Saturday, October 18, 2014

Playlist - October 17, 2014


KKCR's Fall Pledge Drive is happening!! If you are a fan of my "Aloha Kaua`i" broadcasts, and haven't yet pledged your support, please pull out your credit card when I'm on-air Thursday October 23 and support this little community radio station. Call 808-826-7771 or tollfree 866-272-1112...or pledge online at kkcr.org

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 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.

Aloha Kauai by Mike Kaawa -- HWN GROOVE
Aloha Haena by Na Pali -- NA PALI
Analani E by Bryan Tolentino -- KA UKULELE LELE
Eo E Wailuanuiahoano by Leilani Rivera Bond -- ALOHA ANIANIAU
Haena I Ka Ehukai by Alea -- ORIGINS
Hanohano Hanalei by Waioli Huiia Church Choir -- MUSIC OF WAIOLI
Haupu by Na Palapalai -- NANEA
He Nani Mokihana by Karen Keawehawaii -- DO THE HULA
Hoonani Ka Makua Mau by Kamehemeha Schools Keiki Chorus -- NA NA PUA LEI A PAUAHI
I Love Kauai by Jerry Santos -- EXPECTING FRIENDS
In a Little Hula Heaven by Alan Akaka -- HAWAIIAN STEEL VOL 2
Kauai Hula by Kahauanu Lake Trio -- HAWAIIAN STYLE
Koali by Kealii Reichel -- KAWAIOKALENA (NEW RELEASE)
Na Beauty O Kauai by Raiatea Helm -- HAWAIIAN BLOSSOM
Sassy by Maile Serenaders -- HAWAII'S FAVORITE SLACK & STEEL VOL 2

Playlist - October 16, 2014



"Throwback Thursday" -- an all-vinyl show -- filled exclusively with rare, out of print recordings.

"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
Ama Ama Hula by Johnny Pineapple -- LAST SONG
For You A Lei by Dick McIntire & His Harmony Hawaiians -- 78RPM
Goodbye Honolulu by Jimmy Kaopuiki -- LIVE AT THE TAPA ROOM
Hana E Kuu Aloha by The Lim Family -- MANOIO MANAOLANA, A ME KE ALOHA
He Ono by Gabby Pahinui -- HAWAIIAN SLACK KEY GUITAR WITH SINGING
Hoomalimali by Sterling Mossman & Varoa Tiki -- AT THE BAREFOOT BAR
Hula O Makee by Noelani Mahoe -- EVENING IN THE ISLANDS
Ka Loke by Leinaala Haili -- HANOHANO OLINDA
Kaleohano by Makaha Sons of Niihau -- MAHALO KE AKUA
Lalanapunani by Brother Noland -- SPEAKING BROWN
Latitu by Bill Kaiwa -- THE BOY FROM LAUPAHOEHOE
Luapine by Melelani Serenaders -- KAULANA O NIIHAU
Laupahoehoe Hula by Hilo Kalimas -- AROUND THE ISLAND OF HAWAII
Lei Halawa by Molokai Trio -- ALOHA MOLOKAI
Maile Lei / Pupu Hinuhinu by Jesse, Emma & The Kukuis -- JESSE, EMMA & THE KUKUIS
Manuela Boy by Sterling Mossman & Varoa Tiki -- AT THE BAREFOOT BAR
My Beautiful Hawaii by Brothers Cazimero -- PROUD FAMILY
My Little Grass Shack by Pauline Kekauhuna & Her Hauoli Girls -- LOVELY HULA HANDS
Nani Waialeale by Mikilani Fo -- ON THE BEACH AT WAIKIKI
Olu O Puulani by Elaine Ako Spencer -- MELE HALIA ALOHA
Opihi Moemoe by The Hoaikanes -- KIHOALU ON THE BACK PORCH
Owl's Lullaby by Kindy Sproat -- MUSICS OF HAWAII
Pokii by Al Kealoha Perry & His Singing Surfriders -- TWILIGHT IN HAWAII
Pupu Ao Ewa by Kauai Canoe & Racing Association -- MUSICAL MEMORIES OF YOUR STAY ON KAUAI
This Song of Love by Ed Kenney -- HAWAII'S GOLDEN GREATS
Ulili E by Charles K.L. Davis -- HAWAII'S GOLDEN FAVORITES

Sunday, October 5, 2014

Playlist - October 3, 2014



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 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.

