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2002 Na Hoku Hanohano Awards
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All of the winners of the 2002 Na Hoku Hanohano Awards.

2002 Best Album Hoku Awards

2002 Album of the Year
Makani 'Olu'olu by Na Palapalai
ALBUM TITLE: Spread A Little Aloha
ARTIST: The Mana'o Company
PRODUCER: Dan Pa/A Guava Ding Thing
Buy the "Spread A Little Aloha" CD at Amazon.com
Past "Best Album" Winners

Anthology Album of the Year - Producer's Award
PRODUCER: Kata Maduli
ALBUM TITLE: Na Pua O Hawaii
ARTIST: Makaha Sons & Friends
LABEL: Poki

Instrumental Album of the Year:
ALBUM TITLE: Pana Aloha Hawaiian Heartbeat
ARTIST: Kapono Beamer

Rock Album of the Year:
Living in a Movie Featuring Gail Swanson
ALBUM TITLE: Living In A Movie
ARTIST: Gail Swanson
ARTIST WEB SITE: GailSwanson.com
PRODUCER: Rock Fever
Buy this CD at Amazon.com
Past "Best Rock Album" Winners


Christmas Album of the Year:
ALBUM TITLE: Christmas Gift 2
ARTIST: Na Leo Pilimehana
PRODUCER: NLP Music
Past "Best Christmas Album" Winners

Hawaiian Album of the Year:
ALBUM TITLE: Alone In IZ World
ARTIST: Israel "IZ" Kamakawiwo'ole
PRODUCERS: Big Boy and Mountain Apple Company

Reggae Album:
ALBUM TITLE: Progression
ARTIST: Sean Na'auao
PRODUCER: Poi Pounder

Jazz Album of the Year:
ALBUM TITLE: Harlem Nocturne
ARTIST: Azure McCall
PRODUCER: Ala Moana

Religious Album of the Year:
ALBUM TITLE: Na Leo O Ke Kula Ni'ihau O Kekaha
ARTIST: 'Aha Punana Leo
PRODUCER: 'Aha Punana Leo

Contemporary Album of the Year:
ALBUM TITLE: Spread A Little Aloha
ARTIST: The Mana'o Company
PRODUCER: Dan Pa/A Guava Ding Thing

Island Contemporary Album of the Year:
ALBUM TITLE: Portraits
ARTIST: Ernie Cruz Jr.
PRODUCER: Pi'inalu Music

Compilation Album of the Year - Producer's Award:
ALBUM TITLE: Aloha Festivals Hawaiian Falsetto Contest Winners Vol. 2
ARTIST: Various Artists
LABEL: Hula
PRODUCERS: William Baba Alimoot, Steve Kramer,
Donald P. "Flip" McDiarmid III, Frank B. Shaner
and Randy Sugata, producers

2002 Best Artist Hoku Awards

Group of the Year:
ARTISTS: The Lim Family
ALBUM TITLE: "Na Mele No Na Hanauna"
PRODUCER: Kohala

Female Vocalist of the Year:
ARTIST: Amy Hanaialii Gilliom
ALBUM TITLE: "Pu'uhonua"
PRODUCER: Hanaiali'i

Male Vocalist of the Year:
ARTIST: Ernie Cruz Jr.
ALBUM TITLE: "Portraits"
PRODUCER: Pi'inalu Music

Favorite Entertainer of the Year (by public vote):
ARTIST: Keahiwai

Most Promising Artist
ARTIST: Keahiwai
ALBUM TITLE: "Local Girls"
PRODUCER: Island Groove

Hawaiian Language Performance:
ARTIST: Aha Punana Leo
ALBUM TITLE: 'Ina'i 'Elua

2002 Best Song Hoku Awards

Song of the Year - Composers' Award:
SONG TITLE: Aloha
COMPOSER: Danny Kennedy
ALBUM TITLE: "Spread A Little Aloha"
ARTIST: The Mana'o Company
PRODUCER: Dan Pa/A Guava Ding Thing

Haku Mele - Composer's Award:
SONG TITLE: "Aloha Ku'u Home A I Ke 'Alohi"
COMPOSER: Frank Kawaikapuokalani Hewett
ALBUM TITLE: "Holomua"
ARTIST: Sean Na'auao
PRODUCER: Poi Pounder

Single of the Year:
ALBUM TITLE: "Aloha"
ARTIST: The Mana'o Company
PRODUCER: Dan Pa/A Guava Ding Thing

2002 Techhnical Hoku Awards

2002 Best Liner Notes Award
WRITER OF LINER NOTES: Lea A. Uehara
ALBUM TITLE: "Kalapawai Ku'u One Hanau,"
ARTIST: Chinky Mahoe
PRODUCER: Poki

2002 Best Graphics Award
GRAPHIC ARTIST: Bill Ernst
ALBUM TITLE: "E Ho'i Na Wai"
MUSIC ARTIST: Cody Pata
PRODUCER: Ululoa Productions

2002 Best Engineering Award
ENGINEER: Dave Tucciarone
ALBUM TITLE: "Spread A Little Aloha"
ARTIST: The Mana'o Company
PRODUCER: Dan Pa/A Guava Ding Thing

2002 Special Hoku Awards

Ki Ho'alu Award:
George Kuo

2002 Lifetime Achievement Awards:
  • Haunani Kahalewai
  • Krash Kealoha
  • Noelani Mahoe
  • Nora Keahi Santos
  • Tom Moffatt

    See also:
  • Nominees for the 2002 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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