Kapakahi

Kapakahi

Take catchy pop hooks and hip-hop sensibilities, add a twist of reggae and some Latin beats, bend it together with some funk . . . it sounds like a recipe for confusion. In Hawaiian, there's a phrase for this: Kapakahi, or twisted, bent, and confused. What better word is there to describe a band that takes all the above influences and fuses them together into something so booty-shakin' good it doesn't matter how you define it?

Kapakahi came together in April of 2005 when five musicians came together in a garage somewhere in the Mission district... more