Keaau Idol Singing Contest Update Page 2011
This week kicked off the 2011 Keaau Idol Singing Contest at the Keaau Village Market. This Year they were four talented contestants. These kids really brought it on this year, it's so cool to see how these kids have grown through the years musically and i cant express how much i enjoy coming here every year to work with these Kids. Also a special thanks to Arlen Macanas the Manager of Keaau Village Market and her staff who work very hard every year to give these kids the opportunity to show their talent to the community. Stay tuned to this page for updates throughout the contest.
This year the grand prize is a Demo Recording donated by Chet DeCambra and C&R Productions DBA Raven Recording Studio's Inc. Along with other cool prizes. " I Believe That This Contest is a great opportunity for our children of the Big Island and i will continue to support it for as long as they put the show on"
GOOD LUCK TO ALL THE CONTESTANTS !!!!
Posted By: Chet DeCambra
Stay Tuned To This Page For Updates!!
Keaau Idol Round 2&3 Saturday July 16, 2011 live at the Keaau Village Market Center Stage !!
Hey, Gang Saturday kicked off another day of close competition for the contestants of the Keaau Idol contest. This week they competed in the category of Country and Hawaiian Music. These kids really did a great job. Its going to be a close race for the title. be sure to stop by next weekend July 23, 12pm to 6pm to see who's going to take home the grand prize!!
1. Kaena Mahiai from Hilo Union School
2. Kendralyn Masang from Hilo Intermediate School
3. Victoria (Tori) Faxon from Hawaii Academy of Arts & Sciences
4. Wadelyn Embernate from Kamehameha School
Last year's Keaau Idol 2010 Isac Faxon
Judges for the 2011 Keaau Idol Contest at the Judges Table!!
Here is some shots of the contestants in action !!!
Stay Tuned For Next Weeks Show Where One Of These Contestants Will Take Home The Grand Prize. See You All There!!
Congratulations To Victoria Faxon The Winner of Keaau Idol 2011
Date July 23, 2011
Everyone did an outstanding job at this years 2011 Keaau Idol Singing Contest. It's simply amazing to see how much these kids have grown musically over the years. This year the winners were as follows: 1st place went to Victoria Faxon, 2nd place went to Wadelyn Embernate, 3rd place went to Kaena Mahiai, and 4th place went to Kendralyn Masang. Also included in the final show were contestants from previous years. Below is some pictures showcasing the show along with the awards ceremony. Stay tuned to the Hawaii Tribune Herald Newspaper this week for more coverage of this event. Chet would like to congratulate all contestants. "I believe everyone of you are winners just for having the courage to come out and give it your all. If you have a dream, follow it" (Chet DeCambra)
Arlen Macanas Property Manager Keaau Village Market
Wadelyn Embernate 2nd Place Winner
3rd Place Winner Kaena Mahiai
4th Place Winner Kendralyn Masang
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