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2003 Na Hoku Hanohano Awards
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All of the winners of the 2003 Na Hoku Hanohano Awards.

2003 Best Album Hoku Awards

2003 Best Album of the Year
Makani 'Olu'olu by Na Palapalai
ALBUM TITLE: Makani Oluolu
ARTIST: Na Palapalai
PRODUCER: Koops 2 Entertainment
Buy the "Makani 'Olu'olu" CD at Amazon.com
Past "Best Album" Winners

2003 Anthology Album of the Year
ALBUM TITLE: Don McDiarmid Jr. Presents Hula Records' Hits
ARTIST: various artists
LABEL: Hula
PRODUCER: Don McDiarmid Jr., producer
Past "Best Anthology Album" Winners

2003 Christmas Album of the Year
ALBUM: A Kanaka Christmas
ARTIST: Sean Na'auao
PRODUCER: Poi Pounder
Past "Best Christmas Album" Winners

2003 Traditional Hawaiian Album of the Year
ALBUM TITLE: Makani 'Olu'olu
ARTIST: Na Palapalai,
PRODUCER: Koops 2
Past "Best Traditional Hawaiian Album" Winners

2003 Contemporary Album of the Year
ALBUM TITLE: Something to Remember
ARTIST: Danny Couch
Past "Contemporary Album" Winners

2003 Reggae Album of the Year
ALBUM TITLE: For You
ARTIST: Three Plus
PRODUCER: Koops 2
Past "Reggae Album" Winners

2003 Island Contemporary Album of the Year
ALBUM TITLE: Wahine Slack N' Steel
ARTIST: Owana Salazar
PRODUCER: Moonbow
Past "Island Contemporary Album" Winners

2003 Comedy Album of the Year
ALBUM TITLE: Locally Disturbed
ARTIST: Augie Tulba
PRODUCER: KDE
Past "Comedy Album" Winners

2003 Rock Album of the Year
Blue Album Featuring Kalapana
ALBUM TITLE: Blue Album
ARTIST: Kalapana
PRODUCER: OceanBeat
Buy this CD at Amazon.com
Past "Best Rock Album" Winners


2003 Jazz Album of the Year
ALBUM TITLE: Rust on the Moon
ARTIST: I. Mihana
LABEL: I M Recordings
Past "Jazz Album" Winners

2003 Instrumental Album of the Year
ALBUM TITLE: Sunday Morning
ARTIST: Jake Shimabukuro
LABEL: Four Strings
Past "Instrumental Album" Winners

2003 Compilation Album of the Year
ALBUM TITLE: Aloha Festivals Hawaiian Falsetto Contest Winners III
ARTIST: various artists
PRODUCER: Hula
Past "Compilation Album" Winners

2003 Religious Album of the Year
ALBUM TITLE: God Is in Control
ARTISTS: Randy & Gay Hongo
PRODUCER: Christian Vision
Past "Religious Album" Winners

2003 Best Artist Hoku Awards

2003 Group of the Year
GROUP: Na Palapalai
ALBUM: "Makani 'Olu'olu"
LABEL: Koops 2
Past "Best Group" Winners

2003 Female Vocalist of the Year
ARTIST: Raiatea Helm
ALBUM TITLE: "Far Away Heaven"
LABEL: Rip Tide
Past "Female Vocalist Album" Winners

2003 Male Vocalist of the Year
ARTIST: Nathan Aweau
ALBUM TITLE: "E Apo Mai"
LABEL: B.P. Music Arts
Past "Male Vocalist Album" Winners

2003 Hawaiian Language Performance
ARTIST: Na Palapalai
ALBUM: "Makani 'Olu'olu"
LABEL: Koops 2 Entertainment
Past "Hawaiian Language Performance" Winners

2003 Favorite Entertainer of the Year
Jake Shimabukuro
"Sunday Morning."
Past "Favorite Entertainer" Winners

2003 Most Promising Artist
ARTIST: Raiatea Helm
ALBUM TITLE: "Far Away Heaven"
LABEL: Rip Tide
Past "Most Promising Artist" Winners

2003 Best Song Hoku Awards

2003 Song of the Year: Composer's Award
SONG TITLE: "E Apo Mai"
COMPOSER: Nathan Aweau
ARTIST: Nathan Aweau
ALBUM TITLE: "E Apo Mai"
LABEL: B.P. Music Arts
Past "Best Song" Winners

2003 Haku Mele
SONG TITLE: Pili Kapekepeke
ARTIST: Julian Ako
ALBUM TITLE: "Makani 'Olu'olu, Na Palapalai"
PRODUCER: Koops 2
Past "Best Haku Mele" Winners

2003 Single of the Year
SONG TITLE: Aloha
ARTISTS: Mana'o Company and Friends
PRODUCER: Dan Pa
Past "Best Single" Winners

2003 Techhnical Hoku Awards

2003 Best Engineering Award
ENGINEERS: Gaylord Holomalia, DJ Pratt, and Troy Gonzalez
ALBUM TITLE: "Blue Album"
ARTIST: Kalapana
PRODUCER: OceanBeat
Past "Best Engineered Album" Winners

2003 Best Liner Notes Award
WRITER: Don McDiarmid Jr.
ALBUM TITLE: "Don McDiarmid Jr. Presents Hula Records' Hits"
ARTISTS: various artists
LABEL: Hula
Past "Best Liner Notes" Winners

2003 Best Graphics Award
GRAPHIC ARTIST: Brian Onaga
ALBUM TITLE: "Origins/Kinohi"
MUSIC ARTIST: 'Ale'a
PRODUCER: Poki
Past "Best Album Graphics" Winners

2003 Special Hoku Awards

Ki Ho Alu Award
John Keawe
Past "Ki Ho Alu Community Service" Winners

2003 Moe Keale "Aloha Is" Award (community service)
Frank DeLima
Past "Aloha Is Community Service" Winners

2003 Bill Murata Memorial Scholarship
  • Uilani Bobbitt (University of Hawaii Manoa)
  • Puakahiki Kaui Lauano (University of Hawaii Hilo)
    Past "Muratta Scholarship" Winners

    2003 Lifetime Achievement Award
  • Buddy Fo
  • Linda Dela Cruz
  • Raymond Kane
  • Jerry Byrd
  • Lydia Ludin
    Past "Lifetime Achievement" Winners


    See also:
  • Nominees for the 2003 Na Hoku Hanohano Awards
  • Na Hoku Hanohano Awards - by Year
  • Na Hoku Hanohano Awards - by Category
  • Na Hoku Hanohano Awards - by Artist



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