Hawaii Public Radio: Ocean Aid: Funk Legends Ohio Players & Bootsy Collins head to Honolulu and HPR's ATC

HPR All Things Considered Host Dave Lawrence got a chance to speak with longtime Ohio Players drummer Diamond Williams and legendary bassist Bootsy Collins (who was part of James Brown, Parliament/Funkadelic, Bootsy’s Rubber Band and numerous related projects) about their incredible lives and this important event.  


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Honolulu Star-Advertiser: CeeLo Green lends expertise and heft to Ocean Aid Music Fest

Known for his soul-pop savvy on massive hits like 2006’s “Crazy” and 2010’s “Forget You,” as the vocal half of Gnarls Barkley and for his stint as a coach on the Emmy Award-winning show “The Voice,” five-time Grammy winner CeeLo Green headlines the inaugural Ocean Aid Hawaii music festival Sunday at the Waikiki Shell.

More at: http://www.staradvertiser.com/2017/04/27/tgif/ceelo-green-lends-expertise-and-heft-to-ocean-aid-musicfest/

Frolic Hawaii: Enter to win Ultra VIP tickets to Sunday’s Ocean Aid Hawaii

Grammy-award winning musicians, environmental speakers from around the country and popular local food trucks come together this Sunday, April 30 at Ocean Aid Hawaii, a daylong outdoor music and arts festival making its first appearance in the islands. Thanks to a generous unnamed donor, general admission tickets are FREE. 


More at: http://www.frolichawaii.com/stories/enter-to-win-ultra-vip-tickets-to-sundays-ocean-aid-hawaii/

Honolulu Magazine: Your Guide to the Perfect Weekend

Hey there, ocean: We probably don’t say this enough, but thanks for being a solid friend. We appreciate all the sweet surfing waves, couldn’t imagine a world without poke—and that time we got pulled into your undercurrent and saw life flash before our eyes? Totally water under the bridge. For all the times the ocean has been there for us, it deserves a little love back. Enter Ocean Aid Hawai‘i, a benefit concert for Love The Sea with the goal of eliminating plastic waste from the ocean. 


More at: http://www.honolulumagazine.com/Honolulu-Magazine/April-2017/Your-Guide-to-the-Perfect-Weekend-April-27-30-2017/

Hawaii News Now: Ocean Aid Hawaii Debuts at Waikiki Shell

Ocean Aid Hawai‘i, a benefit concert, debuts in Honolulu on Sunday, April 30 with the goal of eradicating plastic pollution from the ocean. Hawaii News Now has interviews with big wave surfer and festival co-director Campbell Farrell, Sustainable Coastlines Hawaii executive director Kahi Pacarro, stand up comedian Steve Byrne, and international concert promoter Michael Chugg.  

More here: http://www.hawaiinewsnow.com/story/35244490/ocean-aid-hawaii-debuts-at-waikk-shell

LA Weekly: From Orphanages to Ocean Cleanups, Big Daddy Carlos Parties for Good Causes

If anybody in Los Angeles deserves to call himself “Big Daddy,” it’s Carlos Adley. The DJ, club owner and now philanthropist is larger than life in every way. Standing 6 feet 3 inches, possessing the stature and swagger of a pro wrestler and fond of flamboyant headwear and silver bling, the East L.A. native talks bold and lives bolder.


More at: http://www.laweekly.com/music/velvet-margarita-owners-big-daddy-carlos-and-ava-berman-launch-the-first-ocean-aid-festival-in-hawaii-8127571