Monday, July 21, 2014

Playlist July 18, 2014



If you're on Facebook, be sure to "like" and "follow" the show's page -- Aloha Kauai on radio KKCR -- for new-release news and concert information.

"Aloha Kaua`i" broadcasts two hours of the music of Hawai`i -- from vintage vinyl and cassette recordings, to the newest CD releases -- and everything in between, every Thursday and Friday 7am to 9am HST, on Kaua`i Community Radio KKCR. 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 on highlighted titles of new releases for details and free sound clips. CDs which are still in print, are available at mele.com.

"Aloha Kaua`i" can be heard on Kaua`i radio 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.

COMING SOON -- the newest KKCR Talk Story CD will be gifted to all who contribute $25 or more during our Fall pledge drive...and the musician for this one is Jerry Santos! Last week I had the pleasure of being the interviewer for this project, which was engineered by (left) our station manager, Dean Rogers, and (right) Dove Liddle.


Aloha Kauai by Richard Hoopii -- ULULANI
Ahulili by Mike Keale -- REMEMBER
Aia I Niihau Kuu Pawehe by Kuana Torres Kahele -- KAHELELANI (RELEASING SEPTEMBER 7)
E Nihi Ka Hele by Jerry Santos -- EXPECTING FRIENDS
E Pili Mai by Hema Paa -- TWO VOICES, ONE HEART
Hawaiian Love by Gabby Pahinui -- GABBY PAHINUI HAWAIIAN BAND: VOL 1
Heeia by Gabby Pahinui -- GABBY
I Ka Po Nani by Nedward Kaapana -- PANA
Ka Anoi Pua by Ike Pono -- KA MANO WAI
Ka hale Nahoapilipilialoha E by Nathan Kalama -- THE LAI PATCH
Ka Manu Kikaha Olu by Alea -- ORIGINS
Ke Aloha by Benny Kalama -- LEGENDS OF FALSETTO
Ke Aloha I Ka Puuwai / He Ili Ula Au A He Hawaii by Mark Hoomalu -- CALL IT WHAT YOU LIKE
Ke Aloha O Anna by Palolo -- HAWAIIAN GIRL
Kokee I Ka Lai by Leilani Rivera Bond -- ALOHA ANIANIAU
Kuuleihaukeakapiliaumoe by O'Brian Eselu -- ALOHA E, ALOHA E, ALOHA E
Mahalo E Na Hoa by Maunalua -- MAUNALUA
Morning Dew by Eddie Kamae & Sons of Hawaii -- 50 GREATEST HAWAII ALBUMS EVER
Na Hoa Hee Nalu by Ray Kane -- THE LEGENDARY RAY KANE
Nani Wale Kualoa by Kawika Kahiapo -- ALANA
Nee Nee Mai A Pili by The Lim Family -- FOLLOWING TRADITIONS
Niihau O Kaeokulani by Kuana Torres Kahele -- KAHELELANI (RELEASING SEPTEMBER 7)
O Makalapua by Ed Kenney -- HAWAII CALLS PRESENTS HAWAIIAN WEDDING SONG
Pa Konane by Maunalua -- KULEANA
Ta Pua Elama by Na Molokama -- NA MOLOKAMA

Saturday, July 19, 2014

Playlist - July 17, 2014




Today was another all-vinyl show -- filled only with great 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, "like" (or better yet, "follow") the "Aloha Kauai on radio KKCR" page to keep up with news of upcoming concerts and new releases!

