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Hawai‘i Academy of Recording Arts honorees look back at lives of achievement

  • PHOTOS BY CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM
                                From left, Momi Bee Kahawaiola‘a, Brother Noland, Jon Osorio and Kawaikapuaokalani Hewett will be honored for their lifetime achievements.

    PHOTOS BY CRAIG T. KOJIMA / CKOJIMA@STARADVERTISER.COM

    From left, Momi Bee Kahawaiola‘a, Brother Noland, Jon Osorio and Kawaikapuaokalani Hewett will be honored for their lifetime achievements.

  • GEORGE F. LEE / 2007
                                Momi Kahawaiola‘a, seated right, performed with her aunt Genoa Keawe for years. Performing with them at far right is pedal steel guitar player Alan Akaka.

    GEORGE F. LEE / 2007

    Momi Kahawaiola‘a, seated right, performed with her aunt Genoa Keawe for years. Performing with them at far right is pedal steel guitar player Alan Akaka.

  • COURTESY CHARLES OKAMURA / 1974
                                Jon Osorio, right, performed with Randy Borden as Jon & Randy.

    COURTESY CHARLES OKAMURA / 1974

    Jon Osorio, right, performed with Randy Borden as Jon & Randy.

  • COURTESY BROTHER NOLAND
                                Brother Noland in 1992.

    COURTESY BROTHER NOLAND

    Brother Noland in 1992.

  • COURTESY KAWAIKAPUAOKALANI HEWETT
                                Kawaikapuaokalani Hewett shown dancing hula in the 1970s.

    COURTESY KAWAIKAPUAOKALANI HEWETT

    Kawaikapuaokalani Hewett shown dancing hula in the 1970s.

  • COURTESY PHOTO
                                Michael Cord came to Hawaii in 1968 and made a name for himself as the bass player in two rock bands, the Sun & the Moon and Golden Throat.

    COURTESY PHOTO

    Michael Cord came to Hawaii in 1968 and made a name for himself as the bass player in two rock bands, the Sun & the Moon and Golden Throat.

  • STAR-ADVERTISER / 1974
                                ‘Iolani Luahine began learning traditional Hawaiian chanting and hula at the age 4. In the decades that followed she became revered for her mesmerizing presence and spellbinding artistry as a dancer and chanter.

    STAR-ADVERTISER / 1974

    ‘Iolani Luahine began learning traditional Hawaiian chanting and hula at the age 4. In the decades that followed she became revered for her mesmerizing presence and spellbinding artistry as a dancer and chanter.

Four multi-talented Hawaiian artists will receive well-deserved recognition for their contributions to Hawaii’s music and recording industry on Sunday. Read more

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