Category Archives: Lehua Kalima

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Na Leo-NEW Album!

Na Leo‘s NEW ALBUM, “Romantic Waikiki”, is now available for PRE-ORDER! IN STORES JANUARY 29TH!

Na Leo is the best selling female Hawaiian group in the world, headlining sold out shows worldwide! Romantic Waikiki tells the nostalgic story of Waikiki from decades ago.

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Lehua Kalima @ Shannon Center at Whittier College (California)

Aloha Southern California! Hoku winner Lehua Kalima will be part of the Aloha Series at the Shannon Center at Whittier College! She will be performing with Lei’ohu Ryder.

They will perform TWO shows on Saturday, March 16th, 2013! First at 3pm, and then the second at 8pm.

Tickets $40 (per show)

To purchase tickets and for more info, please visit the Shannon Center website or call (562) 907-4203

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Lehua Kalima’s Twilight at Helumoa performance, Royal Hawaiian Center

Lehua Kalima performed at Twilight at Helumoa at the Royal Hawaiian Center on August 4th.  Here are pictures of her performing with Shawn Pimental!

 

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Lehua Kalima’s performance at Royal Hawaiian Center!

Lehua Kalima performing “I Miss You, My Hawai’i” at the Royal Hawaiian Center!

Mahalo to Warren Kawamoto for the video!

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2012 Hoku Award Winners!

Congratulations to all the 2012 Hoku Award winners! Go to see/listen to all the Mountain Apple Co. artists who won!

HI`IKUA - Aia I Hi`ialo

KUANA TORRES KAHELE-- Kaunaloa

ROBERT CAZIMERO - Hula

LEHUA KALIMA - Rising in Love

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NA HOKU HANOHANO Final Nominees!

The final ballot for the Na Hoku Hanohano awards are out! Congratulations to all our nominees! The awards will be held on May 27th and will be broadcast live on KFVE! If you can’t tune in, we’ll post the results!

Here is the list of all our nominees! Click the link to check out the full list of nominees.

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Female Vocalist of the Year
RAIATEA HELM, Sea of Love (Raiatea Helm)
LEHUA KALIMA, Rising in Love (Kalima)
MAILANI MAKAINAI, Aina (Mountain Apple)

EP (“Extended Play” Release) of the Year
INTIRE PROJECT, THE, The Intire Project (Aumakua)

Group of the Year
HIIKUA, Aia I Hiialo (Kanemakua)

Compilation Album of the Year
ISLAND STYLE UKULELE, Various Artists (Neos), Bob St. John and Pati St. John – Producers

Male Vocalist of the Year
ROBERT CAZIMERO, Hula (Mountain Apple)
KUANA TORRES KAHELE, Kaunaloa (Kuana Torres Kahele)

Anthology Album of the Year
ISLAND IN YOUR EYES, Various Artists (Mountain Apple), Jon de Mello – Producer
JOURNEY OF LIGHT…THE EARLY YEARS, Leiohu Ryder (Ululoa),Leiohu Ryder and Jake Rohrer – Producers
LIVE A LITTLE…HAWAIIAN STYLE Vol. 2, Various Artists (Mountain Apple), Jon de Mello – Producer

Island Music Album of the Year
NO KUUIPO, Ahumanu (Ululoa)
SEA OF LOVE, Raiatea Helm (Raiatea Helm)

Contemporary Album of the Year
RISING IN LOVE, Lehua Kalima (Kalima)

Hawaiian Album of the Year
AIA I HIIALO, Hiikua (Kanemakua)
AINA, Mailani Makainai (Mountain Apple)
HULA, Robert Cazimero (Mountain Apple)
KAUNALOA, Kuana Torres Kahele (Kuana Torres Kahele)

Rock Album of the Year
INVENT, Sing the Body (Aumakua)

Album of the Year
AINA, Mailani Makainai (Mountain Apple), Dr. Trey and Jon de Mello – Producers
HULA, Robert Cazimero (Mountain Apple), Jon de Mello and Robert Cazimero – Producers
KAUNALOA, Kuana Torres Kahele (Kuana Torres Kahele), Kuana Torres Kahele and Dave Tucciarone – Producers

