Marine Corps Base Hawaii Kaneohe Bay

Free Concert Open to the Public

May 24th, 2019

Marine Corps Base Hawaii Marina
Free Admission - SPACE IS LIMITED

5:00-10:00 pm

Gates open promptly at 5:00 pm
Concert starts at 6:30 pm

Event Schedule

5:00 pm Gates open to the Public
5:00-7:00 pm Military Displays
5:00-9:30 pm Food, Beverages & Beer Garden Open
6:30-7:15 pm MARFORPAC Band
7:45-9:45 pm Henry Kapono & Friends Sunset Concert

Artists Bios

Henry Kapono Henry Kapono
Native Hawaiian and GRAMMY® Nominated, Henry Kapono, is a multiple award-winning vocalist, guitarist, songwriter, and composer. He is one of Hawaii’s most popular recording artists and is equally known for his community support and philanthropic endeavors, most recently launching the Henry Kapono Foundation in 2018 with mission to support the community through music and the arts and by giving with Aloha.

Alx KawakamiAlx Kawakami
Born on the island of Oahu, Alx Kawakami has enjoyed a successful career as a singer/songwriter and producer for the past 15 years. With 6 albums and over 40 original compositions under his belt, Alx has worked with and written for many major commercials, TV shows and Featured Films. After several years performing with his father & brothers in the group, Manoa DNA, a long time Hawaii and Japan favorite, Alx spread his wings in 2014 and embarked on his successful solo career..

Robi KahakalauRobi Kahakalau
GRAMMY® Nominated and 6x Na Hōkū Hanohano Award Winning Female Vocalist of the Year, Robi Kahakalau’s life has always been filled with Music. It is a part of her roots. “Sistah Robi's” multi-cultural, multi-lingual background is reflected throughout her music, which ranges from soft Hawaiian rhythms to funky reggae beats, from American pop songs to traditional Polynesian. As long as it feels good, as long as it's fun, she sings it -in her own special way.

Tavana is a multi-instrumentalist from Honolulu, Hawaii who uses electronic drum triggers to lay down a variety of grooves with his feet while simultaneously playing guitar, banjo, lap steel, or ukulele and singing soulful, island-inspired Rock and Blues. His 4th album, Aloha Spirit, received a Na Hōkū Hanohano Award nominee for Best Contemporary Album of the Year in 2018.

The Boys in the BandThe Boys in the Band
Henry brings his “Power Hitters”, the best that Hawaii has to offer, to the stage. Dennis McClees on Bass, Konrad Kendrick on Drums, Lopaka Colon on Percussions & Johnny Valentine on Electric Guitar and vocals!

MARFORPAC BandMarine Corps Forces Pacific Band (MARFORPAC Band)
Spanning the Pacific and continental United States, the musicians of this Marine Corps Forces Pacific Band entertain audiences at more than 400 performances each year. With an authorized strength of one officer and 50 enlisted Marines, the MARFORPAC Band travels in excess of 50,000 miles annually carrying a long standing tradition of excellence and service to the Corps and Country. The Marina Summer Fest performance will be presented by the band’s small ensemble and will include a variety of rock, jazz, country and Top 40 hits that the entire family is sure to enjoy.

General Information

We are happy to have you, your friends and your family as our guests here at Marine Corps Base Hawaii. We will do everything to ensure that your experience is safe and enjoyable. Every effort will be made to minimize delays in entering and leaving the area, and base proper. We ask for your cooperation in keeping potentially dangerous items off the Marine Corps Base. All bags will be quickly inspected, and all individuals are subject to search prior to entering the Marine Corps Base and the concert area. This security policy applies to all military and civilian personnel aboard the installation.

Please note that large bags and/or backpacks, ice chests and coolers will not be permitted. Small bags, such as purses, fanny packs, and diaper bags (8 1/2 x 11) will be permitted. It is recommended that spectators minimize the number and size of permitted items to reduce the inspection time prior to access into the Marina Fest area.

Prohibited Items:

The following items will not be permitted at the Marina and are subject to confiscation:

  • Weapons (regardless of permit) including firearms, knives (including pocket knives and multi-tools), replica or toy weapons, pepper spray or stun guns
  • Alcoholic beverages
  • Ice chests or coolers
  • Pets, other than service animals
  • Glass containers
  • Tents, portable/temporary awnings and cabanas
  • Lawn chairs
  • Bicycles, roller skates, roller blades, Heelys (skate shoes), scooters or skateboards
  • Backpacks/bags larger than 8 1/2 x 11 inches (standard backpacks)
  • Scanners, transmitters or frequency monitors
  • Unmanned aerial vehicles also known as quad copters or drones of any kind or type are prohibited at this event


Follow special event signs. Parking is free.

Mahalo to our Sponsors

Mahalo to our Sponsors No endorsement of sponsors by the DoD or U.S. Marine Corps intended.

Contact Us

Marine Corps Community Services
Marine Corps Base Hawaii
P: (808) 254-7679

Map to Marine Corps Base Hawaii


From Likelike: Turn right onto Kamehameha Hwy. Take a left on the H-3 exit off of Kamehameha Hwy. H-3 goes directly to the front gate of the base. Signs will direct you from there.
From the Pali: Take the Kamehameha Hwy/Kaneohe exit. Take a right on H-3, which goes directly to the front gate of the base. Signs will direct you from there.
From Kailua: Take Kalaheo Dr. until it turns into Kaneohe Bay Drive. Take a right into MCBH.
From H-3: H-3 goes directly to the front gate of the base.
*MCBH Back Gate will only be open to DoD Card Holders.

About Us

Marine Corps Community Services (MCCS) is a Department of Defense organization designed to support Marine Corps readiness and retention through customer-owned and -driven programs, goods, and services in garrison and deployed environments. Our goal is to be the premiere provider of quality of life services and products to the military community of Marine Corps Base Hawaii including Kaneohe Bay, Camp Smith and Manana Housing.