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Your Favorite Hawaiian Song!

Hana, Hawaii
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Your Favorite Hawaiian Song!

J's Mom's post started me thinking about Humu, which started me then thinking about Hawaiian songs.

What is your favorite Hawaiian song?

I leave this "open ended" here. I think it's most appropriate if it's a song by an real "Hawaiian artist", but anything that is your favorite song...reminding you of Hawaii!

(Now I promise, if anyone says "Tiny Bubbles", I'll not talk to them again....just joking...you gotta love Don Ho!)

Let the list begin....I begin it with a video link on my song...I don't know if it's my favorite, but like Amberloo, it's certainly a classic!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3HNpVs_QZkQ

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1. Re: Your Favorite Hawaiian Song!

That's easy - Kauai Beauty sung by Israel Kamakawiwo'ole.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WCDmKwW-KD4

Here's the lyrics and translation:

http://huapala.org/Kau/Kauai_Beauty.html

Bet you all thought I'd say Blue Hawaii or Hawaiian Wedding Song by Elvis, lol

3Chihuahuas

Edited: 13 June 2011, 21:17
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2. Re: Your Favorite Hawaiian Song!

My favorites - by Iz of course:

Ka Huila Wai . . . followed by Hele on to Kauai. :)

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3. Re: Your Favorite Hawaiian Song!

For my dear "coalminer"....It keep you warm on them da cold Alaskan nights. :)

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=evzfGbFTr0Q

Chesterfield, Mich.
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4. Re: Your Favorite Hawaiian Song!

Danny Couch--"These Islands".

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xOLo9-gSxnI

Hope this works!

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5. Re: Your Favorite Hawaiian Song!

Here's another. Same song, with video.

www.youtube.com/watch?v=5tI_3hVAASM&NR=1

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6. Re: Your Favorite Hawaiian Song!

love most anything by IZ....e ala e would be one of 'em.....love protest music. guess i'm just a rebel without a 'pause'.

but i'd have to say white sandy beach...mrs. shears and i had it played at our maui wedding :-)

nice topic, caddy

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7. Re: Your Favorite Hawaiian Song!

Only one? Caddy that's too restricting for wandering li'l ol me. that will require some serious thinking and since I can claim travel fatigue - I plead the fifth, frankly they change according to mood - weather and new songs out there!

Bruddah Iz "Wonderful World" is awesome, "Hawaii 78" gives me chicken skin.

For today however - - John Keawe is stuck in my head - l "Pele's Fire" is an incredible composition. His latest "Play with me Papa" is a message for us all

However - - two classics refuse to separate into a single favorite. "Punahele" and "Hi'ilawe"

Edited: 13 June 2011, 23:58
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8. Re: Your Favorite Hawaiian Song!

Loved that Caddy - a big mahalo!! :)

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9. Re: Your Favorite Hawaiian Song!

I listened to a lot a decade back, not much since. Menehune beach bum boogie by Imua, Easy on the eyes by Kau, Fish and point by Sean Naauao and Hawaiian superman by Oz were favorites then. I still like the That's the Hawaiian in me song, don't know who did it.

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10. Re: Your Favorite Hawaiian Song!

Fish and poi and Iz, darned autofill.

Edited: 14 June 2011, 00:36