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