It’s Gonna Be A Merry Christmas


Sacred Heart Chapel on the campus of LMU in Los Angeles is where I honed my guitar playing skills while playing every Sunday at mass. Although I learned to play guitar and ukulele as a child, the frequent practice I got playing in college is when I really started to learn different techniques. Yesterday we took a road trip to one of my old stomping grounds- Loyola Marymount University. The campus of LMU looking better than ever! I guess I didn’t fully appreciate this stunning and well-manicured campus when I walked the halls and paths, as a young student. The age of its beautiful landscape with sprawling lawns, timeless and enormous...

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With Michael and Peter @ Matchpoint Company Retreat

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We rocked the Paradise Terrace at Paradise Point for Matchpoint’s tropical, company getaway. Peter sportin’ the new Ohana OBU Uke Bass and Michael on congas, bongos and an array of shakers, clickers and cabasas.  Thank you to the Islanders and Matchpoint....

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6th Anniversary Celebration: Next Original Tiki Market Place January 6, 2018

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  Come over to help celebrate the 6th Anniversary of The Original Tiki Marketplace. Food, Mai Tais, full bar, and live entertainment by yours truly and K Poly Entertainment. Shopping doors open at 10am to 3pm.  Entertainment times TBA.  Stay tuned!  A Hui Hou!...

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Success, Yes! Live @ Bali Hai’s Wedding Mixer (Video Loaded)

Anniversary, Bali Hai San Diego, Best Views, California, desi hawaiian music, hawaiian music san diego, musicbydesi, San Diego Restaurant Week, Weddings

  Total succèss as Bali Hai’s preferred vendors show-off on Monday, November 20th. The entire property was decked out as future couples engaged and gathered ideas for their big day at Bali Hai Restaurant, San Diego. Missed it? No worries.  For information, call Jenny or Kendel at Bali Hai at (619) 222 -1181 to book San Diego’s top wedding venue and friendliest staff....

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Tom Ham’s 4th Annual Brews, Views and Chews – Desi Live 6-9pm

Best Views, Tom Hams, Weddings

On Monday, November 6, 2017, come hungry, thirsty and with your camera as this event will blow your mind.  Kick-off beer week event, showcasing the best San Diego Beer paired up with food pairings from top local Chefs. Ticket includes unlimited food and beer pairings, live music, games, the best view in the City and much more… Desi will be live upstairs near the bar and music downstairs as well.  Please click here for more information:   Brews Views and Chews  and purchase your tickets online to guarantee your entrance to a night you won’t forget....

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Tiki Tanglers of Point Loma Tie the Knot (See Video): Congratulations Bill and Roberta

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Desi calls them the Tiki Tanglers of Point Loma.  Congratulations to newlyweds Bill and Robert, good friends met at being a part of the Point Loma, Shelter Island and especially the Bali Hai family.  It was an exquisite day on the bay @ Bali Hai Restaurant providing live entertainment for them at the ceremony and the entire reception.  Here’s Desi singing Cecilia and Kapono’s love song, Sunflower, as Bill and Roberta Tango into their reception, their first dance as husband and wife....

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