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Leokane Pryor
The Mountain Apple Company is proud to announce the long-awaited second CD release from Hawaiian falsetto singer Leokane Pryor entitled Home Malanai. Delighted to add “and friends” to his album credit, Pryor acknowledges the many talented singers, musicians and songwriters that perfected this sparkling collection of traditional and original songs. Beautifully mixed and mastered by award-winning engineer Dave Tucciarone, Home Malanai showcases Pryor’s exquisite falsetto as well as his rich baritone that blend together to create a brilliant vocal rainbow.

Home Malanai features eight original songs including compositions by Suzanne Case, director of the Hawai‘i Nature Conservancy, songwriter Kirk Livingston of San Francisco, esteemed Hawaiian language expert Kaliko Beamer Trapp, and the notable kumu hula, performer and Hawaiian cultural educator Charles Ka‘upu (composer of the title track “Home Malanai”). Home Malanai also features the beautiful vocals of Puna Keli‘iho‘omalu of Kaimu, Hawai‘i, and CJ “Boom” Helekahi and Lee-Ann Ka‘ohelani Paman of Hana, Maui.

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Over Hawai'i Soundtrack
$12.98
It’s no secret that Hawai‘i is the most beautiful island paradise on earth, but the beauty of its musical culture has flown under the radar for generations and only recently has the public become aware of the depth of Hawai‘i’s musical beauty.
 
The music featured in Over® Hawai‘i, as seen on Public Television, brings together GRAMMY® nominated artists who have been found on Billboard Magazine’s world chart multiple times and who perform the music of Hawai‘i around the world.   They are an integral part of the world music landscape and their music is now known and appreciated by millions of fans.  
 
Characteristic of the culture of these islands, the music community today is a microcosm of the influences of the past, with the melodies brought by missionaries to these shores paired with the rhythmic sounds and chants of ancient Hawaiian. 
 
Hawaiian music has greatly evolved since the missionaries arrived and is now as vibrant as it has ever been.  Discover the sound of today’s most revered stars as the producers of Over® Hawai‘i did when they produced their amazing show.  Celebrate the aloha spirit with this great music. Learn More

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Home Malanai
$12.98
From one of Hawai`i 's most isolated regions emerges Leokāne Pryor. Home Malanai will attempt to pick up where the O'ahu native's first album, Maunahele, left off, delighting fans and attracting new admirers. With an incomparable set of vocals with unmatched falsetto accents, Pryor chronicles his love affair with Hawaiian music and his journey away from and return to Hawai`i. This 12-track album features collaborations with acclaimed artists Charles Ka'upu and Kaliko Trapp, as well as Hawaiian classics like "Haleakalā Hula" and " Ku'u Ipo I Ka He'e Pu'e One." Sure to be enchanted by his voice, which some describe as "simply beautiful," Hawaiian music devotees will undoubtedly welcome Pryor with open arms. Learn More

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Maunahele
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…Born on O‘ahu and raised under the famed rainbows of Mānoa valley emerges one of Hawai’i’s most exquisite falsetto singers: Leokāne Pryor… named Leokāneokalani – the “Voice of the Heavens.”  Leokane now resides in heavenly Hāna, Maui.   Maunahele combines Leokane’s colorful arrangements with his angelic falsetto to put a sparkle on old traditional favorites and excite the listener with two new originals.   As Wayne Harada writes, “He’s blessed with a gorgeous falsetto that soars where rainbows arch the skies…”  A limited release in 2001 created quite a stir in the Hawaiian music world.   The Mountain Apple Company is proud to re-release Maunahele and share the talents of this exciting newcomer with fans new and old.

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