restuarant at the Ala Moana Shopping Center. Raiatea was the opening performer and sang "Sea of Love" from her new album and "Alika".
Hawaiian singer Raiatea Helm has been awarded a sizable grant from a U.S. non-profit organization.
Helm received a $20,000 music fellowship given by the Native Arts and Cultures Foundation of Vancouver, Washington. In its second year of grantmaking, the NACF, according to its grant award announcement, "is committed to building a fund dedicated exclusively to foster the revitalization, appreciation and continuity of Native arts and cultures."
Hawaii songstress, Raiatea Helm was awarded a $20,000 music fellowship from the Native Arts and Cultures Foundation.
The NACF grant was part of the foundation’s recent awards to 28 American Indian, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian artists and organizations in 15 states.
This year’s recipients include one Native Hawaiian artist and five Native Hawaiian arts and cultural organizations. The Native Hawaiian grant recipients include: musician Raiatea Helm, Honolulu; Hawaii Youth Opera Chorus, Honolulu; Kahilu Theatre Foundation, Kamuela; Hula Preservation Society, Kaneohe; Kuleana ‘Oiwi Press, Honolulu; and Pa’i Foundation, Honolulu.
2011-2012 "Fellowship in Music" Award Recipient
2008 Grammy Nominee
2006 Grammy Nominee
Two-Time Na Hoku Hanohano Award Recipient Female Vocalist of the Year
Eight-Time Na Hoku Hanohano Award Recipient
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