Aloha Kauai by Kauai Surf Resort -- ALOHA KAUAI
Auhea Oe by Haunani Kahalewai -- HAWAII STARS
Country Town by Bill Kaiwa & The Nanakuli Sons -- LIVE AT THE MALUNA LOUNGE
E Iesu E Kuu Kahu by Makaha Sons of Niihau -- KEALA
E Kuu Baby Hot Cha Cha / Puna Pai Ala by Tina Kaapana -- BEST OF MAMA TINA KAAPANA
E Kuu Lei My Darling by Leilani Sharpe Mendez -- HE MELE KUU PUU WAI
Green Rose Hula by Keola & Kapono Beamer -- THIS IS OUR ISLAND HOME
The Hokey Pokey by Na Mele O Na Opio -- NA MELE O NA OPIO
Hola E Pae by Al Kealoha Perry & The Singing Surfriders -- SILVER SANDS OF WAIKIKI
How'd Ya Do by Andy Iona & His Islanders -- HULA GIRL
In a Little Hula Heaven by George Paoa Trio -- LIVE @ THE MAUI HILTON
Kanaka Nui Hotel by Charles K.L. Davis -- HAWAII'S YESTERDAY
Keep Your Eyes on the Hands by The Surfers -- THE ISLANDS CALL
Kukui Nut Lei by Myrtle K. Hilo -- MAHALO PLENTY
Kuu Ipo Aloha by Hoopii Brothers -- ME KE ALOHA PUMEHANA
Lovely Shores of Hanalei by Hokulani (Meatoga) -- A PLACE CALLED HAWAII
My Sweet Gardenia Lei by Lena Machado with Andy Cummings -- SONGBIRD OF HAWAII
Na Kuahiwi Elima by Mahi Beamer -- (Decca - single)
Nuku O Nuuanu by John Piilani Watkins with Genoa Keawe -- (49th State - single)
Palm Grove by Kai Davis -- (49th State - single)
Sands of Waikiki by Emma Veary -- THESE ARE SOME OF MY FAVORITE SONGS
Silhouette Hula by Owana Salazar & Kaipo (DeGuair) -- IN KONA (cassette)
Sweet Haha Ai a Ka Manu / Nui O Kapalai / Ai A Hiki Mai by John & Pua Almeida -- MY SON PUA
Ua Noho Au A Kupa by Sons of Hawaii -- THIS IS EDDIE KAMAE & THE SONS OF HAWAII
Waikana Nui by Na Kaholokula -- TI TIME

Playlist - July 11, 2014



If you're on Facebook, be sure to "like" or "follow" the show's page -- Aloha Kauai on radio KKCR -- for new-release news and concert information.

"Aloha Kaua`i" broadcasts two hours of the music of Hawai`i -- from vintage vinyl and cassette recordings, to the newest CD releases -- and everything in between, every Thursday and Friday 7am to 9am HST, on Kaua`i Community Radio KKCR. 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 on highlighted titles of new releases for details and free sound clips. CDs which are still in print, are available at mele.com.

"Aloha Kaua`i" can be heard on Kaua`i radio 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.

Aloha Kauai by Mike Kaawa -- HWN GROOVE
Aleamai by Kuuipo Kumukahi -- NA HIWA KUPUNA O KUU ONE HANAU
Aloha Kaeo by Ronnie Hokuao Kaohelaulii -- ALOHA FESTIVALS FALSETTO CONTEST WINNERS: VOL 7
Aloha Oahu by Darren Benitez -- MOTHER OF THE SEA
Apapane by Dennis Kamakahi -- PUAENA
E Hoi I Ka Pili by Lito Arkangel -- ...ME KE ALOHA (NEW RELEASE)
Haleakala by Gabby Pahinui -- BEST OF GABBY: VOL 2
Haliilua by Makaha Sons of Niihau -- HAWAIIAN CLASSICS
Holau by Lena Machado -- HAWAIIAN SONG BIRD
Holokai Hula by George Holokai -- NA KUMU HULA: SONGS FROM THE SOURCE VOL 2
Honomuni by Brothers Cazimero -- IN THIS TIME PAST
Hoonani Ka Makua Mau by Kamehameha Schools Keiki Chorus -- NA NA PUA LEI A PAUAHI (iTunes download-only)
Hui E by Leinaala Haili -- LEINAALA
I Waikapu Ke Aloha by Ikaika Blackburn -- MALIU
Ka Ua Kilihune by Huewa -- KA UA KILIHUNE (NEW SINGLE - iTunes download-only)
Kahakuloa by Na Leo Pilimehana -- HAWAIIAN MEMORIES
Kalakaua by Teresa Bright -- A TRIBUTE TO NA LANI EHA
Kealohalani by Hui Ohana -- HANA HOU
Kula by Olomana -- AND SO WE ARE
Kuu Ipo Kuu Lei by Bill Kaiwa -- NA MELE PULAMA IA
Laupahoehoe Hula by Bill Kaiwa & the Nanakuli Sons -- LIVE AT THE MALUNA LOUNGE
Maikai Ka Oiwi O Kaala by Kealii Reichel -- LEI HALIA
Na Hana Nui A Maui by Mark Hoomalu -- POOKELA CHANTS
Nani Waimea by Nedward Kaapana -- SECOND TIME AROUND
Niihau by Na Palapalai -- NANEA
Papalina Lahilahi by George Jarrett Helm -- A TRUE HAWAIIAN
Puuanahulu / Keawaiki by Makalei -- PEHEA KA LAWAIA
Waikaloa by Darlene Ahuna -- ULANA KE ALOHA

