Gary and Sheldeen Haleamau are recipients of the 2015 Nevada Heritage Award, recognizing the couple for their work in presenting and preserving Hawaiian culture.

Gary Haleamau is an accomplished Hawaiian music artist of Slack Key and falsetto, and Na Hoku Hanohano Awards winner.

Sheldeen Haleamau is a former Merrie Monarch – Miss Aloha Hula and currently Kumu Hula (hula teacher) of Halau Hula ‘O Kaleimomi (hula school), Las Vegas.

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