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Na Hoku Hanohano Award Winners
Organized by Artist

All of the Na Hoku Hanohano Award winning artists since the very first awards were issued in 1978. The Hoku Award winners on this page are sorted in alphabetical order by artist's name. Technical award winners are also included. Note that artists have been included on this page not only if they won an award themselves, but also if they were the featured artist on an award winning album or song. See also Hoku Awards by year and by category. Please send corrections, comments, and updates to the email address on our contacts page.

A - B - C - D - E - F - G - H - I - J - K - L - M - N - O - P - R - S - T - U - V - Y - W

- A -
Aaron J. Sala (2006)
Afatia (2007)
Aha Punana Leo (2002)
Al Kealoha Perry (1996)
Alan Yamamoto (1980)
Alea (2001, 2005)
Alden Levi (2007)
Alex McAngus (1996)
Alfred Apaka (1997)
Alice Friedlund (1990)
Alice Namakelua (1978)
Alii's (1982)
Alvin Kaleolani Isaacs (1978)
Amy Hanaialii Gilliom (1998, 2002, 2007, 2000, 2008, 2009)
Amy Hanaialii and Willie K (1999)
Andrew Hongo (1988, 1991)
Andy Cummings (1987, 1983)
Andy Bumatai (1979, 1980, 1981, 1995)
Ane Kanahele Ohana (2001)
Annie Kerr Singers (1998)
Arn Dyerson (1998)
Apo and Beazley (1989)
Art Directors (1986)
Arthur Lyman (1990)
Audy Kimura (1984, 1986, 1990)
Augie Tulba (1999, 2003)
Azure McCall (1999, 2002)

- B -
Barefoot Natives (
2007)
Barney Isaacs (1996)
Barry Flanagan 1994, 2006)
BB Shawn (1999)
Benny Kalama (1985, 1993)
Betty Loo Taylor (2008)
Bill Aliiloa Lincoln (2005, 2008)
Bill Ernst (2002)
Bill Kaiwa (2004)
Bill Maliglig (1983)
Bill Murata (1983, 1984)
Bob Brozman (2000)
Bob Nelson (1986, 1989)
Bob Lang (1992)
Brandon Bray (1987)
Brian Kessler (1993)
Brian Onaga (1982, 1985, 1988, 1989, 2003)
Brickwood Galuteria (1985)
Britnni Paiva (2005)
Brother Noland (1987, 1991, 2007, 2009)
Brothers and Sisters (1996)
Brothers Cazimero (1978, 1979, 1981, 1983, 1984, 1984, 1986, 1988, 1990, 1992, 2005, 2007, 2008)
Bruddah Waltah (1991)
Buddy Fo (2003)

- C -
Carl Shaneff (
1983)
Cecilio and Kapono (1978, 1979, 1989, 2004, 2009)
Cecilio Rodriguez (1989)
Chadwick Pang (2008)
Charles K. L. Davis (1988, 1994)
Charles Michael Brotman (2005)
Cherissa Henohea Kane (2004)
Cody Pueo Pata (2008)
Colon (2001)
Craig Kamahele (1995)
Cyril Pahinui (1989, 1995, 1997, 2000, 2008)
Cyrus Green (2008)

- D -
Dalen Kahiapo (
2007)
Daniel Ho (2000, 2006)
Danny Couch (1985, 2000, 2003, 2006)
Danny Kaleikini (1995)
Danny Kennedy (2002)
Darlene Ahuna (1997, 1999, 2001)
Darrell Lupenui (1987)
Darren Benitez (1996)
Dave Brier (2000)
Dave Russell (1991)
Dave Tucciarone (1991, 1997, 2002, 2005, 2008)
David Kamakahi (1980, 2005)
Del Beazley (1990, 1993, 2009)
Dennis Kamakahi (1980, 2005)
Dennis Pavao (1987, 1989, 1993, 2005)
Diana Aki (1990)
Dick Jensen (1985, 2006)
D.J. Pratt (1995, 1997, 2003, 2009)
Don Ho (1979, 1989)
Donald McDiarmid, Jr. (1993, 2003, 2008)
Donald McDiarmid II (1998)
Donald McDiarmid III "Flip" (2002, 2006, 2008)
Donna Kainani Kahaunaele (2004)
Dorothy Gillett (1987)