Song of the Year
NA VACQUEROS by Kuana Torres Kahele from KAUNALOA, Kuana Torres Kahele (Kuana Torres Kahele)
NAU HOOKAHI by Robert Cazimero from HULA, Robert Cazimero (Mountain Apple)
RISING IN LOVE by Lehua Kalima from RISING IN LOVE, Lehua Kalima (Kalima)

Favorite Entertainer of the Year
ROBERT CAZIMERO
RAIATEA HELM
HI`IKUA
KUANA TORRES KAHELE
LEHUA KALIMA
MAILANI MAKAINAI

Graphics Award
JON de MELLO AND ROBERT CAZIMERO, for HULA, Robert Cazimero (Mountain Apple)
JON de MELLO AND KEITH USHER, for AINA, Mailani Makainai (Mountain Apple
GRANT MIYASAKI, for SEA OF LOVE, Raiatea Helm (Raiatea Helm)
KUHAO ZANE AND KAMELE ESKARAN, for KAUNALOA, Kuana Torres Kahele (Kuana Torres Kahele)

Liner Notes Award
ROBERT CAZIMERO, for HULA, Robert Cazimero (Mountain Apple)
KAMA HOPKINS, for AIA I HIIALO, Hiikua (Kanemakua)
KUANA TORRES KAHELE, for KAUNALOA, Kuana Torres Kahele (Kuana Torres Kahele)

Haku Mele
KUU HOA HIIKUA, by Kalehua Krug from AIA I HI`IALO, Hiikua (Kanemakua)
WAIKAHULI, by Kuana Torres Kahele from KAUNALOA, Kuana Torres Kahele (Kuana Torres Kahele)
WAIMANU I KA LAUOHA, by Kuana Torres Kahele from KAUNALOA, Kuana Torres Kahele (Kuana Torres Kahele)

Hawaiian Language Performance
ROBERT CAZIMERO, Hula (Mountain Apple)
HI`IKUA, Aia I Hiialo (Kanemakua)
KUANA TORRES KAHELE, Kaunaloa (Kuana Torres Kahele)

Engineering Award
SHAWN PIMENTAL AND MICHAEL GRANDE for Rising in Love, Lehua Kalima (Kalima)

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Merrie Monarch 2012

It’s that time again, Merrie Monarch 2012 is this week! It will be broadcast on KFVE, live from Hilo!

  • Wednesday 7:30-9:00pm – Backstage coverage
  • Thursday 6:00-11:30pm – Miss Aloha Hula competition
  • Friday 6:00-11:30pm – Hula Kahiko: Halau
  • Saturday 6:00-11:30pm – Hula ‘Auana: Halau

Be sure to tune in to check out all the Mountain Apple artists that will be there!

Robert Cazimero will be performing at the Merrie Monarch with the following halau:

HALAU O KE `A`ALI`I KU MAKANI

Kumu: MANU BOYD

KA PA HULA O KA UA NOE O WA`AHILA

Kumu: MAELIA LOBENSTEIN CARTER

HALAU MOHALA `ILIMA

Kumu: MAPUANA DE SILVA

Robert will be accompanied by Keala Chock (guitar), Kala’i Ontai (guitar), Manu Boyd (ukulele), and Mark Yim (bass).


Lihau Hannahs Paik of Kupaoa will be dancing at the Merrie Monarch with Halau Hula Ka Lehua Tuahine (Kumu: Hiwa Vaughan-Darval). The men will be the fourth performance of the night, and Lihau and the rest of the ladies will by ninth!

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Hoku Award Nominees

Here are all the Mountain Apple artists nominated for the 2012 Na Hoku Hanohano Awards! Congratulations to all the nominees!

