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 Creating memorable and authentic
 hawaiian events 

aloha!
Create the IDEAL
island mood + atmosphere 

you envision for your special event!

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what we do

Serving over 1000 couples and clients over the last 13 years, Bula Music has assembled an outstanding team to help you create an authentic and iconic island experience.  We are here to help create a memorable evening for you and your guests through exceptional music, engaging entertainment, premier sound, custom intelligent lighting, and a romantic inviting atmosphere.  

event packages

BUNDLE AND SAVE!

A one stop shop.  Choose one of our packages for a cohesive celebration, full of nonstop entertainment, premier sound quality, custom lighting effects, and effortless flow from one part of your event to the next.

INQUIRE
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Packages Range From 2 to 6 Hours and include an entertainment coordinator to help with your itinerary.

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live music

Live music sets the tone for your entire day and adds a layer of personality that is completely customizable to your style and favorites.

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services

Solo Guitar or Ukulele with Vocals

Live Music Duo

 

Live Music Trio

Full Band (Up to 7 Piece)

Band Members:

Guitar, Ukulele, Bass, Percussions,

Drums, Saxophone, Keyboards

DJ 

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Keep the energy high and the party bumpin' with a smooth transition after the live music concludes.  Bula loves continuing the celebration and engaging with your guests.  

Bula will transform your custom selected playlist into a mixed masterpiece as he matches beats, and adds intelligent lighting effects to provide a seamless flow of all your favorite songs.

All Inclusive DJ + Sound + Lighting Packages Available
 

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MC

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Fully Enjoy Your Day Without Managing the Agenda
 

MCing is included in all of our packages and important to keep the flow moving, the energy high, and the guests engaged.  Bula shares just the right amount with his friendly yet professional disposition and ability to ad-lib and improvise.  His style promotes a connection with you and the guests, bringing everyone together.  Bula will announce all of the important elements of your night, share about Hawaiian culture, monitor the timeline, and communicate with your coordinator for any updates.  

"At the reception, he emceed the entire evening with style, energy, and a touch of creative humor.  He is literally the definition of MASTER of Ceremonies."
- 5 Star Review 

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CULTURAL ENTERTAINMENT

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Hawaiian weddings are full of rich traditions and heartfelt performances which pay tribute to ancient Polynesian history and the sacred spirit of Aloha.  Add some Aloha to your wedding with genuine island entertainment.  

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offerings

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Hula Dancer

Duo Hula Show  

Lei Greeter  

Conch Shell Blower  

Fire Knife Dance Performance  (Kane/Male)

1 Kane   |   2 Kane   |   3 Kane

Fire Poi Ball + Fire Fan Performance (Wahine/Female)

1 Wahine   |   2 Wahine

Polynesian Drummer for Fire Knife

Private Luau Show

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duo hula show

A lei is a symbol of Aloha and given as a representation of love, friendship, celebration, honor, or greeting.  Each Hawaiian flower and leaf has a specific symbolic meaning, with its own legends and oral history. They tell the story of the Hawaiian people, their

mythology, their legends, their history, and their culture.  Traditionally, a lei is a precious gift that should always be placed over another's shoulders, not one's own.

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lei greeter 

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conch shell blower

The Pū, as it is known in Hawaiian, comes as a gift from the kai (ocean) and remits a sound that flows across the 'aina (land). The shell is blown right before the bride's processional and again at the end of the ceremony to symbolize your journey at that moment.

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hula dancer

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duo hula show

The tradition of the hula is performed as a gift during all significant occasions and dates dates back to times of the kings and queens. This elegant dance depicts various emotions and elements of Hawaii's beauty.  The hula dancer tells a story through the graceful movement of her hands, hips, and body.  

A one hour vignette style show with two dancers, incorporating graceful 'auana style hula with various Hawaiian implements such as the pu'ili (bamboo sticks), ipu (hollowed gourd), and 'uli 'uli (feathered gourd rattles).  Accompanying the dances, Bula will share with you the culture and meaning behind the songs.  Included in our Hawaiian Ho'okipa Package & Royal Ali'i Package. 

