Healing harmonies, indeed.
— Dean Pitchford, songwriter/screenwriter (Footloose, Fame)

Selected Venues & Events

 
  • Long Beach Pride
  • San Diego Pride
  • L.A. County Fair
  • Blue Jay Jazz Festival
  • Juan De Fuca Festival of the Arts
  • E Hula Mau Hawaiian cultural festival
  • Women's Festival of the Arts – Long Beach
  • World Peace Day
  • Olivia Vacations Cruise – featured artist
  • World Vegetarian Days
  • Animal Acres Gala
  • Cherry Blosson Festival – Alhambra
  • Nisei Week – Los Angeles
  • Image Awards – Organization of Chinese Americans
  • Dance Palace – Point Reyes
  • 19 Broadway – Marin County
  • Hawaiian Airlines
  • UCLA
  • Loyola Marymount
  • UC Riverside
  • Claremont College
  • University of Hawaii
  • KLBC (Long Beach City College) Radio
  • Saddleback College Radio
     
  • MTV Logo concert special – national television network
  • John Ford Amphitheater – Hollywood
  • Aratani/Japan America Theater – Los Angeles
  • Japanese American National Museum – Los Angeles
  • James R. Armstrong Theatre – Torrance
  • The Library Theater – Huntington Beach
  • Mamiya Theatre – Honolulu
  • Embassy Suites – Waikiki Boardwalk, Honolulu
  • The Westin – Long Beach
  • The Grove of Anaheim
  • Museum of Latin American Art (MOLAA)
  • Bowers Museum – Orange County
  • Skirball Cultural Center – Los Angeles
  • Santiago Canyon Estate – Orange County
  • KPFK Pacifica Radio
  • Hawaii Public Radio
  • KHNL (NBC) TV
  • KAIM Radio – Honolulu
  • Oceanic Cable Concert Special
  • Roy’s Award Winning Restaurant
  • Mai Tai Bar – Long Beach
  • Santa Monica Promenade
  • Redondo Beach Pier
  • animal advocacy and holistic festivals & benefits

Selected Articles/Interviews

Reviews

Reviews by Publications and Clients

-...gentle folk-oriented tunes - Los Angeles Times

-...I started listening and became an instant fan. - Director, Keiro Senior Healthcare

-...your harmonies were beautiful & your presentation was flawless. - City of Carson

-...the girls were fated to combine their musical energies. - Gardena Valley News

-...a combination of different music styles blended together to form a spirited sound. Their vocals are gorgeous, almost to the point of being indistinguishable.  Their songs expose the beautiful spirit of life and will energize those who hear them. - Easy Reader

-...their music is quite spectacular, understated elegance - the vocals are warm, pure and real, yet polished. ...very refreshing approach in today's musical climate.  It feels so good on the ears.  Guitar work sparkles.  Harmonies and vocal arrangements are simply gorgeous.  - Audio Girl Productions

-...my business traffic increased.  Their harmony is amazing. It reminds me of the Everly Brothers.  Simply put, great harmony, great guitar playing, great music. - It's a Grind Coffee House

Reviews by Fans

-...your music and singing always make me feel so good.  I'm sure I'm not alone in my response that way. Your voices are so pleasant, calming and soothing.  The world will be a better place the more music you put out there.  Keep it up!

-Siena and Toast create beautiful music.

-“Good Enough” is my all time favorite song so far! I absolutely love Makena! Siena and Toast have such sweet and soothing melodies. Their blend of mellow acoustic pop and Hawaiian music is calming and unique. These gals are the best!

-Pooh corner is my personal favorite! I highly recommend their album to anybody who is looking for inspiration in their lives. My girlfriend and I LOVE Makena’s music and their podcast :-)

-I first discovered them at a festival in Long Beach; I fell in love with their silky smooth voices. In addition to being great performers, they’re grounded individuals who really care about their craft and are truly appreciative of their fans. I support them and their unique contribution to the music scene.

Selected Credits

  • Performed, recorded and co-written songs with 6x Grammy Award Winner Daniel Ho
  • Performed and Recorded with Emmy Award Winner, multi-award winning songwriter/performer Faith Rivera
  • Performed with international artist & multi-Hoku Award Winner Herb Ohta, Jr.
  • Concert billing with Jake Shimabukuro, Daniel Ho, Faith Rivera, Jen Foster, Bluehouse, George Kahumoku, Jr., Harold Payne,  Steven Espaniola, Jennifer Leitham

 

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