I'm not an artist . . . . I'm a lifestyle  

After taking a break from pro music for 15-years to raise his family, Ricky Hana jumped back in getting Hawaii Music Awards, #1 albums, a movie cut and surfs and  jams on Waikiki Beach whenever possible!

* Guitar Shredder Waikiki Beach
* Rising Creator Facebook 
* Surfboard Designer

* Two Time Hawaii Music Awards Winner      
* Multiple Performances CBS/NBC Honolulu Hawaii (8x's)     
* Supported Artist KoAloha Ukulele Honolulu Hawaii 
* Los Angeles Songwriters Showcase Winner
* Santa Barbara Songwriters Showcase Winner    
* #1 Hawaii TOP100 Songs - "Another Day in Paradise"      
* Another Day in Paradise in "Deadly Honeymoon" on Lifetime Movie Network (opening song)     
* #1 Hawaii TOP100 ALBUMS - "Pineapple"      
* #1 Hawaii TOP100 ALBUMS - "Pineappleman Hawaii"      
* #1 Hawaii TOP100 ALBUMS - "Summer"     
* #1 Hawaii TOP100 ALBUMS - "Pau Hana"    
* #1 Hawaii TOP100 ALBUMS - "Love of the Islands"     
* #1 Hawaii TOP100 ALBUMS - "Chillaxin" 
* #1 HAWAII TOP100 ALBUMS - "My Hawaii"  
* #1 HAWAII TOP100 ALBUMS - “Road to Hana”
* Shared the Big Stage with Van Halen, Judas Priest, The Pretenders, Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, Humble Pie,  the Beach Boys, Hall & Oates, Pablo Cruise, Toto, Greg Kihn, Rick Springfield, Missing Persons, the Sex Pistols, Huey Lewis & the News      
* Previously on Warner Bros. Records     
* Guitar with all-black funk band Fatback      
* Guitar with all-black funk band Groove Company LTD     
* Guitar with SBCC Big Band Jazz     
Guitar/founder New Wave band SPY - EMI Australia    
* Guitar with DB Cooper Warner Bros Records 
* Guitar/founder with Bridget Benenate The Dreamers Santa Barbara 
* Guitar/founder with Hana & Satchwell  
* Guitar with Godspell (North American Tour)   
* Guitar with The Fantasticks and Anything Goes (off Broadway) 
* Worked with Producer Richard Dashut (Fleetwood Mac)
* Worked with Producer David DeVore (Santana, Foreigner)  
* Past Management The Beach Boys          
* On SHOWTIME for an entire summer     
* Wrote Commercials Warner/Elektra/Atlantic (WEA)
* Wrote “Another Day in Paradise” for Lifetime Movies
* Wrote "Honor Our Children" Hawaii C&Y Day     
* Wrote "Island Cry" for Hawaii Five-O  
* Wrote "Love Me Tonight" with Bridget Benenate
* Wrote "Big Tease" with Jim Messina     
* Composition Major Berklee College of Music in Boston, Mass   
* Film Major at San Francisco State University 
* BA in Film University of California Santa Barbara         
* Professor of Ukulele at Waikiki Beach     
* Life Coach/Counselor at Waikiki Beach    

 



 

 

 

 

