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Honolulu Community College Library
Hawaiian Music and Musicians by
Call Number: ML200.7.H4 H45 2012
Hawaii Pacific Reference, 1st floor
Organized like an encyclopedia, with entries in alphabetical order, the book presents the roots of Hawaiian music, from ancient chants to the flowering of the musical renaissance. There are major articles on chant, himeni, slack key, steel guitar, ukulele, Hawaiian orchestras, humor in Hawaiian music, radio, television, and the recording industry. A special section presents many rare photographs of historical interest.
The 'Ukulele: A History
Call Number: ML1015.U5 T73 2012
Winner of the 2013 Ka Palapala Po'okela Award for Excellence in Special-Interest Books. This book explores all of these facets, placing the instrument for the first time in a broad historical, cultural, and musical context.
Hawaiian Music History - Books
Hawaii Music Awards
Nā Hōkū Hanohano Awards
"The Hawai‘i Academy of Recording Arts (HARA) and Nā Hōkū Hanohano Awards trace their origins to 1978 and KCCN-AM Radio, then the world’s only all-Hawaiian music radio station. The Hawai‘i Academy of Recording Arts also directs programs to promote quality and growth in the recording and music industries in Hawai‘i."
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