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1998 Na Hoku Hanohano Awards
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All of the winners, in all categories of the 1998 Na Hoku Hanohano Awards. In 1998 the top album Hoku Award went to Amy Gilliom's "Hawaiian Tradition" recording, Fiji was awarded top male vocalist, Amy Hanaialii Gilliom received the top female vocalist award, Na Leo Pilimehana was awarded top group. The 1998 Na Hoku Hanohano Award for the most promising new artist went to O'Brian Eselu for his "Ke Humu" album. Two new categories were added to the Na Hoku Hanohano Awards in 1998: Best Jazz Album and Best Rock Album.

Best Album Hoku Awards

1998 Best Album of the Year
Hawaiian Tradition by Amy Gilliom
ALBUM TITLE: Hawaiian Tradition
ARTIST: Amy Gilliom
LABEL: Mountain Apple
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Past "Best Album" Winners

Anthology Album of the Year:
ALBUM TITLE: Hawaiian Songbird: Lena Machado
PRODUCER: Harry B. Soria, Jr.
Past "Best Anthology Album" Winners

Comedy Album of the Year:
ALBUM TITLE: Adventures of Leimomi
COMEDIAN: Frank B. Shaner
Past "Best Comedy Album" Winners

Contemporary Album of the Year:
ALBUM TITLE: Colours
ARTIST: Na Leo Pilimehana
Past "Best Contemporary Album" Winners

Hawaiian Album of the Year:
ALBUM TITLE: Hawaiian Tradition
ARTIST: Amy Gilliom
Past "Best Hawaiian Album" Winners

Hawaiian Language Performance of the Year:
ALBUM TITLE: Na Leo Kama'aina O Ku'u 'Aina Ho'oheno
ARTIST: Ku'uipo Kumukahi
Past "Hawaiian Language Album" Winners

Island Contemporary Album of the Year:
ALBUM TITLE: Fish and Poi
ARTIST: Sean Na'auao
Past "Island Contemporary" Winners

Instrumental Album of the Year:
ALBUM TITLE: Mauna Kea: White Mountain Journal
ARTIST: Keola Beamer
Past "Best Instrumental Album" Winners

Jazz Album of the Year:
ALBUM TITLE: Gabe
ARTISTS: Gabe Baltazar Quartet
Past "Best Jazz Album" Winners

Religious Album of the Year:
ALBUM TITLE: Aloha Kekahi I Kekahi
ARTIST: Kekapa Lee
Past "Best Religious Album" Winners

Rock Album of the Year:
ALBUM TITLE: 1%
ARTIST: Tone Deaf Teens
LABEL: Crash Luau
VIDEO: Receiving 1998 Hoku Rock Album Award
Article: Rock Revolution Interview
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Past "Best Rock Album" Winners

Best Artist Hoku Awards

Most Promising Artist of the Year:
ARTIST: O'Brian Eselu
ALBUM TITLE: "Ke Kumu"
Past "Most Promising Artist" Winners

Male Vocalist of the Year:
ARTIST: Fiji
ALBUM TITLE: "Born and Raised"
Past "Best Male Vocalist" Winners

Female Vocalist of the Year:
ARTIST: Amy Hanaialii Gilliom
ALBUM TITLE: "Hawaiian Tradition"
Past "Best Female Vocalist" Winners

Group of the Year:
GROUP: Na Leo Pilimehana
ALBUM TITLE: "Colours"
Past "Best Group" Winners

Favorite Entertainer of the Year (Public Vote):
ARTIST: Fiji
ALBUM TITLE: "Born and Raised"
Past "Favorite Entertainer" Winners

` Hoku Awards

Song of the Year:
SONG TITLE: "Rest of Your Life"
COMPOSER: Lehua Kalima
ALBUM TITLE: "Colours"
ARTIST: Na Leo Pilimehana
Past "Best Song" Winners

Haku Mele:
SONG TITLE: Nematoda
COMPOSER: Puakea Nogelmeier
ALBUM TITLE: "E O Mai"
ARTIST: Keali'i Reichel
Past "Best Haku Mele" Winners

Single of the Year:
SONG TITLE: Ukulele Boy
ARTIST: Elua Kane
ALBUM TITLE: "Ukulele Boy"
Past "Best Single" Winners

Technical Hoku Awards

Engineer of the Year:
ENGINEERS: Milan Bertosa and Porter Miller
ALBUM TITLE: "Colours"
ARTIST: Na Leo Pilimehana
Past "Best Engineered Album" Winners

Liner Notes Award:
WRITER: Harry B. Soria, Jr.
ALBUM TITLE: "Hawaiian Songbird: Lena Machado"
ARTIST: Lena Machado
Past "Best Liner Notes" Winners

Graphics Award:
GRAPHIC ARTIST: Arn Dyerson
ALBUM: "Colours"
ARTIST: Na Leo Pilimehana
Past "Best Album Graphics" Winners

Special Hoku Awards

Special "Left Off the Final Ballot" Award
ALBUM: Na Mele Hooheno
ARTISTS: Kamehameha Schools Students
LABEL: Kamehameha Schools and Bishop Estate

Special Recognition Award
ALBUM TITLE: Na Mele O Paniolo
IN ENGLISH: Songs of the Hawaiian Cowboy:
ARTISTS: Various
LABEL: Warner Brothers Records

Lifetime Achievement Awards:
  • Annie Kerr Singers
  • Donald McDiarmid II
  • Myrtle K. Hilo
    Past "Lifetime Achievement" Winners

    Ki Ho Alu Award:
    Keola Beamer
    Past "Ki Ho Alu" Winners



  • If you have any corrections to the above information or interesting stories or facts about the 1998 Na Hoku Hanohano awards please send a message to the email on our contacts page.

    See also:
  • Nominees for 1998 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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  • Honolulu Star Bulletin on 1998 Hoku Awards Ceremony
  • Na Hoku Added Jazz and Rock Categories in 1998





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