Saturday, November 22, 2014

Playlist - November 21, 2014


LOADS of new releases this time! Click highlighted titles for details about each new release (plus free soundclips). All CDs which are available to retailers, can be found 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.

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.

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.

Aloha Kauai by Kahauanu Lake Trio -- FOR MAIKI
Aina Momona by Kawika Kahiapo -- KUU AINA ALOHA
E Liliu E by Maunalua -- KULEANA
E Mau Ke Aloha by Waipuna -- E MAU KE ALOHA
E Nanea Mai by Eric Lee -- ANTHOLOGY 1994-2014
Green Rose Hula by Halau Hula Olana -- HALAU HULA OLANA
I Ka Po Me Ke Ao by Gabby Pahinui -- PURE GABBY
Ka Manu by Sean Naauao & Robi Kahakalau -- SEAN & ROBI
Ka Uluwehi O Ke Kai by Kaiholu -- SWAYING SEA
Kaeo Hula by Kuana Torres Kahele -- KAHELELANI NIIHAU
Kawaihae by Kupaoa -- HALIU: VOL 2
Ke Aloha by Kealii Reichel -- KAWAIOKALENA
Koali by Kealii Reichel -- KAWAIOKALENA
Kona Hema by Ozzie Kotani -- ISLAND VIEW (available only at ozziekotani.com)
Kou Aloha Mau A Mau by Waipuna -- E MAU KE ALOHA
Mookuauhau by Amy Hanaialii Gilliom & Willie K. -- REUNION
Na Makani Eha by Bert Naihe -- YOU'RE THE ONE
Na Moku Kaulana by Kawai Cockett -- HULA! HULA! HULA!
Nani Wale Manoa by Eric Lee -- ANTHOLOGY 1994-2014
Noe Noe Maikai Ke Aloha / Kawika by O Wai La -- WEHIWEHI HAWAII
O Kamawelualani by Pahinui Brothers -- PAHINUI BROS.
Oni Waa Kaulua by Kawika Kahiapo -- KUU AINA ALOHA
Pane Mai by Palenaole -- PALENAOLE
Pua Carnation by Kupaoa -- HALIU: VOL 2
Waikolu by Amy Hanaialii Gilliom & Willie K. -- REUNION

Friday, November 21, 2014

Playlist - November 20, 2014



It's "Throwback Thursday", presenting the world's ONLY two-hour all-vinyl broadcast of the music of Hawai`i -- filled exclusively with music not available on CD, from rare out of print audio tape and vinyl 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 information on all the new CD releases.

Aloha Kauai by Victor & Kuulei Punua -- MEM'RY ISLAND
Akaka Falls by Haunani Kahalewai -- HAWAII STARS
Alu Like by Haunani Apoliona -- NA LEI HULU MAKUA, NA WAHINE HAWAII
Beautiful Kauai by Na Kaholokula -- ORIGINAL COMPOSITIONS
E Huli Makou by Halekulani Girls -- TWILIGHT AT HALEKULANI
Hapa Haole Hula Girl by Andy Cummings -- QUIET LAGOON
Hasegawa General Store by Ed Kenney -- THE ED KENNEY SHOW
Ka Lae O Kaena by Leabert Lindsey & The Hapalaka Band -- CHAMPION
Ka Lehua I Milia medley by Lim Family -- SOUNDS FROM KOHALA
Kaula Ili by Wainani Kanealii -- SONGS OF THE PACIFIC
Kuahiwi Nani Waialeale / Ahe Nani Kauai by Leinaala Haili -- HIKI NO
Kuhio Beach by Sam Bernard Trio -- MAHIE
Kuu Pua I Paoakalani by Alfred Apaka -- THE HAWAII CALLS DELUXE SET
Lahaina-Kaanapali Train by Palani Vaughan -- IA OE E KA LA VOL 3
Lei Awapuhi by Iwalani Kamahele -- KUUIPO
Lei Kiele by Marcella Kalua -- GIRL FROM PAPAKOLEA
Luau Medley by Makaha Sons of Niihau -- KAHEA O KEALE
Maikai Kauai by The Coco Palms Ambassadors -- THE COCO PALMS AMBASSADORS
Maile Lei For Your Hair by The Hawaiian Surfers -- CORAL REEF
Mauna Kea by Nina Kealiiwahamana -- NINA II: SONGS FROM THE ISLAND OF HAWAII
My DeDe by Lena Machado -- SONGBIRD OF HAWAII
Nalani Kuu Makamae by Oliver Hai Kelly -- SURROUND ME WITH LOVE
Pelekane by Sons of Hawaii -- EDDIE KAMAE PRESENTS THE SONS OF HAWAII
Pikake by Marlene Sai -- NOT PAU
Pohai Ke Aloha by Melveen Leed -- I LOVE YOU HAWAII
Pua Carnation by Kuliaikanuu -- KA WA KAHIKO
Rose Lau Lii by Tina Kaapana -- BEST OF MAMA TINA KAAPANA
Welina Oahu by The Kalimas -- ALWAYS REMEMBER MAMA

