Select Page

Ukulele & Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar Master

Peter Moon was born on Aug 25, 1944 on the island of Oahu. He was introduced to Hawaiian music at a young age. Moon played as a Maile Serenader with Gabby “Pops” Pahinui in the early 1960s.

In the late 60s Moon founded The Sunday Manoa, a group made up of himself, Palani Vaughn, Alfred Kalima, and Cyril Pahinui. Bla Pahinui joined the group when Palani Vaughn and Cyril Pahinui left.

A major overhaul in 1969, Moon, the only original member revamped The Sunday Manoa by recruiting the very young Robert and Roland Cazimero. The Sunday Manoa played together until breaking up in mid 70s.

In 1979 Moon introduced The Peter Moon Band which produced Hawaiian music until the late 90s. Peter Moon was inducted into the Hawaiian Music Hall of Fame in 2007.


Sunday Manoa

1967 Meet Palani Vaughan and the Sunday Manoa
1968 Hawaiian Time
1969 Guava Jam
1972 Crack Seed
1973 Sunday Manoa 3
1982 Best of Sunday Manoa Vol I
1982 Best of Sunday Manoa Vol II

Peter Moon Band

1979 Tropical Storm
1980 Malie
1981 Best of the Peter Moon Band
1982 Cane Fire
1983 Harbor Lights
1986 Greatest Hits Collection I
1988 The Guitar Man
1988 Black Orchid
1989 Full Moon
1990 The Music Makers
1991 Heat Wave
1991 Malie
1992 Midnight Sun
1993 Oasis
1994 Iron Mango
1996 The Path
1999 Greatest Hits Collection II

Misc Albums

1989 Dance with Me
1995 Ho’i Hou
1998 Kanikapila

Get Peter Moon: