Nostalgia takes Hawaii's most renown songs and translates them all in to the native Hawaiian language. Amy & Willie showcase a fresh interpretation of these classic songs that the are recognized the world over, no matter what language the singer chooses.
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.
The first ever album to receive an RIAA Certified Gold Record for Hawaiian, Facing Future has introduced the entire planet earth to Israel "IZ" Kamakawiwo'ole. This is the spring board which catapulted IZ's music in to so many Film and TV projects.
This album contains both recordings never heard by the public, "Mona Lisa," "Hanohano No Na Cowboy," & "Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star," and also different versions and orchestrations of treasured IZ classics. Everything possible has been done to preserve and accentuate the purity of his voice and the soul of his performance. To all of his fans, across all of the borders throughout our amazing and magical world, we give to you this gift of the great man's music. -- Jon de Mello
Hawaiian Style Band signaled the arrival of a new generation of artists, both native and non-native, creating original local music in a contemporary style. This collection is the 'best' of collection of hit songs by this contemporary Hawaiian pop group.
The legendary Sons of Hawai'i have been at the forefront of the Hawaiian music scene for over 40 years. The Best of Sons of Hawai'i Vol. I features Hawai'i favorites "Morning Dew," "E Hihiwai," "He Punahele No 'Oe," "Wahine Ilikea" and eight other memorable songs. It also features artists Eddie Kamae, Dennis Kamakahi, Moe Keale, Joe Marshall and David "Feet" Rogers.
Grammy nominated in the category for Best Hawaiian Music Album (2004), The Brothers Cazimero are synonymous with contemporary Hawaiian music, having recorded hit after hit and been awarded over 25 Hoku Awards. This album is their best recording and the finest suite of BRAND NEW recorded performances they've ever made. It speaks of both their confidence in their talent and their passion for Hawaiian music.
Israel "Iz" Kamakawiwo'ole is the most beloved Hawaiian musician of his time. The magic of his sweet voice traveled across the globe and into the hearts of people everywhere. Millions know the legend of Iz, but few know the man-the husband, father, son, friend, role model, artist. This DVD explores that man, through never-before seen interviews and stories with the help of friends and family who knew him best. Outstanding features on this DVD include: Live performances, Rare interviews, Iz photos, Iz stories and "Over the Rainbow" music video.