Playlist - July 10, 2014



Today was another great all-vinyl show -- filled only 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, "like" (or better yet, "follow") the "Aloha Kauai on radio KKCR" page to keep up with news of upcoming concerts and new releases!

Aloha Kauai by Victor & Kuulei Punua -- MEM'RY ISLAND
Blue Hawaii by The Torchlighters -- COCO PALMS PRESENTS...
Haleiwa Hula by Al Kealoha Perry and The Singing Surfriders -- SILVER SANDS OF WAIKIKI
He Ono by Da Blahlas of Keaukaha -- DA BLAHLAS
Home in the Islands / Shores of Haleiwa by Brothers Cazimero -- CAPTURED MAGIC
I'm a Palm Tree by The Smith Family -- SAILING ALONG THE WAILUA RIVER
Ka Manu by Alice Namakelua -- KUULEI ALOHA POINAOLE
Kalakaua by Na Opio O Kuhio -- NA OPIO O KUHIO
Kipu Kai by Peter Ahia -- TALENA
Kui Lani by Chucky Boy Chock & Oahu Brand -- CHUCKY BOY CHOCK & OAHU BRAND
Kuu Home O Keaukaha by Hilo Hawaiians -- MEMORIES OF HAWAII
Kuu Ipo Pua Rose by Bill Aliiloa Lincoln -- MAHALO NUI
Laimana by The Halekulani Girls -- TWILIGHT AT HALEKULANI
Latitu by Jesse, Emma & The Kukuis -- JESSE, EMMA & THE KUKUIS
Na Koolau by Hoopii Brothers -- HOI HOU
Na Moku Kaulana by Haunani Apoliona -- NA LEI HULU MAKUA, NA WAHINE HAWAII
Nani Manoa by Halona -- CHA-LANG-A-LANG TODAY
Noe Noe Ua Kea O Hana by Bill Kaiwa & Iwalani Kahalewai -- KAMAAINA SONGS
On the Beach at Waikiki by Jules Ah See -- THE HAWAII CALLS DELUXE SET
Pua Carnation by St. Catherine's Choir -- ISLAND PARADISE
Pua Hinano by The Waiehu Sons -- WAILELE WAIEHU
Puuanahulu by The Hoaikanes -- PUUANAHULU
Sing Me a Song of the Islands by Agnes Malabey Weisbarth -- 49TH STATE # 3313
Sweet Someone by The Waiakea Hawaiians -- DREAMS OF OLD HAWAII
Waialae by Palani Vaughan -- IA OE E KA LA: VOL 4
Waipio by Sunday Manoa -- HAWAIIAN TIME

Friday, July 4, 2014

Playlist - July 4, 2014




"Aloha Kaua`i" broadcasts two hours of the music of Hawai`i -- from vintage vinyl and cassette recordings, to the newest CD releases -- and everything in between, every Thursday and Friday 7am to 9am HST, on Kaua`i Community Radio KKCR. 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 on highlighted titles of new releases for details and free sound clips. All CDs which are still in print, are available at mele.com.

"Aloha Kaua`i" can be heard on Kaua`i radio 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. And if you're on Facebook, "friend" me on my "Aloha Kaua`i" page to keep updated about island music and musicians.

Today's show was a mix of old vinyls and new CD releases. Happy 4th!

