Sunday, September 14, 2014

Playlist - September 12, 2014



"Aloha Kaua`i" can be heard on Kaua`i Community Radio-KKCR every Thursday and Friday 7-9am (HST), at 90.9FM (north shore), 92.7FM (Moloa`a and Anahola), 91.9FM island-wide -- and now 104.7FM on O`ahu. "Aloha Kaua`i also streams live online.

Have a question about the music or musicians of Hawai`i? Just give me a call when I'm on-air -- 826-7771 on Kaua`i, or toll free 866-275-1112.

On Facebook? Be sure to "follow" the "Aloha Kauai on radio KKCR" page to keep up with news of new CD releases, and upcoming concerts by Hawai`i-based musicians on tour, worldwide.

Click highlighted titles for details about each new release (plus free soundclips). All CDs which are still in print, are available at mele.com.

Aloha Kauai by Kahauanu Lake Trio -- FOR MAIKI
Aia I Niihau Kuu Pawehe by Kuana Torres Kahele -- KAHELELANI
Aloha Kuu Home A I Kaneohe by Huewa -- HUEWA
Ama Ama by Gabby Pahinui -- BEST OF GABBY: VOL 2
Bullet Train Song by Kamaka Kukona -- HANU AALA
E Kuu Baby Hot Cha Cha by Lena Machado -- HAWAIIAN SONG BIRD
Hanohano Na Kanaka by Pekelo -- HANA BY THE SEA
Hanohano Olinda by Valley Boys -- VALLEY BOYS
I Aloha Ia No O Kanaio by Lorna Lim -- POLINAHE
I Ka Po Me Ke Ao by Butch Helemano -- PUU NUI
It's Aloha Friday by Kimo Kahoano -- IT'S ALOHA FRIDAY
Kalawelo by Bobby Moderow -- HAWAIIAN SLACK KEY KINGS MASTER SERIES: VOL 3
Ke Aloha by Genoa Keawe -- SINGS LUAU HULAS
Keawaiki by Kalei Bridges -- HAWAII CALLS PRESENTS KALEI BRIDGES
Mai Lohilohi Mai Oe by Na Hoa -- NA HOA
Manu Oo by Na Leo Pilimehana -- HAWAIIAN MEMORIES
Manu Ula Ula by Brother Noland & Tony Conjugacion -- KU
Na Alii by Tau Moe Family -- HOOMANAO I NA MELE O KA WA UI
Na Aumakua by Keale -- HAWAIIAN SLACK KEY KINGS MASTER SERIES: VOL 3
Na Ka Pueo by Ala Nui -- ALA NUI
Na Pua Mohala by Kupaoa & Kaulana -- NA PUA MOHALA
Nawiliwili by Darlene Ahuna -- BRIDGE BETWEEN GENERATIONS
O Makalapua by Palolo -- HAWAIIAN GIRL
Paahana by Natalie Ai Kamauu -- I
Pule Oo by Justin Young -- ONE FOOT ON SAND
Puuwai Oiwi by Pandanus Club -- E MAKAALA
Waikiki Hula by Kuuipo Kumukahi -- LET'S HULA WITH KUUIPO
Waipio by Akoni & Da Palapalai Patch -- KAONA

Playlist - September 11, 2014


"Throwback Thursday", made this an all-vinyl show -- filled exclusively with music from vinyl/cassette recordings that didn't make it to CD format....yet...

"Aloha Kaua`i" can be heard on Kaua`i Community Radio-KKCR every Thursday and Friday 7-9am (HST), at 90.9FM (north shore), 92.7FM (Moloa`a and Anahola), 91.9FM island-wide -- and now 104.7FM on O`ahu. "Aloha Kaua`i also streams live online. Have a question about the music or musicians of Hawai`i? Just give me a call when I'm on-air -- 826-7771 on Kaua`i, or toll free 866-275-1112.

If you're on Facebook, be sure to "follow" the "Aloha Kauai on radio KKCR" page to keep up with news of the many upcoming concerts by Hawai`i-based musicians, and all the new CD releases.

