In 1981, the Bishop Museum released a long playing 2 record album of historical recordings of Hawaiian chants and songs.
Directed by ethnomusicologist, Elizabeth Tatar, the project consultants were Pat Namaka Bacon & Mary Kawena Pukui.
Today, we’ll share some of the memorable selections from this groundbreaking release !
This week's playlist:
1- Na Moku Eha – William Ewaliko & Royal Hawaiian Girls Glee Club
2- He’eia – Kalama Quartet
3- Nani Kauai – Lizzie K. Alohikea w/ Royal Hawaiian Band Glee Club
4- Honolulu Hanalei – Alfred Alohikea w/ Dan Ku’s Beach Boys
5- Honolulu Hula Hula Heigh – Ka’ai Glee Club
6- Moanalua – Ben Waiwaiole w/ Hawaiian Quintette
7- E Ko Makou Makua – Bishop Memorial Singers
8- Mele Inoa No Bernice Pauahi Bishop – Pele Pukui Suganuma
9- Queen’s Prayer – Bishop Memorial Singers
10- Nu Oli – Bishop Memorial Singers
11- Iesu No Ke Kahuhipa – Bishop Memorial Singers
12- Aloha ‘Oe – Royal Hawaiian Band
Length: 53:47 Released on: 09-16-2016 Artist/Compiled by: Voices of Old Hawaii