Yearly Archives: 2012

“The Descendants” Music from the Motion Picture

Congratulations to all of those who participated in “The Descendants” soundtrack! The album has been nominated for Best Compilation Soundtrack for Visual Media!

Special congratulations to Keola Beamer (“Kalena Kai”, “‘Imi Au Iá ‘Oe), Charles Michael Brotman (“Hapuna Sunset”), and Jeff Peterson (“Hawaiian Skies”) for their contributions in the soundtrack!

the Descendants Soundtrack Album Cover

 

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The Brothers Cazimero – 2012 Lantern Floating Ceremony (VIDEO)

The Brothers Cazimero provided a beautiful performance at the 2012 Annual Lantern Floating Ceremony on Memorial Day. This is a compilation of their performances. To watch the full ceremony, click HERE.

For more on the Brothers Cazimero, check out their Facebook page.

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Kuana Torres Kahele – “Hilo for the Holidays” Review

Take a look at this great review of Kuana Torres Kahele’s holiday album, “Hilo for the Holidays” from the publication Ka Wai Ola. Writer Francine Murray calls it “a perfect balance of classics and originals with both festive and charming lyrics”!

With everything from fantastic Hawaiian-themed Christmas songs such as “Here Comes Santa in a Red Canoe” to his version of the classics (“Silver Bells”, “The First Noel”), this album is more than a holiday treat. Hear what the critics are raving about today!
Read the whole magazine here on OHA’s website:

www.oha.org/ka-wai-ola/nowemapa-2012
Check out “Hilo for the Holidays” here:
www.mountainapplecompany.com/kuana

And don’t forget to enter to win a Ni’ihau Shell Lei from Kuana Torres Kahele himself!
www.mountainapplecompany.com/kuana/contest/

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The Brothers Cazimero – 2012 David Malo Award Video

On November 8th, The Brothers Cazimero were honored with the David Malo Award. This video is an excerpt of the feature they screened during the award ceremony, presented by the Rotary Club of West Honolulu. It is a short biography of their lives and showcases how these two brothers made Hawaiian history since the early 1970′s. Their musicianship and stylish vocals blend to produce a style iconic to these islands.

The David Malo Award annually selects an individual of Hawaiian ancestry whose accomplishments and life have portrayed the high achievement in such fields as art, music, dance, education, science, community service, government, religion, business, or sport.

For more information, visit:
www.mountainapplecompany.com/caz
www.facebook.com/TheBrothersCazimero

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Taimane Performance at “Laulima Day”

Ukulele sensation Taimane performed at KHON2′s annual holiday collection drive, “Laulima Day” at Ala Moana Center. This drive aims to help kama’aina families in need across the state.

Did you come watch Taimane perform? If you were able to come, we hope you enjoyed her magnificent performance and all the other wonderful entertainers at the event!

Here is a gallery of pictures from the show:

Taimane’s album, “Ukulele Dance” is available at our website. www.mountainapplecompany.com/taimane

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Extra Miles Now Until December 8!

Aloha Hawaiian Air Visa cardholders!

From now until December 8th (that’s this Saturday!), you can earn TEN MILES for every dollar you spend at www.mountainapplecompany.com/!

Place any order on our website, and you’ll earn 10x the miles on your Hawaiian Air Visa card. This is the perfect time to go holiday shopping. You spend some, you earn some.

To learn more, please visit Hawaiian Airlines’ Website.

Note: Purchases must be made at our main website, http://www.mountainapplecompany.com/ and NOT individual artists websites located therein. Offer does not apply to IZhawaii.com orders.
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Mountain Apple Company Hawaiian Music Holiday Albums

Have you gotten your holiday music yet? Check out these great holiday albums from Mountain Apple Company Hawaiian artists, and get your music collection ready for the holidays!

Hilo for the Holidays
Hilo for the Holidays
Kuana Torres Kahele
This impressive collection of 10 songs combines the perfect balance of originals from Kuana, refreshing hapa haole hits and classic holiday songs all performed with Kuana’s unforgettable, soaring vocals.

A Hawaiian Christmas
A Hawaiian Christmas
Amy Hānaiali`i
After an outstanding year of award-winning music, two-time GRAMMY® nominated Amy Hānaiali`i gracefully wraps it up in red and green with A Hawaiian Christmas.

