Kawaiaha'o Church to hold choral concert
Kawaiaha'o Church will present a free concert of Hawaiian sacred choral music Nov. 19 in the sanctuary.
The Kawaiaha'o Church Choir and Festival Choir, the Kawaiolaonapukanileo Vocal Ensemble and Halau Hula O Kawaiaha'o will perform in the 6 p.m. concert.
Singers who wish to participate must register by Monday. A registration form is available by e-mailing firstname.lastname@example.org or visiting the Music and Performing Arts Department in the church basement. The $15 fee includes music packet, rehearsal by the staff and dinner. Rehearsal will begin at 1 p.m. Nov. 19.
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