Category Archives: Kuana Torres Kahele

For older blog posts about Kuana Torres Kahele, check out our former blog archive!

NEW CD SINGLE by Kuana Torres Kahele & Maila Gibson!

Kuana Torres Kahele‘s NEW SINGLE, “E Ku’u Lei, My Love” featuring Maila Gibson is AVAILABLE NOW!

kahele-maila_singleKuana has teamed up with Maila Gibson, who recently performed at Carnegie Hall, to record his first ever Hawaiian and English duet!

Download & Preview on iTunes!
His new album, KAHELE, will be available July 30th! LISTEN to previews and PRE-ORDER NOW!

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2013 Na Hoku Hanohano Award Winners!

Congratulations to all the 2013 Na Hoku Hanohano winners!!
na hoku_winnersVisit our site to listen to the Mountain Apple winning albums and get a copy for yourself!

Weldon KekauohaPilialoha:
• Male Vocalist of the Year
• Entertainer of the Year

Na PalapalaiHa’a
• Graphics Award (B. Kanai’a Nakamura)

Manu BoydMela ‘Ailana
• Hawaiian language performance
• Liner notes (Manu Boyd, Robert Cazimero and Shawn Livingston Moseley)

Amy Hanaiali’iMy Father’s Granddaughter
• Female vocalist of the Year
• Contemporary Album of the Year

Kuana Torres KaheleHilo for the Holidays
• Christmas Album of the Year

Brittni PaivaTell U What
• ‘Ukulele Album of the Year
• Instrumental composition (“Tell U What”)

Sing the BodyContrast
• Alternative Album of the Year

For a complete list of all the winners and awards, click HERE!

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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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Merrie Monarch Re-Broadcast on KFVE!

KFVE will be rebroadcasting the ENTIRE Merrie Monarch Ho’ike on Thursday May 16 & Friday May 17! Also streamed online!

Both nights will feature EVERYTHING, so be sure to tune in to BOTH nights as they will feature a collective FOUR HOURS of different footage!
See performances by Halau Na Kamalei, Mark Yamanaka, Kuana Torres Kahele, Natalie A’i Kamau’u and more! Be sure to tune in!

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VOTE for Na Hoku Favorite Entertainer of the Year!

Vote for the Na Hoku Favorite Entertainer of the Year! Voting is open to the public and YOU can decide who your favorite for 2013 is!

Log on HERE and start voting!

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KAHELE CD RELEASE TOUR!

Aloha Japan!
Kuana Torres Kahele will be in Japan throughout June and July for his KAHELE CD Release Tour! 30 Concerts in 30 cities in Celebration of Kuana’s Summer Release!

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New Kuana Torres Kahele Artwork!

Kuana Torres Kahele‘s new album, “Kahele” cover REVEALED!

Kuana has been working with Kanai’a Nakamura on the graphics, cover, and CD booklets for Kuana’s other works. Showcased on the cover are six 55″ leis made by Master Ni’ihau Lei Maker, Mama Ane Kanahele. The lei took 6 months to make.

And here’s the beginning of something great! A teaser of some of the artwork that will be on Kuana’s new album, Kahele! Bet he’ll have a hard time painting his Ni’ihau Lei!!

Stay tuned for more information!

Painted by Michael Furuya, the same artist that painted the album cover of “Hilo for the Holidays”!

Get his other albums!
www.mountainapplecompany.com/kaunaloa
www.mountainapplecompany.com/hilo-for-the-holidays

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2013 Na Hoku Nominee – Kuana Torres Kahele!

2013 Na Hoku Nominee
Kuana Torres KaheleHilo for the Holidays

Male Vocalist of the Year
Christmas Album of the Year
Entertainer of the Year

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.

Winners announced May 25th!

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Kuana Torres Kahele & Maila Gibson – “E Ku`u Lei, My Love” VIDEO

Kuana Torres Kahele and Maila Gibson perform Kuana’s original song, “E Ku’u Lei, My Love“. The Hawaiian English duet appears on Kuana’s forthcoming CD, KAHELE – in stores July 30, 2013

 

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Kupaoa – “Bumbye” CD Release Party!

Check out some of these photos from Kupaoa‘s CD release party for their newest album, “Bumbye” at the Corner Kitchen!  With guest performances by Kuana Torres Kahele and Kapulanakehau Tamure!

Check out more pics of Kupaoa and other events on our facebook page!

And don’t forget to pick up your own copy of, “Bumbye” today!

 

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