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Volunteer Host - Island Style

Name: Kaleo

Show Name: Island Style
Broadcast Time: Sunday, 9AM-Noon

How long have you been on KNBA: Since 2011

Describe your show, what’s most fun for you when you’re on-air:
Join Island Style for a tropical heat wave of Hawaiian artists from decades ago, classical, contemporary, Jawaiian, plus hot new hits from Island artists, as well as other parts of Polynesia. The enjoyment received by Da Island Style Crew is playing the music from Hawaii nei and giving the listener a sense of visiting the islands and being a part of a beautiful paradise. It may called by some a “Radio Staycation.”

First Concert:
Kaleo remembers his first concert on the island of Hawaii with Country Comfort held at the King Kamehameha Hotel, 1976. It was incredible with Country Comfort supporting and dedicating songs to his high school football team, the Mililani Trojans.

When it comes to music genres, styles, or artists do you have a “guilty pleasure”:
On Island Style you will find Kaleo’s greatest loves spreading the spirit of ALOHA. Enjoy with Kaleo the voices of Israel Kamakawiwo’ole from the Waianae coast of Oahu, Lono – the familiar kanaka of Molokai, Jerry Santos who reigns from the Windward coast of Oahu, Kamakaiwa Kanaka’ole representing the island of Hawaii, Keola Beamer a shining star of Maui the Valley Isle, and Kupaoa the well-known husband and wife duo of Kaua’i perpetuating Hawai’i’s meles..

What are you up to when not Volunteering on the Radio?
After volunteering every Sunday morning on KNBA, you will find Kaleo and Snowgryl in the wilds of Anchorage and communities of Alaska spreading the ALOHA.

If you could be any animal, what would you be:
Kaleo has envisioned that someday he may be a Pueo and glide like a seabird in the tradewinds over the ocean and Hawaii nei.