Welcome to Aloha Africa


Kauai's resource for traditional 
          West African music and dance

                               Ernest Borketey, master drummer from Ghana

Photo: Danny Hashimoto
The late Kumu Hula Jessi Jardin, 
 Aloha Africa's Director of Cultural Exchange, 
 with guest artists Obuobi Ashong, Nii Anang, and Ernest Borketey.

Ernest Returns to Kauai!

Welcome Party at Anini Beach
Sunday October 15
1 to 6 pm.

1:00  come set up potluck and greet Ernest and his sons Samuel and Emmanuel.
2:00 Performance by Joyful Noise, the Taiko students of Aki Conquest.
3:00 Performance by Love Tribe, featuring Ernest Borketey.
4:00 Community Drum Circle.
5:00 Cacao Ceremony by Danny Hashimoto.

Watch for Drumming classes and performances on facebook.

Drum Tuning and Repair
Need a new skin on your drum? 

Ernest is an expert drum craftsman.  He'll make your drum look beautiful and sound great.

Ernest:  (315) 559-7894


If you wish to encourage 

Contact Aloha Africa: 

 808-652-6139      isamagic@gmail.com