GABBY PAHINUI WAIMANALO KANIKAPILA: Cyril Pahinui sings Hi’ilawe, 8/2013

Cyril Pahinui performing “Hi’ilawe” at the 6th Annual Gabby Pahinui Waimanalo Kanikapila held in honor of his father- Gabby “Pops” Pahinui.

Held at Waimanalo Beach Park the annual event was held under the pavilion because of the heavy rain in the morning.

Kanikapila is a style of Hawaiian music produced in an impromptu jam session, most commonly taking place at a beach, or family gathering. The term comes from kani which means sound. and pila which means any string instrument in the Hawaiian language.

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