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Pre-Valentine Event with Kris Fuchigami

by Brea Aamoth on January 16th, 2015

Kris posterAccomplished ukulele artist, Kris Fuchigami returns to ‘Imiloa’s Planetarium stage on Friday, February 13, 2015. The pre-Valentine evening will begin with pupus in the Atrium at 5:30 p.m. followed by a concert under the Planetarium stars at 7:00 p.m. Fuchigami will be joined by special guest and award-winning artist, Brittni Paiva.

Pupu menu includes Kalua Pork in Steamed Buns, Korean Chicken, Sushi, Potstickers, Seasoned Edamame, Iced Tea, Coffee and more. Cash Bar for Beer & Wine
*Food and Drink not allowed in the Planetarium.

Born and raised on the Big Island of Hawai‘i, Kris Fuchigami began his musical journey at the age of 13, with an old beat up ukulele in his hands and a strong desire to master that tiny little instrument.

Two years later Kris won the grand prize at the Hamakua Music Scholarship Competition on the Big Island where he competed against classical pianists, singers, drummers, and many other genres of musicians. Kris went on to headline, and perform at many ukulele festivals and has gained recognition throughout the world.

Now, at the age of 24, Kris has released 3 CDs and has been privileged to perform with music greats such as Jake Shimabukuro, Mark Yamanaka, Daniel Ho, and Brittni Paiva.

Tickets for this event are $45 for non-members and $35 for members. Seats are limited and can be pre-purchased at the ‘Imiloa front desk or by calling (808) 969-9703 during regular business hours. Tickets are non-refundable.

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