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Polynesian drummer

FIRE KNIFE 

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FIRE knife

Accompanying our fire dancers, is our Polynesian drummer playing the pahu (bass drum) and (toere) log drum.  Live drumming brings intense energy and a full powerful sound that echoes through the crowd.  Impressive to watch and hear, drumming adds the perfect authentic touch to our fire finale.

The Fire Knife dance, or Siva Afi, is only attempted by the bravest of Samoan warriors to honor an important ceremonial event. A machete is wrapped in towels on both ends and set on fire as the warrior artfully spins, throws, catches, and dances with the war club.  Our fire knife dancers showcase a two part routine, first with a single knife and then a double knife finale. 

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FIRE fans

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FIRE poi balls

Originating from Māori culture in New Zealand, poi translates to 'ball on a cord.'  Historically, warriors used rocks and animal hide slings to hurl rocks at enemies and prey.  Women trained with the poi to improve flexibility for weaving.   As it evolved, a weighted ball and wick were attached to a chain, lit on fire, and swung around the performer's body in a rhythmic storytelling dance.  Booked as a solo or duo. 

Fire fans developed in time after the fire knife and fire poi balls as a cultural expression to tell a story and create a surprising visual effect involving open flames. Dancers use welded metal fans with spokes that are lit on fire, wowing the audience with impressive, daring maneuvers.  Booked as a solo or duo. 

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sound+
lighting

Exceptional sound and lighting has the power to completely transform your venue, enhance the romantic atmosphere, boost the energy, and get guests on the dance floor.

sound

Premier White Wireless Sound System

Wireless Lapel Microphones

Handheld Wireless Microphones 

Wireless Surround Sound Capabilities

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"We also loved his all-white colored equipment and lighting set - which matches well with any wedding decor." - 5 Star Review 

UPLIGHTING

Full Venue Intelligent Uplighting Package

- Wireless Customizable Color Changing Venue Uplights

 - Synced with Moving Headlights for Dancing

- DMX Network Integrated

STAGE lights

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Essential Stage Lighting Package

Ideal for Sunset Hour and Solo Performances

- LED Floor Light Bars

- Overhead Luminaire Lights

- Instrument Stand + Sound System Uplighting

Intelligent Stage Lighting Package

Ideal for Reception, Dancing, Hula Shows, Band Performances

- Two Color Changing Trusses

- Custom Facade Backboard with Lights

- Multicolored LED Lights on Entertainment, Sound System, and Dance Floor

- Two Intelligent Moving Robot Head Spotlights with GOBO Lighting Effects + Customizable Color Changing Designs

- Spotlights for Special Dances, Cake Cutting, Toasts 

- Beat Matching Light Shows

- DMX Network Integrated

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Let the sound and lights SHINE to ENHANCE the beauty of your venue. 

We use only the newest most innovative sound and light gear. 

Elegant White Sound System to Match Your Decor

Wirelessly Operated

Extreme High Powered Battery Source for Any Remote Location, No Noisy Generators Needed

Industry Leading Crisp Powerful Sound

Advanced Airstream DMX Wireless Network to Ensure Strong Sound + Light Connections

Customizable Uplights To Create a Warm

Romantic Glow

No Big Bulky Speakers, No Tripods

No Messy Wires or Extension Cords Trailing Through Your Setup

Clean Classy Look

No Feedback, No Buzzing, No Wind Interference

Premier Ceremony Lapel Mics for Clean Easy to Hear Audio and No Distractions

Mesmerizing Moving Head Spotlights Creating Mind-Blowing Light Shows with Six Rotating Gobos + Two Incredible Prism Wheels

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A COLLECTION OF CAREFULLY CURATED SONGS

BULA IS BASED OUT OF THE BIG ISLAND OF HAWAII AND SERVES ALL HAWAIIAN ISLANDS AND US MAINLAND. PLEASE INQUIRE FOR TRAVEL SPECIFICS.

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TRAVEL

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Let’s make your

event one to remember

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us

808-747-2585
bula@akamumusic.com

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