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2005 Na Hoku Hanohano Nominees

Nominations and winners of the Hawaii Academy of Recording Arts 2005 Na Hoku Hanohano Awards. See also 2005 Hoku Award Winners.

Album of the Year
  • "Eddie Kamae - Sons of Hawai'i," Eddie Kamae & The Sons Of Hawai'i (Hawai'i Sons) Hawai'i Sons, Inc., producer
  • "Hula Jazz," Owana Salazar (Moonbow) Owana Salazar & Dave Tucciarone, producers
  • "Ke 'Ala Beauty," Na Palapalai (Koops 2) Shawn Pimental, producer
  • "Some Call It Aloha ... Don't Tell" Brothers Cazimero (Mountain Apple) Jon de Mello, producer
  • "Sweet & Lovely," Raiatea Helm (Raiatea Helm) Raiatea Helm & Dave Tucciarone, producers

    Hawaiian Album of the Year
  • "Golden Voice Of Hawai'i, Vol. I," Dennis Pavao (Kapa Kuiki)
  • "Ke 'Ala Beauty," Na Palapalai (Koops 2)
  • "Some Call It Aloha ... Don't Tell," Brothers Cazimero (Mountain Apple)
  • "Sweet & Lovely," Raiatea Helm (Raiatea Helm)
  • "Ulu Kau," Kawaikapuokalani Hewett (Makuakane Music)

    Song of the Year
  • "Ala Anuhea" by Robert Cazimero from "Some Call It Aloha ... Don't Tell," Brothers Cazimero (Mountain Apple)
  • "Dangerous" by Lei Melket & Aaron Kimura from "Dangerous," Keahiwai (808e)
  • "He Pule No Na Koa O Hawai'i" by Kawaikapuokalani Hewett from "Ulu Kau," Kawaikapuokalani Hewett (Makuakane Music)
  • "Hula Jazz" by Owana Salazar from "Hula Jazz," Owana Salazar (Moonbow)
  • "Kaloke Polena" by Tony Conjugacion from "Sweet & Lovely," Raiatea Helm (Raiatea Helm)

    Female Vocalist of the Year
  • Darlene Ahuna, "Bridge Between Generations" (Hana Ola)
  • Leilani Rivera Bona, "Na Hana A Ke Aloha: The Works Of Love" (Leilani)
  • Melveen Leed, "Part Of Me, A Part Of You" (Surfside Hawaii)
  • Owana Salazar, "Hula Jazz" (Moonbow)
  • Raiatea Helm, "Sweet & Lovely" (Raiatea Helm)

    Male Vocalist of the Year
  • Danny Couch, "I Love Hawaii - The Journey" (Danny Couch)
  • Dennis Pavao, "The Golden Voice Of Hawai'i, Vol. I" (Kapa Kuiki)
  • Kawaikapuokalani Hewett, "Ulu Kau" (Makuakane Music)
  • Moe Keale, "Hawaii's Treasure: Uncle Moe Keale Live In Waikiki" (Nani Lawai)
  • Wendell Warrington, "Few More Drops" (Warrington Publishing)

    Group of the Year
  • Ale'a, "Kaulupono" (Poki)
  • Brothers Cazimero, "Some Call It Aloha...Don't Tell" (Mountain Apple)
  • Na Leo, "Find Harmony" (NLP Music)
  • Na Palapalai, "Ke 'Ala Beauty" (Koops 2)
  • Pali, "In Harmony" (PK)

    Most Promising Artist of the Year
  • Brittni Paiva, "Brittni X 3" (Talmidim)
  • Hula Honeys, "Life Just Got Sweeter" (Ululoa)
  • Inoa'Ole, "Genres" (FM)
  • Jordan Segundo, "Jordan" (JWS)
  • Wendell Warrington, "Few More Drops" (Warrington Publishing)

    Favorite Entertainer of the Year
  • Ale'a, "Kaulupono"
  • Brothers Cazimero, "Some Call It Aloha...Don't Tell"
  • Darlene Ahuna, "Bridge Between Generations"
  • Dennis Pavao, "The Golden Voice of Hawai'i, Vol. 1" & "Keiki Kupuna"
  • Jake Shimabukuro, "Walking Down Rainhill"
  • Kawaikapuokalani Hewett, "Ulu Kau"
  • Na Leo, "Find Harmony"
  • Owana Salazar, "Hula Jazz"
  • Pali, "In Harmony"
  • Raiatea Helm, "Sweet & Lovely"

    Haku Mele
  • "Ilolialoha" by Kiope Raymond and Robert Cazimero from "Some Call It Aloha ... Don't Tell," Brothers Cazimero (Mountain Apple Company)
  • "Hanohano Wailuaanuiaho'ano" by Charles Ka'upu from "Ke Aka Reflections: Past, Present, Future," Charles Ka'upu (Quiet Storm)
  • "Ka Lehua Punono" by Chad Takatsugi and Kalikolihau Hannahs from "Kaulupono," 'Ale'a (Poki)
  • "Kinoike Kekaulike" by Kimo Alama Keaulana from "Hula Lives!," Kimo Alama Keaulana (Mele Nani Music)
  • "Ku'u 'Aina Ho'oheno" by Kuana Torres from "Ke 'Ala Beauty," Na Palapalai (Koops 2)

    Hawaiian Language Performance
  • Ale'a, "Kaulupono"
  • Charles Ka'upu, "Ke Aka Reflections: Past, Present, Future"
  • Kawaikapuokalani Hewett, "Ulu Kau"
  • Kimo Alama Keaulana, "Hula Lives!"
  • Na Palapalai, "Ke 'Ala Beauty"

