Blessed with an infectious personality and power house voice, Hawaiian born singer/songwriter PAKA blends engaging lyrics along with his raw vocals, routed strongly in Soul and R&B. He has now combined that soulful sound along with an island vibe to create what he describes as Island Soul.
Lance “ Paka “ Panerio ( Paka ) was born on the island of Oahu and currently resides in Vancouver Canada.
PAKA has been a lover of music from a young age. First learning to play piano by ear as a young child, he developed his passion for music. Soon after he enrolled in guitar lessons and fell in love with the acoustic sound which led to him finding his voice as a singer/songwriter.
His first claim to fame was being a contestant on Canadian Idol Season 3 and gave him the opportunity to be exposed to a large audience, growing his fan base.
His YouTube account currently has over 2 million views and growing with fans from around the globe.
After taking a few years away from the music industry, he is now ready to share his soul and take the stage once again.
PAKA’s highly anticipated EP #Revival will be released in the summer of 2014. An album that will slowly rock you to an island beat while being captivated by his soulful voice.