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“Hot Hawaiian Nights” DVD Featuring Braddah Iz

Check out this video clip from the 1993 and 1995 broadcasts of KHNL/K5′s, “Hot Hawaiian Nights” television series! This DVD gives IZ fans the chance to witness his unique style on the ‘ukulele and his uncanny sense of humor. In this clip, IZ plays with fellow musicians Roland Cazimero and Mel Amina.

Get your copy of Hot Hawaiian Nights today!

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IZ IT Tenor Ukulele-at the NAMM Convention

The Limited Edition IZ IT Tenor Ukulele is now available at Martin Guitar retailers nationwide! It’s just like the ukulele that IZ loved!

Check out this video from the NAMM Convention talking about this Ukulele!
Some fans have trouble pronouncing IZ’s last name–do you? How do you pronounce it?

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Clip from “IZ: The Man and His Music-Island Music Island Hearts”

A clip from the Israel “IZ” Kamakawiwo’ole DVD, “IZ: The Man and His Music – Island Music Island Hearts.” Features interviews, live performances, and a simple glimpse into one of Hawaii’s most treasured musicians.

Experience the bigger than life personality of IZ and learn about the man behind the music.

Purchase your copy of, “Island Music Island Hearts” today!

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New IZ Ukulele-Now Available!

It’s finally here! Unveiled at NAMM last week, the IZ 1T Tenor Ukulele is now available at Martin Guitar retailers nationwide!

It has a list price of $1,999.00 and has a bunch of awesome features, such as a beatiful quilted mahogany construction, an East Indian rosewood headplate adorned with “IZ” inlaid in Hawaiian koa!

Check out Martin Guitar’s website for more details and to find a store near you!

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Island Cruisin’ Soundtrack. \m/

Drive Guide Hawaii is the perfect soundtrack to listen to as you view the beautiful scenery on the island of Hawaii! Featuring songs from The Brothers Cazimero, IZ, HAPA, Sean Na’auao and more!

DOWNLOAD the songs directly to your phone via iTunes and listen on the go!

Or PREVIEW them to find out more!

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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!


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IZ, Roland Cazimero, Henry Kapono, Cyril Pahinui – Waimanalo Blues

Here’s a trip down memory lane, a rare video of Hawaiian music greats, Israel Kamakawiwo’ole, Roland Cazimero, Henry Kapono, and Cyril Pahinui!

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IZ with Kuana

Here’s a great photo of two generations of Hawaiian music talents!! On the left is Kuana Torres Kahele (who just won SIX Na Hoku Hanohano awards!) as a teenager, and his sister Malia on the right. IZ visited their middle school, Hilo Intermediate, for May Day that year!

If you haven’t heard Kuana‘s music before, check out his Hoku winning album, Kaunaloa at his website!

And for more on IZ, please visit IZhawaii.com


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Together In IZ World: Be part of HIZ story

You are a huge part of IZ’s success. Now become part of his story. His ‘ohana (family) around the world has grown in to a tight-knit, knowing community of music lovers. Get to know this community better by hearing their story and comparing it to yours.

Tell us how you discovered IZ, did you see him in concert, what’s your favorite song, how often you listen to IZ, has his music helped you through a rough patch?…it’s all part of the story.

Send us your IZ stories, photos, artwork, videos, etc. and on the week of May 20th, IZ’s birthday, we will post all the submissions we’ve received from you, the fans.
Together In IZ World.

How to submit your fan story: Just fill out the form below! Click here or scroll down. If you have any questions or trouble with the form, please comment or email us.

Deadline to submit: April 20th, 2012

Over time, we have heard from fans around the world where they told us of babies being born while IZ played in the background; or consoled by IZ’s music, sad goodbyes as people have dealt with death; countless brides have told us they walked down the aisle to Over The Rainbow. Adults have told us that when they were a small kid, they stood in line to get an autograph and still cherish it. The rainbow of fans around the world and their love of his music is what connects these unique memories all together. We’d love to share your story with the world.

As a token of gratitude for sharing with us, we will send you a free IZ sticker–a party favor for being a part of IZ’s birthday :) Just provide us with your name and mailing address when you fill out the submission form below.

Submission Agreement: By submitting your materials for inclusion in the Together in IZ World promotion, you are granting permission to Mountain Apple Company/Big Boy Records to use those materials for promotional purposes and are warranting that you have the right to grant this permission.

Note: Please don’t panic if you see a grey/blank screen after you submit the form. If you scroll up you will see the confirmation that your submission was received.

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Amazing Voice

NHK’s Amazing Voice will be doing an episode featuring The Brothers Cazimero and IZ! They were at our office today filming! The episode will air in Japan some time in early 2012.
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