Sunday, November 16, 2014

Playlist - November 14, 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.

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.

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.

Click highlighted titles for details about each new release (plus free soundclips). All CDs which are available to retailers, can be found at mele.com.

Aloha Kauai by Kuuipo Kumukahi -- SO SWEET
Aloha Slack Key by Ozzie Kotani -- ISLAND VIEW (available only at ozziekotani.com)
Amaui by Kawena -- (NEW ITUNES-ONLY DOWNLOAD)
Haenaala Sweeting by Darryl Gonzales -- INTO EXISTENCE
Hanalei Moon by Natalie Ai Kamauu -- A
He Anoi Aloha by Waipuna -- E MAU KE ALOHA
Heleli Ka Ua by Amy Hanaialii Gilliom & Willie K. -- AMY & WILLIE K. REUNION
Hilo E by Amy Hanaialii Gilliom & Willie K. -- AMY & WILLIE K. REUNION
In This Life by Israel Kamakawiwoole -- IN DIS LIFE
Iniki Malie by Kanilau -- HE HAWAII AU
Iwaki Shuffle by Chucky Boy Chock -- THE MUSIC OF CHUCKY BOY CHOCK
Ka Nani Mae Ole by Eric Lee -- ANTHOLOGY: 1994-2014
Kawaiokalena by Kealii Reichel -- KAWAIOKALENA
Koali by Boyson & Bobo Brown -- A TRIBUTE TO BOYSON BROWN
Komo Pono by Waipuna -- E MAU KE ALOHA
Lei Pili Aloha by Eric Lee -- ANTHOLOGY: 1994-2014
Maikai Ka Makani O Kohala by Waipuna -- E MAU KE ALOHA
Me Kou Nani E by Kelii Kanealii -- KAUAI
Mele Hoala Moku by Kealii Reichel -- KAWAIOKALENA
Na Nalu by Eric Lee -- ANTHOLOGY: 1994-2014
O Oe No Paha Ia by Kealii Reichel -- KAWAIOKALENA
Ua Kea O Manoa by Jeff Peterson -- SLACK KEY JAZZ

Saturday, November 15, 2014

Playlist - November 13, 2014



It's "Throwback Thursday", presenting the world's ONLY two-hour all-vinyl broadcast of the music of Hawai`i -- filled exclusively with music not available on CD, from rare out of print audio tape and vinyl 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 information on all the new CD releases.

