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About Henry Kapono

An introduction to native Hawaiian singer and musician Henry Kapono. Henry is half of the world famous duo Cecilio and Kapono. Between 1974 and 2006 Cecilio and Kapono recorded 12 albums and Henry Kapono recorded 14 solo albums.

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Facts About Henry Kapono
  • Full Name: Henry Kapono Hosea Kaaihue
  • Goes by: Henry Kapono
  • Performs as: Kapono
  • Grew up near Waikiki in Kapahulu
  • Sang in the church choir as a child
  • Baseball scholarship at Punahou School
  • Foothall scholarship at the University of Hawaii
  • Performed for several years as a solo artist
  • Later was part of the group "Pakalolo"
  • Later he and California artist Cecilio Rodriguez formed Cecilio and Kapono
  • They recorded on Columbia Records
  • 12 albums so far and they reunite every year
  • In 1981 Henry pursued a solo career
  • First solo album: "Kapono: Stand in the Light"
  • Kapono's Bar and Grill in the Aloha Tower Marketplace
  • Had 2 daughters with first wife
  • He and his current wife Lezlee have twins, a girl and a boy.

    Solo Albums Recorded by Henry Kapono
    Henry Kapono recorded 14 solo albums between 1981 and 2006. His 2006 album "The Wild Hawaiian" won the Rock Album of the Year Na Hoku Hanohano Award in 2007.

    CD Recordings by Cecilio and Kapono
    Cecilio and Kapono recorded 12 albums together between 1974 and 2006.

    Children's Book by Henry Kapono
    TITLE: "A Beautiful Hawaiian Day"
    AUTHOR: Henry Kapono
    ILLUSTRATOR: Susan Szabo
    PUBLISHER: Mutual Publishing Company
    PUBLICATION DATE: September 2000
    READING LEVEL: Age 4 to 8
    DIMINSIONS: 10.5 x 9.6 x 0.5 inches
    BINDING; Hardback

    Video DVD
    Live at Kapono's: Cecilio and Kapono

    Video Clips Featuring Henry Kapono
    YouTube Henry Kapono Videos

    Articles About Henry Kapono
    Wild Hawaiian Album Review by Kim Lehano

    Official Web Sites of Henry Kapono
  • HenryKapono.com - Official Web Site
  • My Space Henry Kapono Page

    See also:
  • About Cecilio and Kapono
  • About Cecilio Rodriguez



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