Tronics (1964-1966)
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[Back L-R]: Bernardo Feig (Lead Guitar/Vocal), Alan Okamura (Bass/Vocal)  [Front L-R]: Renard Saiki (Rhythm Guitar), Dwi
[Back L-R]: Bernardo Feig (Lead Guitar/Vocal), Alan Okamura (Bass/Vocal) [Front L-R]: Renard Saiki (Rhythm Guitar), Dwight Tamanaha (Drums/vocal), Richard Cua (Rhythm Guitar)
'How the Tronics got started?.....Well, to the best of my recollection....'
"How the Tronics got started?.....Well, to the best of my recollection...."
'....One day in English Class, Mr. Maeda informed his students that a talent show was being organized by the Student Go
"....One day in English Class, Mr. Maeda informed his students that a talent show was being organized by the Student Government........"
'...He asked for volunteers from his 6th period class....and that anyone who participated would receive extra credit fo
"...He asked for volunteers from his 6th period class....and that anyone who participated would receive extra credit for their English grade...."
'....We could sing, recite poetry, dance, pantomime, tell jokes, do a skit, etc.....individually or in groups......'
"....We could sing, recite poetry, dance, pantomime, tell jokes, do a skit, etc.....individually or in groups......"
'...All members of the band were sitting (hiding)in the back row of Mr. Maeda's English Class....happily realizing tha
"...All members of the band were sitting (hiding)in the back row of Mr. Maeda`s English Class....happily realizing that an extra credit was what the doctor ordered...."
'......The rest is HISTORY! Believe It or Not! PS...We all passed English Class that year (1964)! Whew!' [Renard Saiki
"......The rest is HISTORY! Believe It or Not! PS...We all passed English Class that year (1964)! Whew!" [Renard Saiki]
'Richard had the foresight and decided to support the group behind the scenes and assist with the management and produc
"Richard had the foresight and decided to support the group behind the scenes and assist with the management and production. He started his management career early....."
Can you believe this style of dancing was 'cool' in the '60s?
Can you believe this style of dancing was "cool" in the `60s?
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8/29/1964 K-NUI Radio Back to School Dance (Wailuku Armory)
8/29/1964 K-NUI Radio Back to School Dance (Wailuku Armory)
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Popular songs during our High School years.
Popular songs during our High School years.
One of four performances at the Kahului Shopping Center (1964-65)
One of four performances at the Kahului Shopping Center (1964-65)
First song of our performance is......'Pipeline', my favorite [Renard]
First song of our performance is......"Pipeline", my favorite [Renard]
Jam sesion/practice for the upcoming 'Surfer's Concert & Talent Show' at the Baldwin Auditorium (1965)
Jam sesion/practice for the upcoming "Surfer`s Concert & Talent Show" at the Baldwin Auditorium (1965)
Ahhhhhhhh...great to snack, kick back & relax after performing at the Lahainaluna Welcome Dance (1964)
Ahhhhhhhh...great to snack, kick back & relax after performing at the Lahainaluna Welcome Dance (1964)
Nado lead picking one of my favorite slow dance instrumentals 'Love Goddess of Venus' [Renard]
Nado lead picking one of my favorite slow dance instrumentals "Love Goddess of Venus" [Renard]
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