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  • The Kahala Hotel & Resort - Harvey Mason @ The Veranda

  • Type: Special Event
    Date: Monday - 9/2/2013
    Time: 7:30 p.m - 10 p.m.
    5000 Kahala Ave.
    Honolulu, HI 96816
    Phone: 739-8888
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Legendary Jazz Drummer Harvey Mason to Perform at The Veranda Labor Day Weekend

The Kahala Hotel & Resort is excited to announce that legendary jazz drummer Harvey Mason will be performing at The Veranda on Sunday, September 1 and Monday, September 2. The music begins at 7:30 p.m. and plays through 10 p.m. There is no cover fee and parking is validated for up to 3 hours with a $25 purchase.

Harvey Mason is one of the most in demand drummers of all time. His professional experience spans over 40 years and has worked with everyone from Barbra Streisand to James Brown to Miles Davis to Mary J. Blige to John Legend to the London Symphony Orchestra. He has also recorded with artists Herbie Hancock, Chick Corea, George Benson, Beck and countless others. He has earned seven Grammy nominations, and has played at 12 of the last 13 Academy Awards presentations.

Joining him will be keyboardist Michael Ruff. Michael has performed and recorded with India Arie, Richie Lee Jones, Chaka Khan, Natalie Cole, Hawaiian Style Band, Amy Hanaiali'I Gillio, and many more. A gifted singer, keyboardist and performer, he is also a talented producer and songwriter, and has been awarded many Na Hoku Hano Hano Awards.

Rounding out the quartet will be Honolulu guitarist Robert Shinoda and bassist Dean Taba. Both Robert and Dean have been playing at The Veranda since May. Robert Shinoda's performing credits include The Honolulu Symphony's Masterworks and Pops series, musical theatre, and the Hawaii International Jazz Festival, among many others. Taba has performed with Jake Shimabukuro and The Honolulu Symphony. There is no cover charge. Bring a date and enjoy live entertainment paired with great food and beverages.

Seating is limited and will fill up quickly.

Reservations aren't necessary, but if you are bringing a large group of friends, they are recommended. Call (808) 739-8760 or e-mail The Veranda is

Kahala's best address for tea or cocktails any day of the week.

With 338 guestrooms, The Kahala Hotel & Resort is an oceanfront destination resort known for its impeccable service and hospitality. Just minutes from Waikiki, yet offering the peace and serenity of a neighbor island experience, The Kahala has been Honolulu's social address for weddings and gatherings since its opening in 1964. Captains of industry and celebrity guests continue to call The Kahala their home-away-from-home in Hawai'i. Travel + Leisure ranks The Kahala among the Top 6 Hawaii resorts and among the World's Best 100 Hotels in its 2012 World's Best Awards. US News & World Report named The Kahala Best Oahu Hotels (Top 3) in 2011 and 2012. Successful Meetings gave the hotel a Pinnacle Award for three years in a row, 2010-2012. Open Table named Plumeria Beach House in their Best 100 Restaurants for Brunch. gave The Kahala a 2012 Traveler's Choice Award for Top 25 Luxury Hotels in the United States.

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