In the early 90s DJ Wikiwiki spun the cocktail hours at Flamingo East in New York's East Village. Upon moving to LA, he inherited a 78 record player and discovered the joys of 78s. He then took his DJ skills and portable 78 record player to some of the late night down-tempo rooms of Hollywood Blvd, where he was ignored. Finally back in Hawaii, having digitized most of his Hawaiian 78, 45, 33 and 8 track collection, he brings you some very rare out-of-print tracks, including some comedy classics for the nostaligic. There are some gems here that may never have been digitized!
In his voice and music you will hear the loss of his Hawaii, and the beauty he longs for.
The spirit of aloha is contained in her hapa-haole hula rhythms.
His compositions, especially heard as 78s, helped introduce Hawaiian music to the world.
Pioneering the exotic sounds with Augie Colon and Arthur Lyman, no one waxes visions of exotic drinks on the beach, moonlight nights, and the lull of the surf better.
Sol helped introduce the steel guitar to the mainland, influencing western swing and country. His virtuosity changed the landscape of American popular music!
Commemorating 50 years of Statehood!
Social networking site with videos, photos, musics and discussions.
Globulab: music, puppets, text, short videos...
Songs, lyrics, history of Hawaiian music
A wonderful library of statehood-era Hawaiian music.