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The Music of Merrie Monarch!

WEBSITE - MM15 SLIDERWe saw awesome performances from this year’s Merrie Monarch Festival. Now we want to turn up the volume on the competition and spotlight the artists that performed!

We put together a list of just some of the musical talents that were present at this year’s festivities! Go over and check it out now!

2013 Na Hoku Hanohano Award Winners!

Congratulations to all the 2013 Na Hoku Hanohano winners!!
na hoku_winnersVisit our site to listen to the Mountain Apple winning albums and get a copy for yourself!

Weldon KekauohaPilialoha:
• Male Vocalist of the Year
• Entertainer of the Year

Na PalapalaiHa’a
• Graphics Award (B. Kanai’a Nakamura)

Manu BoydMela ‘Ailana
• Hawaiian language performance
• Liner notes (Manu Boyd, Robert Cazimero and Shawn Livingston Moseley)

Amy Hanaiali’iMy Father’s Granddaughter
• Female vocalist of the Year
• Contemporary Album of the Year

Kuana Torres KaheleHilo for the Holidays
• Christmas Album of the Year

Brittni PaivaTell U What
• ‘Ukulele Album of the Year
• Instrumental composition (“Tell U What”)

Sing the BodyContrast
• Alternative Album of the Year

For a complete list of all the winners and awards, click HERE!

25 Greatest Hawai’i Albums of the New Century

This month’s Honolulu Magazine is a special collector’s issue featuring a definitive list of the 25 Greatest Hawai’i Albums of the New Century! This list picks up where their previous Hawai’i’s 50 Greatest Musical Albums list left off. (the most recent release honored on that list was from 1997).

Pick up a copy of Honolulu Magazine in stores now and read all about the albums that made the list, and the artists behind them! Congratulations to all the artists who made the list! Check it out below!

 

 

25 Greatest Hawai’i Albums of the New Century
Honolulu Magazine – September 2012 issue

Na Palapalai’s new CD HA’A!

Na Palapalai’s new CD HA’A debuted on the Billboard World Music Charts at the #5 position!! Congratulations to Kuana Torres Kahele and Ioane Burns!!

Keep telling your friends about HA’A! They can listen to previews online and get a free download at our site!

HA’A release party at Chai’s Island Bistro

Kuana Torres Kahele, Ione Burns, Alan Akaka, Glenn Mayeda, and John Berger at the HA’A release party at Chai’s Island Bistro earlier this week.

Ha’a is in stores now! It’s available at our site! Listen to previews, get a free download, too!