Derrick Malama

Local News Host, Morning Edition, Kanikapila Sunday

Derrick Malama does double duty at HPR, serving as the host of Kanikapila Sunday on HPR-2, and the local anchor of Morning Edition, weekday mornings from 5 am to 8:30 am on HPR-1.

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Hulu Kupuna Productions/Island Heritage

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 TODAY with host Derrick Malama from 1:00-4:00 PM Hawai’i Time on HPR-1.

Raiatea Helm 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 TODAY with host Derrick Malama from 1:00-4:00 PM Hawai’i Time on HPR-1.

Hour One of today's show includes music by Mark Yamanaka ('Danny Boy' for this St. Patrick's Day!), Na Leo, the Makaha Sons, Keauhou, Raiatea Helm (pictured), Dennis Pavao, the Brothers Cazimero, Na Hoa, Robi Kahakalau and Sean Na'auao.

Nā Wai ʻEhā Music/Island Heritage

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 TODAY with host Derrick Malama from 1:00-4:00 PM Hawai’i Time on HPR-1.

Hour One features Na Palapalai, Kalani Pe'a, Amy Hanaiali'i, the Brothers Cazimero, Brittni Paiva from Island Style 'Ukulele 3, Kevin Chang of Kupa'aina, Raiatea Helm, and Nā Wai ʻEhā.

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It’s official: Southwest Airlines is putting tickets on sale for flights to Hawaiʻi from California and between the major islands. 

According to the company’s website, the initial flights will be between Oakland and Honolulu, starting March 17th. Interisland tickets are also available on the airline's site.

Peterson Productions

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 TODAY with host Derrick Malama from 1:00-4:00 PM Hawai’i Time on HPR-1.

On today's show, listen to songs from Jeff Peterson's new CD of slack key music (pictured), as well as tracks from the debut album of the Maui quartet Nā Wai ʻEhā. Plus, music by Brittni Paiva from the new release titled Island Style 'Ukulele 3.

Hawaii Department of Transportation

The state has extended an emergency proclamation to cover Maui County so that funds can be used to restore parts of Honoapiʻilani Highway affected by landslides in the recent heavy rains.

Neos Productions

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 TODAY with host Derrick Malama from 1:00-4:00 PM Hawai’i Time on HPR-1.

On today's show, enjoy songs by Brittni Paiva and Gordon Freitas from the new CD Island Style 'Ukulele 3. There's a young quartet from Maui called Na Wai 'Eha, and you'll hear a track from their self-titled debut album.

Kalani Pe'a Music/Island Heritage Music

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 TODAY with host Derrick Malama from 1:00-4:00 PM Hawai’i Time on HPR-1.

On today's show, enjoy songs from Kalani Pe'a's Grammy Award-winning album, No 'Ane'i!

HA Enterprises

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 TODAY with host Derrick Malama from 1:00-4:00 PM Hawai’i Time on HPR-1.

NLP Music

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 TODAY with host Derrick Malama from 1:00-4:00 PM Hawai’i Time on HPR-1.

Island Heritage

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 TODAY with host Derrick Malama from 1:00-4:00 PM Hawai’i Time on HPR-1.

Starscape Music & Raiatea Helm 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 TODAY with host Derrick Malama from 1:00-4:00 PM Hawai’i Time on HPR-1.

Maliona Records/Island Heritage

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 TODAY with host Derrick Malama from 1:00-4:00 PM Hawai’i Time on HPR-1.

On today's show, listen to a song from Sean Na'auao's new album (pictured), plus Aja, who's in concert in HPR's Atherton Studio on January 26. For tickets, click here.

Na Hoa 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 TODAY with host Derrick Malama from 1:00-4:00 PM Hawai’i Time on HPR-1.

On today's show, you'll hear songs from three  Grammy-nominated albums: 'Aloha from Na Hoa,' 'No Ane'i' by Kalani Pe'a and 'Moku Maluhia' by Jim Kimo West. The Grammys will be given out on February 10.

Sunfire 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 TODAY with host Derrick Malama from 1:00-4:00 PM Hawai’i Time on HPR-1.

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 TODAY with host Derrick Malama from 1:00-4:00 PM Hawai’i Time on HPR-1.

