Sunday, December 14, 2014

Playlist - December 12, 2014



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 at 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 Kuuipo Kumukahi -- SO SWEET
E Nihi Ka Hele by Gabby Pahinui -- GABBY PAHINUI HAWAIIAN BAND VOL 1
Holei by Dennis Pavao -- ALL HAWAII STAND TOGETHER
I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus by Troy Fernandez -- AN UKULELE CHRISTMAS
Ka Lehua Ao Waimea by Cody Pueo Pata -- HE ALOHA...
Kaimana Hila by Darlene Ahuna -- CLASSIC HULA
Kamamakakaua by Walt Keale -- MOTHERLAND
Kamehameha Trilogy by Waipuna -- E HOI MAI
Kani Kani Pele by Hawaii Calls Chorus -- HAWAII'S FAVORITE CHRISTMAS SONGS
Kapilimehana by Brothers Cazimero -- HAWAIIAN HULA EYES
Kaulana O Hilo Hanakahi by Kalima Brothers -- 1,000 POUNDS OF MELODY
Keiki Kane Hookani Pahu by Hookena -- HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS
Kipu Kai by Ata Damasco -- PAINA HOU!
Kuu Hoa by Peter Ahia -- TALENA (vinyl)
Lahela Kuu Pokii by Natalie Ai Kamauu -- I
Maikai Ka Makani O Kohala by Keola Beamer -- KOLONAHE
Maunakea by Dennis Kamakahi -- THE SPIRIT OF HAWAIIAN SLACK KEY GUITAR
Mele Hoala Moku by Kealii Reichel -- KAWAIOKALENA
Mele Kalikimaka Ia Kakou by Karen Keawehawaii -- HAVE A MERRY KAREN CHRISTMAS
Milimili Hula / Aloha Kuu Pua by Barney Isaacs -- E MAU
Na Pua Lei Ka Ilima by G-Girl Keliihoomalu -- ALOHA KAIMU
Na Ui O Kauai by Makaha Sons of Niihau -- HOOLA
Nanea I Kou Nani by Pandanus Club -- HOOKUPU
Puaala by Kainani Kahaunaele -- OHAI ULA
Pupu Hinuhinu by Mahi Beamer -- HAWAII'S MAHI BEAMER
Silver Bells by Jerry Byrd -- CHRISTMAS IN HAWAII
Winter Wonderland by Cindy Combs -- HAWAIIAN SLACK KEY CHRISTMAS

Playlist - December 11, 2014


Today's "Throwback Thursday" all-vinyl show included Christmas music too -- Happy Holidays!

"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 upcoming tours & concerts by Hawai`i-based musicians, and information on all the new CD releases.

Aloha Kauai by Waiehu Sons -- WAILELE WAIEHU
Ave Maria by Melveen Leed -- CHRISTMAS WITH MELVEEN
E Aloha Mai E Pele by Peter Ahia -- TALENA
Ea Ke Ka Manao by Tina Kaapana -- BEST OF MAMA TINA KAAPANA
Hanalei Moon by Aloha Pumehana Serenaders -- HULA GEMS
Haole Hula by Linda Dela Cruz -- LINDA-HAWAII'S CANARY
Hawaiian Santa by Prince Kalani (Kinimaka) -- THIS IS PARADISE
Hilahila Ole Oe by Tina Kaapana & Hui Ohana -- ALANIA
Ka Manao No Ia by Molokai Trio -- ALOHA MOLOKAI
Kaehuokalani / Akahi Hoi / Hilo Hanakahi by Benny Rogers -- DRIFTIN' AND DREAMIN'
Kahoolawe by Emma Bishop -- POLYNESIAN LOVE SONG
Kainoa by Hilo Hawaiians -- SPLENDOR OF THE ISLANDS
Kawaihae Hula by Sam Bernard Trio -- MAHIE
Kona Kai Opua by Melveen Leed -- I LOVE YOU HAWAII
Kuu Lei Anuenue by Tony Lindsey & Friends -- BLUE DARLING
Mai Hoeueu Mai Oe by Noelani Mahoe & The Leo Nahenahe Singers -- FOLKS SONGS OF HAWAII
Maile Swing by Sam Bernard Trio -- MAHIE
My Sweet Sweeting by Bill Aliiloa Lincoln -- BILL ALIILOA LINCOLN
Nalo Mele by Alice Namakelua -- KUULEI ALOHA POINAOLE
Noho Paipai by John K. Almeida -- THE MUSIC OF JOHNNY ALMEIDA
Papalina Lahilahi by Makaha Sons of Niihau -- NO KRISTO
Pipi Kaula by Alice Fredlund Serenaders -- ALICE, LINDA & SYBIL
Pohai Ke Aloha by Joe Keawe -- (78RPM)
Pulupe Nei Ili I Ke Anuenue by Bill Kaiwa -- KAMAAINA SONGS
Puna Paia Aala by Tina Kaapana -- MAMA
Susianna E by Nora Keahi Santos -- HAWAII WEAVES A LEI OF DREAMS
Ua Noho Au A Kupa by The Hoaikanes -- KIHOALU ON THE BACK PORCH

