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                                “A Hawai‘i Interlude,” released in late April, in digital download formats only, shows that Makana is as unpredictable as ever — and an imaginative contributor to the evolution of Hawaii’s music.
Island Mele: ‘Interlude’ offers spiritual refuge

“A Hawai‘i Interlude,” released in late April, in digital download formats only, shows that Makana is as unpredictable as ever — and an imaginative contributor to the evolution of Hawaii’s music. Read more

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                                “Lei Ana Maunakea i ke Aloha ‘Oia‘i‘o” by Lehuanani Keali‘inohomoku
Island Mele: Keali‘inohomoku co-pens Hoku Award finalist

Leihuanani Keali‘inohomoku sang on a Na Hoku Hanohano Award-winning compilation album several years ago. She returns this time as a singer-songwriter with this mele kue (song of resistance) in support of the anti-TMT struggle on Mauna Kea. Read more

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                                “Jonah Jaxon” Jonah Jaxon.
Island Mele: Jaxon celebrates love

Jonah Jaxon is the current street name used by the artist known at various times as Big MOX, bigMOXilla, Moxilla, FatMoxy Bombay and Jonah Moananu. Read more

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