Star power helps uplift, connect Oahu elementary school

  • This Friday, Sept. 25, 2020, photo of a computer screen in Honolulu shows internationally renowned ukulele virtuoso performing at a virtual concert organized by the principal of a small Hawaii school. Aikahi Elementary Principal Keoki Fraser is using local star power to help his school community feel connected and uplifted during the uncertainties of the pandemic. (AP Photo/Jennifer Sinco Kelleher)

  • This photo provided by Tabitha Persaud shows Isalyne Persaud, left, Ivan Persuad, middle, and Immit Persuad, right, watch a concert featuring reggae artist Kolohe Kai from their home in Kailua, Oahu, on Aug. 21, 2020. Internationally renowned ukulele virtuoso Jake Shimabukuro and singer Kimie Miner, one of the most popular artists in Hawaii right now, were among the other headliners of recent online concerts for a Hawaii elementary school. Aikahi Elementary Principal Keoki Fraser is using local star power to help his school community feel connected and uplifted during the uncertainties of the pandemic.(Tabitha Persaud via AP)

HONOLULU — Some of Hawaii’s most popular musical artists have appeared before an unlikely audience — a small elementary school on Oahu’s windward coast.