Kanikapila Sunday with Derrick Malama - July 16, 2017

Jul 16, 2017

'Hawaii's Mahi Beamer,' originally released in 1959.
Credit EMI Special Markets/Hula Records

Kanikapila Sunday features three hours of Great Hawaiian Music, including contemporary, traditional and hapa haole songs. You'll also hear slack key guitar and `ukulele instrumentals. Plus, the Kanikapila Sunday Classic! Tune in every Sunday with host Derrick Malama from 1:00-4:00 PM Hawai`i Time on HPR-1.

Today we'll remember the legendary Mahi Beamer by playing a few of his songs throughout the show. The falsetto vocalist and pianist passed away on Friday.

You'll also hear music from the Makaha Sons, Raiatea Helm, Kuana Torres Kahele, Amy Hanaiali`i, Israel Kamakawiwo`ole, Natatie Ai Kamauu, Keali`i Reichel, Keauhou, Na Leo, the Rev. Dennis Kamakahi, Kawika Kahiapo, Keola Beamer, and a Kanikapila Sunday Classic from the Sunday Manoa.

Mahalo for listening today and every Sunday!