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Congratulations to the Na Hōkū Hanohano Nominees!

2016 Hoku NomineesWe want to congratulate all of this year’s Na Hōkū Hanohano nominees! The Nā Hōkū Hanohano Awards have been called the Grammy’s of Hawaiian Music. Each year, the Hawaiian music community gathers together to honor the achievements of excellence in the recording arts. Some of the brightest stars in Hawaiian music perform and present awards to their peers, making the Nā Hōkū Awards the biggest annual entertainment event in Hawai’i.

Here are this year’s nominees from the Mountain Apple Company! We are honored to be working with these talented individuals and we are always amazed by their talents.

Best of luck to all of this year’s nominees! Tune in to the Nā Hōkū Awards on May 28th to see who wins!

 

Good Luck to all the 2014 Preliminary GRAMMY® Nominees!

We want to congratulate every Hawaiian music artists that made it to the preliminary 2014 GRAMMY® ballot! Good luck to you all! Here are the albums nominated in the Best Regional Roots Music Album category:

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ME KE ALOHA
Lito Arkangel

HU`EWA
Hu`ewa

MUSIC FOR THE HAWAIIAN ISLANDS VOL. 1 HAWAI`I KEAWE
Kuana Torres Kahele

SEEDS OF ALOHA
George Kahumoku Jr.

SWAYING SEA
Kaiholu

D-TOUR
John Keawe

HANU `A`ALA
Kamaka Kukona

I KNOW YOU BY HEART
Kupaoa

MELE`UHANE
Keikilani Lindsey

ALA IKI: THE PATH LESS TRAVELED
Kapono Na’ili’ili

NA PUA MOHALA
Kupaoa & Kaulana

PURE `UKULELE
Herb Ohta, Jr.

KANI PU KOLU
Cyril Pahinui

HAWAIIAN SLACK KEY KINGS MASTER SERIES VOL. 3
Various Artists

NAPILI
Waipuna

LEI MAILE
Mark Yamanaka

Kanikapila 2014 – A Benefit for the Ohana of Kimo Akane

Kanikapila 2014 – A Benefit Concert for the Ohana of the Late Kimo Akane, radio personality and programmer, broadcast mentor and “Kimo’s Vegas” MidWeek columnist.

Friday, January 17, 2014
Pomaikai Ballroom at Dole Cannery
Doors – 4:00pm | Concert – 5:00pm.

Tickets available at the Honolulu Box Office or by phone at 550-8457.
Ticket price: $35 (includes light pupu), no host bar

Concert Line Up as of 1/8/14:
The Brothers Cazimero
Kalapana
Jake Shimabukuro
Mark Yamanaka
Kupaoa
Maunalua
Ben Vegas & Maila Gibson
Gregg Hammer Band

Celebrate Mother’s Day with Kupaoa!

Aloha Concert Luncheon with Kupaoa! Celebrate the Hawaii Youth Symphony’s Class of 2013!

Mother’s Day, May 12. Hilton Hawaiian Village Coral Ballroom!
Reserve your seats at ON-LINE or by calling 808-941-9706

Kupaoa Featured in Midweek!

Check it out!  Kupaoa featured in Midweek’s “Musical Notes” with Bill Mossman, reviewing their album, “Bumbye“!  Mossman praises the husband and wife duo for their hard work and good music!

Read the full article HERE!  And don’t forget to get your copy of, Bumbye” – Available NOW!