Saturday, October 25, 2014

Playlist - October 25, 2014



Mahalo nui loa (thank you VERY much) to all who called in their pledges during the KKCR Fall Fund Drive!! If you are a fan of my "Aloha Kaua`i" broadcasts, and haven't yet pledged your support, please pull out your credit card and 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 CJ Helekahi -- KA MAHINA
Aina Momona by Kawika Kahiapo -- KUU AINA ALOHA (NEW RELEASE)
Alii Iolani medley by Makaha Sons of Niihau -- MAKAHA BASH 3
Alika by Hoopii Brothers w/Genoa Keawe -- HOOMAU
Heeia by Dennis & David Kamakahi -- OHANA
Huakai Hele by Kawika Kahiapo -- KUU AINA ALOHA (NEW RELEASE)
Ka Ua Loku by Martin Pahinui -- WAIALEA JAMMIN'
Kauai Beauty by Hookena -- NA KAI EWALU
Kaulana Kawaihae / Kalena Kai by Ledward Kaapana & Mike Kaawa -- FORCE OF NATURE
Ke Aloha by Kealii Reichel -- KAWAIOKALENA (NEW RELEASE)
Makee Ailana by Dennis Pavao -- THE SOUNDS OF HAWAII
Maui Loa by Kealii Reichel -- KAWAIOKALENA (JAPAN-ONLY EDITION)
Nani Kauai medley by Kuuipo Kumukahi -- SO SWEET
No Ke Ano Ahiahi by Gabby Pahinui -- GABBY PAHINUI HAWAIIAN BAND VOL 2
Pua Lililehua by Kupaoa -- HALIU VOL 2 (NEW RELEASE)
Sanoe by Kupaoa -- HALIU VOL 2 (NEW RELEASE)

Playlist - October 24, 2014



"Throwback Thursday" -- an all-vinyl show -- filled exclusively with rare, out of print recordings, not available on CD.

"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 information on all the new CD releases.

Aloha Kauai by Hooheno Serenaders -- MELE-HULA VOL 1
Ahe Lau Makani by Sons of Hawaii -- THIS IS EDDIE KAMAE & THE SONS OF HAWAII
Ahe Nani Kauai by Wainani Kanealii -- SONGS OF THE PACIFIC
Akahi Hoi by Palani Vaughan -- IA OE E KA LA VOL 1
Akaka Falls by Cyrus Green -- EVERGREEN HAWAII
Ala Moana Annie by Pauline Kekahuna & Her Hauoli Girls -- KEEP YOUR EYES ON THE HANDS
Alekoki by Sam Bernard Trio -- MAHIE PALUA
Aloha Ia O Waianae by The Torchlighters -- COCO PALMS PRESENTS THE TORCHLIGHTERS
Aloha No Wau I Ko Maka by Leinaala Haili -- HANOHANO OLINDA
Aloha Nuuanu by Marlene Sai -- MARLENE
Alu Like by Haunani Apoliona -- NA LEI HULU MAKUA, NA WAHINE HAWAII
Beautiful Kauai by Victor & Kuulei Punua -- MEM'RY ISLAND
Behave Hula Girl by Pua Almeida -- QUIET LAGOON
Blue Hawaii by Barney Isaacs Jr. -- ALOHA FROM HAWAII
Cockeyed Mayor of Kaunakakai by Naughty Abbie -- (78RPM)
E Huli Makou by Halekulani Girls -- TWILIGHT AT HALEKULANI
E Naughty Naughty Mai Nei by Charles K.L. Davis -- HAWAII'S YESTERDAYS
E Nihi Ka Hele by Bill Kaiwa -- MORE FROM BILL KAIWA
Ekolu Mea Nui by Kauai Canoe & Racing Association -- MUSICAL MEMORIES OF YOUR STAY ON KAUAI
Fireman's Hula by Sand with Rodney Arias -- SAND
Green Carnation by Hoopii Brothers -- ME KE ALOHA PUMEHANA
Green Rose Hula by George Naope -- (45RPM)
Hoe Hoe by Benny Kalama -- AROUND THE ISLAND IN 80 SHAKES
How'd Ya Do by Hawaii Calls -- WAIKIKI
Kalalau by George Paoa Trio -- LIVE @ THE MAUI HILTON
Kilakila O Haleakala by Benny Kalama -- ECHOES OF HAWAII
Malihini Mele by Barney Isaacs, Jr. -- ALOHA FROM HAWAII
Punahele by The Hoaikanes -- KIHOALU ON THE BACK PORCH

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