Aloha Kauai by Victor & Kuulei Punua -- MEM'RY ISLAND
Beautiful Kahana by Da Blahlas -- DA BLAHLAS
Hawaiian War Chant by Pua Almeida -- HAWAIIAN STEEL GUITARS OF PUA ALMEIDA
He Aloha No O Honolulu by Kawai Cockett -- KUU MAKUAHINE NANI
Hilo medley by Brothers Cazimero -- CAPTURED MAGIC
Ka Nai Aupuni by Haili Church Choir -- HAWAII'S ON HAILI CHURCH CHOIR IN CONCERT
Kaa Ahi Kahului by Hui Ohana -- ONO
Kahelelani by Leinaala Haili -- ALOHA KUU AINA HAWAII
Kahoolawe by Na Kane -- HARMONY
Kalepa by Hoopii Brothers -- HOI HOU
Keep Your Eyes on the Hands by Haunani Kahalewai -- WAIKIKI
Kuu Home I Ka Ilima by Tina Kaapana -- BEST OF MAMA TINA KAAPANA
Kuu Sweetie by The Kalimas -- ALWAYS REMEMBER MAMA
Mahalo E Hilo Hanakahi by Splash Lyons Hawaiians -- TROPICAL HEATWAVE
Mamae Lei by Naipo Serenaders -- ANOAI ME KE ALOHA
Maori Brown Eyes by Sunday Manoa -- HAWAIIAN TIME
Molokai Waltz by The Changs -- SOUNDS LIKE HAWAII
Nane by Makaha Sons of Niihau -- NO KRISTO
Nani Kauai I Ka La by Marlene Sai -- AUTHENTIC HAWAIIAN SONGS
Nani Wale Ka Mahina by Al Kealoha Perry & The Singing Surfriders -- TWILIGHT IN HAWAII
Old Plantation by Hana-Maui Serenaders -- SONGS OF HEAVENLY HANA
Papalina Lahilahi / Olapa Ka Uila I Kaneohe by Nina Kealiiwahamana -- MUSIC OF HAWAII
Pua Olena by Freitas Brothers -- BEST OF FRIENDS
Singing Bamboo by Genoa Keawe & Her Hawaiians -- HAWAII CALLS TO YOU
Sweet Someone by The Invitations -- R.S.V.P.
That's the Hawaiian in Me by Kahaialii Family -- KAHAIALII MAUI STYLE
To You Sweetheart by Jules Ah See -- THE HAWAII CALLS DELUXE SET
Tomi Tomi by The Hoaikanes -- PUUANAHULU
Ua Noho Au A Kupa by Jesse Nakooka -- 54 BRIDGES TO HANA MAUI
Wahine Ilikea by Rodney Arias & the Paradise Serenaders -- ISLAND BY THE SEA
Wai O Ke Aniani / Ulili E by Jesse, Emma & The Kukuis -- JESSE, EMMA & THE KUKUIS



































































































Playlist - September 5, 2014


"Aloha Kaua`i" can be heard on Kaua`i Community Radio-KKCR every Thursday and Friday 7-9am (HST), at 90.9FM (north shore), 92.7FM (Moloa`a and Anahola), 91.9FM island-wide -- and now 104.7FM on O`ahu. "Aloha Kaua`i also streams live online. Have a question about the music or musicians of Hawai`i? Just give me a call when I'm on-air -- 826-7771 on Kaua`i, or toll free 866-275-1112.

If you're on Facebook, "follow" the "Aloha Kauai on radio KKCR" page to keep up with news of the many upcoming concerts by Hawai`i-based musicians, and all the new CD releases.

All of the CDs which are still in print, are available at mele.com.

