Sol K. Bright returns home with bride, Wanda Rogers, 1931.

Sol K. Bright Makes Good As Musician; Returns to Islands

Another home town boy who made good in the musical world on the mainland, Sol K. Bright, son of Andrew Bright, paroleĀ  officer on the Honolulu police force, is coming back this week. He is expected Wednesday morning on the S. S. Manoa. Continue reading

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George Kainapau, singer from Hilo, 1944.

Arrived Here in Hilo

Last week, a youth from the Kanilehua rains arrived, that being George Kainapau to Hilo nei, to spend some days here in the land of his birth, and in the afternoon of the following Monday he left for Honolulu.

This was not a child coming home to visit his parents living there, for they passed away many years ago, and their children are who remain.

When we saw that youth, we recalled our first choir leader, Harry Naope, because this youth, George Kainapau was one of the members of the Haili choir in 1927.

He is a youngster with a very good voice for singing. His voice is like the voice of a woman singing. Continue reading