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Music

ALL LISTINGS

This category lists all the in-print items MELE.COM carries.

For alphabetical listings by musician name only, please use the drop-down menu at the bottom of this page.

Or click MUSIC (above), and use the drop-down menu for the music categories.

Use the SEARCH MELE.COM box (upper right corner of your screen) to search for specific artist, album, or song. Insert text, click GO, then follow instructions given.

Click NOTIFY ME and MELE.COM will email you automatically when any out of stock item is available for purchase.

Click item title to view details of that item.

Click artist name to view all items by that artist.

Click NOTES on any item to view liner notes, etc.

Items marked OUT OF PRINT are no longer available for purchase. You will need to shop at a retailer who specializes in used books, vinyl albums, etc. An excellent online source for used CDs (and vinyls) is GEMM.COM

ANTHOLOGY - BEST OF

Taken from earlier recordings, anthologies are collections of songs by one artist or one group. All the "Best of..." albums are in this category.

Click on album title (or album cover) to view details of that recording. Click on artist name to view all recordings by that artist.

BUDGET & SALE

Budget-priced releases, and items marked down for special sale.

Click on album title (or album cover) to view details of that recording. Click on artist name to view all recordings by that artist.

CHANT - OLI

Chant (oli) albums includes recordings which primarily feature Hawaiian oli.

Click on album title (or album cover) to view details of that recording. Click on artist name to view all recordings by that artist.

CHILDREN - KEIKI

Items in this category were produced primarily for children and their `ohana (family).

Click on album title (or album cover) to view details of that recording. Click on artist name to view all recordings by that artist.

CHRISTMAS

Primarily Christmas carols.

Click on album title (or album cover) to view details of that recording. Click on artist name to view all recordings by that artist.

COMEDY

The items in this category present comedy -- from an island perspective.

Click on album title (or album cover) to view details of that recording. Click on artist name to view all recordings by that artist.

CONCERTS

Recordings of concerts and other live performances.

Click on album title (or album cover) to view details of that recording. Click on artist name to view all recordings by that artist.

CONTEMPORARY

Music of today, as heard on radio stations throughout USA -- rock, pop, dancehall, jazz, hip-hop.

Click on album title (or album cover) to view details of that recording. Click on artist name to view all recordings by that artist.

COUNTRY - PANIOLO

This category features the country music of the Hawaiian cowboy (paniolo).

Click on album title (or album cover) to view details of that recording. Click on artist name to view all recordings by that artist.

DOCUMENTARY

The items in this category are documentary films -- of Hawaiian musicians, Hawaiian music, and/or hula.

Click on item title (or cover) to view details of that item. Click on artist name to view all items by that artist.

DUO OR GROUP

Duets, trios, choral groups, big bands...any recording by multiple artists.

Click on album title (or album cover) to view details of that recording. Click on artist name to view all recordings by that artist.

Use the SEARCH MELE.COM box (upper right corner of your screen) to search for specific artist, album, or song. Insert text, click GO, then follow instructions given.

EXOTICA

This category is filled with that music heard in the tiki bar...just add a mai tai, and listen.

Click on album title (or album cover) to view details of that recording. Click on artist name to view all recordings by that artist.

FALSETTO

This category includes recordings which feature Hawaiian leo ki`eki`e (falsetto singing) -- both by male and female singers.

Click on album title (or album cover) to view details of that recording. Click on artist name to view all recordings by that artist.

FEMALE ARTISTS

Featuring the female musicians of Hawai`i.

Click on album title (or album cover) to view details of that recording. Click on artist name to view all recordings by that artist.

Use the SEARCH MELE.COM box (upper right corner of your screen) to search for specific artist, album, or song. Insert text, click GO, then follow instructions given.

GOSPEL

Whether sung in English or Hawaiian, or a mix of both languages, these albums are spiritual in nature.

Click on album title (or album cover) to view details of that recording. Click on artist name to view all recordings by that artist.

HAPA HAOLE

The songs which -- although they may contain primarily English words -- are definitely songs about Hawai`i.

Click on album title (or album cover) to view details of that recording. Click on artist name to view all recordings by that artist.