 SOME PAST SHOWS:  
Hawaii Music Awards Honolulu Hawai  
"Duke's on Sunday" Duke's Waikiki  
Waikiki Beach Live Webcasts (108 of them)  
CBS/NBC Honolulu Hawaii (8x's)  
Sheraton Waikiki  
The Wave Waikiki  
Jimmy Buffett's Waikiki (multiple dates)  
CYDay Festival Honolulu Hawaii  
Live Kalakaua Honolulu Hawaii  
Gabby Pahinui Waimanalo Kanikapila (multiple times)  
Simply Hawaiian  
Aloha Spirit Bash  
Simply Aloha Festival   
4th of July Maunalua Bay Hawaii  
The Wave Waikiki   
The Sheraton Waikiki  
The Royal Hawaiian Hotel   
York's Waikiki Hawaii  
Santa Barbara Bowl  w/The Beach Boys 2 shows
Granada Theatre Santa Barbara  
Arlington Theatre w/Toto Santa Barbara
Arlington Theatre w/The Pretenders Santa Barbara
Lobero Theatre Santa Barbara   
Campbell Hall UCSB Santa Barbara  
Phoenix Coliseum  w/Judas Priest
Queen Mary w/Beach Boys Live Global Telecast  
Red Rocks Amphitheatre w/Tom Petty Denver Colorado  
The Rainbow Music Hall w/Tom Petty Denver Colorado  
Tempe Stadium Arizona   w/Van Halen
Long Beach Arena w/Judas Priest
The Showbox Seattle w/Humble Pie
ABC Studio Reno Nevada  
Whisky a Go-Go Hollywood CA  
The Roxy Hollywood CA  
The Troubadour Hollywood CA  
Madame Wong's Hollywood CA  
The Starwood Hollywood CA  
Hong Kong Cafe Hollywood CA  
Bla-Bla Cafe Hollywood CA  
Gazzarri's Hollywood CA  
Club 88 Hollywood CA  
The Londoner Santa Monica  
Blue Lagune Santa Monica  
CBGB's New York City  
The Catalyst Santa Cruz  
The Keystone Palo Alto  
The Keystone Berkeley  
Wolf Rismiller Country Club Reseda CA  
The Palomino N. Hollywood CA  
The Golden Bear Huntington Beach CA  
Thousand Oaks Civic Center CA  
Huntington Playhouse  
Whiskey Creek Mammoth Lakes CA  
Sierra Music Festival Mammoth Lakes CA  
Ocean Harvest Mammoth Lakes CA  
El Padrino Mammoth Lakes CA  
CBS Dancehall Reno Nevada  
Grand Illusion Eugene OR  
Showbox Seattle WA  
Wreck of the Hesperes Portland OR  
Calgary Jubilee Auditorium  
Winnipeg Auditorium  
Banff Centre  
Edmonton Citadel Theatre  
Music on the Green  
Backdor Boardshop  
Dascomb Wine Cellars  
Avant Tapas and Wine  
Zaca Mesa Winery  
Wandering Dog Wine Bar  
Babi's Tasting Room  
SYVHS Little Theatre  
Jensens Main Stage CA   
Beachfront Radio Luau  
PCDC Santa Barbara  
El Paseo Santa Barbara  
Isla Vista Park  
Isla Vista Downtown Warner Bros Album Release Concert  
Old Spanish Days Santa Barbara  
Coral Casino Montecito  
Montecito Country Club  
Polo Fields Santa Barbara  
Biltmore Santa Barbara  
El Encanto Santa Barbara  
Scotch & Sirloin Santa Barbara  
Oscar's Santa Barbara  
The Feed Store Santa Barbara  
1129 Santa Barbara  
The Timbers Santa Barbara  
Rocky's Santa Barbara  
Flapper Alley Santa Barbara  
FUBAR Santa Barbara  
Hobey Baker's Santa Barbara  
George's Santa Barbara  
Baudelaires Santa Barbara  
The Shack Santa Barbara  
Teasers Santa Barbara  
Pepper's Santa Barbara  
Goleta Beach Festival  
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TV/RADIO:  
MTV  
SHOWTIME  
GOODNITE LA  
VIDEO ONE LOS ANGELES  
HAWAII NEWS NOW  
CBS HONOLULU  
NBC HONOLULU  
KABC LOS ANGELES  
KTTV LOS ANGELES  
KCBS LOS ANGELES  
KCAL LOS ANGELES  
WABC NEW YORK CITY  
WNBC NEW YORK CITY  
WPIX NEW YORK CITY  
KGO SAN FRANCISCO  
KPIX SAN FRANCISCO  
CBRT-DT CALGARY CANADA  
CFRN-DT EDMONTON CANADA  
CJIL-DT LETHBRIDGE CANADA  
KROQ 106.7 FM LOS ANGELES  
KLOS 95.5 FM LOS ANGELES  
KIKI 990 HONOLULU HAWAII  
KPRP 650 AM HONOLULU HAWAII  
KTYD 99.9 FM SANTA BARBARA  
KSYV 96.7 FM SANTA YNEZ VALLEY  
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AS A TEEN:    
Music Academy of the West Piano Scholarship    
Guitar seat in Big Band Jazz Band (19 piece)    
Guitar in 8-piece all-black funk/jazz band    
Musicals:    
Guitar in Godspell - Santa Barbara Gazebo One Production, shows sold-out all summer 1974, toured North America and Canada.    
Guitar in "The Fantasticks", "Anything Goes"     
Worked concerts with:    
Jimi Hendrix Experience   
Cream     
Led Zeppelin     
Janis Joplin     
Santana   
The Who     
Jefferson Airplane     
The Doors     
The Yardbirds     
Buffalo Springfield     
Eric Burdon and the Animals   
Love     
The Byrds     
Grateful Dead   
Canned Heat     
Blind Faith