Concert held to benefit Iolani PalaceUPDATED 6:29 PM HST Apr 06, 2014Video Transcript
Kama'aina and visitors enjoyed live entertainment on Iolani Palace grounds today. It's all part of the 'Ola Ka Ha' Hawaiian Music Concert -- held to benefit Iolani Palace and the result of a recent break-in that destroyed a historic window. Participants enjoyed hawaiian food, demonstrations and free tours of the palace. Entertainers say taking part in the event is just one way they can malama. 17:49 "WE'RE NOT MAKING ANY MONEY FROM THIS WE JUST WANT PEOPLE TO KOKUA AND GIVE MONEY TO THIS EVENT AND THIS MANAO OF OURS IS LIKEWISE WITH EACH OF US. WE JUST FELT THE IMPORTANT NEED FOR US TO BE HERE AND SHARE OUR LOVE AND SHARE OUR TALENTS." 18:02 All proceeds and donations will go towards replacing the broken glass and the preservation of the building. Palace officials say the cost of the replacement glass is a little over $15,000 but the historical value is $130,000.