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                                Kalani Pe‘a opens with “Kulaiwi,” a modern Hawaiian standard, and closes with “Bring Him Home,” the Broadway megahit from “Les Miserables.”
Kalani Pe‘a’s new album delivers depth, style

Kalani Pe‘a holds an important place in the history of Hawaiian music. In 2017 he became the first Hawaii-resident artist to receive a Grammy Award after the award for Hawaiian music was eliminated in 2011. Read more

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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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