Elima Returns for Aloha Ghoulish Friday
28th Oct 2016 6:30:pm
We all understand that All Hallows Eve “Halloween” is one of the most important celebrations in Santa Cruz.¬† As it turns out the last Aloha Friday of October is 3 days prior to that day.¬† Not to be outdone, Pono Hawaiian Grill will celebrate appropriately.¬† Costumes are encouraged, tho not...
Island Breeze Band
4th Nov 2016 6:30:pm
Can you feel It?¬† That Breeze warming the cool Autumn evenings.¬† It’s a Santa Cruz Breeze made up of Stan, Patti, Dave and another Stan.¬† We last saw them two months ago – tho it seems much longer. For those of you who may be new to Santa Cruz, or...
An Autumn Ho`omana
11th Nov 2016 6:30:pm
Wow, this year has gone quickly!¬† This Autumn appearance by Ho`omana will be just 2 weeks before Thanksgiving.¬† You know what they say about time flying and having fun. The Guys have sure been having fun – as have we at Pono.¬† Seemingly busier every year for us all. Ho’omana...
Brian Pi`ikea Vasquez ‚Äď all the way from Kona
18th Nov 2016 6:30:pm
Brian last played at Pono in July of last year, and we’re really happy to welcome him and his wife Rowena back again.¬† They first appeared at Pono 4 Summers ago coming over from Kailua-Kona.¬†¬† We missed him in 2114 but have got him locked in this year. He is...
Ho`omana for Thanksgiving
26th Nov 2016 6:30:pm
What??¬† These guys back after only one week off?¬† Yep, and we’re lucky to get them.¬† When Pono opened more than 5 years ago, they used to play twice a month – but we had to cut back to once when their popularity (and Pono/The Reef)’s grew like it did....
The Sweet Sounds of Na Leo
2nd Dec 2016 6:30:pm
Here They Come!!¬† Tho we have had individual participation of some members of Na Leo Pumehana, playing with other bands, we’ve not hosted the full band for 5 months.¬† That MUST be corrected in 2017.¬† It’s tough to go so long without the joyous, playful nature of these 4 excellent...
9th Dec 2016 6:30:pm
In order to get these guys, I have to book ’em 6 months in advance.¬† But NO WORRIES, we got ’em!!!
Ka Nalu Comes Back for Christmas
16th Dec 2016
Merry Elima Christmas
23rd Dec 2016 6:30:pm
Goodbye 2016 with Island Breeze Band
30th Dec 2016 6:30:pm
Nate, Jerry & Sean
11th Feb 2017 6:30:pm