2017 Na Hoku Hanohano Anthology Album of the Year
Kamaka Ukulele Presents: Keep Strumming is a special 2-disc CD celebrating 100 years of Kamaka Ukulele! Keep Strumming is lovingly dedicated to Kamaka Ukulele employees, past and present – the men and women who have been the heart and soul of the company for the past 100 years. Their joyful spirit lives in each and every Kamaka ukulele you hear. Kamaka Hawai’i Inc. is donating all profits from this album to local children’s music organizations.
Kamaka Ukulele Presents: Keep Strumming features 24 songs from some of Hawaii’s top selling musicians. Remarkable ukulele musicians like Herb Ohta Jr., Bryan Tolentino, Jake Shimabukuro, Taimane, and Kalei Gamiao showcase their incredible talents. Meanwhile, vocalists like Kuana Torres Kahele, Raiatea Helm, Mark Yamanaka, Hoku Zuttermeister, and Chad Takatsugi sing beautifully alongside the ukulele.
1. The Doxology - Samuel Kamaka Jr.
2. Pu'uanahulu - Bryan Tolentino
3. Lei Maile - Mark Yamanaka
4. Waltz With Me - Kalei Gamiao
5. Everything Will Be Alright - Aidan James
6. The Shadow Within - Andrew Molina
7. Just a Little Bit - Paula Fuga
8. The Sun - Taimane
9. Lokemalia - Nate Mata
10. Everything Is Better With You - Jake Shimabukuto & Side Order Band
11. Blueberry Sky - Apirak Sirinanthakul
12. Le'ahi Morning - Herb Ohta Jr.
Disc 212 Tracks:
1. Ka Hulia Wai - Genoa Keawe & Pomaka'i Lyman
2. Moemoea - Kris Fuchigami
3. Lehelehe Blues - Chad Takatsugi
4. Mother - Rio Saito
5. Yesterday - Benny Chong
6. La'ieikawai - Hoku Zuttermeister
7. Koni Au - Ho'okena
8. Motoka - Brittni Paiva
9. Anahola - Byron Yasui
10. Amazing Grace - Raiatea Helm
11. Travels - Jake Shimabukuro
12. Ka'ohanakupaokamaka - Kuana Torres Kahele