Ukulele virtuoso and singer Tony Bee was born in Honolulu. He began his career while in the Air Force, and
played many military clubs. He joined Don Ho at Honey's in Kaneohe and was with the original Hano Ho Five.
He played the Hawaiian Village's Shell Bar, Duke Kahanamoku's at International Marketplace and toured Japan
including a stint at Expo '70 world's fair. He played with the Sons of Hawaii at Hale Ho for over two years.
Biographical material from Tony Todaro, The Golden Years of Hawaiian Entertainment (Tony Todaro Pub., 1974).