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Ricky Hana

www.rickyhana.com

This former Maui Tour guide left pro music for 15 years to raise his family. Now he's back.
* Two Time Hawaii Music Award Winner
* "Pau Hana" Top10 Google Play Hawaii Top200 Albums 59-weeks
* Three Albums Top15 Google Play Hawaii 54-weeks
* "Another Day in Paradise" #1 Google Play Hawaii
* "Another Day in Paradise" in "Deadly Honeymoon" on Lifetime Movie Network
(opening song)
* Multiple Performances CBS/NBC Honolulu Hawaii
* Shared the Big Stage with The Beach Boys, The Pretenders, Judas Priest,
Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, Hall & Oates, Pablo Cruise, Toto,
Jim Messina, Rick Springfield, Huey Lewis & the News and many others
* Previously on Warner Bros. Records
* Wrote Worldwide Released Single for Jim Messina
* Past Management with The Beach Boys
* Santa Barbara Songwriters Showcase Winner
* Los Angeles Songwriters Showcase Winner
* On SHOWTIME for an entire summer
* BA in Film Studies at University of California, Santa Barbara
* Composition Major Berklee College of Music in Boston, Mass
* Film Major at San Francisco State University

Grew up in Avalon on Santa Catalina Island playing guitar and writing island style songs. Moved to Santa Barbara, CA as a teen.
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Played with:
* The Beach Boys, Tom Petty & the Heartbreakers, Judas Priest, the Pretenders, Toto, Rick Springfield, Pablo Cruise, Jimmy Messina, Hall & Oates, the Sex Pistols, the Go-Go's, Steppenwolf, Huey Lewis, Three Dog Night and many others.
* Placed 2nd nationally MTV Basement Tapes
* Was signed to Warner Bros Records
* Signed with the Michael E Love Entertainment Company (Beach Boys)
* Featured on Showtime for an entire summer
* Founded The Dreamers from Santa Barbara, CA featuring Bridget Benenate (writer, "Breakaway" for Kelly Clarkson, Miley Cyrus, Hilary Duff)
* Played over 1500 gigs
* Designed and made over 300 surfboards.