island music by Apokolani 
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Single Release

"Hele On Kinda Day"
A new composition from a collection of original
yet-to-be-recorded "Pili ‘Āina" songs
celebrating and honoring the land & wind & waters.

Keoki Apokolani Carter (guitar & baritone ukulele, vocals)
Yvonne Yarber Carter (vocals)
Sonny Lim (bass)
Original written by Keoki & Yvonne

Hope you enjoy listening to Hele on Kinda Day!

 "Mahalo to the waterway through Waimea that inspired and in many ways wrote this song
after a morning walk with my pu‘uwai. After coming home I just slacked the strings and mahalo
to Mauʻs guitar that helped the sounds come to life. To Yvonne who wrote the lyrics that same morning.
And Sonny Lim for your aloha, recording studio, and rounding it all out with the bass.
Most of all, mahalo ‘āina, mahalo akua.


Listen to the

music video below 
"Mahina Love" (mahina=moon)
from the CD...
Red Wine And Blue Skies

Original Island Music by Apokolani
by Songwriter
Keoki Apokolani Carter
2013 Nā Hōkū Hanohano Finalist

  Upcoming dates

  • June 20, 2015. Apokolani performs 7:30-8:30  at the Parker Square courtyard lawn in front of the Waimea Coffee Company. A free event from 7pm to 10pm to celebrate the release of Frida, a new magazine of creative writing. Poets, writers and other musicians will help kick off this new publication.

  • August 6, 2015  Thursday Hawai‘i Conservation Conference closing-luncheon entertainment by Apokolani. For more about the conference to be held in Hilo this year:

  • August 29, 2015  Saturday 6PM to 8PM
    Apokolani concert at Kalaemanō, Ka‘ūpūlehu Cultural Center.
    A fundraiser for the Cultural Center. More details to come.
    Contact: Leinaala Keakealani Lightner


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