Caz Christmas
Caz Christmas
The Brothers Cazimero
Congratulations to The Brothers Cazimero for recently receiving The David Malo Award! With over thirty years of incredible success, The Brothers Cazimero have made a permanent imprint on the face of Hawaiian music. They have put their musical talent into creating “Caz Christmas” which promises to be a holiday album that your family can enjoy for years to come.

Cazimero Christmas Favorites
Cazimero Christmas Favorites
The Brothers Cazimero
Another Christmas album from The Brothers Cazimero! This one includes songs from both of their previous Christmas albums and includes a special bonus cut, “Jingle Bell Rock.”

Home for the Holidays
Home for the Holidays
Ho’okena
Home for the Holidays is Ho’okena’s Christmas release that features some old standards and new arrangements that showcase their trademark style and musicianship. Aloha Kalikimaka and Happy Holidays from Ho-Ho-Ho’okena!

Kohala Christmas
Kohala Christmas
Kohala
Instrumental versions of Christmas classics performed by Kohala, Hawaii’s acoustic guitar trio, with their acoustic blend of island folk and jazz.

A Bright Christmas
A Bright Christmas
Teresa Bright
“A Bright Christmas” by Hawaii’s most soulful singer, Teresa Bright is a must have for the Holidays. 2009 Na Hoku Hanohano award winning Teresa Bright delivers the best Christmas CD of the season.

An Ukulele Christmas
An Ukulele Christmas
Neos Productions
Toast the yuletide season with “An Ukulele Christmas,” Neos Productions’ fresh take on holiday cheer. Highlighting the unique talent of celebrated Hawaiian ukulele players – Troy Fernandez, Herb Ohta Jr., Kapena, Gordon Freitas and the most brilliant new stars on the island music scene – Taimane, Kalei Gardner, Jan Luna, The De Lima Ohana and Aaron Crowell, this sparkling collection of 15 newly recorded instrumentals is the perfect fit for holiday gatherings or quiet relaxation.

Hawaiian Style Christmas
Hawaiian Style Christmas
Various Artists
Celebrate the holidays in true island style with the latest in the popular “Hawaiian Style” compilation series. “Hawaiian Style Christmas” is bursting with 17 yuletide favorites.

Hawaiian Style Christmas 2
Hawaiian Style Christmas 2
Various Artists
Like its predecessor, Volume 2 contains multiple radio hits and new compostitions never before available for purchase! “Winter Wonderland” by Ka`au Crater Boys, “Little Drummer Boy” by HAPA and “O Holy Night” by Kawika Regidor are just a few of the 16 absolute gems featured on this special collection of holiday mele!

Slack Key Christmas
Slack Key Christmas
Various Artists
Slack Key Christmas was produced on the island of Hawai`i in the town of Waimea, right in the heart of paniolo (Hawaiian cowboy) country where this unique guitar style originated.

Willie Kalikimaka
Willie Kalikimaka
Digitally remastered with a brand new bonus track! Includes the most requested song of the holidays – Willie K’s “O Holy Night.”

Willie Wonderland
Willie Wonderland
Maui’s favorite son, Uncle Willie K, has been playing music and mesmerizing audiences around the world since the age of 10.

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Black Friday Weekend and Cyber Monday Sale

Today is the last day to get 10% OFF over 200 titles at our site!! Including many of our new releases and best sellers, including Taimane ‘Ukulele Dance, Hilo for the Holidays, Hawaiian Style Christmas 3, Facing Future, Rap’s Hawaii, and many MANY more!!

Just go here: www.mountainapplecompany.com/blackfriday2012?limit=all to view all the titles on sale!

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See more details at the link! www.mountainapplecompany.com/blackfriday2012?limit=all

Black Friday and Cyber Monday Sale

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Mountain Apple Company’s Christmas Catalog 2012!

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The Brothers Cazimero Receive the David Malo Award

On November 8th, The Brothers Cazimero was honored with the David Malo Award, presented by the Rotary Club of West Honolulu!

Given each year, The David Malo Award recognizes an individual of Hawaiian ancestry whose accomplishments and life have portrayed the idea of high achievement in such fields as art, music, dance, education, science, community service, government, religion, business, or sport.

For more information on The Brothers Cazimero, please visit:

The Brothers Cazimero Facebook Page

The Brothers Cazimero Official Website

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