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, Hour One features music from Na Leo (pictured), Raiatea Helm, Na Palapalai, Kawika Kahiapo, Natalie Ai Kamauu, Dennis Pavao featuring the Makaha Sons, Amy Hanaiali'i, Keola Beamer, Ho'okena, Keauhou and Israel Kamakawiwo'ole.
Hour Two includes songs from Mark Yamanaka, Lehua Kalima & Shawn Pimental, Anthony Pfluke, Ku'uipo Kumukahi, Dennis Kamakahi, Mailani, Kuana Torres Kahele, Darlene Ahuna, Keali'i Reichel and Napua.
Hour Three highlights music from Waipuna, Kupaoa, Chad Takatsugi, Kawai Cockett, Lance Takamiya, Kapala, Teresa Bright, Sean Na'auao, Hoku Zuttermeister, and a Kanikapila Sunday Classic from the Makaha Sons of Ni'ihau!
Please enjoy this video of Raiatea Helm performing 'Ke Kani Hone O Na Manu,' a tribute to Hawaiian female vocalists of the past:
Mahalo for listening today and every Kanikapila Sunday! Derrick