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Kamehameha Schools - 2008 Song Contest (DVD) Artist: Kamehameha Schools
Title: 2008 Song Contest (DVD)
Category: DVD / Performance

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Catalog #: DVD 35  

Running Time: 140 Min.

The Kamehameha Schools Song Contest, a tradition nearly 90 years in the making, is a one-of-a-kind presentation of Hawaiian language, song and dance. The melodies of a cappella choral music performed in harmony by hundreds of high school students are unforgettable and the beauty of Ho`iike is truly moving. This DVD is a must-have for music lovers everywhere and all those who cherish Hawai`i's native culture.

2008 marks the 30th anniversary of the recognition of Hawaiian as an official language of the state of Hawai‘i. ‘Ōlelo Hawai‘i is thriving today thanks to this recognition and the subsequent establishment of educational organizations dedicated to instruction in the Hawaiian language. Join Kamehameha Schools Kapālama students as they celebrate this important milestone through mele of our past and present.

Competition Songs
  • Aloha Ko`olau
  • Ka Hinano O Puna
  • Aloha Hawai`i Ku`u One Hanau
  • Ehuehu Mai Nei `O Manoa
  • Kula`iwi
  • Napo`ona Mahina
  • Pua `Ala Aumoe
  • Ka Nohona Pili Kai
  • Ke `Ala Ehu Kai `O Hana
  • He `Olu
(Approximately 55 minutes)
  • Ola Ka `Olelo `Oiwi O Ka `Aina Preshow
  • KGMB9 News Features
  • About Song Contest
  • About This Year's Theme

Other albums by Kamehameha Schools -or- related Titles:

  Na Keiki O Kamehameha Kamehameha Scools 2007 Song ContestKamehameha Alumni Glee ClubI Mua E Na Poki`iFriends Of Kamehameha Schools - Na Mele Ho`oheno

Comments: featuring songs with lyrics by Dennis Kamakahi, Kainani Kahaunaele, Kawaikapuokalani Hewett, Kihei de Silva, Larry Kimura, Manu Boyd, `Ileialoha Beniamina, Puakea Nogelmeier, Keali`i Reichel, Kaumaka`iwa Kanaka`ole and Julian Ako.




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