As a respective representative of the goth, industrial, 80s music scenes, DJ NOCTURNA has been promoting events in Honolulu for over 16 years, throwing parties and/or DJing at events such as The Vampires Ball, The Venetian Mask Ball, The Dark Mask Ball, Count Dracula Hawaii, Miss Vamp Hawaii, The Goth Prom, Hawaii Horror Ball, 80s Pop Muzik which ran for 7 years, just to name a few and the popular weekly Wednesday party, Acid Wash.
Photo by Rich Kim ( http://www.blinkofaniproductions.com )
Illustration by James Nakamura
Through her passion for music and radio, DJ NOCTURNA started as a radio broadcaster at Public Radio KPRG 89.3 in 1998. Currently she is the host of one of KTUH’s longest running radio shows, A FEAST OF FRIENDS held every Saturday night from 6pm-9pm http://www.ktuh.org
DJ NOCTURNA enjoys meeting new people, making new friends and doing interviews with various entertainers in the local art, theatre and music scene and abroad, some of which include : Andy Rourke of the Smiths; Devo’s Jerry Casale; Terri Nun of Berlin; Dave Wakeling of the English Beat; Voltaire; Andy Deane ; Jill Tracy; Unwoman; Olli Wisdom of the Specimen, Paul Roessler of 45 Grave, Johnny Indovina of Human Drama, Tom Shear of Assemblage 23 and more recently, Martin Bowes of Attrition and David J, bassist of Bauhaus, just to name a few. She’s remembers the interview with the late, James MacArthur aka Danno from the original cast of Hawaii-Five O.
As a contributing writer for the Honolulu Star Advertiser/TGIF her interviews included Adam Ant, Joy Division’s bass player Peter Hook, Roy Hay of the Culture Club and Iain Forsyth and Jane Pollard who directed Nick Cave’s documentary, 20,000 Days on Earth.
Two of her favorite interviews are with fetish queen, neo burlesque performer, MASUIMI MAX http://masuimimax.com/ and CEO and founder of PIN UP GIRL CLOTHING, LAURA BYRNES. https://www.pinupgirlclothing.com/
Hope you can join us Tonight March 10, 2018 for MASUIMI MAX’s performance at Next Door ( 43 N. Hotel St) along with the PIN UP GIRL CLOTHING Fashion show and I Am Sin, vegan cosmetic line. Performing with DJ NOCTURNA are ANJANETTE THOMAS, MADAME X, LA FEMME RIKITA, DJs NIGHT FOX AND GSPOT.
Thank you to the models, Alice Demize, Morat, Sensually Yours, Chaos Inc, Rock Star Tattoo, Nephilim Halls & the Hawaii Horror Ball.
This event also wouldn’t have taken place without the love, passion and dedication of the beautiful gorgeous burlesque dancer, make up artist /hair stylist- the super talented and amazing TRACY LASHES ! THANK YOU TRACY ! ❤
Photo: DJ Nocturna
Photo: Marie Eriel Hobro