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2007 Na Hoku Hanohano Awards
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The winners of the 2007 Na Hoku Hanohano Awards were announced at an awards ceremony at the Hawaii Convention Center on June 20, 2007. Two new categories were added to the 2007 Hoku Awards: Best R&B/Hip-Hop album and Best Music Video DVD. The top winners in 2007 were Amy Hanaialii, Na Palapalai, and Kealii Reichel, who each received a total of seven nominations in 2007, either for themselves, their albums, or their producers.

2007 Best Album Hoku Awards

2007 Album of the Year
Generation Hawaii by Amy Hanaialii
ALBUM TITLE: Generation Hawaii
ARTIST: Amy Hanaialii
PRODUCERS: Michael Ruff and Hanaialii Records
Buy the "Generation Hawaii" CD at Amazon.com
Past "Best Album" Winners

2007 Best Anthology Album
ALBUM TITLE: Eddie Kamae & Friends
ARTISTS: Eddie Kamae and Friends
LABEL: Hawaii Sons
PRODUCERS: Eddie and Myrna Kamae
Past "Best Anthology Album" Winners

2007 Best Christmas Album
ALBUM TITLE: Caz Christmas
ARTISTS: Brothers Cazimero
LABEL: Mountain Apple
Past "Best Christmas Album" Winners

2007 Best Compilation Album
ALBUM TITLE: Hokulea: The Legacy
ARTISTS: various
LABEL: Bishop Museum Press
PRODUCERS: Kenneth Makuakane, Randie Kamuela Fong
PRODUCERS: Alden Levi, Hiro Mihara, Lehua Heine
Past "Best Compilation Album" Winners

Contemporary Album of the Year
ALBUM TITLE: Pali Presents a Tribute
ARTIST: Pali
LABEL: Discos Tropical
Past "Best Contemporary Album" Winners

Contemporary Hawaiian Album of the Year
ALBUM TITLE: Barefoot Natives
ARTIST: Barefoot Natives
LABEL: Barefoot Natives
Past "Best Contemporary Hawaiian Album" Winners

Hawaiian Album of the Year
ALBUM TITLE: Generation Hawaii
ARTIST: Amy Hanaialii
LABEL: Hanaialii
Past "Best Traditional Hawaiian" Winners

Instrumental Album of the Year
ALBUM TITLE: Gently Weeps
ARTIST: Jake Shimabukuro
LABEL: Hitchhike
Past "Best Instrumental Album" Winners

Jazz Album of the Year
  • No nominees

    R&B / Hip Hop Album of the Year (new in 2007)
    ALBUM TITLE: 5:45
    ARTIST: Afatia
    LABEL: Tihati
    All "Best R&B or Hip Hop" Winners

    Reggae Album of the Year
    ALBUM TITLE: Mystical Fish
    ARTIST: Brother Noland
    LABEL: Mountain Apple
    Past "Best Reggae Album" Winners

    Religious Album of the Year
    ALBUM TITLE: Keonemele O Kaumakapili
    ARTIST: Kaumakapili Church Choir
    LABEL: Kahuapili Publishing
    Past "Best Religiouis Album" Winners

    Rock Album of the Year
    Wild Hawaiian Featuring Henry Kapono
    ALBUM TITLE: The Wild Hawaiian
    ARTIST: Henry Kapono
    LABEL: Eclectic Records
    REVIEW: Derek Paiva, Honolulu Advertiser
    Buy this CD at Amazon.com
    Past "Best Rock Album" Winners

    2007 Best Artist Hoku Awards

    Female Vocalist of the Year
    ARTIST: Amy Hanaialii
    ALBUM TITLE: Generation Hawaii
    LABEL: Hanaialii
    Past "Best Female Vocalist" Winners

    Male Vocalist of the Year
    ARTIST: Nathan Aweau
    ALBUM TITLE: The Hawaii Classic Series Vol. 2: Hula"
    LABEL: B.P. Music Arts
    Past "Best Male Vocalist" Winners

    Favorite Entertainer (people's choice award)
    ARTIST: Kealii Reichel
    ALBUM TITLE: Maluhia
    LABEL: Punahele Productions
    Past "Favorite Entertainer" Winners

    Group of the Year
    ARTIST: Kaukahi
    ALBUM TITLE: Life in These Islands
    LABEL: OneHawaii
    Past "Best Group" Winners

    Most Promising Artist
    ARTIST: Paula Fuga
    ALBUM TITLE: Lilikoi
    LABEL: Pakipika
    Past "Most Promising Artist" Winners

    2007 Best Song Hoku Awards

    Song of the Year Composer's Award
    SONG TITLE: Life in These Islands,
    COMPOSER: Kawika Kahiapo
    FROM ALBUM: Life in These Islands
    ARTIST: Kaukahi
    LABEL: OneHawaii
    Past "Best Song" Winners

    Haku Mele Composer's Award
    SONG TITLE: Niihau
    COMPOSER: Pekelo Cosma and Ileialoha Beniamine,
    FROM ALBUM "Hana by the Sea"
    LABEL: Pekelo Music
    Past "Best Haku Mele" Winners

    2007 DVD and Hawaiian Lanaguage Awards

    Music Video DVD of the Year (new in 2007)
    DVD TITLE: Makaha Sons Live at the Hawaii Theatre
    ARTIST: Makaha Sons
    LABEL: Makaha Sons
    Past "Best Video DVD" Winners

    Hawaiian Language Performance of the Year
    ARTIST: Na Kama
    ALBUM TITLE: Kamakolu
    LABEL: Makani Records
    Past "Best Hawaiian Language Performance" Winners

    2007 Technical Hoku Awards

    Graphics
    GRAPHIC ARTIST: Dalen Kahiapo and Todd Schlosser
    ALBUM TITLE: Life in These Islands
    ARTIST: Kaukahi
    LABEL: OneHawaii
    Past "Best Graphics" Winners

    Best Engineering
    ENGINEERS: Ron Pendragon and Michael Ruff
    ALBUM TITLE: Generation Hawaii
    ARTIST: Amy Hanaialii
    LABEL: Hanaialii
    Past "Best Engineered Album" Winners

    2007 Best Liner Notes
    WRITERS: Puakea Nogelmeier, Fred Krauss, Kealii Reichel
    ALBUM TITLE: Maluhia
    ARTIST: Kealii Reichel
    LABEL: Punahele Productions
    Past "Best Liner Notes" Winners

    2007 Special Hoku Awards

    2007 Lifetime Achievement Awards
  • Gabe Baltazar
  • Loyal Garner
  • Rene Paulo
  • Society of Seven
  • The Surfers
    Past "Best ?" Winners

    2007 Ki Hoalu Award
  • Kawika Kahiapo
    Past "Ki Ho Alu Award" Winners

    2007 Moe Keale "Aloha Is" Award (community service)
  • Eddie Kamae
    Past "Moe Keale Aloha Is" Winners



  • If you have any interesting information about the 2007 Na Hoku Hanohano awards please send a message to the email on our contacts page.

    See also:
  • Nominees for the 2007 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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    2007 Na Hoku Hanohano Awards - List of Winners
    2007 Na Hoku Hanohano Awards - Finalists
    2007 Hokus Feature New Video and R&B Awards
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