"Aloha Kaua`i" brings you the music of Hawai`i -- from yesterday, today, and tomorrow -- culling from my personal library of hundreds of vinyl albums, audio cassettes and CDs. The broadcasts are live on Kaua`i Community Radio every Thursday and Friday 7-9am (HST). On Kaua`i, tune your radio to 90.9FM (north shore), 92.7FM (Moloa`a and Anahola), 91.9FM island-wide.
"Aloha Kaua`i" broadcasts live online, too -- listen at kkcr.org.
Free sound clips and/or details about the CDs you hear on "Aloha Kaua`i" can be found at MELE.COM -- with a search engine to help you find your favorite song, musician, CD title, and genre of island music.
Today's broadcast highlighted recordings that have been nominated for this year's Na Hoku Hanohano Awards.
(Click here for complete list of 2013 Na Hoku Hanohano Award winners -- with links to the recordings.)
Aloha Kauai by Kuuipo Kumukahi -- SO SWEET
Aia I Ka Maui by Weldon Kekauoha -- PILIALOHA
Aia Ka Lai I Kauiki by Weldon Kekauoha -- PILIALOHA
Aloha No Kalakaua by Amy Hanaialii -- MY FATHER'S GRAND-DAUGHTER
He Makana No Oe by Kapala -- LEGACY
Hee Nalu by Nathan Aweau -- IO
Ka Leo O Manu by Pahinui Hawaiian Band -- PAHINUI HAWAIIAN BAND
Ka Opae by Eddie Kamae & Sons of Hawaii -- NA KEIKI MAU LOA
Ka Pua Ano Lani by Na Palapalai -- HAA
Kaanoi by George Kainapau -- HAWAII'S FALSETTO KING
Lei Pua Kenikeni by Na Hoa -- NA HOA
Mele Ailana by Manu Boyd -- MELE AILANA
Mele No Kahului by Kamakakehau Fernandez -- WAHI MAHALO
Nani Mokihana / Lei Mokihana by Na Palapalai -- HAA
Nani Waialeale by Cindy Combs -- LANAI SLACK KEY FESTIVAL
Nohea I Muolaulani by Hookena -- HULIAU
Papalina Lahilahi by Kahulanui -- HULA KUI
Poina Ole Ia / Unforgettable by Gary Aiko -- POINA OLA IA
Puu Kaimuki by Manu Boyd -- MELE AILANA
Uhiwai by Nathan Aweau -- IO
Waikoloa by Tihati Productions -- BEST OF TIHATI: VOL 2
Waipa by Carlos Andrade -- HOOLA LAHUI, HOOULU PAE AINA
Wakinekona by Hookena -- HULIAU