- E -
Ed Nielsen (
1991)
Ed Kenney (1994)
Eddie Kamae (1980, 1982, 2005, 2007, 2009)
Edith Kanakaole (1979, 1980)
Edna Farden Bekeart (2008)
Ehawaiianrockband (2005)
Ehukai (1997)
Ekolu (2005, 2006)
Elaine Iwamasa (1995)
Ellen Pelissero (1988, 1989)
Elua Kane (1998)
Emma DeFries (1982)
Emma Veary (1994)
Ernie Cruz, Jr. (2002)

- F -
Fiji (
1998)
Frank Delima (1987, 1980, 1982, 1983, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2008)
Frank B. Shaner (1998, 2002)
Frank Kawai Hewett (1981, 1982, 1984, 1991, 2001, 2002)
Fred Krauss (2004, 2006, 2007, 2009)

- G -
Gabby Pahinui (1980, 1990,
1997)
Gabe Baltazar (2007)
Gabe Baltazar Quartet (1998)
Gail Swanson (2002)
Gary Haleamanu (2008)
Gay Hongo (1984, 1986, 1988, 1991, 2003)
Gaylord Holomalia (1992, 2003, 2006, 2009)
Genoa Keawe (1980, 1992, 1995, 2005)
George Chun (2000)
George Helm (2009)
George Kahumoku Jr. (2000, 2006, 2009)
George Kuo (1996, 1997, 2002)
George Naope (2006)
George Winston (2000)
Glenn Medeiros (1988)

- H -
Halau O Kekuhi (
1999)
Halekulani Girls (1990)
Hanalei Records (2007)
Hapa (1994, 2006)
Harry B. Soria, Jr. (1983, 1997, 1998, 1999)
Harry Owens (1987)
Haunani Apoliona (1985, 1988, 1994)
Haunani Kahalewai (2002)
Hawaiian Music Hall of Fame Serenaders (2008)
Hawaiian Style Band (1991, 1993, 1995)
Henry Kaahea (1985)
Henry Kapono Kaaihue (1983, 1986, 1991, 1992, 2007)
Herb Ohta (1978)
Hilo Hattie (1978)
Hiro Mihara (2007)
Hoku Zuttermeister (2008)
Hokulea (1978)
Holunape (2006, (2009)
Honolulu Children's Opera Chorus (1993)
Hookena (1991, 2000, 2001)
Hoopii Brothers (1997)
Howard Wolen (2001)
Hui Ohana (1985, 1988, 2005)
Hula Joe (2000)
HutJumpers (2000)

- I -
I Mihana (
2003)
Ida Pakulani Long (2000)
Ikaika Brown and Three Generations (2000)
Ikona (1986)
Ileialoha Beniamine (2007)
Irmgard Aluli (1997, 1999)
Island Afternoon (1991)
Israel Israel Kamakawiwoole (1987, 1991, 1997, 2002, 2009)
Irmgard Aluli (1986, 1988)

- J -
Jacqueline Lindsey (
1987)
Jack deMello (1982, 1994, 2004) see also John and Jon
Jack Johnson (2004, 2006)
Jake Shimabukuro (2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007)
Jamie Fong (2004)
Jarret Souza (2000)
Jay Larrin (1987, 1980, 1982)
Jean Beniamina (1987, 1993)
Jean Ileialoha Keale Beniamina (1987)
Jeff Peterson (2008, (2009)
Jeff Rasmussen (1990)
Jerome Koko (1987)
Jerry Byrd (1985, 2003)
Jerry Santos (1982, 1990, 2006)
Jesse Kalima (2005)
Jim Linkner (1987, 1981, 1982, 1988, 1989, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1995, 1986, 2000, 2004, 2006)
Jimmy Borges (2008)
John Berger (1990)
Joe Battery Band (2001)
John Chang (1983, 1990) John Cruz (1997, 2008)
John deMello (1981, 1987) see also Jack and Jon
John Kahale Chang (1985, 1986)
John Keawe (1994, 2003, 2009)
John Koko (1987)
John Osorio (1981)
John Piilani Watkins (2009)
Johnny K. Almeida (1978)
Jon deMello (1983, 1991, 1992, 1999) 1997) see also Jack and John
Joy Abbot (2008)
Julian Ako (2001, 2003)