The Kanikapila Sunday Holiday Special is today, featuring three hours of music celebrating the season by the Brothers Cazimero, Amy Hanaiali'i, Willie K, Na Leo, Keali'i Reichel, Kuana Torres Kahele, Teresa Bright, the Makaha Sons and Henry Kapono.

Mountain Apple Company

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 TODAY with host Derrick Malama from 1:00-4:00 PM Hawai’i Time on HPR-1.

Today, hear music for the holidays from the Brothers Cazimero, Teresa Bright, Jeff Rasmussen and Robi Kahakalau, the Sons of Hawaii, Raiatea Helm, Willie K, Kuana Torres Kahele, Na Leo, the Makaha Sons and Amy Hanaiali'i.

Tiki Man 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 TODAY with host Derrick Malama from 1:00-4:00 PM Hawai’i Time on HPR-1.

On today's show, you'll hear a few songs for the season from Amy Hanaiali'i, Kuana Torres Kahele, The Sons of Hawai'i, Henry Kapono, Willie K and Raiatea Helm.

Raiatea Helm 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 TODAY with host Derrick Malama from 1:00-4:00 PM Hawai’i Time on HPR-1.

On today's show, you'll hear a few songs for the holiday season from Raiatea Helm, Henry Kapono, Amy Hanaiali'i, the Brothers Cazimero, Kuana Torres Kahele, the Makaha Sons, Willie K and the Sons of Hawai'i.

Dancing Cat 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 TODAY with host Derrick Malama from 1:00-4:00 PM Hawai’i Time on HPR-1.

Dancing Cat 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 TODAY with host Derrick Malama from 1:00-4:00 PM Hawai’i Time on HPR-1.

Cyril Pahinui passed away Saturday night at The Queen's Medical Center. He was 68.

The Waimanalo native recorded more than 50 albums with many of Hawaii’s top musicians, including Peter Moon, Aunty Genoa Keawe, Kamakahi and Jeff Peterson.

Hulu Kupuna Productions/Island Heritage

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 TODAY with host Derrick Malama from 1:00-4:00 PM Hawai’i Time on HPR-1.

In Hour One on this Veterans Day, hear a track from Mark Yamanaka's brand new release, 'Lei Lehua,' plus songs by Keali'i Reichel, Raiatea Helm, The Brothers Cazimero, John Keawe, Waipuna, Kuana Torres Kahele, Kupaoa, and The Mākaha Sons.

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 TODAY with host Derrick Malama from 1:00-4:00 PM Hawai’i Time on HPR-1.

Mountain Apple Company/Island Heritage

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 TODAY with host Derrick Malama from 1:00-4:00 PM Hawai’i Time on HPR-1.

Poki 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 TODAY with host Derrick Malama from 1:00-4:00 PM Hawai’i Time on HPR-1.

Keauhou/Island Heritage Music

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 TODAY with host Derrick Malama from 1:00-4:00 PM Hawai’i Time on HPR-1.

Hear a new song from Kuana Torres Kahele in Hour One, plus Amy Hanaial'i, Kalani Pe'a, the Makaha Sons, Keali'i Reichel, Na Leo, Uluwehi Guerrero, Natalie Ai Kamau'u and Darren Benitez.

Daniel Ho Creations

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 TODAY with host Derrick Malama from 1:00-4:00 PM Hawai’i Time on HPR-1.

The trio of Keauhou is about to debut its third album this Friday, titled 'Ua Ko, Ua 'Aina.' Listen to 'Na Ali'i' in Hour One.

Peterson Productions

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 TODAY with host Derrick Malama from 1:00-4:00 PM Hawai’i Time on HPR-1.

Today is our Fall Fund Drive edition of the program, with co-host from All Things Considered, Dave Lawrence, plus Monica Toguchi from Highway Inn Hawaiian Food and guitarist Jeff Peterson!

Raiatea Helm 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 TODAY with host Derrick Malama from 1:00-4:00 PM Hawai’i Time on HPR-1.

Kalani Pe'a Music/Island Heritage Music

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 TODAY with host Derrick Malama from 1:00-4:00 PM Hawai’i Time on HPR-1.

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