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February 17, 2022 - 12:00am

For the second year in a row, Sounds of Aloha quartets delivered safely sung musical messages for a Valentine’s Day still not entirely free of COVID. Check out photos of some highlights below. While we delivered fewer Singing Valentines...

December 13, 2021 - 11:50am

On December 11, 2022, the Sounds of Aloha were thrilled to return to performing live and in person after a long COVID hiatus that had limited us to virtual performances! We were honored to sing Christmas songs for a relatively small, distanced, and masked audience of true music lovers at the...

December 6, 2021 - 12:00am

While the time wasn’t quite right yet in 2022 for the Sounds of Aloha Chorus to hold our traditional Christmas show in person again, we were delighted to record another video holiday performance on stage at the Hawaii Theatre. The video of “Songs of the Season”...

February 25, 2021 - 5:14pm

The popular Sounds of Aloha Singing Valentines program was a success in 2021 despite all the challenges of the pandemic. This year our quartets sallied forth in person and online to deliver 78 love messages to lucky recipients....

November 2, 2020 - 12:00am

For years, the Sounds of Aloha have held a popular ice cream social, with roaming quartets, all-you-can-eat ice cream and toppings, and a short chorus performance at the end. This year, with most everything shut down during the COVID pandemic, we haven't been able to gather and perform live. But...

May 25, 2020 - 4:00pm

The members of the Sounds of Aloha Chorus were sad not to be rendezvousing early on the morning of Memorial Day 2020 to ride a bus up to Punchbowl crater, as we have been doing now for several years. We alway find the Mayor's Memorial Day...

April 13, 2020 - 9:35pm

Separated from one another's voices, and trying to bring a little musical comfort to our friends and neighbors while we all ride out the worst of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Sounds of Aloha Chorus decided to cobble together a virtual performance from their individual homes. We were overjoyed to...

December 12, 2019 - 12:00am

The Sounds of Aloha Chorus performed with the Honolulu Symphony Orchestra (HSO) in a terrifically fun concert called "A Very Merry Holiday Pops!" on December 10, 2019, at the Hawaii Theatre. The program featured HSO and SOA separately but also in combined pieces custom arranged for orchestra and...

December 10, 2019 - 12:00am

Yes, you read that right. It's not this. In another original comedy for SOA, our resident playwright (and bass singer) Scot Izuka, created a story where the chorus accidentally gets locked inside the mall after a...

October 5, 2019 - 10:47pm

This is the week the Sounds of Aloha Chorus embarks for Modesto, California, to take part in the Far Western District Convention and Competition of the Barbershop Harmony Society, October 10-13, 2019. And what a special evening...

June 11, 2019 - 12:46pm

The Sounds of Aloha's A Cappella Academy for young singers had a lot of "firsts" in 2019!

  • First Academy for young women as well as young men!
  • First collaborative effort with our sister choruses, Honolulu Blend and...
June 2, 2019 - 6:09pm

The Sounds of Aloha again proudly helped commemorate fallen U.S. military service members, at the 70th Annual Mayor's Memorial Day Ceremony on May 27, 2019 at the...