Arthur Kekua Fernandes was born on December 21, 1950, in Honolulu, and we lost him here, at the age of 41, on August 8th, 1991.
He was named after his maternal grandfather, Charles Kekua Farden.
His mother was the gifted Diana Farden Fernandes, one of the talented Farden siblings of Lahaina, Maui.
Kekua Fernandes sang at church, at socials, in contests, and at Kalani High School.
Kekua was of the generation immediatedly following his mentors: Diana Farden Fernandes, Irmgard Farden Alului, Emma Sharpe, Billy Gonsalves, Pauline Kekahuna, Leilani Sharpe Mendez, and Bill Ali’iloa Lincoln.
This week's playlist:
1- He U’i – Kekua Fernandes
2- Alekoki – Kekua Fernandes
3- Nani O Hilo E – Hawaiian Isles Serenaders
4- Straight From Hawaii To You – Kekua Fernandes
5- Ke Lei O Punahou – Kekua Fernandes
6- Ho’olehua – Kekua Fernandes
7- Kaulana ‘O Hilo Hanakahi – Kekua Fernandes
8- Sweet Patuti – Kekua Fernandes
9- E Maliu Mai – Kekua Fernandes
10- Kaulana Moloka’i – Kekua Fernandes
11- E Mama E – Kekua Fernandes
12- Medley: Sand/ 2 Shadows On The Sand- Kekua Fernandes
Length: 54:04 Released on: 09-07-2012 Artist/Compiled by: Kekua Fernandes