The People Behind The Music

There are "3" Groups. Ron Artis II, Ron Artis II & Thunderstorm and The Truth. Read below for little more inside on who makes each group special.

Ron Artis II

Founder/Band Leader


Thunderstorm Artis

Ron & Thunderstorm

Thunderstorm is the other half of the Ron Artis II and Thunderstorm duo. Writing and performing songs straight from the soul. 

Stevon Artis

The Truth

Stevon Artis has been playing drums since he was 13. He brings the heartbeat to "The Truth".

Riley Pa'akaula

The Truth

The Bass. Riley brings the bottom to The Truth.


Ron truly believes that "Music is meant to be lived, as life is to be lived".


Born: August 31 1986

is an American musician/singer-songwriter.
He is best known for his work as Ron Artis II and Thunderstorm in Hawaii.
named after his father Ron Artis, Ron is the eldest son in a family of 11
children. Ron has enjoyed music since before he could walk,
crawling across his father’s piano at age 1. Ron has grown in all genres
of music and loves to create new songs on the spot in his concerts.
believing that “Music is meant to be lived, as life is meant to be lived”.

Ron’s recordings include genres of music from
Rock, Blues, Jazz and completely to the other side of the world
into classical, flamenco then into the streets of Rap, R&B and soul.

Ron has always believed
in being independent to be able to create and share the most pure
music possible. You can obtain Ron’s through his homepage: or at any of his concerts

Booking Info

  • 808-284-7511
  • Haleiwa, Hawaii 96712
Ron has performed with artists such as: Booker T, G Love, Jack Johnson, John Cruz, Paula Fuga, Yoza and more...


What you're saying about the music.

A Stirring Performance.

Lynn Zinser

New York Times
So in love with their heartfelt soulful music.

Paula Fuga

Musician/Cultural Ambassador
These two men are extremely talented and while their instruments are fewm they flawlessly worked together to create a full sound.I loved watching them vibe off each other and it's clear to see that their bond is strong.

Hannah Smith

Hannah In Hawaii


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