Monthly Archives: May 2013

Sing the Body @ Aloha Beer Company for Earth Day

From Sing the Body‘s Earth Day performance at the Aloha Beer Company with fellow Alt-HI artist, Erika Elona! Sing the Body celebrated their Na Hoku Award nomination and the Aloha Beer Company even unveiled their new Organic Agave Lager!
Taken April 22, 2013.

Check out Sing the Body’s Na Hoku nominated album, Contrast!

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Teresa Bright’s “Aloha ‘Oe” in a Japanese Advertisement

Teresa Bright’s version of “Aloha ‘Oe”, from her album Tropical Rhapsody, is featured in a Japanese advertisement for Yakult Ace! Watch the commercial below!

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Taimane – Neptune’s Storm [Music Video]

Taimane’s new music video for Neptune’s Storm! From her Na Hoku nominated album, ‘Ukulele Dance!

Starring: Taimane, Amber Crago, Alcyon, and Zack CK.
Directed, Edited, and Filmed by: TallTree
Filmed by: Shaun Edward Goo

For more on Taimane, including more songs, a free download, and more, please visit:

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2013 Na Hoku Awards Nominee – Manu Boyd!

2013 Na Hoku Nominee
Manu BoydMele ‘Ailana

Male Vocalist of the Year
Hawaiian Music Album of the Year
Song of the Year:
“Mele ‘Ailana”
Entertainer of the Year
Hawaiian Language Performance
Liner Notes Award

Musician, Kumu Hula and noted composer – Manu Boyd’s first solo album takes Hawaiian music fans by storm!Winners announced May 25th!

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Facing Future Turns 20!

IZ’s Facing Future, an album released in 1993, turns 20 this year! To celebrate, Mountain Apple Company has REMASTERED the music and REPACKAGED the album in an environmentally-friendly digipak!

Read an article from the Star Advertiser written by John Berger about the anniversary!

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Kuana Torres Kahele Painting

The finished Michael Furuya painting of Kuana Torres Kahele! This will be the disc art for Kahele, available July 30th, 2013!

Check out Kuana’s other albums, Kaunaloa and Hilo for the Holidays!

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Sarah Brightman’s Hawaii ’78 Available At Target!

More on the Sarah Brightman’s “duet” with IZ. Here’s an article from covering Sarah’s version of “Hawaii ’78.

Hear the full song HERE!