By John Berger firstname.lastname@example.org on June 1, 2017
By John Berger email@example.com Posted on June 1, 2017
Updated on June 2, 2017 at 5:22 pm
Ho‘okena earned three Na Hoku Hanohano Awards — Group of the Year, Traditional Hawaiian Album of the Year and Most Promising Artists — in 1991 for its aptly titled debut album, “Thirst Quencher!”
By John Berger firstname.lastname@example.org on April 27, 2017
By John Berger email@example.com Posted on April 27, 2017
Updated on April 27, 2017 at 4:43 pm
Doing remakes of mainstream Top 40 “oldies” almost never turns out well for local recording artists. That makes the decision of this local group to open its debut album with a remake of a 1966 Billboard Top 10 hit look like a bad idea — until you play the CD. Surprise, surprise, Lava pulls it off with amazing finesse.