‘Kokua for Japan’ in Honolulu to Feature All-Star Lineup

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HONOLULU – World-renowned entertainer Willie Nelson will perform at “Kokua For Japan,” a Hawaii-based radio, television and Internet fundraising event for the victims of the earthquake and tsunami.

The event, staged by Clear Channel Radio Hawaii and Oceanic Time Warner Cable, will take place at the Great Lawn at the Hilton Hawaiian Village Beach Resort & Spa on Sunday, April 10, from noon to 5 p.m.

All proceeds to benefit the American Red Cross for the Japan earthquake and Pacific tsunami relief efforts.

Nelson will join previously announced entertainers, including:

Henry Kapono with special guests Michael McDonald and Mick Fleetwood

Loretta Ables Sayre

The Brothers Cazimero

Cecilio & Kapono

Kalapana

Cecilio & Kompany

Amy Hanaialii

Na Leo

John Cruz

Natural Vibrations

ManoaDNA

Robi Kahakalau

Mailani

Taimane

Go Jimmy Go

Jerry Santos

Gregg Hammer Band

Kenny Endo Taiko

On-air personalities from Clear Channel Radio and local broadcast and cable TV stations will host the program.

In-kind donations being provided by: Bank of Hawaii; Coca-Cola; Hawaiian Telcom; Hilton Hawaiian Village Beach Resort & Spa; Honolulu Box Office; Honolulu Star-Advertiser; ING DIRECT Hawaii; NEP Supershooters; RHEMA Services; Small Kine Polynesian; and Zippy’s. In addition, all entertainers, on-air personalities, and event producers are donating their time for the program.

Participating television stations include: KFVE; KGMB; KHNL; KITV 4; and OC 16. Radio stations: AM940; Island 985; KCCN-FM100; KHVH AM; Hawaiian 105 KINE; KSSK 92.3 FM; and KSSK AM 590.

In addition, Clear Channel Radio Hawaii, OC 16 and KITV 4 will stream the event live online.

Tickets are available for $15 via Honolulu Box Office. Visit www.HonoluluBoxOffice.com for on-line purchasing or call (808) 550-8457 for charge-by-phone.

For information, visit www.kokuaforjapan.com or contact the following Clear Channel Hawaii radio stations (all area code 808): KSSK FM at 296-9292; KSSK AM at 296-5959; KHVH 830 AM at 521-8383; or Island 985 FM at 296-9850.

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