Global Wedding Awards 2022

Page 8 LUX 2022 Global Wedding Awards Authentic Hawaiian entertainment is hard to come by; however, Bula Music and Performing Arts is the real deal. The company was founded with the mission to ‘share our aloha and perpetuate Hawaiian culture through an authentic and iconic island experience,’ primarily for luxury wedding events. As such, over the past 11 years, Bula Music and Performing Arts has catered for over 1,000 couples across six continents, leaving each one with a positive experience. Bula Akamu specializes in the ’ukulele and guitar, heading the company as the lead musician, entertainment choreographer, and recruiting director. Yet he is perhaps best known for his warm, soulful voice, deep tones, and magical ability to engage with crowds, leaving them emotionally touched. The alum of the prestigious Berklee College of Music has been the recipient of numerous awards, including Wedding Wire’s Couple’s Choice Award, which he has received for nine years straight and The Knot’s Best of Weddings, for the last six years. He is also a prominent fixture within The Knot’s Hall of Fame. Their extensive reach, complimented by Bula’s devotion to customer service and quality, has resulted in Bula Music and Performing Arts becoming Hawaii’s top-rated wedding entertainment service, with hundreds of fivestar reviews under its wing. Growing up in the small sugar cane plantation town, Pahala, Bula didn’t have much – but what he did have was his treasured ’ukulele. What Pahala lacks in luxury and extravagance, it more than makes up for in spirit. It is the embodiment of aloha and care for ‘the ‘aina (land), kai (ocean), and its po’e The magic of Bula Akamu’s soulful voice is perfect for any special event – especially a wedding. Indeed, Bula Music and Performing Arts is a fullservice wedding entertainment company that supplies incredible music and awe-inspiring Hawaiian performances. Mar22247 Best Hawaiian Wedding Entertainment Company 2022 (people).’ This great sense of island culture, community, and love molded Bula into the man he is today, both personally and professionally. In essence, perpetuating such values is the core aim of Bula Music and Performing Arts. Their entertainment brings people together with rich traditions and heartfelt performances which pay tribute to ancient Polynesian history and the sacred spirit of Aloha. He and his wife, Ash, met in 2009 at a luau – two years later, they created Bula Music and Performing Arts. Ash acts as the company manager and entertainment coordinator. Within her roles, she primarily focuses upon correspondence, itinerary planning, song selection, and helping couples to plan even the finest details to ensure seamless wedding entertainment. The graduate of the University of