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The winner of the 2008 Grammy Award for Best Hawaiian Music Album released between October 1, 2006 and September 30, 2007 was announced on February 10, 2008 during an awards ceremony held at the Los Angeles Convention Center in Southern California. The winner of the 2008 Hawaiian Music Grammy Award was the album "Treasures of Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar", produced by Daniel Ho, George Kahumoku Jr, Paul Konwiser and Wayne Wong. 2008 was the fourth year in a row the Hawaiian Music Grammy was awarded to a slack key guitar recording.

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Winner of the 2008 Hawaiian Music Grammy

Treasures of Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar
ALBUM: Treasures Of Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar
ARTISTS: Various
PRODUCERS: Ho, Kahumoku, Konwiser, and Wong
LABEL: Daniel Ho Creations
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  • Recordings and Artists on the Above Album
  • 01. Maikai Kauai (Dennis Kamakahi)
  • 02. Kuu Ipo Onaona (Ledward Kaapana)
  • 03. Nani Kaala (Cyril Pahinui)
  • 04. Ua Mau (George Kahumoku, Jr.)
  • 05. Panini Pua Kea (Martin Pahinui)
  • 06. Henehene Kou Aka (Richard Hoopii)
  • 07. Alii Poe (Owana Salazar)
  • 08. Blue Slacks Slack Key (Keoki Kahumoku)
  • 09. Wailana (Bobby Ingano)
  • 10. Kuu Ipo, My Darling (Daniel Ho)
  • 11. Cyril's Slack Key (Sterling Seaton, Dennis Kamakahi, George Kahumoku, Jr., Peter de Aquino)
  • 12. Laupahoehoe Hula (Keoki Kahumoku, Peter de Aquino, Daniel Ho)



    Other Nominated Albums

    Hawaiian Blossom by Raiatea Helm
    ALBUM: Hawaiian Blossom
    ARTIST: Raiatea Helm
    LABEL: Raiatea Helm Records
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  • Hawaiiana by Tia Carrere
    ALBUM: Hawaiiana
    ARTIST: Tia Carrere
    LABEL: Daniel Ho Creations
  • Buy this album at Amazon.com


  • Heeia by Cyril Pahinui
    ALBUM: Heeia
    ARTIST: Cyril Pahinui
    LABEL: Dancing Cat Productions
  • Buy this album at Amazon.com


  • Ka Hikina O Ka Hau by Keola Beamer
    ALBUM: Ka Hikina O Ka Hau
    TRANSLATION: The Coming Of The Snow
    ARTIST: Keola Beamer
    LABEL: Dancing Cat Productions
  • Buy this album at Amazon.com



  • The National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences added a Hawaiian Music category to the Grammy Awards for the first time in 2005.

    See also:
  • Hawaiian Music Grammy Winners Since 2005
  • All Hawaiian Music Awards Since 1978



  • Related Resources
    Hawaiian Music Awards - Main Menu
    Music of Hawaii
    Hawaii For Visitors

    Elsewhere on the Web
    Ho and His Slack Key Hui Garner Another Grammy (John Berger)
    Slack Key Compilation Album Wins 2008 Grammy (Wayne Harada)
    Honolulu Star Bulletin Grammy Preview (John Berger)
    Tia Carrere Up for Hawaiian Music Grammy (Wayne Harada)
    2008 Grammy Winners and Nominees
    Official Grammy Awards Web Site





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