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Recordings - Solo:

George Kuo        
Aloha No Na Kupuna - Love for the Elders


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On this all-instrumental album of vitage Hawaiian mele (songs) and original pieces, George Kuo sends his aloha to all the slack key legends, including Ray Kane, Sonny Chillingworth, Gabby Pahinui and Atta Isaacs, who shared their mana'o (knowledge) with George, and helped him to develop his trdemark 1940s-flavored slack key style.

  Instrumental Album of the Year 1996



Recordings - With Other Artists:

       
Hui Aloha       
(38053)

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 Steal Away (vocal) 4:31
 Pa'ahana (vocal) 4:34
 Pu'u Anahulu (vocal) 6:52
 Palolo (vocal) 4:30
 Monterey Sunrise (instrumental) 3:36
 Wai O Minehaha (vocal) 3:35
 Lepe 'Ula'ula (vocal) 4:35
 Pua Lantana (vocal) 4:19
 Whee Ha Swing (instrumental) 4:02
 Ke Kaua Laiki (vocal) 4:07
 Kaimana Hila (vocal) 5:12
 Waipi'i (vocal) 4:04
 I Ka Po Ame Ke Ao (vocal) 3:32
 Panini Pua Kea (vocal) 2:51
 Sanoe (vocal) 6:22

Three of today's most celebrated traditional Hawaiian musicians and a hot young 'ukulele player come together in the spirit of aloha on this first group recording in the Dancing Cat Slack Key Masters Series. The warm, spontaneous pana'i like (give and take) creates the feeling and perpetuates the legacy of legendary masters of slack key guitar. Featuring four new Dennis Kamakahi originals and eleven standards, Hui Aloha's debut album is truly a musical meeting of love.

THE BAND:
Dennis Kamakahi: Vocals & Slack Key Guitar
David Kamakahi: Vocals & 'Ukulele
George Kuo: Vocals & Double Neck Guitar (6 string neck & 12 string neck)
Martin Pahinui: Vocals & Bass Guitar



Barney Isaacs & George Kuo       
Hawaiian Touch 
     (38026)


  Maui Medley 6:30
  Waltz Medley 4:44
  Moana Chimes 3:24
  Pua Lilia 3:20
  Medley: Lei Momi & 'Ili Puakea 4:10
  Hula Blues 2:29
  Wehiwehi 'Oe 3:27

The pairing of the late Barney Isaacs and George Kuo on the album HAWAIIAN TOUCH, was the first-ever recording of pure acoustic steel and slack key guitar duets, and the first release in the Hawaiian Acoustic Steel & Slack Key Guitar Duets series on the Dancing Cat label.

  Instrumental Album of the Year 1995




Martin Pahinui    
HO'OLOHE – LISTEN
      (38054)

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Tracks
  'Ahulili 3:53
  Beautiful 'Ilima 4:11
  Hanohano Hawai'i 3:44
  Kauoha Mai (The Keyhole Hula) 3:44
  Lei Hinahina 3:13
  Waikapu 4:37
  Kanaka Waiwai (Iesü Me Ke Kanaka Waiwai) 4:10
  Lei No Kaçiulani 3:55
  C-A-T, Pöpoki Spells Cat 3:17
  Moloka'i Nui A Hina 3:28
  Na 'Ono Ia Na Kupuna 3:36
  Panini Pua Kea 3:55
  Pua Lïlia 5:08

One of Hawaiian music's most gifted vocalists, Martin Pahinui has performed with a host of top artists, including his father's legendary Gabby Pahinui Hawaiian Band, The Peter Moon Band, The Pahinui Brothers and slack key super group Hui Aloha. On this long-awaited album, Martin shares his aloha for this traditional sound through thirteen classic tracks full of slack key, steel guitar and a passionate voice that expresses the depth and essence of the Hawaiian soul.


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