Hawaiian slack-key guitarist Patrick Landeza grew up in Berkeley. Photo: Kelvin Rama.
Slack key guitarist Patrick Landeza will start off the holiday season at the 11th Annual Hawaiian Holiday Celebration, which will be held Saturday, Dec. 1, from 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the San Leandro Main Library, l300 Estudillo Ave. in San Leandro.
NÃ HÕKÚ Hanohano, award-finalist and Hawaiian music award-winner Patrick Kahakauwila Kamaholelani Landeza, was born and raised in Berkeley to Hawaii-born parents.
His heritage continues to be revealed through his music and stories, including his CD titled “Kama‘alua,” “to get acquainted with,” which will be sold for $15 at this event.
Landeza made his debut at Carnegie Hall in January as one of eight artists in a “Listen for Life” non-profit concert that promoted music as a unifying force for world peace.
The holiday event will feature Hawaiian crafts booths and a Hawaiian dinner sold before the show that includes Patrick Landeza’s tranquil music and a performance of hula dancing.
Advanced tickets are $15 and can be purchased at the information desk at the San Leandro Main Library, starting Nov. 1. Tickets will be sold at the door for $17, free for children 5 and under.
For information call (510) 577-3971.