Every trip they take truly becomes a memorable moment.
Ekolu has a lot of achievements in their musical journey in Hawaii.
This album made them well-known not only in Hawaii, but also in the Mainland and as far as east coast.
Three years later, Ekolu came out with their second debut album called, “Shores of Waiehu.” This album gave Hawaii a little twist of its own unique style.
Individually, Akoni enjoys surfing, Makapu loves to free dive and Lukela enjoys writing music, and spending time with his family.
These talented men are the best of friends, but most of all brothers.
There style of music grew on Lukela from a young age.
Another interest he has is those “Oldies but Goodies.” Lukela never forgets how great God has been to him.
Shane came from a musical background family that played numerous instruments.
Shane’s father played keyboards and the flute in a live band in LA, California. Shane used to sleep under his fathers keyboards while playing at night clubs.
It all began back in 1994 where 3 young and talented men of Maui, began their musical journey.
Lukela Keala, Akoni Dellomes & Makapu Hoopii attended Baldwin High School and was enrolled in the music class.
He was in the 8th grade, attending Iao Intermediate School, where he was placed in a music class.