AWARDS

1978 Resolution for outstanding achievements in Hawaiian musical performance, research and recording
From the House of Representatives, State of Hawai‘i

1978 KHON TV Special Christmas Time with Eddie Kamae & The Sons of Hawai‘i
Co-Producer - - Winner of Iris Award and New York International Film Festival Award

1979 Living Treasure of Hawai'i Award
Honpa Hongwanji Mission of Hawai‘i

1984 March of Dimes No Ka Oi Award
For outstanding showmanship

1989 Na Makua Mahalo Ia Award
A lifetime of dedicated service to the people of Hawai‘i through musical
Composition and performance scholarship
Brigham Young University/Hawai‘i & The Polynesian Cultural Center

1993 Joint Congressional Resolution to Eddie & Myrna Kamae for service and accomplishments in
leadership, music and film
Hawai‘i Delegation of the U.S. Congress

1996 Artists' Lifetime Achievement Award, Bishop Museum's Charles Reed Bishop Medal

2000 Lifetime of Achievement Award
From the Commission on Culture and The Arts for City and County of Honolulu

2001 Induction into the ‘Ukulele Hall of Fame

2002 Film in Hawai‘i Award
To Eddie and Myrna Kamae
From the Hawai‘i International Film Festival
For the ongoing contribution of their “Hawaiian Legacy Series”

2005 Resolution for Achievements in Hawaiian Music and Film Award
House of Representatives, State of Hawai‘i

2006 Lifetime Achievement Award from The Hawaiian Cultural Foundation at
Pacifika New York Hawaiian Film Festival

2006 Proclamation from New York City Council for Contributions to the Perpetuation of Hawaiian Culture through music and film
Introduced by New York Councilman, John Liu

2006 Recipient of the Purpose Prize Fellow Award from The Purpose Prize Civic Ventures for those over 60 with the passion and experience to discover new opportunities, come up with new solutions, and make lasting change

2007 Recipient of the prestigious Keep it Hawai‘i Kahili Award from Hawai‘i Tourism Authority
In recognition of perpetuation of Hawaiian culture

2007 National Heritage Fellowship Award From the National Endowment for the Arts
The highest federal government award a folk musician can receive

2007 Inducted into the Hawaiian Music Hall of Fame

2010 Received Diploma from Farrington High School (after a 65 year wait)

2011 Na Mea Waikiki Makamae o Waikiki 2011 (Honoring the Treasures of Waikiki) Kahiau
Honoree.

2011 Received the David Malo Award from West Honolulu Rotary Club

 

CDs/MUSIC

1978 Iris Award and New York Film Festival winner for KHON TV Special Christmas Time with Eddie Kamae & The Sons of Hawai‘i

1982 Anthology of the Year - Best of Sons of Sons of Hawai‘i
From the Hawaiian Academy of Recording Artists

1992 Lifetime Achievement Award
From the Hawaiian Academy of Recording Artists

2005 Album of the Year and Anthology of the Year – Eddie Kamae Sons of Hawai‘i
From the Hawaiian Academy of Recording Artists

2007 Anthology of the Year Award - Eddie Kamae & Friends
From the Hawaiian Academy of Recording Artists

2007 Moe Keale “Aloha is” Award for Community Service
From the Hawaiian Academy of Recording Artists

2009 Lifetime Achievement Award – Eddie Kamae and The Sons of Hawai‘i
From the Hawaiian Academy of Recording Artists

2009 Eddie Kamae and The Sons of Hawai‘i: Yesterday & Today (Vol 1)
Nominated for Hawaiian Album of the Year
Nominated for Group of the Year
From the Hawaiian Academy of Recording Artists

2009 Nominated Song of the Year, “Maka Ua” by Eddie & Myrna Kamae
From the Hawaiian Academy of Recording Artists

2010 Eddie Kamae and The Sons of Hawaii: Yesterday & Today (Vol 2)
Nominated for Group of the Year
Nominated for Hawaiian Album of the Year
Nominated for Favorite Entertainers of the Year
Nominated for Liner Notes

 

BOOK

HAWAIIAN SON: THE LIFE AND MUSIC OF EDDIE KAMAE

2005 Ka Pala Pala Po‘okela Award - Hawai‘i Book Publishers Association
• Excellence in General Hawaiian Culture – Winner
• Excellence in Non-Fiction Books – Winner
• Excellence in Writing Non-Fiction – Winner

 

DOCUMENTARIES
The Hawaiian Legacy Series - - Ho‘okupu Project

LI‘A: The Legacy of the Hawaiian Man
1988 & 1998 Hawai‘i International Film Festival Awards Winner

1990 Palm Springs International Film Festival Participation Award Winner

LISTEN TO THE FOREST
1991 The Nature Conservancy of Hawai‘i, Special Recognition Award

THE HAWAIIAN WAY: The Art & Tradition of Slack Key Music
1993 World Premiere at the American Film Institute Theater at Kennedy Center in           Washington, D.C. as part of Hawaiian Day at Kennedy Center

WORDS, EARTH & ALOHA: The Source of Hawaiian Music
1995 Hawai‘i International Film Festival Silver Maile Award Winner

LUTHER KAHEKILI MAKEKAU: A One Kine Hawaiian Man
1997 Hawai‘i International Film Festival Audience Award Winner

HAWAIIAN VOICES: Bridging Past to Present
1998 Hawai‘i International Film Festival Audience Award Winner

SONS OF HAWAI‘I:  A Sound, A Band, A Legend
2000 Nomination for Best Documentary from the Hawai‘i International Film Festival

KEEPERS OF THE FLAME: The Legacy of Three Hawaiian Women
2005
Audience Award Winner from the Hawai‘i International Film Festival

LAHAINA: Waves of Change
2007
Pacific Panorama Award from the Louis Vuitton Hawai`i International Film Festival

THOSE WHO CAME BEFORE
2010 Chosen as the Closing night benefit film for the Pacific Rim Film Festival, and Hawai‘i International Film Festival Special Showing at Waikiki Sunset on the Beach.

 

 

 

 

Listen to the Forest

A One Kine Hawaiian Man - Luther Kahekili Makekau



Yesterday & Today Volume 2

1. Kololina and Kumukahi
2. Nani Waikiki
3. Rain Li‘ili‘i
4. Ho‘ina‘inau Mea Ipo I Ka Nahele
5. He Ho‘oheno No Hawai‘I Aloha
6. Na Makani ‘Eha
7. Hui Wai Anuhea
8. Na Ali‘I Puolani
9. Koke‘e
10. Ka ‘Elele I Wakinekona
11. Pua O Ka ‘Ilima
12. Hale Pule Ma Ke Kai