Category Archives: Na Palapalai

New and Improved MAC Radio!

Check out the new and improved Mountain Apple Company Radio, featuring fantastic music from your favorite artists!  Check out our Radio here!
macradioWhat’s your favorite song? We might add your favorite to our playlist!

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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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2013 Na Hoku Awards Nominee – Na Palapalai!

2013 Na Hoku Nominee
Na PalapalaiHa`a

Group of the Year
Hawaiian Music Album of the Year
Album of the Year
Song of the Year: “Ka Pua ‘Ano Lani”
Entertainer of the Year
Graphics Award
Liner Notes Award

Na Palapalai hits again with their latest release “Ha`a” – already a collector’s item! Winners announced May 25th!

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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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Hawaii Radio Connection

Hawaii Radio Connection, a radio show in Seattle sent us their Top 10 Hawaiian Albums for 2012! Here’s our favorites from the list:

#1. Weldon KekauohaPilialoha

#2. Keola BeamerMalama Ko Aloha

#3. Nathan Aweau‘Io

#6. Na PalapalaiHa’a

#10. Kuana Torres KaheleHilo for the Holidays

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25 Greatest Highlights-Na Palapalai / Raiatea / Kuana Torres Kahele

Na Palapalai‘s, “Pili Kapekepeke” from their album “Makani `Olu`olu” is featured in Honolulu Magazine’s “The 25 Greatest Hawaii Albums of the New Century”.
The album ranked 2nd on the magazine’s list!

With the release of Makani `Olu`olu, “[Na Palapalai] were breathing life into these old hula compositions. There was a race-to-the-finish feel to a lot of their songs”-says panelist Keola Donaghy.

Raiatea Helm‘s song “Hu`i E” from “Sweet and Lovely” is featured in Honolulu Magazine’s “The 25 Greatest Hawaii Albums of the New Century”.
The album ranked 7th on the magazine’s list!

Raiatea’s “Sweet and Lovely” won four Hoku Awards and earned a Grammy nomination!


Kuana Torres Kahele‘s, “Waimanu I Ka Lauoha” from his album Kaunaloa is featured in Honolulu Magazine’s “The 25 Greatest Hawaii Albums of the New Century”.
The album ranked 4th on the magazine’s list.

Mountain Apple President, Leah Bernstein calls the album-“one of the most touching and complete Hawaiian albums released in the past 12 years.”

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HONOLULU Magazine-25 Greatest Hawai`i Albums

 

In its September 2012 issue, HONOLULU Magazine presented the “25 Greatest Hawai‘i Albums of the New Century.” Now, 12 of Hawai‘i’s hit artists from this prestigious list come together on one CD!

ORDER YOUR COPY HERE TODAY!

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25 Greatest Hawai’i Albums of the New Century

This month’s Honolulu Magazine is a special collector’s issue featuring a definitive list of the 25 Greatest Hawai’i Albums of the New Century! This list picks up where their previous Hawai’i's 50 Greatest Musical Albums list left off. (the most recent release honored on that list was from 1997).

Pick up a copy of Honolulu Magazine in stores now and read all about the albums that made the list, and the artists behind them! Congratulations to all the artists who made the list! Check it out below!

 

 

25 Greatest Hawai’i Albums of the New Century
Honolulu Magazine – September 2012 issue
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Na Palapalai’s new CD HA’A!

Na Palapalai’s new CD HA’A debuted on the Billboard World Music Charts at the #5 position!! Congratulations to Kuana Torres Kahele and Ioane Burns!!

Keep telling your friends about HA’A! They can listen to previews online and get a free download at our site!

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HA’A release party at Chai’s Island Bistro

Kuana Torres Kahele, Ione Burns, Alan Akaka, Glenn Mayeda, and John Berger at the HA’A release party at Chai’s Island Bistro earlier this week.

Ha’a is in stores now! It’s available at our site! Listen to previews, get a free download, too!

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