Aloha Kauai by Steve & Teresa -- THE STEVE & TERESA COLLECTION
Ahulili by Dennis Kamakahi -- LEGENDS OF HAWAIIAN SLACK KEY GUITAR
Akaka Falls by Nathan Aweau -- E APO MAI
Aloha Kuu Pua by Chino Montero -- MADE IN HAWAII
Ea Mai Hawaii by Kaumakaiwa Kanakaole -- KAUMAKAIWA
Haleakala Mountain by Kealii Reichel -- KAWAIOKALENA (RELEASES OCT 21)
Hiilawe by Gabby Pahinui -- BEST OF HAWAIIAN SLACK KEY WITH GABBY PAHINUI
Hooluana medley by Casey Olsen -- HAWAIIAN STEEL: VOL 2
Ka Ipo Lei Manu by Sean Naauao -- KA EHA KE ALOHA
Ka Pua Kiele by Huewa -- HUEWA
Kahalalihiula by Hookena -- CHOICE OF THE HEART
Ke Aloha by Kealii Reichel -- KAWAIOKALENA (RELEASES OCT 21)
Ke Aloha No Waipio by Weldon Kekauoha -- KANAKA MAOLI
Keaomelemele by Mark Hoomalu -- POOKELA CHANTS
Kukui by Kainani Kahaunaele -- NA HAKU MELE: THE HAWAIIAN SONGWRITERS (iTunes download-only)
Kuu Hoa by Robi Kahakalau -- SISTAH ROBI
Lei Awapuhi by Na Leo Pilimehana -- E HULA MAI KAKOU
Maikai Kauai Awaiaulu Ke Aloha by Kawai Cockett -- A TRADITIONAL HAWAIIAN
Makee Ailana by Moe Keale -- LIVE IN WAIKIKI
Nani Nani by Jesse Kalima -- JESSE KALIMA & SONS WITH SONNY WAIAU
Noho Me Iau by John Keawe -- BEAUTIFUL HULA DANCER
Pua Maria by Kupaoa -- BUMBYE

Saturday, October 4, 2014

Playlist - October 2, 2014


"Throwback Thursday" -- an all-vinyl show -- filled exclusively with vintage music from vinyl and cassette recordings that haven't made 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.

There was one exception to today's all-vinyl format -- one song from the new CD by Keali`i Reichel, "Kawaiokalena", releasing on October 21. Click the highlighted title on the list below, to learn more about the recording, and to pre-order it.

Aloha Kauai by Victor & Kuulei Punua -- MEM'RY ISLAND
Blue Hawaiian Moonlight by The Kahaialii Family -- KAHAIALII MAUI STYLE
Hana by the Sea by Haunani Apoliona -- NA LEI HULU MAKUA, NA WAHINE HAWAII
Haole Hula by Bill Aliiloa Lincoln -- DO THE HULA
Hawaiian War Chant by Hal Aloma -- WAR CHANTS GALORE
Hili Hamale by Na Kane -- HARMONY
Hilo March by Hawaii Calls -- BLUE SKIES OF HAWAII
Hula Cop Hop by Sterling Mossman & Friends -- STARS OF HAWAII
Kananaka by Al Kealoha Perry -- SILVER SANDS OF WAIKIKI
Kapaahu by Rodney Arias & The Paradise Serenaders -- ISLAND BY THE SEA
Ke Onaona by Leinaala Haili -- ALOHA KUU AINA HAWAII
Ko Hanu Kau E Lia Nei by Sons of Hawaii -- THIS IS EDDIE KAMAE & THE SONS OF HAWAII
Kukuna O Ka La by Dick McIntire & His Harmony Hawaiians -- KAILUA
Kuu Ipo Pua Rose by Kealoha Kalama -- KEALOHA KALAMA & HER HAWAIIAN ECHOES
Lovely Hula Girl by Naughty Abbie -- 45RPM VINYL
Maori Brown Eyes by The Hoaikanes -- KIHOALU ON THE BACK PORCH
Maui Girl by Jimmy Moikeha -- THE MUSIC OF JOHNNY ALMEIDA
Mauna Loa by Kelii Taua -- HONOLULU
A Million Moons Over Hawaii by Marlene Sai -- KAINOA
Moani Keala by Bill Kaiwa -- KAMAAINA SONGS
Nani Manoa by Halona -- CHA-LANG-A-LANG TODAY
Nani Waimea by The Invitations -- R.S.V.P.
New York Hula by Hailona -- KA LEO HAWAII

