Meet Our Engineer

Kapena “Pena Bu” DeLima is the owner of Bu Print Studio in Waipio, Oahu, Hawaii. He has been a member of the group Kapena for over 17 years. He began as the group’s keyboardist at only 11 years old and is now the drummer and musical director. In 2009, Kapena graduated from Ex’pression College for Digital Arts in Emeryville, California … Read More

The Last Original Kapena song by Kapena DeLima

The Last Original Kapena Song “Til The Sun Comes Up” When we first started talking about doing a 30–year celebration for the original members of Kapena, we thought it would be nice to end the journey with one last, original Kapena song. We asked a close family friend, Bo Napoleon, … Read More

The History of Kapena by Kelly Boy DeLima

My dad, Rudolph “Duffy” DeLima, named the band Kapena. He told us, “You don’t want a long, Hawaiian name. You want something short and to the point.” He told Me, Tiva and Timo that he used to cut out of school and go to Kapena falls and he really liked that … Read More

The Original Kapena – The Final Show

The Waikiki Shell is one of the most iconic venues in Hawaii with a history of sold out performances from artists like Bob Marley, Frank Sinatra and Hawaii’s own, C&K. On September 26, 2015, Revive The Live held its first sold out show at that iconic venue, billed to be … Read More