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2005 Na Hoku Hanohano Awards
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All of the winners of the Hawaii Academy of Recording Arts 2005 Na Hoku Hanohano Awards. The awards ceremony took place on Friday, June 3, 2005 in the Coral Ballroom of the Hilton Hawaiian Village Hotel. See also All nominees for the 2005 Hoku Awards.

2005 Best Album Hoku Awards

2005 Best Album of the Year:
Eddie Kamae and the Sons of Hawaii
ALBUM TITLE: Eddie Kamae and the Sons of Hawaii
ARTISTS: Eddie Kamae and The Sons Of Hawaii
PRODUCER: Hawaii Sons
Buy this Eddie Kamae CD at Amazon.com
Past "Best Album" Winners

2005 Anthology Album of the Year:
ALBUM TITLE: Eddie Kamae and The Sons of Hawaii
ARTISTS: Eddie Kamae and The Sons of Hawaii
PRODUCERS:Hawaii Sons
Past "Best Anthology Album" Winners

2005 Compilation Album of the Year:
ALBUM TITLE: Hula! Big Island Style
ARTIST: Various Artists
LABEL: Palm
PRODUCER: Charles Michael Brotman, producer
Past "Best Compilation Album" Winners

2005 Contemporary Album of the Year:
ALBUM TITLE: Paani
ARTIST: David Kamakahi
PRODUCER: Dennis Kamakahi
Past "Best Contemporary Album" Winners

2005 Contemporary Hawaiian Album of the Year:
ALBUM TITLE: Kaulupono
ARTIST: Alea
PRODUCER: Poki
Past "Best Contemporary Hawaiian Album" Winners

2005 Instrumental Album of the Year:
ALBUM TITLE: Walking Down Rainhill
ARTIST: Jake Shimabukuro
PRODUCER: Hitchhike
Past "Best Instrumental Album" Winners

2005 Jazz Album of the Year:
ALBUM TITLE: Hula Jazz
ARTIST: Owana Salazar
PRODUCER: Moonbow
Past "Best Jazz Album" Winners

2005 Reggae Album of the Year:
ALBUM: Back To The Valley: The 3rilogy
ARTIST: Ekolu
Waiehu
Past "Best Reggae Album" Winners

2005 Religious Album of the Year:
ALBUM TITLE: A Few More Drops
ARTIST: Wendell Warrington
PRODUCER: Warrington Publishing
Past "Best Religious Album" Winners

2005 Rock Album of the Year:
Under a Native Moon Featuring Sugah Daddy ehawaiianrockband
TITLE: Under A Native Moon
ARTIST: Sugah Daddy
PRODUCER: eHawaiianRockBand (producer or part of the artist name?)
LABEL; Daddy Leopard
Buy this CD at Amazon.com
Past "Best Rock Album" Winners


2005 Traditional Hawaiian Album of the Year:
ALBUM TITLE: Ke Ala Beauty
ARTIST: Na Palapalai
PRODUCER: Koops2
Past "Best Traditional Hawaiian Album" Award

2005 Best Artist Hoku Awards

2005 Favorite Entertainer of the Year:
Raiatea Helm
Past "Favorite Entertainer" Winners

2005 Group of the Year:
ARTIST: Na Palapalai
ALBUM TITLE: "Ke 'Ala Beauty"
PRODUCER: Koops2
Past "Best Group" Winners

2005 Male Vocalist of the Year:
ARTIST: Dennis Pavao
ALBUM TITLE: "The Golden Voice of Hawaii, Vol. 1"
PRODUCER: Kapa Kuiki
Past "Best Male Vocalist" Winners

2005 Female Vocalist of the Year:
ARTIST: Raiatea Helm
ALBUM TITLE: "Sweet and Lovely"
Past "Best Female Artist" Winners

2005 Most Promising Artist:
ARTIST: Brittni Paiva
ALBUM TITLE: "Brittni x 3"
PRODUCER: Talmidim
Past "Most Promising Artist" Winners

2005 Best Song Hoku Awards

2005 Song of the Year:
SONG TITLE: Ala Anuhea
COMPOSER: Robert Cazimero,
ALBUM TITLE: "Some Call It Aloha ... Don't Tell,"
ARTISTS: Brothers Cazimero
PRODUCER: Mountain Apple
Past "Best Song" Winners

2005 Haku Mele:
SONG TITLE: Kinoiki Kekaulike
COMPOSER: Kimo Alama Keaulana
ALBUM TITLE: "Hula Lives!"
ARTIST: Kimo Alama Keaulana
PRODUCER: Mele Nani Music
Past "Best Haku Mele" Winners

2005 Hawaiian Language Performance Hoku Awards

2005 Hawaiian Language Performance:
ALBUM TITLE: Hula Lives!
ARTIST: Kimo Alama Keaulana
PRODUCER: Mele Nani Music
Past "Best Hawaiian Language Performance" Award

2005 Technical Hoku Awards

2005 Engineering Award
ENGINEER: Dave Tucciarone
ALBUM TITLE: "Sweet and Lovely,"
ARTIST: Raiatea Helm
Past "Best Engineered Album" Winners

2005 Graphics Award
GRAPHIC ARTIST: Mele McPherson
ALBUM TITLE: "Sweet and Lovely"
ARTIST: Raiatea Helm
Past "Best Graphics" Winners

2005 Liner Notes Award
WRITER: Kawaikapuokalani Hewett
ALBUM TITLE: "Ulu Kau"
ARTIST: Kawaikapuokalani Hewett
PRODUCER: Makuakane Music
Past "Best Liner Notes" Winners

2005 Special Hoku Awards

2005 Moe Keale "Aloha Is" Award (community service)
Genoa Keawe
Past "Moe Keale Aloha Is" Winners

2005 Ki Ho Alu Award:
Dennis Kamakahi
Past "Ki Ho Alu Award" Winners

2005 Bill Murata Memorial Scholarship:
  • Kaiwipuni Anthony (Kaneohe)
  • Kahokuokekai Kanakeeaina (Hilo)
    Past "Bill Murata Scholarship" Winners

    2005 Lifetime Achievement Awards:
  • Bill Aliiloa Lincoln
  • Hui Ohana
  • Jesse Kalima
  • Kealoha Kalama
  • Melveen Leed
    Past "Lifetime Achievement" Winners



  • If you have any photos or interesting information about the 2005 Na Hoku Hanohano awards please send a message to the email on our contacts page.

    See also:
  • All Nominees for the 2005 Hoku Awards.
  • Na Hoku Hanohano Awards - by Year
  • Na Hoku Hanohano Awards - by Category
  • Na Hoku Hanohano Awards - by Artist



  • Related Links
    Hawaiian Music Awards - Main Menu
    About Hawaiian Music
    Hawaii for Visitors

    Elsewhere on the Web
    Honolulu Advertiser May 2005 Article (Nominations)
    Honolulu Advertiser June 2005 Article (Winners)
    Honolulu Advertiser June 2005 Article (Event Report)
    Star Bulletin June 2005 Article (Report and Winners)
    KWXX on the 2005 Hoku Nominations and Winners





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