- K -
Kaau Crater Boys (
1994, 1995)
Kahauanu Lake (1989, 1991, 1993)
Kahauanu Lake trio (1995)
Kahokuokekai Kanakeeaina (2005)
Kainani Kahaunaele (2004)
Kaiwipuni Anthony (2005)
Kalapana (2003, 2009)
Kaliko Berwyn (2008)
Kalikolihau Hannahs (2006)
Kamehameha School Students (1998, 2009)
Kamuela Kimokeo (2006)
Kapena (1988)
Kapono Beamer (1984, 1990, 1992, 1999, 2002, 2006)
Kapono Kaaihue (1978)
Karen Keawehawaii (1980, 1983, 1985)
Kasuals (1983)
Kaukahi (2007)
Kaumakaiwa "Lopaka" Kanakaole (2004, 2006, 2009)
Kaumakapili Church Choir (2007)
Kaupena Wong (1993, 2004)
Kawai Cockett (1994, 1999, 2004)
Kawaikapuokalani Hewett (2005)
Kawika Kahiapo (2007)
Kealii Reichel (1995, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2006, 2007, 2008 2009)
KCCN-AM (1999)
Keahiwai (2002)
Kealoha Kalama (2005)
Kealohi (1993)
Keith Haugen (1984)
Kekuhi Kanahele (1997, 1999)
Kenneth Makuakane (1992, 2000, 2004, 2007)
Keola Beamer (1998, 2004)
Keola Kamahele (1991, 1992)
Keola and Kapono Beamer (1979, (2009)
Kekapa Lee (1998,
Kihei de Silva (1997, 2006)
Kimo Alama Keaulana (2005)
Kimo Kahoano (2004)
Kimo McVay (1999)
KINE-FM (1999)
King's Own (1978)
Kiope Raymond (1994)
Kipapa Rush Band (1986)
Koa (2008) Krash Kealoha (2002)
Krush (1981, 1986)
Kui Lee (2000)
Kuliakikanuu (1991)
Kupaoa (2009)
Kuuipo Kumukahi (1994, 1998, 2001, 2008)

- L -
Larry Lindsey Kimura (
1981, 1983, 1989)
Lea A. Uehara (1984, 2002)
Leah Burnstein (1986)
Ledward Kaapana (1984, 1986, 1996, 2001, 2006, 2009)
Lee Ann Anuenue Punua (2000)
Lee Herschberg (1980)
Lehua Heine (2007)
Lehua Kalima (1996, 1998, 2001)
Leila Hohu Kiaha (2006)
Lena Machado (1999)
Leinaala Haile (2001)
Leo Anderson Akana ? (1983)
Leo Anderson Makana ? (1986)
Lim Family (1981, 1982, 2002)
Linda Dela Cruz (2003)
Lokomaika`i Snakenberg (1986)
Lorraine Kaai (1985)
Louis Kauakahi (1995, 1987)
Loyal Garner (1987, 1982, 1993, 2007)
Lydia Ludin (1985)

- M -
Maddy Lam (
1984)
Mahi Beamer (1991)
Makaha Sons (1995, 1997, 2007 2009)
Makaha Sons and Friends (2002, 2003)
Makaha Sons of Niihau (1985, 1987, 1992, 1993)
Malani Bilyeu (1995)
Manao Company (2002)
Marlene Sai (2004)
Masa Chinen (1990)
Manu Boyd (1984)
Marlene Sai (1986)
Martha Hohu (1993)
Mary Kawena Pukui (1978)
Martin Denny (1990)
Maunalua (2001 2004, 2008)
Me No Hoa Aloha (1993)
Mele McPherson (2005)
Melinda Carroll (1989)
Melveen Leed (1978, 1979, 1981, 1984, 1986, 1987, 2005)
Michael Paulo (2001)
Michael Ruff (2007)
Mike Kaawa (2009)
Milan Bertosa (1991, 1998, 1999, 2001)
Milan Bertosa (2009)
Mitch McEwen (1993)
Moe Keale (1987, 1997)
Myra English (2001)
Myrna Kamae (2007)
Myrtle K. Hilo (1998)

- N -
Na Kaholokula (
1981)
Na Kama 1999 2007, 2009)
Na Kolohe (1983)
Na Leo (2000, 2006) (New Name of Na Leo Pilimehana)
Na Leo Hoonani (2004)
Na Leo Pilimehana (1985, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999 2001, 2002)
Na Palapalai (2003, 2005)
Nalani Kankaole (1999)
Nalani Olds Napoleon (1986)
Napua Greig (2008)
Natalie Ai Kamauu (2006, 2009)
Nathan Aweau (2003, 2006, 2007)
Natural Vibrations (1999, 2004, 2008)
Neal Izumi (1995)
Nelson Makua (1996, 2001)
New Generation (1990)
Nigel Kauanui (2008)
Nightwing (1988)
Nina Kealii Wahamana (1992, 2004, 2008)
Noel Okimoto (2004)
Noelani Mahoe (2002)
Nohea Kawahakiu (2001)
Nohelani Cypriano (1980, 1983, 1992)
Nona Beamer (1992)
Nora Keahi Santos (2002)

