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.
On today's show, we'll play songs from the brand new release by four-time Na Hoku Hanohano Award winner Napua titled 'Makawalu.' Napua Greig, besides being a talented vocalist, is a kumu hula and cultural practitioner on Maui.
You'll hear one song every hour from Napua's new album, which was produced by veteran Dave Tucciarone.
We'll also feature music from Keauhou, who put on a great show last night in HPR's Atherton Studio! They have a great career ahead of them. Plus, slack key guitarist Lance Takamiya, Israel Kamakawiwo'ole, Raiatea Helm, Keola Beamer, Na Leo, Kuana Torres Kahele, Robi Kahakalau, Robert Cazimero, Amy Hanaiali'i, Kupaoa, Moe Keale and Darlene Ahuna. Today's Kanikapila Sunday Classic comes from the legendary Gabby Pahinui. Listen for it around 3:45 PM Hawai'i Time. Mahalo for tuning in today! Derrick.