Aloha Kauai by Steve & Teresa -- THE STEVE & TERESA COLLECTION
Ahulili by Dennis Kamakahi -- PUAENA
Alika by Karen Keawehawaii -- DO THE HULA
Aloha No by Robert Cazimero -- RUC
Hanohano Manoa by Aaron Sala -- KA UPU ALOHA
Hea I Ka Haku by Holunape -- HE OLU
Heeia by Hapa -- NAMAHANA
Home Malanai by Leokane Pryor -- HOME MALANAI
Honeymoon Hotel by Sons of Hawaii -- BEST OF SONS OF HAWAII: VOL 1
I Ka Po Me Ke Ao by Hui Aloha -- HUI ALOHA
I'll Remember You by Jeff Peterson -- KAHEALANI
Iuka O Kokee by Sunday Manoa -- SUNDAY MANOA 3
Ka Ipo Lei Manu by Palani Vaughan -- KAULANA NA PUA VOL 2
Ka Manu / Manu Oo by Na Palapalai -- KA PUA HAE HAWAII
Kaa Ahi Kahului by Palani Vaughan -- PALANI VAUGHAN'S BEST: VOL 1
Kaula Ili by Moe Keale -- ALOHA IS...
Keawaiki by Kamau -- LIVE FROM THE LOI
Kumu Ohia by Akoni -- KUU ALOHA IA MAMA
Kuu Hoaloha by Kawai Cockett -- BEAUTIFUL KAUAI
Kuu Home O Waipio by Something Special -- KUU HOME O WAIPIO
Me Ka Nani Ao Kaupo by Pekelo -- PIHA HAUOLI: PEKELO LIVE
Na Alii by Mike Kaawa -- HWN GROOVE
Na Ka Pueo by Palolo -- PALOLO
Nani Kauai by Amy Gilliom -- PUUHONUA
Opihi Moemoe by Led Kaapana -- LED LIVE SOLO
Pane Mai by Robert Cazimero -- RUC
Papalina Lahilahi by Nina Kealiiwahamana & Bill Kaiwa -- HULA HULA LUAU STYLE
Sand by Bobby Ingano -- STEEL REFLECTIONS
Ulili E by Dennis & David Kamakahi -- HAWAIIAN SLACK KEY GUITAR MASTERS COLLECTION VOL 2
Waiaka by Howard Ai -- KALEIHULUMAMO

Playlist - September 4,2014


"Aloha Kaua`i" can be heard on Kaua`i Community Radio-KKCR every Thursday and Friday 7-9am (HST), at 90.9FM (north shore), 92.7FM (Moloa`a and Anahola), 91.9FM island-wide -- and now 104.7FM on O`ahu. "Aloha Kaua`i also streams live online. Have a question about the music or musicians of Hawai`i? Just give me a call when I'm on-air -- 826-7771 on Kaua`i, or toll free 866-275-1112.

If you're on Facebook, "follow" the "Aloha Kauai on radio KKCR" page to keep up with news of the many upcoming concerts by Hawai`i-based musicians, and all the new CD releases.

"Throwback Thursday", made this an all-vinyl show -- filled exclusively with music from vinyl/cassette recordings that didn't make it to CD format....yet...