Aloha Kauai by Hooheno Serenaders -- MELE-HULA: VOL 1
Akaka Falls by Iwalani Kahalewai -- HAWAIIAN SLACK KEY GUITAR WITH SINGING: VOL 1
He Wahine Ui E by The Waiakea Hawaiians -- DREAMS OF OLD HAWAII
Hola E Pae by Andy Iona & His Islanders -- AT NIGHT BY THE OCEAN
Hooipo Hula by Melelani Serenaders -- E HULA MAI
I Kona by Kawai Cockett -- KAWAI
Kauai Beauty by Owana Salazar & Kaipo -- IN KONA
Kauionalani by The Lim Family -- MANAOIO, MANAOLANA, A ME KE ALOHA
Kawohikukapulani by Mahi Beamer -- 78RPM
Kilakila O Haleakala by The Torchlighters -- COCO PALMS PRESENTS THE TORCHLIGHTERS
Kuu Ipo I Ka Hee Pue One by Marlene Sai -- MAGIC MOODS OF WAIKIKI
Lei Aloha Lei Makamae by Ed Kenney -- THE ED KENNEY SHOW
Lei Mokihana by Pua Almeida -- HAWAII: RECIPE FOR ROMANCE
Mahukona by The Hilo Kalimas -- AROUND THE ISLAND OF HAWAII
Mai Ae I Ka Hewa by Sonny Chillingworth -- SONNY
Maori Brown Eyes by Sand with Rodney Arias -- SAND
Molokai Nui A Hina by Victor & Kuulei Punua -- MEM'RY ISLAND
Na Moku Elima by Bill Kaiwa -- THE BOY FROM LAUPAHOEHOE
Nalani by Kealoha Kalama -- POHAI KEALOHA
Nani Waimea by Benny Kalama -- AROUND THE ISLAND IN 80 SHAKES
O Kalalau by Makaha Sons of Niihau -- MAHALO KE AKUA
Opihi Moana Nui by The Hoaikanes -- KIHOALU ON THE BACK PORCH
Paahana by Leinaala Haili -- HANOHANO OLINDA
Papalina Lahilahi by Pua Almeida & The Moana Serenaders -- KUUIPO
Pehea Hoi Au by Kamehameha Schools -- GOLDEN COMMEMORATION
Pua Mamane by Sam Bernard Trio -- MAHIE
Pua O Kamakahala by The Kalimas -- KUU LEIALOHA
Punaluu by Marcella Kalua -- GIRL FROM PAPAKOLEA
Sweet Leilani by Jules Ah See -- THE HAWAII CALLS DELUXE SET
Tomi Tomi by Sonny Chillingworth -- SONNY
Ua Nani O Nuuanu by Hokulani Meatoga -- NA MELE HALIA ALOHA

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Playlist - November 7, 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 Kahauanu Lake Trio -- FOR MAIKI
Akaka Falls by Hui Ohana -- FROM KALAPANA TO WAIKIKI
Aloha E Ka Lauae O Makana by Frank Kawaikapuokalani Hewett -- MALAMA
He Lei No Aulani by Kealii Reichel -- KAWAIOKALENA
Hiilawe by Bobo & Boyson Brown -- A TRIBUTE TO BOYSON BROWN
Kahakai O Peka by Sean Robbins -- OLANUI
Kaua I Ka Huahuai by Kupaoa -- HALIU: VOL 2
Ke Aloha O Ka Haku / Aloha Oe by Jeff Peterson -- SLACK KEY TRAVELS
Kuu Home by Cody Pueo Pata -- HE ALOHA...
Lamalama Ke Kukui by Kawika Kahiapo -- KUU AINA ALOHA
Mahana by Keikilani Lindsey -- MELEUHANE
Maui Loa by Kealii Reichel -- KAWAIOKALENA (Japan-only release)
Mauna Loa by Kunewa Mook -- OIA KA MANAWA
Na Hala O Naue by Kupaoa -- HALIU: VOL 2
Na Kukui Uila by Palani Vaughan -- PALANI VAUGHAN'S BEST: VOL 2
Papalina Lahilahi by Kawika Kahiapo -- KUU AINA ALOHA
Pua Kiele by Josh Tatofi -- (NEW iTUNES-ONLY DOWNLOAD SINGLE)
Pua Maeole by Na Leo Pilimehana -- E HULA MAI KAKOU
Puanwai by Jeff Peterson -- SLACK KEY TRAVELS
Royal Hawaiian Hotel by Gabby Pahinui -- GABBY
Sanoe by Herb Ohta, Jr. -- ISLAND STYLE UKULELE 2
Ulupalakua by Derick Sebastian -- ISLAND STYLE UKULELE 2
Waikaloa by Elaine Ako Spencer -- MY HAWAIIAN SOUVENIRS

Playlist - November 6, 2014


Tune in every "Throwback Thursday" for the world's ONLY two-hour all-vinyl broadcast of the music of Hawai`i -- filled exclusively with music not available on CD, from 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 information on all the new CD releases.

