Mike D. is originally born and raised on the island of Oahu, Hawaii. After many years of jamming throughout his high school & college years, it wasn't until Mike D. got hooked up with incredible musicians that eventually began as the group Kapakahi. After gaining a loyal following and keeping to it's independent roots, Kapakahi was able to share the stage with UB40, Blondie, Ozomatli, Jake Shimabukuro, Kalapana, Natural Vibrations, Iration, the Aggrolites, Bag of Toys, Forrest Day, & many more. Today, Kapakahi has transformed into an easily accessible name called My Peoples. Mike D. is still the frontman/guitarist/songwriter of the group. His roots are still deep into the reggae rock island vibe with a mixture of funk, soul, and pop.
Consisting of Derrick Posadas, King Bautista, Melvin Gutierrez, Adrian Ricalde... Mango Kingz brings a bay area flare to island music with their unique sound. Launching their 1st single just one month ago, "You Got Me" has already reached the top of the radio charts in Hawaii as well as over 15,000 hits on you tube. Playing at venues such as Mercury Lounge, Hukilau, Rockit Room, Pa'ina Lounge, Avalon, and many more.... Mango Kingz are no strangers in bringin island flavor with their music!
Kapena "PENA BU" De Lima
When one hears the name KAPENA these days, immediately a picture of three young men with musical instruments in arms comes to mind. Nowadays, Kapena has a NEW face that includes his 2 daughters Kalena, Lilo, and the youngest Kapena "Pena Bu". They can be found performing all over the Hawaii and the South Pacific dazzling audiences with their beautiful island sounds. Throughout all these family events and perfromances, Kapena, Pena Bu De lima has found time to launch his first solo single "Mandatory Holiday" since he moved back to hawaii after studying sound engineering here in the Bay Area. Pena Bu plans to join forces with his long time Bass player/vocalist Elliot Harai for all of you to enjoy for this one rare San Francisco performance.
GRUB: the JumpinDumplin and Hayahon Izakaya will be takin over the Rockit room kitchen to serve some island grindz for everyone to soak up the alcohol ALL night!! So come hungry and get some ono-licious snacks!