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Willie K. at The Triple Door in Seattle

There is no doubt in my mind that Hawaiian music is best served live. Sure, there are some swell CDs out there, and no, I really can’t name any of them (except for that one Iz CD; do NOT get the orchestra remix, it is not good) even though I have a passing beginner’s vocabulary [...]

Iz, Gabby, and the Sounds of Hawaii

Big Iz’s “Over the Rainbow” is an iconic ukulele track –it’s often the first thing folks ask me to play when they learn I have a uke. If you’ve heard the full track — it slid into U.S. consciousness a few years back via a toy store advertisement — then you’ve heard the bit at [...]