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Kuana Torres Kahele || 2014 Ukulele Jam

Kuana Torres Kahele performed at this year’s Ukulele Jam at the Kapolei Shopping Center! Heart & Soul and Kamakakehau Fernandez also performed at the Jam! It was a great time with a fantastic crowd!

Shop Kuana’s award winning music 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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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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2013 Na Hoku Hanohano Awards Website!

Want to keep up with the latest news, nominations, and info from the 2013 Na Hoku Hanohano Awards?  Check out our Na Hoku Hanohano Awards website for all of this and much, much more!

mountainapplecompany.com/nahoku/

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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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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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Ha’a tops the charts!

HA’A debuts #1 on the iTunes World Music charts! Na Palapalai’s new album is in
stores now!

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Na Palapalai’s new album, Ha’a now on streaming player


We’ve just added a streaming player with exclusive preview clips of Na Palapalai‘s new album, Ha’a, now on our website!

And now you can comment with Facebook on all our CDs! Just scroll to the bottom of the page! Comment and let us know what you think!

There’s also a free download!

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