Tag Archives: Israel “IZ” Kamakawiwo’ole

20th Anniversary of IZ’s Facing Future

-1Happy Anniversary!

Israel Kamakawiwo’ole’sFacing Future” released 20 years ago today! The album was originally released on November 1st, 1993 and even after 20 years, it remains a timeless and treasured piece of music.

To honor this celebration, “Facing Future” has been re-mastered and re-packaged! Get your remastered copy today! Available wherever music is sold.

IZ Hawaii
Mountain Apple Company

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IZ Facebook Celebration!

IZ 100k fan Promo FINALA BIG MAHALO to ALL IZ Facebook fans!

To celebrate 100k Likes, we’re offering a FREE fishhook necklace with purchase of any IZ Merchandise totaling $20 or more!*

Online only at IZ Hawaii or at Mountain Apple Company. Offer not valid in stores.

*Does not include shipping fees. While supplies last.

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Awesome IZ Fan Art!

Amazing IZ fan art made by Michael Volpicelli! Here’s what he said about this portrait:
iz_typography“I made his portrait using words from his songs. I felt like by doing that it was not just a “picture” but something more to share his thoughts, his art/passion, and his feelings. Hope you Enjoy!”

Mahalo Michael!

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Sarah Brightman / IZ Kamakawiwo’ole, “Hawaii ’78″ Duet!

Sarah Brightman‘s newest CD release, “Dreamchaser” features a cover/duet track of “Hawaii ’78″ with none other than Israel “IZ” Kamakawiwo’ole!

The exclusive version of “Dreamchaser” featuring this bonus track, is available through Target!

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“Over the Rainbow”/Actis Video Montage!

Check it out!  A video montage by Actis, featuring “Over the Rainbow” by Hawaii’s own Israel Kamakawiwo’ole!

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Awesome IZ Fan Artwork!

An amazing IZ figure made by Illustrator Osanai Makoto!

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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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Sarah Brightman’s Hawaii ’78 Available At Target!

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

Hear the full song HERE!

Sarah’s new album, Dreamcatcher, with Hawaii ’78 is available only at Target!

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IZ Medley by the Royal Hawaiian Band

Last month, the Royal Hawaiian Band celebrated IZ with a medley of his songs played at a concert at Iolani Palace. Watch a video of the bandmaster, Clarke Bright, talk about the process of creating this medley.

For everything IZ, visit his official website!

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IZ Song of the Day – Listen and WIN!

Listen weekdays to Billy V at 7:20am for the IZ Song of the Day. When you hear it played in its entirety (between 7am-5pm), be the 10th caller at 296-1051 and WIN a trip for 2 to the Ritz-Carlton, Kapalua to celebrate Memorial Day Weekend with round trip air from Mokulele Airlines!

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