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Hawaiian musician coming to Provo

Eddie Kamae is a folk-hero, singer, composer, musician and filmmaker.
Eddie Kamae is a folk-hero, singer, composer, musician and filmmaker.

PROVO — A man described as a living treasure of Hawaii is making a stop in Utah County this week as part of a book signing tour.

Eddie Kamae, winner of the 2005 Album of the Year award, will greet fans and sign copies of the book about his life, "Hawaiian Son," in Provo at the Borders store in the Riverwoods shopping village, 4801 N. University Ave., on Friday, Sept. 23, at 7 p.m.

Kamae is a folk-hero, singer, composer, musician and filmmaker who has been inducted into the Ukulele Hall of Fame. His music has earned him several Na Hoku Hanohano awards, while his films have garnered a number of film festival awards including best documentary.

He has been a key figure in the Hawaiian cultural renaissance and works to perpetuate Hawaiian culture throughout the world.

For more information about Kamae and the Hawaiian Legacy Foundation, see www.hawaiianlegacy.com.