HAWAIIAN

These items contain primarily Hawaiian-language songs.

Click on album title (or album cover) to view details of that recording. Click on artist name to view all recordings by that artist.

Use the SEARCH MELE.COM box (upper right corner of your screen) to search for specific artist, album, or song. Insert text, click GO, then follow instructions given.

HULA

Click on item title (or cover) to view details. Click on artist name to view all items by that artist.

HULA COMPETITION

Click on item title (or cover) to view details. Click on artist name to view all items by that artist.

INSTRUMENTAL

This includes `ukulele, slack key, and steel recordings which do not contain vocal elements.

Click on item title (or cover) to view details of that item. Click on artist name to view all items by that artist.

ISLAND CONTEMPORARY

This category contains music which is clearly related to the islands or island life but is not traditional Hawaiian or any of the other specific sub-genre of Hawaiian music. e.g. Honolulu City Lights is clearly about events and feelings Hawaiian, but is also an English language modern song.

Click on item title (or cover) to view details of that item. Click on artist name to view all items by that artist.

JUKEBOX

These are recordings which include such a wide variety of musical styles, they do not fit into just one genre.

Click on item title (or cover) to view details of that item. Click on artist name to view all items by that artist.

MALE ARTISTS

The male musicians of Hawai`i.

Click on item title (or cover) to view details of that item. Click on artist name to view all items by that artist.

Use the SEARCH MELE.COM box (upper right corner of your screen) to search for specific artist, album, or song. Insert text, click GO, then follow instructions given.

MONARCHY

Music of/about the Hawaiian monarchy -- especially Queen Lili`uokalani.

Click on item title (or cover) to view details of that item. Click on artist name to view all items by that artist.

MUSIC

Click on item title (or cover) to view details of that item. Click on artist name to view all items by that artist.

NA HOKU HANOHANO

Albums which have received a Na Hoku Hanohano award from the Hawai`i Academy of Recording Arts (HARA).

View lists of the Award recipients from the two drop-down menus -- by category, or by year.

Click NOTIFY ME and MELE.COM will email you automatically when any item is available for purchase.

Click item title to view details of that item.

Click artist name to view all items by that artist.

Click NOTES on any item to view liner notes, etc.

If you're not sure whether the item you want is out-of-print or not, use the Search Page .

Items marked OUT OF PRINT are no longer available for purchase.

NEW ARRIVALS

PRE-ORDER NEW RELEASES -- items not yet released are now included on the NEW RELEASE page. RELEASE DATE IS NOTED BEHIND TITLE -- and is subject to possible change by the label/producer.

Your entire order will be held until all advance-ordered items can be included. If you wish to have your advance order item(s) shipped separately, please submit each as a separate order.

Click item title to view details of that item.

Click artist name to view all items by that artist.

Click NOTES on any item to view liner notes, etc.

For alphabetical listings by musician(s), click MUSIC (above); click All Listings; the list will appear bottom-right of that page.

Use the SEARCH MELE.COM box (upper right corner of your screen) to search for specific artist, album, or song. Insert text, click GO, then follow instructions given.

These items are new to MELE.COM. Usually they are brand-new releases; sometimes they are items not previously available at MELE.COM; occasionally, they are re-releases of older material -- now available in upgraded CD format (from vinyl/cassette). Click the item for details.

POLYNESIAN

Music from Samoa, Tahiti and elsewhere in Polynesia.

Click on item title (or cover) to view details of that item.

Click on artist name to view all items by that artist.

RAP & HIP-HOP

Local Hawai`i artists who record in the rap and hip-hop style

REGGAE

Featuring the reggae musicians from Hawai`i.

Click on item title (or cover) to view details of that item. Click on artist name to view all items by that artist.

SLACK KEY - KI HO`ALU

When the Spanish and Mexican cowboys first came to Hawai`i in the 1830s, they brought their guitars. The Hawaiian paniolo (cowboys) soon learned to play -- but "slacked" the strings, to create a sound which is now uniquely, Hawaiian.

Click on item title (or cover) to view details of that item. Click on artist name to view all items by that artist.