Aloha Kauai by Waiehu Sons -- WAILELE WAIEHU
Akahele I Ke Kaaahi by Copper Nickels -- HAWAIIAN RAILROADS
Aliipoe by The Kalimas -- ALWAYS REMEMBER MAMA
E Hoopili Mau I Kuu Puuwai by Na Mele O Na Opio -- IT'S A SMALL WORLD
Ei Nei by Lena Machado -- SONGBIRD OF HAWAII
Fish and Poi by Naughty Abbie -- MY LOVELY HAWAIIAN MAID
Haina Ia Mai Ka Puana by Tony Lindsey & Friends -- INDEBTED TO YOU
Hapa Ilikini by Hooipo Trio -- JUST LIKE OLD TIMES
Haupu by Marcella Kalua -- GIRL FROM PAPAKOLEA
He Aloha No O Honolulu by Jesse Kalima -- HOLIDAY IN HAWAII VOL 1: LUAU TIME
Hoe Hoe by Benny Kalama -- AROUND THE ISLAND IN 80 SHAKES
Honoipu by Lim Family -- KU KAULANA
Hoonanea by Ohana Serenaders -- KAWENA I KA HOOKUMU HOU
Hula Lolo by Julia Nui's Kamaainas -- HAWAII WEAVES A LEI OF DREAMS
Hula O Makee by Ed Kekaula & the Reef Hawaiians -- GOLDEN SANDS OF WAIKIKI
Ka Ua Loku by Coco Palms Ambassadors -- THE COCO PALMS AMBASSADORS
Kuaaina Holoholo by Hailona -- KA LEO HAWAII
Kula Mana by Hokulani (Meatoga) -- NA MELE HALIA ALOHA
Lokomaikai by Sonny Chillingworth -- RAINBOW
Lovely Shores of Hanalei by Hokulani (Meatoga) -- NA MELE HALIA ALOHA
Makakilo by Hoopii Brothers -- NO KA OI
A Million Moons Over Hawaii by Kekua Fernandez -- KA MOMI O KA PAKIPIKA
Nee Nee Mai A Pili by Linda Dela Cruz -- LINDA SINGS WITH THE HALEKULANI GIRLS
Pua Lilia by Joe Keawe -- HAWAII DANCES JUST FOR YOU
Sweet Memory by Cyrus Green -- EVERGREEN HAWAII
Sweet Violet by Sunday Manoa -- HAWAIIAN TIME
To Make You Love Me Kuu Ipo by Ed Kenney -- ED KENNEY'S HAWAII






























Saturday, August 30, 2014

Playlist - August 29, 2014



All of the CDs which are still in print, can be purchased at mele.com. Be sure to check the Concert Calendar to see which musicians are traveling from Hawai`i to perform. Looking for song lyrics and/or translation? There's a great list of lyric sites here. Searching for a hula class? No worries -- here's the best (and biggest!) list of hula schools around the world.

"Aloha Kaua`i" can be heard on Kaua`i Community Radio-KKCR every Thursday and Friday 7-9am (HST), at 90.9FM (north shore), 92.7FM (Moloa`a and Anahola), 91.9FM island-wide -- and now 104.7FM on O`ahu. "Aloha Kaua`i also streams live online.

Have a question about the music or musicians of Hawai`i? When I'm on-air you can call me -- 808-826-7771 or toll free 866-275-1112 -- or email me (dj@kkcr.org).

If you're on Facebook, "follow" the "Aloha Kauai on radio KKCR" page to keep up with news of new CD releases, and upcoming concerts by Hawai`i-based musicians on tour, worldwide.

Aloha Kauai by Kahauanu Lake Trio -- FOR MAIKI
Aia I Niihau Kuu Pawehe by Edith Kanakaole & Halau O Kekuhi -- HAAKUI PELE I HAWAII
Aia I Niihau Kuu Pawehe by Kuana Torres Kahele -- KAHELELANI (NEW RELEASE SEPTEMBER)
Anytime, Anyday by Jerry Byrd -- MASTER OF TOUCH AND TONE
Green Rose Hula by Manoa DNA -- EVOLUTION
Halialia Aloha by Eric Lee -- (DOWNLOAD-ONLY SINGLE -- ITUNES)
Hame Pila by Gabby Pahinui -- BEST OF HAWAIIAN SLACK KEY WITH GABBY PAHINUI
Hookipa Hawaii by Brothers Cazimero -- BEST OF THE BROTHERS CAZIMERO: VOL 2
Ka Makani Kaili Aloha by Kui Lee -- THE EXTRAORDINARY KUI LEE
Ka Ua Loku / Palolo by Casey Olsen -- MADE IN HAWAII: THE HAWAIIAN STEEL GUITAR
Kaimuki Hula by Hookena -- THIRST QUENCHER
Kalena Kai by Hui Ohana -- KE KOLU
Kananaka by Alea -- TAKE ME HOME
Kaulana O Hilo Hanakahi by Ohta-San -- KA MEA HOOKANI UKULELE
Kipikoa by Karen Keawehawaii -- BEST OF KAREN: VOL 1
Lahela Kuu Pokii by Justin Young -- ONE FOOT ON SAND
Lei Kaahumanu by Dennis Pavao -- ALL HAWAII STAND TOGETHER
Melelana by Kealii Reichel -- MELELANA
Moanalua by Norman DeCosta -- POHAI NA MELE
Mount Kaala Hula by Kaala Boys -- ALL HAWAIIAN
Na Hala O Naue by Nathan Aweau -- HAWAII CLASSIC SERIES: VOL 2-HULA
Na Nalu Hai O Maili by Kanilea Collection -- NAHENAHE
No Luna by Vaihi -- NAVENAVE
Pua Tuberose by Maunalua -- KULEANA
Radio Hula by Ledward Kaapana -- WALTZ OF THE WIND
Song for Sonny by Paul Togioka -- AIKANE KUIKAWA
Sophisticated Hula by Huewa -- HUEWA (NEW RELEASE)
Ua Noho Au A Kupa by Kapono Beamer -- PANA ALOHA
Ua Piha Mau Oe Me Ke Aloha by Mama Ane Kanahele -- KUU LEI MOKUPUNI
Wai O Ke Aniani by Melveen Leed -- WITH THE BEST OF SLACK-KEY