Aloha Kauai by Steve & Teresa -- THE STEVE & TERESA COLLECTION
Cockeyed Mayor of Kaunakakai by Naughty Abbie -- 49th State vinyl
E Maliu Mai by Prince Kalani Kinimaka -- HE HAWAII AU (NEW RELEASE)
E O Mai by Lito Arkangel -- ME KE ALOHA (NEW RELEASE)
Holomua E Hawaii by Hookena -- THE KANAIOLOWALU SONGBOOK (NEW RELEASE)
Honolua by Kaleo Perry -- HONOLUA (NEW RELEASE - ITUNES DOWNLOAD-ONLY)
Hualalai by Kawohi Kamaka -- WINDS OF THE SEA (NEW RELEASE - ITUNES DOWNLOAD-ONLY)
Ia Oe E Ka La by Leinaala Haili -- HIKI NO
Ka Nani O Molokai by Kupaoa & Kaulana -- NA PUA MOHALA (NEW RELEASE)
Ka Ua Kilihune by Huewa -- NEW SINGLE - ITUNES DOWNLOAD-ONLY
Ka Ua Loku by Kimo Hussey -- ISLAND STYLE UKULELE 2 (NEW RELEASE)
Ka Uluwehi O Ke Kai by Lito Arkangel -- ME KE ALOHA (NEW RELEASE)
Kauai Medley by Frank & Cathy Kawelo -- KAWELO
Kaupo by Kuliaikanuu -- KA WA KAHIKO
Kawaihae Hula by Bill Aliiloa Lincoln -- MAHALO NUI
Keawaiki by Prince Kalani Kinimaka -- HE HAWAII AU (NEW RELEASE)
Lei Hinahina by Na Opio O Kuhio -- NA OPIO O KUHIO
Maluaka by Kalani Pea & Kekuhi Kanahele -- MALUAKA (NEW SINGLE - ITUNES DOWNLOAD-ONLY
Maori Brown Eyes by Kawohi Kamaka -- WINDS OF THE SEA (NEW RELEASE - ITUNES DOWNLOAD-ONLY)
Mohala Pono E by Natalie Ai Kamauu -- THE KANAIOLOWALU SONGBOOK (NEW RELEASE)
Morning Dew by Kalei Gamiao -- ISLAND STYLE UKULELE 2 (NEW RELEASE)
Na Limahana by Tony Lindsey & Friends -- BLUE DARLING
Neenee Mai A Pili by Linda Dela Cruz -- LINDA SINGS WITH THE HALEKULANI GIRLS
Pua Mohala by The Sandwich Isle Band -- THE SANDWICH ISLE BAND (NEW RELEASE)
Ulili E by The Sandwich Isle Band -- THE SANDWICH ISLE BAND (NEW RELEASE)
Waikiki by Brothers Cazimero -- IN CONCERT

Thursday, July 3, 2014

Playlist - July 3, 2014



Continuing to celebrate "Throwback Thursday" with another all-vinyl show -- filled only 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.

Visit "Aloha Kaua`i" on Facebook, too!

