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Long Story Short – Emma Veary – Part Two

Emma Veary, a Hawaiian musical treasure, sits down with Leslie Wilcox to share stories from an extraordinary life.
Emma’s strongest influence, her mother Nana Veary, spent a lifetime exploring the meaning of spirituality.  In her journey, Nana Veary traveled the globe with tobacco heiress Doris Duke who called young Emma, “Tita,” a Hawaii word for sister.
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Long Story Short – Emma Veary – Hawaii’s Elegant Musical Treasure – Part One

Emma Veary, a beautiful singer with a beautiful voice, was a class act in town back in the ‘70s, headlining shows at the Halekulani and Royal Hawaiian Hotels.  She socialized with Hollywood celebrities and was married for a time to Aku, the highest-paid disc jockey in the country.

Today, the elegant Emma Veary is a [...]

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