Thursday, August 28, 2014

Playlist - August 28, 2014



"Aloha Kaua`i" can be heard on Kaua`i Community Radio-KKCR every Thursday and Friday 7-9am (HST), at 90.9FM (north shore), 92.7FM (Moloa`a and Anahola), 91.9FM island-wide -- and now 104.7FM on O`ahu. "Aloha Kaua`i also streams live online. Have a question about the music or musicians of Hawai`i? Just give me a call when I'm on-air -- 826-7771 on Kaua`i, or toll free 866-275-1112.

If you're on Facebook, "follow" the "Aloha Kauai on radio KKCR" page to keep up with news of the many upcoming concerts by Hawai`i-based musicians, and all the new CD releases.

"Throwback Thursday", made this an all-vinyl show -- filled exclusively with music from vinyl/cassette recordings that didn't make it to CD format....yet...from albums like this!

Aloha Kauai by Kauai Surf Resort -- ALOHA KAUAI
Alika by Honey Kalima's Royal Hawaiian Serenaders -- TROPICAL HEATWAVE
Aloha Ia O Waianae by Sonny Chillingworth -- SONNY CHILLINGWORTH
Do the Hula by Pua Almeida -- DO THE HULA
Hanauma by Vickie Ii & Hooheno Serenaders -- MELE-HULA: VOL 2
Haole Hula by the Islanders -- SOFT GREEN SEAS
He Aloha No O Honolulu by Gabby Pahinui & Friends -- HAWAIIAN SLACK KEY GUITAR WITH SINGING: VOL 1
Henehene Kou Aka by Brothers Cazimero -- IN THIS TIME PAST
Hooipo Hula by Ed Kekaula & the Reef Hawaiians -- ALOHA MEMORIES
Hukilau Song / I Got Hooked at a Hukilau by Holo Holo Trio -- SOUNDS OF HANALEI
Imi Au Ia Oe by Alfred Apaka & the Hawaiians -- DREAMS OF THE SOUTH SEAS
Kauai Aina Pumehana by Ledward & Nedward Kaapana & Bernard Kamala -- NIIHAU-HAWAII
Kilakila O Haleakala / Hawaiian War Chant by Hilo Hattie & Friends -- LIVE AT THE TAPA ROOM
Koali by Hoopii Brothers -- SLACK KEY GIANTS
Kuu Hoa by Jesse Nakooka -- 54 BRIDGES TO HANA MAUI
Lehuanani by Among Brothers -- KUUIPO
Little Kona Hat by Farden Sisters -- 45RPM (49TH STATE RECORDS)
Malihini Mele by Hilo Hawaiians -- SPLENDOR OF THE ISLANDS
Minoi Minoi E by The Hawaiian Surfers -- CORAL REEF
Moanalua by Melelani Serenaders -- E HULA MAI
Muliwai by Joe Ah Quin & the Lopaka Trio -- OCEANS AWAY
My Sweet Sweeting by Al Kealoha Perry & the Singing Surfriders -- ENCHANTED ISLES
Na Lei O Hawaii by Jules Ah See -- THE HAWAII CALLS DELUXE SET
Noho Paipai / Aoia by John Almeida -- STRUM YOUR UKULELE
On the Beach at Waikiki by Charles K.L. Davis -- SINGS SONGS FROM THE MAGIC ISLANDS
Papa Sia by Myrtle K. Hilo -- WILL YOU LOVE ME
Pidgin English Hula by Varoa Tiki with Gabby Pahinui -- 45RPM (WAIKIKI RECORDS)
Pihanakalani by Bill Kaiwa -- MORE FROM BILL KAIWA
Pualani by Brothers Cazimero -- CAPTURED MAGIC
Punahoa Special by Lim Family -- SLACK KEY GIANTS
Radio Hula by Hoaikanes -- KIHOALU ON THE BACK PORCH
The Song of Kauai by Andy Iona & His Islanders -- KUU LEI

