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1996 Na Hoku Hanohano Awards
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The awards ceremony for the 19th annual Hoku Awards took place on May 15, 1996 at the Sheraton Waikiki Hotel. Here are all of the winners of the 1996 Na Hoku Hanohano Awards.

Best Album Hoku Awards

1996 Best Album of the Year
Flying With Angels by Na Leo Pilimehana
ALBUM TITLE: Flying With Angels
ARTIST: Na Leo Pilimehana
PRODUCER: Na Leo Pilimehana LABEL: NLP Music
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Past "Best Album" Winners

1996 Anthology Album of the Year
ALBUM TITLE: Vintage Hawaiian Treasures Vol. 9: Aloha Hula Hawaiian Style
ARTIST: Al Kealoha Perry & His Singing Surfriders
Past "Best Anthology Album" Winners

1996 Christmas Album of the Year
ALBUM TITLE: A Bright Hawaiian Christmas
ARTIST: Teresa Bright
Past "Christmas Album" Winners

1996 Comedy Album of the Year
ALBUM TITLE: Babooze!
ARTIST: Frank DeLima
Past "Best Comedy Album" Winners

1996 Contemporary Album of the Year
ALBUM TITLE: Flying With Angels
Na Leo Pilimehana
Past "Best Contemporary Album" Winners

1996 Hawaiian Album of the Year
ALBUM TITLE: Lei Halia
ARTIST: Kealii Reichel
Past "Best Hawaiian Album" Winners

1996 Instrumental Album of the Year
ALBUM TITLE: Hawaiian Touch
ARTISTS: Barney Isaacs & George Kuo
Past "Best Instrumental Album" Winners

1996 Island Contemporary Album of the Year
ALBUM TITLE: Sistah Robi
ARTIST: Robi Kahakalau
Past "Best Island Contemporary" Winners

1996 Religious Album of the Year
ALBUM TITLE: Grace
ARTIST: Alex McAngus
Past "Best Religioius Album" Winners

Best Artist Hoku Awards

1996 Most Promising Artist of the Year
ARTIST: Darren Benitez
ALBUM TITLE: "Broken Hearts"
Past "Most Promising Artist" Winners

1996 Group of the Year
GROUP: Na Leo Pilimehana
ALBUM: "Flying With Angels"
Past "Best Group" Winners

1996 Male Vocalist of the Year
ARTIST: Kealii Reichel,
ALBUM: "Lei Halia"
Past "Best Male Vocalist" Winners

1996 Female Vocalist of the Year
ARTIST: Robi Kahakalau
ALBUM: "Sistah Robi"
Past "Best Female Vocalist" Winners

Best Song Hoku Awards

1996 Haku Mele
SONG TITLE: Kuu Pua Mae`ole
COMPOSER: Kealii Reichel
ALBUM TITLE: Lei Hali`a,
ARTIST: Kealii Reichel
Past "Best Haku Mele" Winners

1996 Song of the Year
SONG TITLE: Flying With Angels
COMPOSER: Lehua Kalima
ALBUM TITLE: "Flying With Angels"
ARTIST: Na Leo Pilimehana
Past "Best Song" Winners

1996 Single of the Year
SONG TITLE: Friend in Me
ALBUM TITLE: More Love
ARTIST: Brothers & Sisters
Past "Best Single" Winners

Technical Hoku Awards

1996 Engineer of the Year
ENGINEER: Jim Linkner
ALBUM TITLE: Lei Halia
ARTIST: Kealii Reichel
Past "Best Engineered Album" Winners

1996 Liner Notes Award
WRITER: Skylark Rosetti-Ota,
ALBUM TITLE: Ulana Ke Aloha
ARTIST: Darlene Ahuna
Past "Best Liner Notes" Winners

1996 Graphics Award
GRAPHIC ARTIST: Nelson Makua
ALBUM TITLE: Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar Masters
ARTIST: Various Artists
Past "Best Album Graphics" Winners

Special Hoku Awards

1996 Lifetime Achievement Award
Sonny Kamahele
Past "Lifetime Achievement" Winners

1996 Bank of Hawaii Slack Key Award
Ledward Kaapana
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1996 Favorite Entertainer of the Year (people's choice award)
ARTIST: Kealii Reichel,
ALBUM: Lei Halia
Past "Favorite Entertainer" Winners



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See also:
  • Nominees for 1996 Na Hoku Hanohano Awards
  • Na Hoku Hanohano Awards - by Year
  • Na Hoku Hanohano Awards - by Category
  • Na Hoku Hanohano Awards - by Artist

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