2011 Na Hoku Hanohano Awards: Quick Wrap-up

Here’s a quick overview of what I took away from the 2011 Na Hoku Hanohano awards festival.

2011 Na Hoku Hanohano Awards

These are some of the ideas floating around in my head after spending the past two days experience the Hokus and its new Mele Mei month of music (in its second year now). Stay tuned to Aloha Got Soul—a different kind of Hawaiian music blog!

What is the Na Hoku Awards Festival?

A few words from disc jockey Krash Kealoha:

Read all posts about the Na Hoku Hanohano Awards.

  1. […] Yup, Brandon was fluent in Hawaiian. A rare case even in Hawaii. For those who don’t live here, you’re more likely to hear Japanese, Cantonese, or Filipino languages before hearing Hawaiian spoken fluently in any given day. I’ve only heard fluent Hawaiian conversations at the Na Hoku Hanohano awards. […]


  2. […] 1981, their eponymous album won a Na Hoku Hanohano Award for Best Album of the Year—becoming one of the few exceptions where a distinctly […]


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