By Juri Dagio | Staff Writer

Word on the Street: Which singer/performer are you eager to see live, and why?

Nima Nick
Age: 18 
Hometown: Kalihi 
Major: Radiologic Technology

“I’ll see Sammy Johnson. I grew up listening to him, so I think I pretty much know all of his songs.”

Chantelle Lani
Age: 23
Hometown: Kaimuki 
Major: Liberal Arts

“Rihanna. It’s been so long since she released new music … but really, I just want to see her. I’ve been a big fan. I go on YouTube and watch her live, and it looks so lit. I wish to be in that crowd.”

Austin Choe
Age: 19
Hometown: Makiki 
Major: Computer Science

“Alec Benjamin. I just like his music generally.”

Olivia Alexander
Age: 20
Hometown: Humboldt County, California
Major: Pre-Nursing

“I really want to see Lady Gaga, because I haven’t seen her for a very long time. I appreciate her music and the messages she has in it. She’s also an amazing performer. Her concerts are really interesting, exciting, and fun. 

Jesse Andow
Age: 63
Hometown: Kaimuki 
Job title: IT Specialist

“Iam Tongi. I think his music kind of connects with someone my age; I can relate.”