O Oe No Paha Ia by Kealii Reichel -- KAWAIOKALENA (RELEASE DATE OCT 21)
Paniolo Country by Cyrus Green -- EVERGREEN HAWAII
Pidgin English Hula by Varoa Tiki & Gabby Pahinui -- 45RPM VINYL
Pua Tuberose by Ohta-San -- INSTRUMENTAL HAWAIIAN FAVORITES
Puamana by Hoonanea -- NANEA
Sweet Someone by George Paoa -- MAUI BOY


































Friday, September 26, 2014

Playlist - September 26, 2014


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 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.

Aloha Kauai by Brothers Cazimero -- BEST OF BROTHERS CAZIMERO: VOL 3
Aloha Week Hula by Na Kama -- COME AND SEE HAWAII
E Kuu Sweet Lei Poinaole by Bobby Moderow -- HAWAIIAN SLACK KEY KINGS MASTER SERIES: VOL 3
E Nihi Ka Hele by Jerry Santos -- EXPECTING FRIENDS
Ha Manao Kou Ia Oe by Kahauanu Lake Trio -- AT THE HALEKULANI HOTEL
He Manao Wale Oe by Lorna Lim -- O WAU IHO NO
Henehene Kou Aka by Kuuipo Kumukahi -- LET'S HULA WITH KUUIPO
Henehene Kou Aka by Richard Hoopii -- TREASURES OF HAWAIIAN SLACK KEY GUITAR
Hilahila Ole oe by Led Kaapana & the New Ikona -- NAHENAHE
Hilo One by Herb Ohta, Jr. & Jon Yamasato -- TAKE 2
Home Kapaka by Waipuna -- MANAO PILI
Island Style by Paul Togioka -- KI HOALU INN
Ka Nani Ao Kau by Huewa -- HUEWA (NEW RELEASE)
Kalamaula by Steven Espaniola -- HOOMAKA
Kawohikukapulani / Kimo Hula by Olohena -- WAILUA HOMESTEAD
Killing Me Softly by Led Kaapana -- KIHOALU HAWAIIAN SLACK KEY GUITAR
Leahi by Pali -- WITH ALOHA...
Lei Painiu by Manu Boyd -- MELE AILANA
Mauna Loa by Ledward Kaapana -- LED LIVE: SOLO
Meleana E by Leinaala Haili -- NO KA OI
Na Alii by George Kahumoku -- WAO AKUA
Nani Kauai by Makaha Sons & Teresa Bright -- NA PUA O HAWAII
No Aluna Ahiahi by Bill Kaiwa -- NA MELE PULAMA IA
Panini Pua Kea by Martin Pahinui -- WAIALEA JAMMIN'
Pua O Molokai by Pekelo -- HANA BY THE SEA
This is Aloha Week in Hawaii by Willie K. -- UNCLE WILLIE K.
Waltz Medley by Gabby Pahinui & Atta Isaacs -- TWO SLACK KEY GUITARS





























Thursday, September 25, 2014

Playlist - September 25, 2014



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 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.

"Throwback Thursday" -- an all-vinyl show -- filled exclusively with vintage music from vinyl and cassette recordings that haven't made it to CD format....yet...

