Celtic Kula Pipe Band of Hawai'i helps put Hawai'i on the map for piping excellence in North America
at the Winter Storm Piping Competition. Along with our band mates in the Hawai'i Caledonian Pipe
Band Tammy Miceli and Pipe Major Allison Jackson, Pipe Major Kim Greeley and Pipe Sergeant Melanie
Brown competed at the international solo piping competition in Kansas City in January 2023. Pipe
Major Kim Greeley placed 5th in grade 2 piobaireachd and Pipe Sergeant Melanie Brown placed first
in Grade 3 piobaireachd. Pipe Major Allison Jackson placed 4th in grade 2 piobaireachd. In addition,
Kris Bitner and Amber Drake join us to form the Winter Storm Wahine for the talent show at the ceilidh.
We wowed the audience playing Bob Worrall's From Maui to Kona hornpipe, placing 3rd in the talent
show. Mahalo to the Midwest Highland Arts Fund, to Zephan Knichel for all his attention and
guidance, to Bob Worrall for the fun tune and workshops, and to all of the instructors, judges and
volunteers that made this event possible.