Karen Keawehawaii was born in Kalihi on March 29, 1947.
Her parents were John Ka’onohiokala Keawehawaii and Winona Kahale’ohu Holokai. They were married on November 28, 1946.
Karen married John Farias, and they had 4 daughters, and plenty grandchildren.
After a successful start in the group, the Laughing Kahuna’s, Karen eventually turned solo, and began recording.
The First Lights of Home, on First Break Records, was her debut recording in 1979, the same year that Territorial Airwaves signed on the air.
We’ll share Karen’s debut album.
This week's playlist:
1- He Mana’o Kou I’a Oe – Karen Keawehawaii
2- E Ku’u Baby Hot Cha Cha – Karen Keawehawaii
3- Radio Hula – Karen Keawehawaii
4- E Mama E - Karen Keawehawaii
5- Kipikoa (Stevedore Hula) - Karen Keawehawaii
6- Kalama’ula - Karen Keawehawaii
7- Royal Hawaiian Hotel - Karen Keawehawaii
8- Ho’onanea - Karen Keawehawaii
9- My Yellow Ginger Lei – John Keawehawaii w/ Karen & Johnette
Length: 55:20 Released on: 05-31-2019 Artist/Compiled by: Karen Keawehawaii