Na Mele: Traditions in Hawaiian Song

Kenneth Makuak?ne

Special | 27m 46s

Renowned songwriter, record producer and performer Kenneth Makuak?ne offers a sentimental and candid performance inside historic Kawaiaha‘o Church in Honolulu. When Kenneth performs, he draws on vibrant memories and meaningful relationships. “It’s almost like going back in time,” he says. Among the songs he performs are “‘O Violeka,” an affectionate ballad for his mother, and “Ku‘u Pua Lei M?lia.”

Aired: 11/21/16

Rating: NR

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