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Kaleo Phillips

Fri. Apr. 14, 2023 at 8pm

Kaleo Phillips combines skillful versatility as a guitarist with a velvety voice and brings to the stage a spectrum of styles, from heartwarming ballads and island reggae to traditional Hawaiian.

Born and raised in Lahaina, Maui, Jason Kaleonalani Phillips, affectionately known as Kaleo, has toured extensively throughout Hawaiʻi, the mainland U.S., and Japan, sharing the stage with a broad range of artists, including the late, great Willie K.

His debut album, E Mama, was honored with three Nā Hōkū Hanohano Award (Hawai‘i’s Grammy) nominations in 2019: Hawaiian Single of the Year, Instrumental Composition of the Year, and Promising Artist(s) of the Year. He followed with Take Me Home, which was nominated in 2020 for Contemporary Acoustic Album of the Year.

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