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George Kainapau: 1905-1992
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Hawaiian falsetto singer George Kainapau was born in Hilo on the Big Island of Hawaii on May 22, 1905. He died in Seal Beach, California on September 14, 1992.

Facts About George Kainapau
  • Birth Date: May 22, 1905
  • Birth Place: Hilo, Big Island, Hawaii
  • Died: September 14, 1992
  • Place of Death: Seal Beach, Southern California
  • Known as: Hawaii's Falsetto King
  • Began singing at the Volcano House in the 1920's
  • Recorded "Hilo Hanakahi" with Sol Hoopii and Andy Iona on January 18, 1929 at age 23. That was his first recording.

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