SPOKEN WORD

Click on item title (or cover) to view details of that item. Click on artist name to view all items by that artist.

STEEL GUITAR

With or without vocals, these albums feature the Hawaiian steel guitar.

Click on item title (or cover) to view details of that item. Click on artist name to view all items by that artist.

UKULELE

With or without vocals, these albums feature the `ukulele.

Click on item title (or cover) to view details of that item. Click on artist name to view all items by that artist.

VARIOUS ARTISTS

Usually labeled as "By Various Artists", compilation CDs are by multiple artists who do not perform as a group, but rather each track features one or more of them.

Albums which contain material taken from early recordings, have been noted as such.

Click on album title (or album cover) to view details of that recording. Click on artist name to view all recordings by that artist.

VINTAGE

Vintage Hawaiian music from days gone by.

Click on item title (or cover) to view details of that item. Click on artist name to view all items by that artist.

Videos

ANTHOLOGY - BEST OF

Taken from earlier recordings, anthologies are collections of songs by one artist or one group. All the "Best of..." albums are in this category.

Click on album title (or album cover) to view details of that recording. Click on artist name to view all recordings by that artist.

BUDGET & SALE

Budget-priced releases, and items marked down for special sale.

Click on album title (or album cover) to view details of that recording. Click on artist name to view all recordings by that artist.

CHANT - OLI

Chant (oli) albums includes recordings which primarily feature Hawaiian oli.

Click on album title (or album cover) to view details of that recording. Click on artist name to view all recordings by that artist.

CHILDREN - KEIKI

Items in this category were produced primarily for children and their `ohana (family).

Click on album title (or album cover) to view details of that recording. Click on artist name to view all recordings by that artist.

CHRISTMAS

Primarily Christmas carols.

Click on album title (or album cover) to view details of that recording. Click on artist name to view all recordings by that artist.

COMEDY

The items in this category present comedy -- from an island perspective.

Click on album title (or album cover) to view details of that recording. Click on artist name to view all recordings by that artist.

CONCERTS

Recordings of concerts and other live performances.

Click on album title (or album cover) to view details of that recording. Click on artist name to view all recordings by that artist.

CONTEMPORARY

Music of today, as heard on radio stations throughout USA -- rock, pop, dancehall, jazz, hip-hop.

Click on album title (or album cover) to view details of that recording. Click on artist name to view all recordings by that artist.

COUNTRY - PANIOLO

This category features the country music of the Hawaiian cowboy (paniolo).

Click on album title (or album cover) to view details of that recording. Click on artist name to view all recordings by that artist.

DOCUMENTARY

The items in this category are documentary films -- of Hawaiian musicians, Hawaiian music, and/or hula.

Click on item title (or cover) to view details of that item. Click on artist name to view all items by that artist.

DUO OR GROUP

Duets, trios, choral groups, big bands...any recording by multiple artists.

Click on album title (or album cover) to view details of that recording. Click on artist name to view all recordings by that artist.

Use the SEARCH MELE.COM box (upper right corner of your screen) to search for specific artist, album, or song. Insert text, click GO, then follow instructions given.

FALSETTO

This category includes recordings which feature Hawaiian leo ki`eki`e (falsetto singing) -- both by male and female singers.

Click on album title (or album cover) to view details of that recording. Click on artist name to view all recordings by that artist.

FEMALE ARTISTS

Featuring the female musicians of Hawai`i.

Click on album title (or album cover) to view details of that recording. Click on artist name to view all recordings by that artist.

Use the SEARCH MELE.COM box (upper right corner of your screen) to search for specific artist, album, or song. Insert text, click GO, then follow instructions given.

HAPA HAOLE

The songs which -- although they may contain primarily English words -- are definitely songs about Hawai`i.

Click on album title (or album cover) to view details of that recording. Click on artist name to view all recordings by that artist.

HAWAIIAN

These items contain primarily Hawaiian-language songs.

Click on album title (or album cover) to view details of that recording. Click on artist name to view all recordings by that artist.

Use the SEARCH MELE.COM box (upper right corner of your screen) to search for specific artist, album, or song. Insert text, click GO, then follow instructions given.