Saturday, August 23, 2014

Playlist - August 22, 2014



"Aloha Kaua`i" can be heard on Kaua`i Community Radio-KKCR every Thursday and Friday 7-9am (HST), at 90.9FM (north shore), 92.7FM (Moloa`a and Anahola), 91.9FM island-wide -- and now 104.7FM on O`ahu. "Aloha Kaua`i also streams live online.

Have a question about the music or musicians of Hawai`i? Just give me a call when I'm on-air -- 826-7771 on Kaua`i, or toll free 866-275-1112. If you're on Facebook, "follow" the "Aloha Kauai on radio KKCR" page to keep up with news of new CD releases, and upcoming concerts by Hawai`i-based musicians on tour, worldwide.

All of the CDs which are still in print, are available at mele.com.

Aloha Kauai by Mike Kaawa -- HWN GROOVE
Akaka Falls by Brothers Cazimero -- IN CONCERT (vinyl)
Aloha No Na Kupuna O Maui by Pono -- HOME OF MINE
Beauty Hula by Na Leo Pilimehana -- LOCAL BOYS
He Aloha No O Honolulu by Leonard Kwan & The Kamahao's -- PARTY SONGS HAWAIIAN STYLE (vinyl)
He Ia Nui Kau by Kawai Cockett -- STILL STRUMMING!
Island Boy by Mike Young -- ISLAND BOY
Ke Ala O Ka Rose / Ka Loke / Roselani Blossoms / Kilakila O Haleakala / Maui Chimes by Barney Isaacs & George Kuo -- HAWAIIAN SLACK KEY GUITAR MASTERS INSTRUMENTAL COLLECTION
Kuu Aloha Nui by Leinaala Haili -- BEST OF LEINAALA
Lei Pua Kenikeni by Mark Yamanaka -- LEI PUA KENIKENI
Mahukona Landing by Rodney Arias -- HAWAIIAN RAILROADS (vinyl)
Me Molokai by Makaha Sons -- KE ALAULA
Nani Koolau by Melveen Leed -- A PART OF ME, A PART OF YOU
Nani Manoa by Kuuipo Kumukahi -- WAAHILA
Olinda Beauty by Jeff Peterson -- MAUI ON MY MIND
Pakalana A Ka Puuwai by Kupaoa -- BUMBYE
Panini Pua Kea by Kunewa Mook -- OIA KA MANAWA
Pauoa Like Ka Lehua by Rodgers Lena Naipo -- HULA BIG ISLAND STYLE
Pili Aloha by Natalie Ai Kamauu -- E
Pua Mamane by Lono -- OLD STYLE II
Pupu O Niihau by Darlene Ahuna -- BRIDGE BETWEEN GENERATIONS
Ray of Light by Pali Kaaihue -- ALL IN
Slack Key Shuffle by Peter Moon Band -- TROPICAL STORM
Sweet Lei Lehua by Na Hoa -- NA HOA
Tropical Storm by Peter Moon Band -- TROPICAL STORM
Wai O Ke Aniani by David Kahoonei -- LEGENDS OF FALSETTO
Waikoloa by Huewa -- HUEWA (NEW RELEASE)