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Kanikapila Sunday

Hawaii PR

'Kani ka pila' means 'play music' in Hawaiian, and Kanikapila Sunday plays 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. Stream past episodes of Kanikapila Sunday HERE

'Kani ka pila' means 'play music' in Hawaiian, and Kanikapila Sunday plays 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. Stream past episodes of Kanikapila Sunday HERE

Location:

Honolulu, HI

Networks:

Hawaii PR

Description:

'Kani ka pila' means 'play music' in Hawaiian, and Kanikapila Sunday plays 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. Stream past episodes of Kanikapila Sunday HERE

Twitter:

@hipubradio

Language:

English

Contact:

738 Kaheka St. Honolulu Hi, 96814 (808) 955-8821


Episodes

Jeff Peterson's First Concerto Honors the Islands

12/6/2017
'Mālama ʻĀina' celebrates the 100th anniversary of the National Park Service and takes the audience to places in Hawaiʻi that Jeff visited with his dad and brother as a young child. He stopped by 'Kanikapila Sunday' recently to discuss what inspired him to write a concerto for slack key and orchestra, as well as his upcoming performance with the Hawaiʻi Symphony on Sunday, December 10.

Duration:00:13:37

Celebrating the beauty of Lānaʻi in Kuana Torres Kahele's latest release

5/18/2017
Nā Hōkū Hanohano award-winning songwriter and performer Kuana Torres Kahele joined Derrick Malama in the studio to talk about his 5th release in his "Music for the Hawaiian Islands" series.

Duration:00:20:25

Kūpaoa Takes a Musical Voyage in 'Hoʻokele'

11/8/2016
The Kauaʻi duo of Kūpaoa, Kellen and Līhau Paik, have released a new album of Hawaiian music called Hoʻokele . They stopped by 'Kanikapila Sunday' to talk about it and to play songs in our studio. Līhau Paik says she wrote the title song for her father, who’s a mentor in her life.

Duration:00:12:06

Hōkū Zuttermeister’s Music Blossoms in Latest Release

4/4/2016
Hōkū Zuttermeister is from a family that is renowned in the world of Hawaiian music and hula. His great-grandmother Kauʻi Zuttermeister composed the classic ‘ Nā Pua Lei Ilima.’ Hōkū’s debut album in 2007, ʻĀina Kupuna , won six Nā Hōkū Hanohano Awards. His latest release is called Kuʻu Pua Sakura. He wrote the title song for his mother, comparing her to a sakura , or cherry blossom. HPR’s Derrick Malama asked Hōkū why he chose that flower for his mother.

Duration:00:07:33

George Kahumoku, Jr. Sings Paniolo Songs

1/25/2016
Uncle George Kahumoku, Jr. discussed his latest album, Paniolo Slack Key, Songs of the Hawaiian Cowboy .

Duration:00:03:19

The Makaha Sons’ Legacy Continues with Uncle Jerome Koko

12/9/2015
With the retirement of Moon Kauakahi and the death of his brother, John, Uncle Jerome Koko is left to continue the legacy of the legendary Makaha Sons....

Duration:00:09:44

The Makaha Sons’ Legacy Continues with Uncle Jerome Koko

12/9/2015
With the retirement of Moon Kauakahi and the death of his brother, John, Uncle Jerome Koko is left to continue the legacy of the legendary Makaha Sons. He spoke about his solo release featuring producer Daniel Ho, called Makaha Sons Memoirs .

Duration:00:09:44

“Sistah” Robi Calls on Her Friends in Latest Release

8/14/2013
Veteran singer Robi Kahakalau discusses “Robi Calling” and what she’s been doing since her last solo album in 2000. Hear the complete Kanikapila Sunday interview from August 11, 2013.

Duration:00:18:20

The Duo Kupaoa Balances Music and Marriage

4/29/2013
Lihau Hannahs Paik and Kellen Paik started performing on stage together in 2005 and were married five years later. They discussed their latest release, "Bumbye," with Derrick Malama during Kanikapila Sunday on April 28, 2013.

Duration:00:18:16

The Duo Kupaoa Balances Music and Marriage

4/29/2013
Lihau Hannahs Paik and Kellen Paik started performing on stage together in 2005 and were married five years later. They discussed their latest release,

Duration:00:18:16

Guitarist Jeff Peterson Treats Kanikapila Sunday Listeners to a “Live” Performance

4/25/2013
Award-winning slack key guitarist Jeff Peterson visited Hawai `i Public Radio to talk with host Derrick Malama about his latest release, “Slack Key Travels.” Jeff brought two of his guitars with him and played a few songs from the album in the HPR studios. Hear the complete interview from March 3, 2013.

Duration:00:21:51

Guitarist Jeff Peterson Treats Kanikapila Sunday Listeners to a “Live” Perf

4/25/2013
Award-winning slack key guitarist Jeff Peterson visited Hawai`i Public Radio to talk with host Derrick Malama about his latest release, “Slack Key Travels

Duration:00:21:51

Kawaikapuokalani Hewett's Words of Aloha

3/25/2013
The Kumu Hula and prolific composer talks about the first poem he wrote in grade school, his songwriting philosophy and his latest release, “Hali`a i ka Poli.” Hear the complete interview from “Kanikapila Sunday” on March 24, 2013.

Duration:00:15:17

Kawaikapuokalani Hewett's Words of Aloha

3/25/2013
The Kumu Hula and prolific composer talks about the first poem he wrote in grade school, his songwriting philosophy and his latest release, “Hali`a i ka

Duration:00:15:17