HULA

Click on item title (or cover) to view details. Click on artist name to view all items by that artist.

HULA COMPETITION

Click on item title (or cover) to view details. Click on artist name to view all items by that artist.

INSTRUCTION

Click on item title (or cover) to view details of that item. Click on artist name to view all items by that artist.

INSTRUMENTAL

This includes `ukulele, slack key, and steel recordings which do not contain vocal elements.

Click on item title (or cover) to view details of that item. Click on artist name to view all items by that artist.

ISLAND CONTEMPORARY

This category contains music which is clearly related to the islands or island life but is not traditional Hawaiian or any of the other specific sub-genre of Hawaiian music. e.g. Honolulu City Lights is clearly about events and feelings Hawaiian, but is also an English language modern song.

Click on item title (or cover) to view details of that item. Click on artist name to view all items by that artist.

MALE ARTISTS

The male musicians of Hawai`i.

Click on item title (or cover) to view details of that item. Click on artist name to view all items by that artist.

Use the SEARCH MELE.COM box (upper right corner of your screen) to search for specific artist, album, or song. Insert text, click GO, then follow instructions given.

MONARCHY

Music of/about the Hawaiian monarchy -- especially Queen Lili`uokalani.

Click on item title (or cover) to view details of that item. Click on artist name to view all items by that artist.

MUSIC

Click on item title (or cover) to view details of that item. Click on artist name to view all items by that artist.

NEW ARRIVALS

PRE-ORDER NEW RELEASES -- items not yet released are now included on the NEW RELEASE page. RELEASE DATE IS NOTED BEHIND TITLE -- and is subject to possible change by the label/producer.

Your entire order will be held until all advance-ordered items can be included. If you wish to have your advance order item(s) shipped separately, please submit each as a separate order.

Click item title to view details of that item.

Click artist name to view all items by that artist.

Click NOTES on any item to view liner notes, etc.

For alphabetical listings by musician(s), click MUSIC (above); click All Listings; the list will appear bottom-right of that page.

Use the SEARCH MELE.COM box (upper right corner of your screen) to search for specific artist, album, or song. Insert text, click GO, then follow instructions given.

These items are new to MELE.COM. Usually they are brand-new releases; sometimes they are items not previously available at MELE.COM; occasionally, they are re-releases of older material -- now available in upgraded CD format (from vinyl/cassette). Click the item for details.

POLYNESIAN

Music from Samoa, Tahiti and elsewhere in Polynesia.

Click on item title (or cover) to view details of that item.

Click on artist name to view all items by that artist.

REGGAE

Featuring the reggae musicians from Hawai`i.

Click on item title (or cover) to view details of that item. Click on artist name to view all items by that artist.

SLACK KEY - KI HO`ALU

When the Spanish and Mexican cowboys first came to Hawai`i in the 1830s, they brought their guitars. The Hawaiian paniolo (cowboys) soon learned to play -- but "slacked" the strings, to create a sound which is now uniquely, Hawaiian.

Click on item title (or cover) to view details of that item. Click on artist name to view all items by that artist.

SPOKEN WORD

Click on item title (or cover) to view details of that item. Click on artist name to view all items by that artist.

STEEL GUITAR

With or without vocals, these albums feature the Hawaiian steel guitar.

Click on item title (or cover) to view details of that item. Click on artist name to view all items by that artist.

UKULELE

With or without vocals, these albums feature the `ukulele.

Click on item title (or cover) to view details of that item. Click on artist name to view all items by that artist.

VARIOUS ARTISTS

Usually labeled as "By Various Artists", compilation CDs are by multiple artists who do not perform as a group, but rather each track features one or more of them.

Albums which contain material taken from early recordings, have been noted as such.

Click on album title (or album cover) to view details of that recording. Click on artist name to view all recordings by that artist.

VINTAGE

Vintage Hawaiian music from days gone by.

Click on item title (or cover) to view details of that item. Click on artist name to view all items by that artist.

Resources

Halau Hula (Hula Schools)

Submit Halau Hula

Concerts and Workshops

Submit Concerts and Workshops

Hawaiian Lyrics Links

Hawaiian Artist Links