Aloha Kauai by Darrell Lupenui -- DARRELL LUPENUI
A Maile Lei for Your Hair by George Paoa Trio -- LIVE @ THE MAUI HILTON
Aia La O Pele I Hawaii by Al Kealoha Perry & The Singing Surfriders -- TWILIGHT IN HAWAII
Alika by Jesse, Emma & The Kukuis -- JESSE, EMMA & THE KUKUIS
Aloha Oe E Kuu Lei by Johnny Pineapple -- LAST SONG
The Five Hula Lessons by Andy Iona & His Islanders -- SOUTH SEA LULLABIES
Haleakala by Hoonanea -- NANEA
Hawaii Calls by The Invitations -- R.S.V.P.
Hey Darling...Pehea Ipo by John Almeida -- RHYTHM OF THE ISLANDS
Hoese Pue Ana Oe by The Kaapana Family -- PORTRAIT OF THE KAAPANAS
Kaehukai by Kihei Brown Trio -- RIGHT ON (KEIA)
Kaleponi Hula by Charles Kaipo Miller -- KEEP YOUR EYES ON THE HANDS
Kilauea by Bill Kaiwa & the Nanakuli Sons -- LIVE AT THE MALUNA LOUNGE
Kuu Milimili by Bill Aliiloa Lincoln -- MAHALO NUI
Lehelehe Blues by Sonny Chillingworth -- SONNY
Lei Nani by Gabby Pahinui -- HAWAIIAN SLACK KEY GUITAR WITH SINGING: VOL 1
Mama's Muumuu by Hilo Hattie -- HAWAII STARS
Manowaiopuna by The Kahaialii Family -- KAHAIALII MAUI STYLE
Moonlight and Shadows by Owana Salazar -- OWANA
My Wahine & Me / Susianna E by Makaha Sons of Niihau -- MAKAHA SONS OF NIIHAU
Na Ka La by Brothers Cazimero -- WAIKIKI MY CASTLE BY THE SEA
Nane by Na Kaholokula -- TI TIME
Nanea Kou Maka I Ka Lealea by Leinaala Haili -- LEINAALA
Poe Koa O Niihau by Melelani Serenaders -- KAULANA O NIIHAU
Roselani Blossoms / Kuu Pua Ylang Ylang by John Almeida -- STRUM YOUR UKULELE
This is Aloha Week in Hawaii by The Kahaialii Family -- KAHAIALII MAUI STYLE
Waimea Corral by Gabe Kila & The Nanakuli Sons -- PANIOLO COUNTRY

Monday, September 22, 2014

Playlist - September 19, 2014


Tribute to Kaua`i kumu hula, Doric Kaleonui Yaris...

Ahe Nani Kauai by Johnny Lum Ho -- CAN'T YOU HEAR ME CALLING
E Hoi Ka Nani I Paupau by Doris Yaris -- KALEO
E Mau / Ke Kaupu / Auhea Oe by Doric Yaris -- KALEO
Gingers in the Water by Nathan Kalama -- GINGER PATCH
I'll Remember You by Kui Lee -- THE EXTRAORDINARY KUI LEE
Ike I Ke One Kani Ao Nohili by Doric Yaris -- KALEO
Kaililauokekoa by Doris Yaris -- KALEO
Kapua Loke Maeole by Doris Yaris -- KALEO
Kauai Beauty by Hookena -- NA KAI EWALU
Kauai Hula by Kahauanu Lake Trio -- HAWAIIAN STYLE
Kauai Hula Lea E by Doric Yaris -- MOMI
Ke Kauoha Kumu Kahi by Doric Yaris -- MOMI
Kokee by Dennis Kamakahi -- PUAENA
Kuu Hoa by Doric Yaris -- MOMI
Lumahai Hula by Doric Yaris -- MOMI
Maikai Kauai by Doric Yaris -- KALEO
Night Palms by Doric Yaris -- KALEO
O Kamawaelualani by Doric Yaris -- MOMI
Oli Aloha by Doric Yaris -- KALEO
Pakala by Doric Yaris -- MOMI
Pauoa Liko Ka Lehua by Doric Yaris -- MOMI
Song for Sonny by Makana -- KIHOALU JOURNEY OF HAWAIIAN SLACK KEY
Stay Gold by Doric Yaris -- KALEO