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Sat. Sept. 16, 2023 at 8pm

“A phenomenally talented ukulele virtuoso, Taimane has developed a flamenco-inspired strumming technique that is breathtaking.” —  Maui News

Taimane, a ukulele virtuoso, songwriter, and singer has established herself as one of the leading ukulele players in the world, known for her fierce and inventive style of play.

Taimane, a hapa Sāmoan artist (part indigenous Sāmoan and part Caucasian — her name translates to "diamond" in the Samoan language), garnered a 2023 Nā Hōkū Hanohano Award for Instrumental Album and Instrumental Composition of the Year, as well as Favorite Entertainer of the Year in 2023 and 2019.

Born and raised in Hawai‘i, Taimane takes listeners on a mystical journey amidst a Polynesian sonic landscape that exhilarates, inspires and soothes. From Bach to Led Zeppelin, flamenco infernos to tribal hymns, Taimane continues to break new ground with the ukulele. Her live performances have become must-see events and are wowing ever-larger audiences.

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