Saturday, December 6, 2014

Playlist - December 5, 2015


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 at 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 Richard Hoopii -- ULULANI
Ahi Wela by Jesse Kalima -- JESSE KALIMA & SONS
Aia La O Pele by Kupaoa -- HALIU: VOL 2
Carol of the Bells by Opihi Pickers -- AN OLD FASHIONED CHRISTMAS
Christmas on Hokulea by Kelii Taua -- HOKU
Frosty the Snowman by Herb Ohta, Jr. -- CHRISTMAS KANIKAPILA
Haleiwa Hula by Amy Hanaialii Gilliom -- HAWAIIAN TRADITION
Hawaiian Cowboy by Kalani Bright -- KEEP YOUR EYES ON THE HANDS (vinyl)
He Ui by Kamakakehau Fernandez -- ALOHA FESTIVALS FALSETTO CONTEST WINNERS: VOL 5
Hele Mai Oukou by Hawaii Calls Orchestra & Chorus -- A MERRY HAWAIIAN CHRISTMAS
Ka Nani O Anoi Pua / Holokai Hula by Kealii Reichel -- KAWAIOKALENA
Kokee by Dennis Kamakahi -- PUAENA
Kuu Pua Mikinolia by Vickie Ii Rodrigues -- NA MELE OHANA
Kuu Pua Ylang Ylang / Old Plantation / Aloha Oe by Benny Rogers -- DRIFTIN' & DREAMIN' (vinyl)
Kuu Sweetie by Myra English -- BEST OF THE CHAMPAGNE LADY
Lae Lae by Waipuna -- E MAU KE ALOHA
Numbah One Day of Christmas by Na Leo Pilimehana -- HAWAIIAN HOLIDAY
Pohai Ke Aloha by Nina Kealiiwahamana & Bill Kaiwa -- HULA HULA LUAU STYLE
Pookela by Na Leo Hoonani -- HOSANA
Pua Kiele by Josh Tatofi -- iTUNES DOWNLOAD SINGLE - NEW
Sleigh Ride by Royal Hawaiian Band -- CHRISTMAS WITH THE ROYAL HAWAIIAN BAND
Wahi Mahalo by Kamakakehau Fernandez -- WAHI MAHALO

Friday, December 5, 2014

Playlist - December 4, 2014



The holiday season has begun, to today's "Throwback Thursday" all-vinyl show included Christmas music too!

