Few Hawaiian musicians have risen to such national and international acclaim as Amy Hanaiali`i. Her 2008 album, `Aumakua, is a true embodiment of her consummate talent, featuring 14 fresh compositions that, combined, will comprise one of the most beautiful albums to come from a Hawaiian artist. Hanaiali`i offers her Hoku Award-winning falsetto-infused vocals to `Aumakua, a reverent assemblage of original songs and beloved, time-honored classics, set to the sweet, melodious style that is all her own. Replete with appearances by fellow award-winning artists, composers and arrangers, `Aumakua is an undeniable awards contender.
The Hawaiian Islands are brought to life in the form of this CD. From traditional to contemporary Hawaiian artists, they are all featured on this 15-track compilation CD. Once you put this CD into your stereo you'll never be able to take it out. The melodies are addicting and the chorus' are catchy! A definite must-have!
The album's title, Pick A Hit, explains the CD perfectly. Pick A Hit is a compilation CD of all of Hawai'i's hottest Hawaiian music artists and their hits! A must have if you want hit songs, by Hawai'i's most respected artists.
Hawaiian Tradition proved to be Amy & Willie's instant hit album and the public immediately embraced both their musical talent and incredible stage presence. As a new "group" they became an overnight success story.