- O -
O-Shen (
2001)
O'Brian Eselu (1998)
Ohta-san (1981, 1982, 1988, 2006)
Olomana (1982, 1992, 2008)
Owana Salazar (2003, 2005)
Ozzie Kotani (2004)

- P -
Pacific Bad Boys (
1987)
Palani Vaughan (1978, 1981, 2006)
Pali (2007, 2009)
Pandanus Club (1990)
Patrick Downes (1980)
Paula Fuga (2007)
Pekelo Cosma (2007)
Peter Moon (1980, 1983, 1989, 2001, 2004)
Peter Moon Band (1987, 1980, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1988, 1989, 1990)
Phyllis Fukumitsu (1985, 1988, 1989)
Pilahi Park (1987)
Porter Miller (1998)
Preston Terada (2000)
Puakahiki Kaui Lauano (2003)
Puakea Nogelmeier (1998, 2000, 2004, 2006, 2007, 2009)
Pualani Kanakaole (1999)
Puamana (1999)
Pure Heart (1999, 2000)

- R -
R. Alex Anderson (
1985)
Randie Kamuela Fong (2004, 2007)
Randy Borden (1981)
Randy Hongo (1984, 1986, 1988, 1991, 1994, 2003)
Randy Oness (1999)
Randy Sugata (2002)
Raiatea Helm (2003, 2005)
Rap Replinger (1979, 1984, 1992)
Raymond Kane (2003)
Rebel Souljahs (2009)
Rene Paulo (2007)
Richard Kauhi (2000)
Riley Lee (2009,
Robert Cazimero (1978, 1979, 1986, 2005, 2008)
Robi Kahakalau (1996)
Roland Cazimero (1991)
Ron Pendragon (2007)

- S -
Samuel Kumukahi (
1994)
Sandwich Island Band (1979)
Scott Johnson (2004, 2006)
Sean Naauao (1998, 2002, 2003)
Sean Naleimaile (2000)
Singing Surfriders (1996)
Skylark Rosetti-Ita (1996)
Society of Seven (2007)
Sonny Ching (2001)
Sonny Kamahele (1996)
Sol K. Bright (1987)
Solomon Enos (2006)
Sons of Hawaii (1980, 1982, 2005, 2009)
Stacy Leong Design (2008, 2009)
Steve Kramer (1994, 2002, 2006)
Steve Maii (1988)
Sugah Daddy ehawaiianrockband (2005)
Sunburn (1999)
Sunday Manoa (1983)
Surfers, The (2007)
Susan Gillespie (1993)
Susi Hussong (1993)
Suzi Iizaki (1982)

- T -
Tasha Tavares (
2004)
Ten Feet (2001)
Teresa Bright (1988, 1991, 1996, 2009)
Three Plus (2003)
Tim Nelson (1989)
Tina Kaapana (1985)
Todd Schlosser (2007)
Tom Moffatt (2002)
Tommy Hall (2006)
Tone Deaf Teens (1998,
Tony Conjugacion (1986)
Touch of Gold (2009)
Troy Gonzalez (2003)
Tyler Nakamura (1999)
Typical Hawaiians (2000)

- U -
Uluwehi Guerrero (
2001)
Uilani Bobbitt (2003)

- V -
Vernamae Perkins (
1991)
Vickie Rodrigues (1986)
Violet Lei Lincoln Collins (1995, (2001)

- W -
Wayne Harada (
1981, 1982)
Weldon Kekauoha (2000, 2008)
Wendell Ching (2006)
Wendell Warrington (2005)
White Einstein (1987)
William Baba Alimoot (2002, 2006)
William Panui (1995)
William S. Murata (1983, 1984)
Willie K (1992, 2000)

- Y -
Young O. Kang (
1987)
Yvonne Cruz (1989)

- Z -
Zanete Hooululahui Richards (
1991)

See also:
  • Na Hoku Hanohano Awards - by Year
  • Na Hoku Hanohano Awards - by Category
  • Na Hoku Hanohano Awards - Main Menu



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