    Contemporary Album of the Year
  • "Dangerous," Keahiwai (808e)
  • "Duke's On Sunda," Henry Kapono (Eclectic)
  • "Find Harmony," Na Leo (NLP Music)
  • "Pa'ani," David Kamakahi (Dennis Kamakahi)
  • "Vaihitian," Vaihi (Vaihi)

    Contemporary Hawaiian Album of the Year
  • Ale'a - "Kaulupono" (Poki)

    Compilation Album of the Year
  • "Aloha Festivals Hawaian Falsetto Contest Winners, Vol. 5," Various Artists (Hula), William Baba Alimoot, Steve Kramer & Donald P. Flip McDiarmid III, producers
  • "Hula! Big Island Style," Various Artists (Palm) Charles Michael Brotman, producer
  • "Masters of Hawaiian Slack Key, Vol. 1," Various Artists (Daniel Ho Creations) Paul Konwiser, Wayne Wong & Daniel Ho, producers
  • "Na Kahu - Aloha Ke Akua," Various Artists (Aloha Ke Akua Ministries) Daniel Kikawa, Jorie West, producers
  • "Tiny CD 4 - Motown Hawaiian Style," Various Artists (Tiny Nitro Tadani) 'elan, producer

    Anthology of the Year
  • "Andy Cummings & His Hawaiian Serenaders," Andy Cummings & His Hawaiian Serenaders (Hana Ola), Harry B. Soria, Jr., producer
  • "Eddie Kamae - Sons of Hawai'i," Eddie Kamae & The Sons Of Hawai'i (Hawai'i Sons), Hawai'i Sons, producer
  • "Fifty Greatest Hawai'i Music Albums Ever," Various Artists (Mountain Apple), Honolulu Magazine, producer
  • "Panini Collection," Various Artists (Panini), Steve Siegfried & Robert Siegfried, producers
  • "Territorial Airwaves," Various Artists (Hana Ola), Harry B. Soria, Jr., producer

    Reggae Album of the Year
  • "Back To The Valley - The 3rilogy," Ekolu (Waiehu)
  • "Contents Of Truth" Native Blend (Flyin' Hawaiian)
  • "Independence Day," Fiji (Jahnra)
  • "Open Doors For Strangers," Nuff Sedd (Goofy Foot)
  • "Rising Son," O-Shen (Sharpnote)

    Rock Album of the Year
  • "Fly," Dave Seawater (MSE Studios)
  • "In With The Old," Pepper (Volcom Entertainment)
  • "Under A Native Moon," Sugah Daddy `ehawaiianrockband

    Instrumental Album of the Year
  • "Brittni X 3," Brittni Paiva (Talmidim)
  • "Hawaiian Steel, Vol. 3," Byrd's Nest (Keala)
  • "Tropical Swing," Bill Tapia (Moon Room)
  • "Ukulele Breeze," Herb Ohta, Jr. (Lele Music)
  • "Walking Down Rainhill," Jake Shimabukuro (Hitchhike)

    Jazz Album of the Year
  • "Hula Jazz," Owana Salazar (Moonbow)
  • "Jazz Hawaiian Style," Keahi Conjugacion (Hula Records Intl)
  • "No Fixed Address," Tom Conway (Tomcat Music)
  • "Steve Jones Collective, Vol. 1," Steve Jones (Wire & Wood Music)
  • "Timeless," Greg & Junko MacDonald (GMM)

    Religious Album of the Year
  • "7 Simple Pieces," 7 Simple Pieces (One Pilot Music)
  • "Few More Drops," Wendell Warrington (Warrington Publishing)
  • "Ko'Olina ... A Place Of Rejoicing," Kathy Paulo & Keoki (Apaulo)
  • "Silence," Toa (Vaihi)
  • "To The Promised Land," HCK Worship (HCK Resources)

    Graphics
  • Brian Onaga for Magic Islands, "Hui Ohana" (Poki)
  • Hirasaki Nakagawa Design for "Ke Aka Reflections: Past, Present, Future," Charles Ka'upu (Quiet Storm)
  • Mele McPherson, for "Sweet & Lovely," Raiata Helm (Raiata Helm)
  • Neal Izumi for "Kaulupono," 'Ale'a (Poki)
  • Santos Barbasa, "I Ku Mau Mau, I Ku Mau Mau" (I Ku Mau Mau)

    Engineering
  • Aaron Kimura & Wendell Ching for "Dangerous," Keahiwai (808e)
  • Dave Tucciarone for "Hula Jazz," Owana Salazar (Moonbow)
  • Dave Tucciarone for "Sweet & Lovely," Raiatea Helm (Raiatea Helm)
  • Milan Bertosa for "Some Call It Aloha...Don't Tell," Brothers Cazimero (Mountain Apple Co)
  • Tom Hall & Joel Katz for "Country Knights Band," Country Knights Band (TCKB)

    Liner Notes
  • Harry B. Soria, Jr. for "Andy Cummings & His Hawaiian Serenaders," Andy Cummings & His Hawaiian Serenaders (Hana Ola)
  • Harry B. Soria, Jr. for "Territorial Airwaves," Various Artists (Hana Ola)
  • Kawaikapuokalani Hewett for "Ulu Kau," Kawaikapuokalani Hewett (Makuakane Music
  • Lynn Martin Graton, Cheryl Sproat & Nathan Napoka for "Na Mele Kupuna," Clyde Halema'uma'u Sproat (Pololu)
  • Neil J. Hannahs for "Kaulupono," 'Ale'a (Poki)

    2005 Hoku Award Winners


    See also:
  • Winners of the 2005 Na Hoku Hanohano Awards
  • Na Hoku Hanohano Awards - by Category
  • Na Hoku Hanohano Awards - by Artist
  • Na Hoku Hanohano Awards - by Year



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