40th Annual Na Hoku Hanohano Awards Results - KFVE, K5-Hawaii News, Weather and Sports

May 20, 2017

40th Annual Na Hoku Hanohano Awards Results

The 2017 40th Annual Na Hoku Hanohano Awards Results 

Female Vocalist of the Year – Best performance by a female artist
• RA‘IATEA HELM, HE LEO HUALI, "A PURE VOICE" (Ra‘iatea Helm Records)

Group of the Year – Best performance by a vocal duo or group
• KEAUHOU, KEAUHOU (Keauhou)

Male Vocalist of the Year – Best performance by a male artist
• JOSH TATOFI, PUA KIELE (Bu-Print Records)

Most Promising Artist of the Year – Most promising first-recorded effort as a featured artist or group. Tie in vote.
• KEAUHOU, KEAUHOU (Keauhou)

Single of the Year – Best-recorded performance of a song released as a single in either physical (CD) or digital format
• "MOLOKA‘I ON MY MIND," Blayne Asing (Asing A Song)

EP ("Extened Play") of the Year – Best extended play release (between 3 and 8 songs) of newly released material
• ALO I KE ALO, Mailani (Ha Enterprises)

Album of the Year – Best album release of the year
• KEAUHOU, Keauhou (Keauhou) Keauhou – producers • KU‘U PUA SAKURA, Hoku Zuttermeister (Kaleiola Records) Hoku Zuttermeister and Dave Tucciarone – producers

Song of the Year – Best achievement in creating a first-time recorded song
• "HANOHANO HA‘IKU," by Zachary Alaka‘i Lum from KEAUHOU (Keauhou)

Instrumental Composition – (Composer?s award) Best achievement in creating a first-time recorded insrumental composition
• "KI‘HOALU," by Cyril Pahinui from HI‘ILAWE, Cyril Pahinui (Pahinui Productions)

Favorite Entertainer of the Year – Best performance by an artist or group
• KEAUHOU

GENRE CATEGORIES

Alternative Album of the Year – Best performance of alternative music
• KUKAHI, Kukahi Lee (Makalii Productions)

Anthology Album of the Year – (Producer?s award) Best album of previously released material
• KAMAKA UKULELE PRESENTS: KEEP STRUMMING! CELEBRATING 100 YEARS, Various Artists (Kamaka Hawai‘i) Kamaka Hawai‘i, Inc. – producers

Christmas Album of the Year – Best performance in a Christmas theme
• MAUI SLACK KEY CHRISTMAS, George Kahumoku, Jr. (Kealia Farms Records)

Comedy Album of the Year – Best comedy performance release on album or DVD
• I AM A BAD DECISION, Brandi Morgan (Pass Out Records)

Compilation Album of the Year – 
• MELE FROM AUNTY'S BEACH HOUSE AULANI, A DISNEY RESORT AND SPA, Various Artists (Walt Disney Records) Kenneth Makuakane – producer

Contemporary Album of the Year – Best performance in a contemporary style
• E WALEA, Kalani Pe‘a (Kalani Pe‘a Music)

Hawaiian Music Album of the Year – Best performance of Hawaiian music
• KEAUHOU, Keauhou (Keauhou)

Hawaiian Slack Key Album of the Year Best performance of slack key or vocals with slack key accompaniment
• HI‘ILAWE, Cyril Pahinui (Pahinui Productions)

Hip Hop Album of the Year – Best performance of music in a hip hop style
• LOVE'S HERETIC, Tantra (no label)

Instrumental Album of the Year – Best Instrumental performance
• WAHI PANA, SONGS OF PLACE, Jeff Peterson (Peterson Productions)

Island Music Album of the Year – Best cotemporary performance of music of or about Hawai‘i
• PUA KIELE, Josh Tatofi (Bu-Print Records)

Jazz Album of the Year – Best jazz performance
• BETWEEN THE MUSIC & THE MOON, Maggie Herron (Herron Song Records)

Music DVD of the Year – Best performance of music and video on a DVD
• HAWAII ALOHA – SONG ACROSS HAWAII, Various Artists (Mana Maoli)

Reggae Album of the Year – Best performance of music in a reggae style
• TALES OF THE FRUIT STAND MYSTIC, Kanekoa (no label)

Religious Album of the Year – Best performance of religious material
• RIGHTEOUS SON RIZE, Rupert Tripp, Jr. (RTJ Music)

Rock Album of the Year – Best performance of music in a rock style. Tie in vote.
• OVERTHROW, THE, Nesta (no label)

‘Ukulele Album of the Year – Best ‘ukulele performance
• JUS' PRESS, VOL. 2, Ledward Kaapana (Jus' Press)

TECHNICAL CATEGORIES

Graphics Award for best total album packaging
• KAWIKANUI KAHELE, for KU‘U PUA SAKURA, Hoku Zuttermeister (Kaleiola Records)

Liner Notes Award – Award for best liner notes, tie in vote
• ZACHARY LUM for KEAUHOU, Keauhou (Keauhou)

ADJUDICATED CATEGORIES

Haku Mele Award– (Composer?s award) Best first-released song or chant primarily in the Hawaiian language
• "HANOHANO HA‘IKU" by Zachary Lum, from KEAUHOU, Keauhou (Keauhou)

Hawaiian Language Performance Award – (Artist award) Best performance in the Hawaiian Language
• KEAUHOU, KEAUHOU (Keauhou)

International Album Special Recognition Award - Award restricted to non-US artists (those born in and who reside in the country in which the submission originates)
• MY FAVORITE THINGS, Ukulele Swing Trio (JB Music)

Engineering Award: Hawaiian – Best achievement in sound recording and mix-down for recordings of Hawaiian music styles
• DAVE TUCCIARONE for HE LEO HUALI, "A PURE VOICE," Ra‘iatea Helm (Ra‘iatea Helm Records)

Engineering Award: General – Best achievement in sound recording and mix-down for all other genre recordings. Tie in vote.
• DAVID KAUAHIKAUA for WHENEVER YOU COME AROUND, A Touch of Gold (Kuleana Breakfast Club)

Powered by Frankly
All content © Copyright 2001 - 2017 Raycom Media. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy, and Terms of Service, and Ad Choices.
FCC Public File
Email: publicfile@k5thehometeam.com
Phone: 808-847-9371
Closed Captioning