Israel Kamakawiwo'ole

Israel Kamakawiwo'ole

Israel Kamakawiwo'ole

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Over the Rainbow / What a Wonderful World
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In This Life
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Maui Hawaiian Sup'pa Man
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Somewhere Over The Rainbow_What A Wonderful World
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Hawai'i '78

Albums

  • Alone In Iz World

    Sep 2013 • 13 songs

  • E Ala E

    Sep 2013 • 13 songs

  • Facing Future

    Sep 2013 • 15 songs

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Israel Kamakawiwo'ole

Biography

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 of Ni'ihau with brother Skippy plus Louis "Moon" Kauakahi, Sam Gray and Jerome Koko. The Makaha Sons...
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