Aloha Kauai by The Waiehu Sons -- WAILELE WAIEHU
Aloha Kahoolawe by Kihei Brown Trio -- RIGHT ON (KEIA)
Beautiful Kahana by John Lukela -- 3 UKULELES
E Huli Makou by Kealoha Kalama -- POHAI KEALOHA
E Nonoi I Ka Haku / Iesu Me Kanaka Waiwai by Makaha Sons of Niihau -- NO KRISTO
Haleakala Hula by Al Kealoha Perry & the Singing Surfriders -- ENCHANTED ISLES
Imo Imo by The Kahaialii Family -- KAHAIALII MAUI STYLE
Kahua by Cyrus Green -- RETURN TO PANIOLO COUNTRY
Kaloaloa by Genoa Keawe & Johnny Almeida -- SOUVENIR SONGS OF HAWAII
Ke Awawa O Kahana by Kaimana -- NA PUA O OAHU
Keokea by Mango -- MANGO SEASON
Ko Kapa Ana Mai by Na Keonimana -- HOIHOI
Kuu Ipo by Lani McIntire & His Hawaiians -- LEXINGTON HOTEL ORCHESTRA
Kuu Wa Liilii by Lena Machado & Andy Cummings -- SONGBIRD OF HAWAII
Lehelehe Man by Na Kaholokula -- ORIGINAL COMPOSITIONS IN THE HAWAIIAN LANGUAGE
Leimomi by Darrell Lupenui -- DARRELL LUPENUI
Liliu E by Lei Momi Sweethearts & Johnny Almeida -- ON A COCONUT ISLAND
Lovely Hula Hands by The Islanders -- SOFT GREEN SEAS
Manuela Boy by J&R Incorporated -- THE DAYS OF MY YOUTH
Maui Chimes by The Hoaikanes -- KIHOALU ON THE BACK PORCH
Maui on My Mind by Brothers Cazimero -- PROUD FAMILY
No Ka Pueo by Marlene Sai -- KAINOA
Olohena by Alice Namakelua -- KUULEI ALOHOA POINAOLE
Princess Pupule by The Halekulani Girls -- DREAMS OF OLD HAWAII
Singing Bamboo by Joseph Kahaulelio & Hooheno Serenaders -- MELE-HULA: VOL 1
Slack-Key Swing by Peter Moon Band -- CHINATOWN
Sweet Lei Mamo medley by Kuliaikanuu -- KA WA KAHIKO
Waltz Medley by Charles K.L. Davis -- AT HOME

Saturday, November 1, 2014

Playlist - October 31, 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. Tracks from rare vinyl recordings, are noted below in italics, and are 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.

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.

Had friends in the studio with me this morning -- Kellen & Lihau Paik, a.k.a. Kupaoa -- and we chatted about their upcoming gigs and their mana`o about their newest release, "Haliu: Vol 2" (only available directly from their website). Good fun with them -- and GREAT music on the new CD!

Aloha Kauai by Mike Kaawa -- HWN GROOVE
A Piiholo by Kealii Reichel -- KAWAIOKALENA
Akulikuli by Chanel Flores -- (private recording)
Aloha Kuu Home A I Kaneohe by Huewa -- HUEWA
Aloha No by Lorna Lim -- POLINAHE
Anapau by Kupaoa -- HALIU: VOL 2 (NEW -- KUPAOA.COM ONLY)
Beauty by Mark Yamanaka -- LEI MAILE
Haliilua by Kawai Cockett -- KAWAI
He Aloha Kuu Ipo by Cody Pueo Pata -- E HOI NA WAI
He Aloha Moku O Kease by Leilani Sharpe Mendez -- HE MELE KUU PUUWAI
He Punahele No Oe by Sons of Hawaii -- BEST OF SONS OF HAWAII: VOL 1
Heha Waipio by Kupaoa -- HALIU: VOL 2 (NEW -- KUPAOA.COM ONLY)
Hilo One by Vickie Ii Rodrigues & family -- NA MELE OHANA
Ia Oe E Ka La E Aloha Nei by Kupaoa -- HALIU: VOL 2 (NEW -- KUPAOA.COM ONLY)
Ka Uluwehi O Ke Kai by Brothers Cazimero -- CAPTURED MAGIC
Ke Ala O Ka Rose by Linda Dela Cruz -- HAWAII'S CANARY
Laelae by Kupaoa -- HALIU: VOL 2 (NEW -- KUPAOA.COM ONLY)
Lei No Kaiulani by Peter Moon -- THE PATH
Niihau by Ronnie Hokuao Kaohelaulii -- ALOHA FESTIVALS FALSETTO CONTEST WINNERS: VOL 7
No Luna by Kealii Reichel -- KAWAIOKALENA
Ua Piha Mau Oe Me Ke Aloha by Mama Ane Kanahele -- KUU LEI MOKUPUNI
Waiakanaio by Darren Benitez -- BROKEN HEARTS