Kawai Cockett

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    Maika`i Kaua`i Awaiaulu Ke AlohaKawai Cockett
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    Ka Wai Lehua `A`ala Ka HonuaKawai Cockett
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    Molokai WaltzKawai Cockett
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        Best remembered for his signature hit "Beautiful Kauai," singer Kawai Cockett carried the torch for traditional Hawaiian music into the 21st century. Born September 24, 1938, at Pukoo, Molakai, Cockett was raised by his father's cousin. Unlike most Hawaiian children of his generation, he was raised speaking the island's native tongue and did not learn English until he entered primary school, around which time he also began playing the ukelele. After high school Cockett attended ... Read more

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