Israel Kamakawiwo'ole
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Over the Rainbow / What a Wonderful World
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Over the Rainbow
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Sea of Love
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Margarita
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In This Life

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Israel Kamakawiwo'ole

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The most popular entertainer in Hawaii until his tragic death in 1997, Israel Kamakawiwo'ole formed the traditional Makaha Sons as a teenager in the mid-'70s, went out on his own in more of a contemporary style by the 1990s, and released four immensely popular recordings before passing away just after the release of 1996's N Dis Life. Born in the Honolulu suburb of Kaimuki, Kamakawiwo'ole later moved to nearby Makaha. In allegiance to his new home, Israel formed the Makaha Sons ... Read more

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