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The definitive collection of songs from the GRAMMY® award-winning CD ikena and its acclaimed follow-up He Nani.
* mele comprehensive scores that include detailed chord voicings and lyric settings.
* moolelo stories about the genesis of the songs, with views into the songwriting process.
* manao candid conversations on the productive partnership, shared musical goals,
and reflections on the cultural politics of contemporary Hawaiian music.
Amy Kuuleialoha Stillman is Associate Professor of American Culture at the University of Michigan,
director of the Great Lakes Hula Academy, and author of the blog Hawaiian Music for Listening Pleasure:
Recordings, Recommendations & Remarks.
Daniel Ho is a prolific songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, recording artist,
founder of Daniel Ho Creations, and four-time GRAMMY® award winner.
Part I: Beauty
1. He Nani
2. Na 'Ikena Like 'Ole
Part II: Aloha
4. Ku'u Ipo My Darling
6. 'Aina Pumehana
7. Home Pumehana
8. Me Ke Aloha Pumehana
9. Aloha Pumehana
Part III: Grace
12. Pule No Malia
13. 'O Ia Uka
Part IV: Food
14. The Breakfast Song (Pineapple Mango)
15. The Spam Song
16. The Dessert Song
Part V: Hula
17. Hula in Seven
Part VI: Gratitude
21. I Ka La'i
Part VII: Closing
24. Mele Ho'oku'u
Written by: Amy Kuuleialoha Stillman & Daniel Ho
Photography by: Lydia Miyashiro & Daniel Ho
Published by: Daniel Ho Creations
Release Date: February 2010
Catalog number: DHC 80078