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2004 Hawaii Music Awards Ceremony
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The 7th Annual Hawaii Music Awards honored the best music recordings and artists of 2003. The winners, selected by public vote, were announced in February of 2004 and the awards ceremony was held in April of 2004.

Internet Radio Artist of the Year
Danny Couch

Entertainer of the Year
Jake Shimabukuro

Female Vocalist of the Year
Maila Gibson

Male Vocalist of the Year
Keali'i Reichel

Group of the Year
Kawaihae

Engineer of the Year
Bob St John

Producer of the Year
Dr. Trey

Song of the Year
Zacc Kekona

New Artist of the Year
Zacc Kekona

Album of the Year
Cross Current
Jake Shimabukuro

Studio Musician of the Year (2 winners)
  • Noel Okimoto
  • Daniel Ho

    Loyal Garner Award (2 winners)
  • InterFM Corporation
  • Honolulu Festivals Foundation

    Event of the Year
    Hawaii International Jazz Festival

    Abe Weistein Music Educator of the Year Award
    Mr. George Poliahu Kailua Intermediate Band

    Adult Contemporary Album of the Year
    RECORDING: Dreams Do Come True
    ARTIST: Janine Alondres

    Anthology Album of the Year
    RECORDING: To You, Sweetheart, Aloha
    ARTIST: Nina Kealiiwahamana

    Blues Album of the Year
    RECORDING: Deaf Dog Blues
    ARTIST: Chance and The BluesDaddies

    Children's Music Album of the Year
    RECORDING: A Pocket of Tunes
    ARTIST: Dr. Mac

    Comedy Album of the Year
    Silver Anniversary: Da Complete Collection
    ARTIST: Frank Delima

    Compilation Album of the Year
    RECORDING: A Place Called Hawaii 2
    ARTISTS: Aloha Joe and Michael Cord

    Country Album of the Year
    RECORDING: Outside The Circle
    ARTIST: Mark Coleman

    Folk Album of the Year
    RECORDING: But It Was On Sale
    BY: Can't Sing Records

    Hawaiian Contemporary Album of the Year
    RECORDING: 30 Years of Friends
    ARTISTS: Cecilio and Kapono

    Hip Hop Album of the Year
    RECORDING: React For Him
    ARTIST: Kutmaster Spaz

    Inspirational Album of the Year
    RECORDING: The Bride to the Bridegroom
    ARTIST: Carolyn Vargas

    Instrumental Hawaiian Album of the Year
    RECORDING: Cross Current
    ARTIST: Jake Shimabukuro

    Island Contemporary Album of the Year
    RECORDING: In This Enchanted Place
    ARTIST: Manny K Fernandez

    Jazz Album of the Year
    RECORDING: Ohana
    ARTIST: Noel Okimoto

    Latin Album of the Year
    RECORDING: Rumores de Hawaii
    ARTIST: Internacionales Pasteles

    New Age Album of the Year
    RECORDING: Cool Breeze
    ARTIST: Kohala

    Patriotic Album of the Year
    RECORDING: Patriotic Slack Key
    ARTIST: Friends of Aloha

    Polynesian Album of the Year
    RECORDING: Tabu
    ARTIST: Polynesia

    Pop Album of the Year
    RECORDING: More
    ARTIST: Maila Gibson

    Punk/SKA Album of the Year
    RECORDING: Kam Highway Catharsis
    ARTIST: Upstanding Youth

    Rhythm and Blues Album of the Year
    RECORDING: Urban Warriors "Set Us Free"
    ARTIST: Simplisity

    Rap Album of the Year 2 winners
    Implosion
    OriginAL and The Project
    Big Break

    Reggae Album of the Year
    Stand Tall
    Kontiki

    Rock Album of the Year
    SUGahDADDY e'hawaiianrockband

    Seasonal Album of the Year
    A Real Steel Christmas
    Greg & Junko MacDonald

    Single Record of the Year
    I Want My Island Girl Maxi
    Darrell Labrado

    Slack Key Album of the Year
    Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar:
    The Complete Collection
    Daniel Ho

    Soundtrack of the Year
    Ki Ho'alu
    Keola Beamer

    Traditional Hawaiian Album of the Year
    Na'u 'Oe
    Kainani Kahaunaele

    World Music Album of the Year
    Honor Bound
    Hawaii Shochiku Orchestra

    List of Awards Presenters
  • Aloha Joe
  • House Representative Corrine Ching
  • Danny Couch
  • US Congressman Ed Case
  • Island Rhythm Kale Imua
  • Keith Haugen & Carmen
  • House Representative Kika Bukoski
  • Miss Hawaii 2003-Kanoe Gibson
  • Miss Island 2004 Oahu Liana Green
  • Miss Island Ilima 2004 Yanna Tumeneng
  • Mrs. Hawaii 2004 Cheryl Morales
  • Mufi Hanneman
  • Hispanic Center of Hawaii Nancy Ortiz
  • Cove Entertainment Roy Tokujo
  • KINE 105 Tony Solis
  • Traci Toguchi
  • Aloha Music International - Sharlene Oshiro
  • OHA Trustee John Waihee
  • Moonsurfer Productions Gordon Broad
  • Ko'olina Director of Marketing Mike Nelson
  • Hawaii Music Awards 2002
  • Rhythm&Blues Winner Jennifer Lehua Barbara
  • 1999 People's Choice Winner
  • Traditional Hawaiian Music Kuuipo Kumukahi
  • Stan Rubens - President Hawaii Songwriters Association
  • Executive Director Econ. Dev. Manny Menendez III
  • Bonnie Parsons Mrs. Hawaii International
  • Carolyn Kawano Mrs. Hawaii International Cesi Wang

  • See also:
  • Hawaii Music Awards Since 1996
  • Na Hoku Hanohano Awards Since 1978
  • Hawaiian Music Grammy Awards Since 2005



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