Edward Albert Kenney, Jr. was born in Anahola, Kauai, but educated in Honolulu.
After starring in local theatrical musical productions, Ed Kenney burst into show business.
Before long, he was headlining in Waikiki, and making numerous recordings.
He became one of the top acts at Waikiki’s major hotels and nightclubs.
Along the way, his smooth and powerful voice made him Waikiki’s King of Hapa Haole Music in the 1950s and 1960s.
Today, we’ll listen to favorite selections of Ed Kenney, from recordings in the Territorial Airwaves archives.
This week's playlist:
1- Flower Of Paradise – Ed Kenney
2- There’s No Place Like Hawaii – Ed Kenney
3- I Lost My Heart To A Pa’u Rider – Ed Kenney
4- Naupaka – Ed Kenney
5- Keep Your Eyes On The Hands – Ed Kenney
6- Dance The Hula In The Moonlight – Ed Kenney
7- The Island Twist – Ed Kenney
8- Pleeza No Peencha Da Hula Girl – Ed Kenney
9- A Lei, A Kiss, And Aloha – Ed Kenney
10- Malia Lani – Ed Kenney
11- The Sand And The Sea – Ed Kenney
12- To Make You Love Me, Ku’uipo – Ed Kenney
Length: 54:00 Released on: 06-19-2015 Artist/Compiled by: Edward Albert Kenney, Jr.