 

Female Vocalist of the Year

EP (“Extended Play” Release) of the Year

  • INTIRE PROJECT, THE, The Intire Project (Aumakua)

Group of the Year

Compilation Album of the Year

Male Vocalist of the Year

  • ROBERT CAZIMERO, Hula (Mountain Apple)
  • KUANA TORRES KAHELE, Kaunaloa (Kuana Torres Kahele)

Anthology Album of the Year

  • ISLAND IN YOUR EYES, Various Artists (Mountain Apple), Jon de Mello – Producer
  • JOURNEY OF LIGHT…THE EARLY YEARS, Leiohu Ryder (Ululoa),Leiohu Ryder and Jake Rohrer – Producers
  • LIVE A LITTLE…HAWAIIAN STYLE Vol. 2, Various Artists (Mountain Apple), Jon de Mello – Producer

Island Music Album of the Year

  • NO KUUIPO, Ahumanu (Ululoa)
  • SEA OF LOVE, Raiatea Helm (Raiatea Helm)

Contemporary Album of the Year

Hawaiian Album of the Year

  • AIA I HI’IALO, Hi’ikua (Kanemakua)
  • AINA, Mailani Makainai (Mountain Apple)
  • HULA, Robert Cazimero (Mountain Apple)
  • KAUNALOA, Kuana Torres Kahele (Kuana Torres Kahele)

Rock Album of the Year

  • INVENT, Sing the Body (Aumakua)

Album of the Year

  • AINA, Mailani Makainai (Mountain Apple), Dr. Trey and Jon de Mello – Producers
  • HULA, Robert Cazimero (Mountain Apple), Jon de Mello and Robert Cazimero – Producers
  • KAUNALOA, Kuana Torres Kahele (Kuana Torres Kahele), Kuana Torres Kahele and Dave Tucciarone – Producers

Song of the Year

Favorite Entertainer of the Year

  • ROBERT CAZIMERO
  • RAIATEA HELM
  • HI`IKUA
  • KUANA TORRES KAHELE
  • LEHUA KALIMA
  • MAILANI MAKAINAI

2012 TECHNICAL FINALISTS
Graphics Award

  • JON de MELLO AND ROBERT CAZIMERO, for HULA, Robert Cazimero (Mountain Apple)
  • JON de MELLO AND KEITH USHER, for ‘AINA, Mailani Makainai (Mountain Apple)
  • GRANT MIYASAKI, for SEA OF LOVE, Raiatea Helm (Raiatea Helm)
  • KUHAO ZANE AND KAMELE ESKARAN, for KAUNALOA, Kuana Torres Kahele (Kuana Torres Kahele)

Liner Notes Award

  • ROBERT CAZIMERO, for HULA, Robert Cazimero (Mountain Apple)
  • KAMA HOPKINS, for AIA I HI’IALO, Hi’ikua (Kanemakua)
  • KUANA TORRES KAHELE, for KAUNALOA, Kuana Torres Kahele (Kuana Torres Kahele)

2012 ADJUDICATED FINALISTS
Note: Each of these categories is voted on by a separate panel of judges.

Haku Mele

  • KUU HOA HI’IKUA, by Kalehua Krug from AIA I HI`IALO, Hi’ikua (Kanemakua)
  • WAIKAHULI, by Kuana Torres Kahele from KAUNALOA, Kuana Torres Kahele (Kuana Torres Kahele)
  • WAIMANU I KA LAUOHA, by Kuana Torres Kahele from KAUNALOA, Kuana Torres Kahele (Kuana Torres Kahele)

Hawaiian Language Performance

  • ROBERT CAZIMERO, Hula (Mountain Apple)
  • HI`IKUA, Aia I Hiialo (Kanemakua)
  • KUANA TORRES KAHELE, Kaunaloa (Kuana Torres Kahele)

Engineering Award

  • SHAWN PIMENTAL AND MICHAEL GRANDE for Rising in Love, Lehua Kalima (Kalima)
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More Valentine’s Specials!

More Valentine’s Day Specials! Get a 7 Song MP3 Pack for only $6 and also individual songs for 99 cents!

(You can also download as a gift by clicking “This is a gift” when checking out.)

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Video: Christmas songs 2011

A Christmas gift for you!  Here’s a little compilation of Lehua Kalima, Hi’ikua, Kuana Torres Kahele, and The Brothers Cazimero performing holiday songs at the Road Runner music hall this month!

Mele Kalikimaka!!

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