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Kanikapila Sunday with Derrick Malama for March 17, 2019 - Playlist

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Kanikapila Sunday features three hours of Great Hawaiian Music, including contemporary, traditional and hapa haole songs. You'll also hear slack key guitar and ‘ukulele instrumentals. Plus, the Kanikapila Sunday Classic! Tune in TODAY with host Derrick Malama from 1:00-4:00 PM Hawai’i Time on HPR-1.

Hour One of today's show includes music by Mark Yamanaka ('Danny Boy' for this St. Patrick's Day!), Na Leo, the Makaha Sons, Keauhou, Raiatea Helm (pictured), Dennis Pavao, the Brothers Cazimero, Na Hoa, Robi Kahakalau and Sean Na'auao.

Hour Two highlights songs by Kalani Pe'a, Kevin Chang of Kupa'aina, Na Palapalai, Darlene Ahuna, Jeff Peterson, Mailani, Amy Hanaiali'i, Waipuna and the Lim Family.

Hour Three features Keali'i Reichel, N? Wai ?Eh?, Teresa Bright, Brittni Paiva from the CD Island Style 'Ukulele 3, Keola Beamer, and Uluwehi Guerrero.

The 100th anniversary of Alfred Apaka's birthday is Tuesday, March 19. He was a performer on the national radio show Hawai'i Calls and the star attraction at Henry Kaiser's Hawaiian Village (now the Hilton Hawaiian Village) in the 1950s. Apaka died at the age of 40 in 1960. He's featured in our Kanikapila Sunday Classic singing 'Mapuana' in Hour Three.

Mahalo listening today and every Kanikapila Sunday! Derrick

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