Aloha Kauai by Hooheno Serenaders -- MELE-HULA VOL 1
Ahe Nani Kauai by Coco Palms Ambassadors -- THE COCO PALMS AMBASSADORS
Alu Like by Haunani Apoliona -- NA LEI HULU MAKUA, NA WAHINE HAWAII
Awaiaulu by Charles K.L. Davis -- AT HOME
Beautiful Kahana by Waikiki Serenaders -- HAWAII INSTRUMENTALLY YOURS
E Huli Makou by Halekulani Girls -- TWILIGHT AT HALEKULANI
E Kuu Lei My Darling by Lena Machado & Andy Cummings -- SONGBIRD OF HAWAII
Hawaii Ponoi by Waikiki Serenaders -- HAWAII'S MERRY MONARCH KALAKAUA
He Aloha No O Honolulu by Cyrus Green -- CYRUS GREEN
Hoe Hoe Na Waa by Kawai Cockett -- HULA HOU
Ka Lama Ae One by Sons of Hawaii -- NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC SOCIETY PRESENTS THE MUSIC OF HAWAII
Ka Lei E by Brown Company -- BROWN CO. VOL 1
Ka Loke by Kai Davis -- OLD HAWAIIAN FAVORITES
Ka Mele O Ka Puuwai by Hooipo Trio -- JUST LIKE OLD TIMES
Kaehukai by Peter Ahia -- TALENA
Kalena Kai by Hoaikanes -- ANO KUA AINA
Kaulana O Hilo Hanakahi by George Jarrett Helm -- A TRUE HAWAIIAN VOL 2
Ke Ai Nei by Keola & Kapono Beamer -- THIS IS OUR ISLAND HOME
Kilakila O Maui by Kekua Fernandez -- KA MOMI O KA PAKIPIKA
Koula by Brother Noland -- SPEAKING BROWN
Kuu Tita by Sam Bernard Trio -- MAHIE PALUA
Lihue by Pua Almeida & The Moana Serenaders -- KUUIPO
Na Hala O Naue by Brothers Cazimero -- IN THIS TIME PAST
Na Lei O Hawaii by Alfred Apaka & The Hawaiians -- DREAMS OF THE SOUTH SEAS
Na Moku Eha medley by Aina Aloha Singers -- ALOHA TIME
Nani Wale Keanae by Halona -- CHA-LANG-A-LANG TODAY
Old Plantation by Andy Cummings -- ALOHA FOREVER
Sweet Lei Lehua by Alice Fredlund Serenaders -- ALICE, LINDA & SYBIL
Ulupalakua by Myrtle K. Hilo -- MAHALO PLENTY


































Saturday, June 28, 2014

Playlist - June 27, 2014



"Aloha Kaua`i" broadcasts two hours of the music of Hawai`i -- from vintage vinyl and cassette recordings, to the newest CD releases...and everything in between, every Thursday and Friday 7am to 9am HST, on Kaua`i Community Radio KKCR. 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 on highlighted titles of new releases for details and free sound clips.

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

"Aloha Kaua`i" can be heard on Kaua`i radio 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.

Aloha Kauai by CJ Helekahi -- KA MAHINA
Ahi Wela by Kuuipo Kumukahi -- E HULA MAI ME AU
Aina Po by Kaumakaiwa Kanakaole -- KAUMAKAIWA
Ainahau by Isaac Elijah -- ALOHA FESTIVALS FALSETTO CONTEST WINNERS: VOL 8
Aloha Haena by Na Pali -- NA PALI
E Hoao Hewa by Keikilani Lindsey -- MELEUHANE
E Kuu Lei by Brothers Cazimero -- THE SOUND OF THE SEA SURROUNDS ME
He Inoa No Liliuokalani by Mark Hoomalu -- CALL IT WHAT YOU LIKE
He Olu by Holunape -- HE OLU
Ka Ipo Lei Manu by Gabby Pahinui -- BEST OF THE GABBY BAND 1972-77
Ka Lehua I Milia by Kunewa Mook -- OIA KA MANAWA (NEW RELEASE)
Ka Pua Mokihana by Jerry Santos -- EXPECTING FRIENDS
Kalamaula by Vickie Ii & Family -- NA MELE OHANA
Mahina Kau Ahiahi by Kainani Kahaunaele -- OHAI ULA
Maikai Ka Makani O Kohala by Bryan Tolentino -- ISLAND STYLE UKULELE 2 (NEW RELEASE)
Maikai Kauai Awaiaulu Ke Aloha by Moe Keale -- IMAGINE
Maunaloa by Lito Arkangel -- ME KE ALOHA (NEW RELEASE)
Moonglow by Moe Keale -- LEGENDS OF THE UKULELE 2
Nani Waialeale by Darryl Gonzales -- FATHERS SONG
Po Lailai by Lorna Lim -- NA MELE HULA
Pua Olena by Lito Arkangel -- ME KE ALOHA (NEW RELEASE)
Royal Hawaiian Hotel by George Jarrett Helm -- A TRUE HAWAIIAN
Ua Mau by Moe Keale -- SOUTH SEA ISLAND MAGIC
Ulili E by Kaukahi -- LIFE IN THESE ISLANDS
Wai O Ke Aniani by David Kahoonei -- LEGENDS OF FALSETTO