PONO is an R&B influenced Pop Singer, Songwriter, Producer, and Audio Engineer.
He was born and raised in Hawaii and now resides in Los Angeles, California. He is a multi-talented Artist, Producer, Singer, Songwriter, Instrumentalist and Audio Engineer (Certified in Audio Engineering, Mixing and Mastering - Musicians Institute). He got his start working alongside RCA signed artist Luke Christopher straight out of high school (with Interscope Records) and went on to Engineer or Co-Produce many of his songs, mixtapes and recently debuted Album TMRWFRVR through RCA Records.
PONO began his songwriting career creating music with GRAMMY winning and nominated songwriters such as Desmond Child, Manuel Seal, Sam Barsh, Wendy Parr & Erik Alcock. PONO has Produced and Written for many rising artists, as well as for movies, TV and mobile apps. To date, he has released an EP and 5 singles. He is currently working with the Grand Cru team on securing major label placements as well as with RCA Artist Luke Christopher Producing, Writing and Engineering.
Luke Christopher - “Can’t Let Go” - The Renaissance (52 weeks / 52 songs)
Luke Christopher - “It’s All Yours” - The Renaissance (52 weeks / 52 songs)
Luke Christopher - “Make You Forget” - The Renaissance (52 weeks / 52 songs)
Luke Christopher - “Don’t Look Back” - The Renaissance (52 weeks / 52 songs)
Luke Christopher - “Used to Love” - The Renaissance (52 weeks / 52 songs)
Luke Christopher - “Ballers and Skaters” - The Renaissance (52 weeks / 52 songs)
Luke Christopher - TMRWFRVR Album
Luke Christopher - "Therapy"
Luke Christopher - "Plans"
Matty B - "Can't Get You Off My Mind" (20m+YT Views)
Matty B - "Spend It All On You" (43m+YT Views)
Miles Gaines - "Stars" - Platinum
Luke Christopher - "Building Skies" Mixtape
Luke Christopher - "Tree In My Front Yard"
Luke Christopher - "Christmas Day" - Christmas in Compton Movie
Composed 2 songs in the movie Taken for Ransom
Brooke Aulani - "Sweet Love"
Marvel Creator - Stan Lee - Ball Wars - Theme Music
Released an EP titled My Soliloquy
Released 5 singles