The 14th Dalai Lama in Hawaii CD

Produced with permission from th Office of Tibet,

This special recording is a compilation of His Holiness the 14th Dalai Lama symposiums during visits to Hawaii, with recordings of rare Tibetan folk music performed by some of Tibet’s legendary artists who live in exile (France, India, Netherlands). Includes Hawaiian chant by the late kumu hula, John Keolamaka’ainana Lake, and an introduction by the late Reverend Abraham Akaka. Produced by Edgy Lee for Sakyadhita, the buddhist women’s organization. Recommended for listening in your car during heavy traffic and during stressful times. Proceeds go to Sakyadhita Hawaii.

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Na Mele O Paniolo – Songs of the Hawaiian Cowboy CD

©1997 Warner Bros. Records, Inc.
Produced by: Nani Lim Yap and Jim Ed Norman for JEN Productions, Inc.
A companion CD to the film, “Paniolo O Hawaii – Cowboys of the Far West”.

Music by various artists including: Charles E. King, Clyde “Kindy” Sproat, Michael Martin Murphey, Sonny Chillingworth, Sonny Lim, Queen Lili’uokalani.

They sang around the camp fire, roped cattle and rode the range. They were native Hawaiian and many were part Spanish, learning the secrets of traditional vaquero. Enriched by the unique mix of cultures, the Paniolo O Hawaii (Cowboys of Hawaii) produced a language, dress and music that continue to intrigue generations.

Today, these rich traditions are kept alive in the rhythm and harmonies of their ukulele, guitars and melodies carried by the voices of the current Paniolo O Hawaii. This CD is a rare collection of authentic Hawaiian cowboy songs and hula.

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