"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 Kauai Surf Resort -- ALOHA KAUAI
Ahulili by Jessie Kalima -- HOLIDAY IN HAWAII: VOL 1 - LUAU TIME
aloha Wahaula by Tina Kaapana -- ALANIA
Haliilua by Hilo Hawaiians -- MEMORIES OF HAWAII
He Ono by Sol K. Bright -- TROPICAL HEATWAVE
Here Comes Santa in Red Canoe by The Surfers -- CHRISTMAS FROM HAWAII
Hiipoi by Bill Aliiloa Lincoln -- HULA IN FALSETTO
Hoa I Ka Rain Tuahine by Haunani Apoliona -- NA LEI HULU MAKUA, NA WAHINE HAWAII
Hoonanea by Danny Kapoi Trio -- LIVE AT THE SHERATON-MAUI
I Love Christmas / Aloha Kalikimaka by Makaha Sons of Niihau -- I LOVE CHRISTMAS
Kilauea by Hilo Kalimas -- AROUND THE ISLAND OF HAWAII
Lahaina by Halona -- CHA-LANG-A-LANG TODAY
Lovely Sunrise Haleakala by Genoa Keawe -- HAWAII DANCES JUST FOR YOU
Mele Kalikimaka by Haleloke -- CHRISTMAS WITH ARTHUR GODFREY & FRIENDS
Mokuola by Hoopii Brothers -- ME KE ALOHA PUMEHANA
Na Kuahiwi Elima by Brothers Cazimero -- HAWAII IN THE MIDDLE OF THE SEA
Na Moku Eha by Da Blahlas of Keaukaha -- DA BLAHLAS
Nanakuli E by Tony Lindsey & Friends -- BLUE DARLING
Nani Hanalei by Halona -- CHA-LANG-A-LANG TODAY
Nani Venuse by Da blahlas of Keaukaha -- KA LUA O KA MANAWA
Nani Wale Kuu Ike by Hooipo Trio -- JUST LIKE OLD TIMES
Niihau O Kaeokulani by Hailona -- KA LEO HAWAII
Piilaau by John Piilani Watkins -- (78RPM)
Piukeona by Myrtle K. Hilo -- WILL YOU LOVE ME
Po Mahina by Marcella Kalua -- GIRL FROM PAPAKOLEA
Pua Hau O Maleka by Al Kealoha Perry -- TWILIGHT IN HAWAII
Pua Olena by Na Kaholokula -- KA NANI O KAUAI
Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer by Arthur Lyman -- CHRISTMAS IN HAWAII
Sleight Ride by Arthur Lyman -- CHRISTMAS IN HAWAII
There's No Place Like Hawaii by Ed Kenney -- SOMEWHERE IN HAWAII
Uluwehi O Kaala by Alice Fredlund Serenaders -- ALICE, LINDA & SYBIL
Vana Vana by Hawaii Calls Chorus -- WAIKIKI

Thursday, December 4, 2014

Playlist - November 27, 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 The Waiehu Sons -- WAILELE WAIEHU
Beyond the Reef by Barney Isaacs, Jr. -- ALOHA FROM HAWAII
Blue Darling by Hui Ohana -- ONO
Hamau E Ka Leo / Papio / Alika / Koni Au by Webley Edwards & chorus -- ISLAND PARADISE
Dargie Hula by Vickie Ii Rodrigues -- AUNTIE VICKIE SINGS NA MELE PUNAHELE
E Kuu Hawaii by Andy Cummings -- ALOHA FOREVER
Follow Me by Haunani Kahalewai -- HAWAII CALLS: WAIKIKI AFTER DARK
Hanohano Wale No Na Cowboy by Peter Ahia -- TALENA
Hasegawa General Store by Pua Almeida -- HAWAII TODAY
Hooluli Noho Paipai by Hailona -- KA LEO HAWAII
I'll Remember You by Nina Kealiiwahamana -- HAWAII, ITS PEOPLE AND PLACES
Ka Pua E by Makaha Sons of Niihau -- KEALA
Kaanoi by The Lim Family -- PUA OLENA
Kahului by Danny Kapoi Trio -- AT THE SHERATON-MAUI
Keaukaha Smiles by Kihei Brown Trio -- RIGHT ON (KEIA)
Keep Your Eyes on the Hands by Ed Kenney -- SOMEWHERE IN HAWAII
Kui Lima by Leabert Lindsey & the Hapalaka Band -- HAPALAKA
Lai Toodle by Sons of Hawaii -- EDDIE KAMAE PRESENTS THE SONS OF HAWAII
A Million Moons Over Hawaii by The Surfers -- THE ISLANDS CALL
Morning Dew / Alone Again Once More by Cyrus Green -- EVERGREEN HAWAIIAN
Surround Me With Love by Oliver Kelly & Friends -- SURROUND ME WITH LOVE
Sweet Someone by Genoa Keawe & Her Hula Maids -- RHYTHM OF THE ISLANDS
That's What Little Tears Are Made Of by Myrtle K. Hilo -- WILL YOU LOVE ME
This Song of Love / Dahil Sayo by Marlene Sai -- MAGIC MOODS OF WAIKIKI
Waimea Lullaby by Na Kaholokula -- PUFF THE MAGIC DRAGON

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